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Abdullah Ibrahim

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Village of the Sun

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Music Maker Foundation to Release Gail Ceasar’s Debut Album Guitar Woman Blues Jan. 6

Ceasar to Perform at Washington D.C.'s National Gallery Feb. 26It was the morning of July 1, 2022 in tiny Pittsville, Virginia. Piedmont blues and...

Folk Alliance International Confirms New Executive Director Neeta Ragoowansi, Thirty-Plus-Year Entertainment Attorney, Music Industry Executive, Community Organizer, and Activist

Kansas City, Mo. (November 3, 2022) – Folk Alliance International (FAI), a 501(c)3 foremost global nonprofit for folk music, is pleased to announce...

Steve Selvidge (of The Hold Steady) to Re-Launch Legendary Memphis, TN Record Label Peabody Records

"Capricorn Catastrophe" Single Out Today“Not every root sprouts a straight stem, and these Memphis mofos tangle it all up on Mem Mods. Burrowing...

Folk Alliance International Announces Memphis, Tennessee As City Of Honor for 35th Annual Conference

Announcement Launches City of Honor ProgramKansas City, Mo. (October 20, 2022) – Across the United States, Canada, and the world at large, there are...

Grammy-Nominated Singer-Songwriter Valerie June Announced As Keynote Presenter at 2023 Folk Alliance International Conference

Kansas City, Mo. (October 18, 2022) - Folk Alliance International (FAI), a 501(c)3 foremost global nonprofit for folk music, is excited to announce...

Village of the Sun Announce Debut Album First Light

Share New Single "The Spanish Master"Previous praise: "Simply stunning" - Tony Minvielle, Jazz FM"This is a special one" - Erica McKoy, Worldwide...


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Stereogum Highlights Village of the Sun

Stereogum's Month In Jazz for November 2022"The pieces are concise exercises in groove, not unlike the duo’s work on their own, with Ratcliffe...

No Depression Highlights Folk Alliance 2023

"Folk Alliance International’s annual conference is set for next February, and details about the event are beginning to come into view."  |  Read...

No Depression Review: Music Maker Songbook

Music Maker Songbook Shows Off Blues’ Best and Invites Playing Along"This Music Maker compilation is one of the best the foundation has put out to...

Atwood Magazine’s Weekly Roundup: Nora Brown

Atwood Magazine's Weekly Roundup: September 9, 2022"Brown gives hope to a new generation of folk lovers, proving old-time music can feel just as new...

No Depression Album Review: Nora Brown

At 17, Nora Brown Taps Into Past Generations With Her Banjo"From the instruments Nora Brown plays and company she keeps, to the research and...

Pitchfork’s Great Records You Might’ve Missed: Binker Golding

34 Great Records You May Have Missed: Spring/Summer 2022"Golding’s lyrical solos ride off into the sunset and his expertly poised band follows him...

NPR Live Session: Dedicated Men of Zion

"You Don't Know" (Free at Noon Concert)"Dedicated Men of Zion perform 'You Don't Know' live for an XPN Free at Noon Concert. Recorded at World Cafe...

Brooklyn Vegan Spotlights Hermon Hitson Single

Hermon Hitson, "Ain't No Other Way""Herman Hitson, who was associated with Jimi Hendrix (and other legends) back in the '60s, is set to release his...

NPR’s New Mix Features Latest Nora Brown Single

New Mix: Sylvan Esso, Ondara, Momma, Nora Brown and more"Then I take us to the hills and some mountain music from the learned and talented teenage...

Bluegrass Situation Spotlights Nora Brown, “Little Satchel”

Listen: Nora Brown, "Little Satchel""'Fred’s playing and singing on this song is just incredible, especially the little rhythmic pattern he plays...

No Depression Features Folk Alliance International

Through the Lens: Connections and Community at 2022 Folk Alliance International"FAI brings the biggest names in roots music together with lesser...

Binker Golding Among Atwood Magazine’s Editors’ Picks

Atwood's Editors Picks, May 18 2022Read More at Atwood Magazine

Paste Review: Johnny Ray Daniels & DMZ

New & Notable Vinyl Releases: Record Store Day 2022 Edition"Johnny Ray Daniels is musical royalty in his native North Carolina."  |  Read More at...

Billboard Shares Folk Alliance Award Nominees

Allison Russell, Arooj Aftab, Sarah Jarosz Among International Folk Music Awards Finalists"Other nominees include John Smith, The Longest Johns and...

No Depression Review: Beverly “Guitar” Watkins

New Recording Shows Beverly ‘Guitar’ Watkins Rocking Hard"But slap a guitar in her hands, turn on the stage lights, and Beverly Watkins was...

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