All posts by Dan Cashman

Dan Cashman

About Dan Cashman

Dan Cashman has been involved with the American Folk Festival since 2011 and is currently serving on the board of the Festival. For more information about the American Folk Festival, visit

The American Folk Festival is THIS WEEK!

Guest post by Bob Duchesne It seems like only yesterday that I was an American Folk Festival rookie. Oh, there are so many things I’ve learned in the ensuing years. Once upon a time, I was an amateur. I merely arrived at the waterfront, eager but clueless. Now I prepare with the zeal of a […]

Artist Spotlight – Sleepy LaBeef

When I was in college, a roommate of mine gave me the nickname “Sleepy LaBeef” after I fell asleep eating a Steak & Cheese sandwich while watching a ‘90s TV drama (to protect myself, I won’t name the show)…(okay, it was “Dawson’s Creek”…please don’t judge). Later, he informed me that he didn’t come up with […]

Cowboy Up! With Wylie & the Wild West

Yahhhhhhhoooooooooooooooooooooooo! That one little word can be said with a wide variety of inflections. There’s the excited “Yahoo!” five-year-olds shout when they get news they are going on a surprise trip to the fair. There’s the mundane “yahoo…” teenagers mutter when they get news they are going on a surprise trip to anywhere. But there’s […]