Appalachian Festival Music Notes for week of May 7th! By Lee Hay • May 7, 2018 Listen Listening... / 5:50 Elaine Diehl with this week's music happenings.... 1. Jazz Standard's 11th Annual Fred Hersch Invitation Series in NYC - 5/8-13. 2. Greg Chako - gigs at Trotta's in Dayton KY & Washiington Platform 3. Blue Wisp Big Band - Urban Artifact - Wednesdays until 12/26. 4. Gibson Guitars bankruptcy 5. Ricky Nye & Dottie Warner - Arnold's - 5/10 6. Brian Wilson from the Beach Boys - back surgery 7. Glen Phillips of Toad the Wet Sprocket - Ludlow Garage - 5/11 Preview This Year's Appalachian Festival By Elaine Diehl • May 8, 2017 Listen Listening... / 9:31 The 48th Annual Appalachian Festival returns to Coney Island the weekend of May 12-14. A song from Ma Crow & the Lady Slippers By Lee Hay • May 2, 2014 Listen Listening... / 3:34 In advance of the May 9-11 Appalachian Festival at Coney Island, here’s a song from Ma Crow & the Lady Slippers, who will be performing at the event on Sunday, May 11 at 1:00pm.