Houston Folklore Society

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2007

    Lomax on Lomax

    “Wasn’t your grandfather the guy who discovered Leadbelly?” Having the same name and being in the same trade as John and Alan Lomax, I get questions like that a lot. And yes, I am related to both of them, but neither was my grandfather. John Avery Lomax was my great-grandfather, and Alan Loma ... More >>

  • News

    April 14, 2005

    Make Mine a Guinness

    The author discovers his genetic Irishness

  • News

    May 20, 2004
  • Music

    August 17, 1995

    The Celtic Connection

    After 18 years, Houston's Irish Session is as much about family as music