Friday, January 29, 2010

Tanned Tin Festival 2010 Castellon, Spain - Homenaje a Jack Rose

Jozef Van Wissem, Buck Curran, Sir Richard Bishop 29 January 2010 Castellon, Spain
Photo by Daniel Canto

Photo by Daniel Canto

Photo by Daniel Canto

Photo by Daniel Canto

Photo by Shanti Curran

Improvisational dedication performance to Jack Rose 29 January, 2010 Castellon, Spain. Jozef Van Wissem, Buck Curran, and Sir Richard Bishop

Daniel Canto @ Flickr

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Tanned Tin Festival 2010 - Arborea @ Principal Teatre Castellon, Spain

Arborea performing live at the Principal Theatre in Castellon, 28 January, 2010 Tanned Tin Festival
photo by Paco Poyato

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Celtic Pub, Tarbes France

Celtic Pub, Tarbes France 26 January 2010

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Dave Olliffe & Frédéric D. Oberland in Paris/Oliver Peel Session #17

Dave Olliffe and Frederic Oberland, Oliver Peel Session 16 February, and Espace B, 21 January. photos by Buck Curan

Saturday, January 16, 2010

Cameron and Paco de Lucia

One of the greatest collaborations of all time!

Bert Jansch and Anne Briggs

Great footage of Anne Briggs and Bert Jansch!

Arborea Documentary

Photo/Art by Maria Assunta Karini

This is the cover for the DVD documentary about Arborea titled 'A Little Light' made by the Italian filmmakers/artists Francesco Paolo Paladino & Maria Assunta Karini. The Documentary was filmed on location in Maine at our home, Oxford Maine, and at Reid State Park.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Tuesday, January 12, 2010


Photo by Caillean Kompe

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Enrique Morente & Juan Manuel Cañizares

I have listened to and loved this performance for over a decade. The resonant colors and passion of the voice and of the guitar, and the way they sing together is perfection!

Nikhil Banerjee - The Top of the Mountain

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Travelling to Berlin by Train, shortly after New Years Day

Photo and title by Caillean Kompe

A photo for the New Year sent by a friend from far away

Tim Buckley

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Curran 'Butterfly' Model Guitar For Sale

For Sale 2006 Curran 'Butterfly' Model Acoustic Guitar. Pre-Owned in Excellent Plus Condition. German Spruce top, Gorgeous Australian Black Acacia Back and Sides, Custom Black Acacia 'Radial' pattern rosette, with gold Waverly tuners. This guitar is light weight and very responsive, with a gorgeous complex voice. Great for fingerstyle or flatpicking. The live Arborea video from 2007 was performed using the sister guitar to this one. That Butterfly is made with Inidan Rosewood for the back and sides. Please contact buck at
for further details.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Magpie Magazine

Magpie is a gorgeous publication from the UK celebrating the contemporary folk scene through art, writing, and music. Arborea was interviewed for issue 3, and issue 2 includes poetry by Shanti and Buck and a review of Wayfaring Summer.
Visit Magpie here or here
Magpie Magazine

Monday, January 4, 2010

Linda Thompson

Lole y Manuel

Friday, January 1, 2010

A Bountiful Harvest for the New Year

Photo by Buck Curran

First Snow

First snow
on the half-finished bridge.

Matsuo Basho