Lowell Folk Festival
You have three days to musically digest the 25 regional and national acoustic performers at the Lowell Folk Festival. Continuous music on six stages is from Lunasa, Magic Slim & the Teardrops, and other.--June Wulff, Globe Staff
For the second consecutive year, this venerable community celebration happens the same weekend as Newport Folk Festival, which is already sold out. Lowell’s folk fest, which is free, is revered for covering a broad swath of roots music, and this year’s lineup runs from… Show more
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b. Morris Holt, 7 August 1937, Torrence, Grenada, Mississippi, USA. Blues guitarist and vocalist Magic Slim became interested in music during childhood. He moved first to nearby Grenada, Mississippi, and then to Chicago in 1955, where he worked as bass player for Magic Sam, who gave Holt his name....