Eric & Polly Rapp - Vimeo channel
A small but growing collection of videos of our songs and performances, with a couple from our very early days (1998) as well as more recent performances and home recordings.
Michigan's premier folk venue, in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Multimedia entertainment venue in Dearborn, Mich., that showcases gifted Christian artists in music, art, poetry, and comedy in a coffeehouse setting on a monthly basis
The Michigan Acoustic Musicians Alliance presents quality monthly shows in Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
Trinity House Theatre
Intimate theater offering great acoustic music as well as dramatic works in Livonia, Mich.
The best store for acoustic instruments, CDs, books, and accessories in Michigan, as far as we know.
Homestead Pickin' Parlor
Acoustic instruments, lessons, jam sessions, recordings, and more in the Minneapolis, Minn., suburbs.
Luthier and repair expert in St. Louis Park, Minn. Did a great job with Eric's Martin HD-28V!
Maker of Eric and Polly's second mountain dulcimer, the Schnaufer model.
Martin Guitar Company
Maker of Eric's favorite guitars.
Handmade banjos and a host of used/refurbished stringed instruments including guitars, mandolins, ukuleles, fiddles/violins, and basses, in St. Peter, Minn. Hosts a monthly open jam on the third Monday of the month, 7-9 PM.
Wood-N-Strings Dulcimer Shop
Great little store in Townsend, Tenn., where Eric and Polly tried out about twenty mountain dulcimers and finally bought their first one.
Folk Alliance Region Midwest
Regional chapter of the North American Alliance for Folk Music and Dance (Folk Alliance). The Paint Creek Folklore Society is a member.
Minnesota Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Association
Organization for lovers of bluegrass, old-time, and related acoustic music, presenting four festivals annually in addition to jam sessions and other special events.
Paint Creek Folklore Society
Organization in Rochester Hills, Mich., for folk-music and folklore fans, of which Eric and Polly were members from 2001 to 2009.
Folks Like Us
Site for now-defunct weekly public-radio show devoted to all kinds of folk music, old and new, hosted by folk musician Matt Watroba.
Talk show discussing theological and cultural issues from the Lutheran perspective, hosted by Pastor Todd Wilken. Eric and Polly did a half-hour phone interview on this program on May 24, 2007, and since then the program has featured various clips of their music in between discussion segments.
Live Musician Fridays
Every week from 7 to 9:30 AM, FM station 95.5 KCHK (New Prague, Minn.) features local artists. You can find everything from polka bands to Christian country-folk performers--and they have years of it archived on the site, so you can listen online even if you can't catch the broadcast live. Look for Eric and Polly's performance on February 17, 2023!