Dear Friends,

As of January 1, 2019 Folk Alley will no longer be offering our Open Mic website feature, and effective immediately we have stopped accepting new accounts.

From all of us at Folk Alley, THANK YOU to everyone who has participated in Open Mic over the past 10+ years and for sharing your music with the Folk Alley community!

Thank you,

The Folk Alley Team

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The Van Manens

Member sinceSeptember 10, 2006
LocationBeulah, Colorado
Artist Biography:
The Van Manens are Dave & Helene and have been a couple since finding each other as teenagers in NYC in the 70's. They live in the small hamlet of Beulah, Colorado in Southern Colorado They spent their first twenty five years together writing and performing folk and environmental children's music throughout North America. During this time they raised two children....Sierra and Sequoia. Now, thirty years later, Dave is the Director of the Mountain Park Environmental Center (, where he provides opportunities for people to learn about and connect with the natural world. Helene is a Personal & Business Coach and specializes in training Coaches to lead retreats ( Together, The Van Manens are still making music, especially on their retreats that weave together music with wild places in Nature.

More by The Van Manens:

Acceleration Syndrome
Going To My Garden
I'm Goin' On
Kentucky Memory
The Good Life

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