A legion of folk musicians from across the country and around the globe descended on Memphis this week for the International Folk Alliance Conference at the Downtown Marriott. And a couple of them dropped by Ardent Studios.
Austin, Texas, singer-songwriter Carrie Elkin performed her song "Lift Up the Anchor":
And Nashville's Robby Hecht followed with his own "Pot of Gold":
Elkin and Hecht hung around afterward to talk with Warm Up host Rachel Hurley and play a few more songs:
Both artists are performing at the Folk Alliance Conference. Hecht will also be performing, along with Sandra McCracken and Katie Herzig, at the Hi-Tone Café tonight. Doors open at 7 p.m.