The Lomax Folk Project

Debut CD Release this September!

For every 10 CDs sold we will donate our educational program What's Folk? to an inner-city elementary school music program. What's Folk? teaches students about the music history in their own backyard - American folk. Interested in purchasing a copy of our CD or What's Folk? - send us an email.

Burlington City Arts

Hannah Grantham and Amanda Ekery created the Lomax Folk Project to commemorate the 150th anniversary of John Lomax in 2017 and celebrate American Folk Music with audiences. The Lomax Folk Project explores the vast repertoire recorded by the Lomaxes for the American Archive of Folk Music, located at the Library of Congress. A five-piece band comprised of guitar, voices, keyboard, drums and bass, recreates these classics and invites audiences to join in... more...

Maine Historical Society

John and Alan Lomax pioneered recording folklore by traveling across the United States. The father-son duo interviewed, recorded and learned from artists such as Leadbelly, Jean Ritchie and Muddy Waters. Together, they helped shape American music by influencing such artists as Jeff Buckley, Mumford and Sons, and Ed Sherran; all of whom have recorded folk classics from the Lomax collection... more..

Big News!

We will have two very special events at our Washington DC show June 17th at the Washington Ethical Society. First up we will be joined by Steve Winick from the Library of Congress to give a pre-show talk about the Lomaxes and their significance to the Library of Congress. Secondly, John Lomax III will be releasing his album FOLK at our show. FOLK is an album of unreleased Lomax recordings from 1969. For more information about the album visit

Finding the Funds for Free Programs

#MusiciansandFinance is musicovation’s blog series exploring finance for musicians. All posts are contributed by graduate students in New England Conservatory’s Entrepreneurial Music course Finance 101: What Musicians Need to Know taught by NEC alum Jessi Rosinski. by Amanda Ekery Art is for all. This is a statement I have constantly been reminding myself of while booking a tour for .... more..