has channeled his passion for folk music into many activities over
the last thirty years. His popular radio show The
Folk Tradition (Sundays at 6:00 p.m. on WKAR-FM 90.5) includes
a wide variety of traditional and contemporary folk music. Bob co-founded
the Ten Pound Fiddle coffeehouse in 1975. He served on the Music
Programming Committee for the National Folk Festival's three year
stay in East Lansing, and now does the same for the Great Lakes
Folk Festival. He has contributed over one hundred articles, columns
and reviews to Sing Out! and other publications, and has
even written a song that was recently recorded by the Short Sisters.
Bob is the computer systems administrator at Elderly Instruments
in Lansing, Michigan.
Bob Blackman @ WKAR