As the Big Muddy Folk Festival enters its 22nd year, we discuss the history of the event and explore efforts to preserve folk music in mid-Missouri. Plus we hear some live folk music performed in our studio.
Cathy Barton, folk musician and co-founder, Big Muddy Folk Festival
Dave Para, folk musician and artistic director and co-founder, Big Muddy Folk Festival
"River of the Big Canoes"
At right is a video of Bob Dyer's song "River of the Big Canoes," performed by Lee Ruth and John Schneller (on Intersection, June 30, 2010) and mentioned in today's program. Click here to watch the entire hour-long program, which includes several other song performances.