Festival Reviews 2019

News

Read Reviews of The Village Trip 2019 The Village Trip Returns With Glorious Hootenanny at Iconic Greenwich Venue Billboard  Concerts, poetry and panel talks topped the bigger-and-better Village Trip festival The Villager  What a ‘Trip’! Hundreds enjoy folk and rock concert at Washington Square Park during Village festival The Villager  Hootenanny Concert & Salute to … Read More

What they said 2019

News

David Amram, The Village Trip Artist Emeritus The second Village Trip has been completed, and it was a great success. Billboard came to cover it and gave the festival a glowing review. Most important, the festival attracted many young people as well as older Village residents. Everyone who attended any of the events felt a … Read More

The Village Trip 2019 – photographs and reviews

The Village Trip 2019 – photographs and reviews

Events, News

Summer in the city, to coin a phrase from John Sebastian. Late summer in the city in fact, and The Village Trip 2019 was bathed in sunshine as it celebrated the glorious history and heritage of a unique neighborhood which has been at the center of arts and social activism for nigh on 150 years. … Read More

David Massengill

David Massengill

2019 performer

David Massengill, storyteller, songwriter and picture-book maker, “emigrated” from Bristol, Tennessee to the Greenwich Village folk scene in 1976 with a dulcimer and a dream of bohemian nirvana. He was a key figure in Jack Hardy’s Fast Folk which featured Suzanne Vega and Shawn Colvin and which produced 115 issues of The Fast Folk Musical … Read More

Rory Block

Rory Block

2019 performer

Rory Block grew up in Greenwich Village at the height of the height of the folk revival when many of the founding giants of traditional country blues were being rediscovered and brought through New York City to perform. At the age of 14, already an accomplished guitarist, Rory was able to meet and play music with … Read More