New anthem celebrates farewell to 2021

“Meeting Is Over” is a stripped-down, acoustic anthem that celebrates the cycles of life and death, endings and renewal, farewells and reunion. A perfect song then to bid farewell to 2021 and to look forward to new horizons in 2022.

The Walter Sessions are back on, with Moira Smiley

Take two: the Walter Sessions are on! This may sound familiar… because it is. The new online music series broadcast from Burnham Hall in Lincoln was slated to kick-off in late March, but had to call a Mulligan after one-too-many technical difficulties. Al … (read more)

Bristol folk icon releases new album

On three sun-dappled days last March, five voices of the musical group VOCO gathered in Mobile, Ala., to record in the beautiful Dauphin Street Studios. Little did they know the world would begin shutting down in response to COVID-19 the next day. Moira S … (read more)

Moira Smiley, Seamus Egan to perform online

RIPTON — The Ripton Community Coffee House welcomes Moira Smiley and Seamus Egan to an online concert on Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m., and invites everyone to enjoy the music from their own comfortable, socially distanced living room. Viewers can find links to th … (read more)

Singer calls for listening in these fractured times

Election Day is gone, but fear is not. As we wait for the unfolding of our new political landscape, we remember that no matter the outcome, the world is still gripped by COVID, racial divides and increasing unrest. It’s a pretty bleak way to enter winter. … (read more)

Registration open for first Vermont Big Sing event

MIDDLEBURY — Coming in mid-July, enthusiastic singers will gather from all across Vermont — as well as Quebec, upstate New York, and northern New Hampshire — for a day of celebratory singing. This first-ever Vermont Big Sing event is organized by Moira Sm … (read more)

Epic Little Folk Festival to light up Tourterelle

NEW HAVEN — The name says it all: Epic Little Folk Fest. This one-night festival of folk music, food and friends is coming to Tourterelle in New Haven on Sept. 20 — and, yes, it’s going to be, well, epic. Mark your calendars now. Moira Smiley and the belo … (read more)