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Tall and Tan and Young and Lovely

Astrud Gilberto at the height of her popularity
photo by Ron Koon
Wikimedia Commons
Astrud Gilberto at the height of her popularity

Remembering the long and lovely career of bossa nova songstress Astrud Gilberto, shape note singing, some wild gospel, and much much more.

This program will air on Sunday June 11th from
7-10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

There will be a Pub Sing at the Whirligig Brewing & Bistro in St. Johnsbury on Friday June 16th.

Carol Hausner and Danny Coane will playing at the Montpelier Farmers Market on Saturday June 17th from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

The Nebraska folk band the Wildwoods will perform at the Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs on Friday, June 16th at 8:00 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. in person or virtually.

Folksinger and finger-style guitarist Pat Daddona celebrates her new album "Roads" with help from Jay Osborn, Melissa D. Moorhouse, Suzanne Waldren, and Johnny O at Stage 33 Live, 33 Bridge Street in Bellows Falls VT on Sunday, June 18, 2023, at 3:00 p.m.
Limited seating; the event will be recorded and filmed. Tickets and more info at

All are welcome to come to the 41st Vermont All-Day Sacred Harp Singing on Saturday, June 17, 2023 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at the International Commons, 107 Cashman Road, St. Michael’s College, Colchester, VT 05446. We sing from the Sacred Harp (1991 ed.). Books to borrow or to buy will be available. Dinner on the grounds. Full details are available at our Facebook page: Sacred Harp Community of Vermont, and online at

On Saturday June 16th, Moxie and special guests The Q-Tip Bandits and The Baxbys perform at The Stone Church in Brattleboro. Music begins at 8 p.m.

On Thursday June 15th, Mikaela Davis will be performing at The Stone Church in Brattleboro.
Music begins at 8 p.m.

Dan and Willy Lindner, aka The Sky Blue Boys will be playing on Friday June 16th at the Whammy Bar in Calais at 6 p.m.

The Vermont string band Beg Steal or Borrow will perform at the Zenbarn in Waterbury on Saturday June 16th at 7 p.m.

The Michele Fay Band will perform in Morrisville at Oxbow Park on Thursday June 15th at 5:30 p.m.

Robert Resnik has been the host of All the Traditions, VPR's folk and world music show, since 1996. He is the winner of the 2019 Herb Lockwood Prize In the Arts, an honor that "aims to reward the pinnacle of arts leadership in a state blessed with creative energy disproportionate to its population." He is also the recipient of the 2022 Magaret Kannestine Arts Advocacy Award from the Vermont Arts Council, and is a 2023 inductee to the International Folk Alliance's FolkDJ Hall of Fame.