On January 28, more than a dozen Nashville musicians pulled together for a multi-act show at the Family Wash. The grand finale of Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" put an exclamation point on the night's theme of environmental action and musical activism. It was the first of a series of shows called Folk Fights Back that are raising money for a range of causes seen by many in the music community to be under threat in the new presidency of Donald Trump.
Last week we heard from a range of artists at the recent Folk Alliance convention in Kansas City on a rising sense of engagement in the music. This conversation with Nashville fiddler/singer/songwriter Rachel Baiman previews the next Folk Fights Back event this Sunday, March 19 at 7 pm.