The Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame maintains this site (the "Site") for your personal entertainment, information, education, and exchange of ideas. Please feel free to browse the Site. Your access to and use of the Site, however, is subject to the following terms and conditions ("Terms and Conditions") and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing the Site, you accept these Terms and Conditions.

Restrictions on Use

Everything you see or read on the Site is the property of the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Famr and is protected by copyright and trademark laws and may not be used except as provided in these Terms and Conditions without the written consent of the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame.

You may download one copy of material displayed on the Site on a single computer for personal, noncommercial home use only, provided that you neither change nor delete any author attribution, trademark, service mark, legend or copyright notice contained in the material. You may not, however, copy, distribute, republish, modify, transmit, or in any way use the content of the Site for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio, and video, without the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame's written permission.

Images of people or places displayed on the Site are either the property of, or used with permission by, the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame. The use of these images by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms and Conditions or specific written permission is provided by the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame.

The trademarks, logos, and service marks (collectively, the "Trademarks") displayed on the Site, including "Wang Center" and "Boch Center," are registered and unregistered Trademarks of the Boch Center and others. You may not use the Trademarks without the written permission of the Boch Center.

Notice of Copyright Infringement

To notify us of an alleged copyright infringement found on the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame Site, please contact our designated agent for notification of claimed infringement : Brian Awe, Esq.
DLA Piper
33 Arch Street
Boston, MA 02110-1442
(617) 406-6000

Be sure to include the following information:

  1. Identification of the copyrighted work and the copyright owner.
  2. Identification of the material you claim infringes the copyrighted work, including its URL.
  3. Your contact information (name, mailing address, telephone number and e-mail address).
  4. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  5. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright that is allegedly infringed.
  6. Your signature (physical or electronic).

After receiving notification of an alleged copyright infringement, the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame will remove or disable access to such material pending further review. The Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame reserves the right to remove posted materials and to terminate a party's access due to copyright infringement(s).


The Site is provided to you "as is"; the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame does not warrant the accuracy of material posted on the Site, either expressly or by implication, for any particular purpose and expressly disclaims any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement, with respect to the use of or contents of the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame site or any information, goods or services that are available, advertised, or sold through the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame site.

Neither the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame, nor any of its affiliates, directors, officers, or employees, or any third party vendor is liable or responsible for any kind for any loss or damage that you incur relating to use of the site, whether or not the circumstances may have been within the control of the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame or of any vendor providing such services or services support.

The Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame also assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the Site or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video, or audio from the Site.

Certain state laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you, and you might have additional rights.


For your convenience and information, the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame may post hyperlinks on the Site to other sites on the web maintained by third parties. These hyperlinks do not indicate the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame's endorsement or sponsorship of, or our affiliation with, such sites, and the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame neither has control over, nor is responsible for, their content.

Other sites may link to the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame Site only through a plain-text link. We reserve the right to require termination of any link any to the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame Site, at our discretion at any time.

Your Communications to Us

Any communication or material that you transmit to the Site by electronic mail, including, but not limited to, any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. The Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, and marketing products using such information. For additional information, please read our Privacy Policy.

Privacy Policy

The Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame is committed to protecting your privacy and security and have explained in detail the steps we take to do so. We urge you to read our Privacy Policy.


These Terms and Conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, without regard to the any principles of conflicts of law rules. You agree that any litigation that arises out of or related to these Terms and Conditions will be filed only in the state or federal courts located in Boston, Massachusetts, and you hereby consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of such court for the purposes of litigation. If any of these Terms and Conditions are found unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be considered severable from the remaining terms and conditions, and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. Any inquiries concerning these terms and conditions should be directed to

The Folk Americana Roots Hall of Famer may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then-current Terms and Conditions.