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New Orleans’s The Iguanas and Louisiana Native Kevin Gordon Join Forces January 2022 on the Louisiana Swamp Tour

A fixture of the New Orleans music scene for over two decades, The Iguanas music is an infectious mix of all of North America’s musical heritage -...

The 13th Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival! Presented by The Jalopy Theatre & School of Music

“Diverse, spontaneous, counter-cultural, and trenchant...One of the most vital and spiritually sound folk-music events in the country.” -The New...

“Marvelous” (NPR Fresh Air) Memphis Sacred Soul Singer Elizabeth King Caps Breakout Year at Age 78 with New Single “What You Gonna Do,” Produced by Fat Possum’s Bruce Watson

Music Video Created by Band of Horses and Artic Monkeys Collaborators Out TomorrowMemphis, TN sacred soul singer Elizabeth King’s debut album Living...

NPR Music, Mojo, More Hail Field-Recorded Sacred Soul of North Carolina Album and Film (Bible & Tire Recording Co./Music Maker Foundation)

Outlets like NPR, MOJO, WNYC, and DownBeat are hailing Sacred Soul of North Carolina, the compilation album and half-hour documentary film out last...

Nora Brown’s Sidetrack My Engine (Jalopy Records) Debuts on Billboard Bluegrass Chart on Strength of NPR Music All Songs Considered Play, Profiles in American Songwriter, Fretboard Journal, & Brooklyn Magazine

16 Year-Old Brown Featured on Apple Playlists, Confirmed to Headline Brooklyn Folk Fest Nov 12Traditional banjo player and folksinger Nora Brown’s...

Elder Jack Ward’s Solo Album Debut at Age 83 “Truly Shakes Foundations” (MOJO)

Esquire, Apple Music Make it Featured New Release PicksElder Jack Ward – the sacred soul singer born in the Mississippi Delta who came up singing...

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Billboard: Folk Alliance International Reveals Performers for 2022 Conference

The Folk Alliance International Conference will be held Feb. 23-27, 2022"Folk Alliance International has revealed the lineup of nearly 140 artists...

Jazziz Profile: The Cookers

Still Cookin’: Billy Harper enjoys a late-career awakening with The Cookers"Jazz history is rife with brilliant musicians who never received their...

NPR All Songs Considered: Elizabeth King, “What You Gonna Do?”

New Music Friday: The top 10 albums out on Oct. 29 Read More at NPR

American Songwriter Feature: Chris Robley

Daily Discovery: Chris Robley’s Storytelling Shines"2016 was a heavy year for Chris Robley. Between President Trump’s unexpected ascension to the...

Washington Post Feature: The Cookers

In the Cookers, collective centuries of heat"Over 35 years later, in 2001, trumpeter David Weiss, an arranger and sideman for Hubbard, was...

NPR’s New Mix Features Nora Brown

NPR All Songs Considered: Nora Brown, Le Ren, Wet Leg, Ustad Saami, NoSo, More"We also hear 16-year-old Nora Brown's take on an old Appalachian...

American Songwriter Features Nora Brown

At Age 15, Nora Brown Bears the Torch of Ancient Music Traditions with Poise on New LP Sidetrack My Engine"Mentored by folklorist/filmmaker/New Lost...

NYTimes Previews The Cookers

New York Times lists The Cookers among their fall preview Read More at NYTimes

AP Album Review: Chris Robley

Review: Chris Robley beautifully captures state of the union "Robley’s weighty words — he’s an award-winning poet — are made even more powerful...

Wide Open Country Highlights Nora Brown

Wide Open Country 6-Pack: "The Very Day I'm Gone," Nora Brown"Teenage banjo prodigy Nora Brown delivers a gorgeous, stirring version of ballad...

Jazziz Album Announcement: Abdullah Ibrahim

Abdullah Ibrahim, Solotude (Gearbox)"The piano legend’s solo performance perfectly lends itself to the venue’s renowned acoustics. Solotude is due...

Bluegrass Situation Song Premiere: Chris Robley

Listen: Chris Robley, "Love Is a Four-Letter Word”"I don’t know if there’s much to explain except the obvious: love can be a double-edged sword." ...

Bluegrass Situation Video Premiere: Elder Jack Ward

Watch: Elder Jack Ward, "The Way Is Already Made""'I can just about sing anything anyone else sings..."  |  Read More at BGS

No Depression Review: Howard Grimes’ Timekeeper

Drummer Howard Grimes Weaves Memphis Through His Memoir"The book takes us through episodes from Grimes’ years at Stax Records and Hi Records in...

Jazziz Highlights New Release from The Cookers

Pat Metheny, The Cookers, Kurt Elling & More: New Release Cheat Sheet"New Release Announcements: The Cookers"  |  Read More at Jazziz

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