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Folk Alliance International Confirms Hybrid Conference February 23-27, 2022, Planned As Both In-Person In Kansas City, MO and Online-From-Anywhere Format

Official Showcase Applications Opened September 1“There were countless examples of folk as a valued element in the contemporary musical landscape…...

Bruce Watson’s Bible & Tire Recording Co. Joins with Music Maker Foundation to Examine Quartet Tradition on New Compilation Sacred Soul of North Carolina, To Be Released October 15

Accompanying Documentary Film Out Oct. 5 Via FolkstreamsWhen Tim Duffy of the Music Maker Foundation took Memphis’ Bruce Watson (Fat Possum Records,...

Jazz Supergroup The Cookers Announce First New Album in Five Years & Gearbox Records Debut Look Out! Out Sept. 24

Cookers Confirmed for New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest Set Oct. 9“Genuine all-stars”--Guardian “Individually, they've been at the core of the...

Bible & Tire Recording Co. Continues Memphis Sacred Soul Winning Streak with Elder Jack Ward’s Already Made, Out Aug. 20

1st Single Out Tomorrow with Music VideoElder Jack Ward could’ve gone either way. He grew up in the Mississippi Delta, listening to Elmore James and...

Sir Orfeo EP Millefleur “Will Change Your Life” (Week In Pop)

Western Massachusetts’ Sir Orfeo masterful Millefleur came out FridayWestern Massachusetts’ Sir Orfeo masterful ‘Millefleur’ came out Friday....

Bruce Watson Unearths Rare 1980 North Mississippi Blues Harmonica Tape by Wilburt Lee Reliford as Seems Like a Dream Album (June 25/Big Legal Mess)

American Blues Scene Premieres "Tappin' That Thing'In 1989, when Dutch folklorist Ko de Korte taped Wilburt Lee Reliford play a solo harmonica...

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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

Bluegrass Situation Recommends Howard Grimes

16 Summer Reads: Howard Grimes, Mary Gauthier, & More"In this autobiography, he also explains how he wound up homeless for a time and how he’s been...

BGS Spotlights Charly Lowry & The Heart Collectors

Watch the performance of "Navigating to Hope""In Their Words: 'It’s safe to say this global ordeal has proven that no one being has all of the...

Rolling Stone Best Country Songs This Week: John Paul White & Rose Cousins

A collab by John Paul White and Rose Cousins"Whether it’s coming out of Nashville, New York, L.A., or points in between, there’s no shortage of...

NPR Interview: Elizabeth King

Get Familiar With Elizabeth King's Long Journey"Gospel singer Elizabeth King is unstoppable. It's not just that she recently released her first new...

Rolling Stone Previews Eric Andersen Documentary

Songwriter Eric Andersen Crossed Paths With Everyone From Dylan to Warhol"With the release of a new documentary about his life, the cult-favorite...

NPR Interviews Elizabeth King

Gospel Singer Elizabeth King Hits A Musical Milestone At 77"At the age of 77, Memphis sacred soul singer Elizabeth King is releasing her first...

American Songwriter Profiles and Reviews Elizabeth King

Gospel Singer Elizabeth King Finds Herself in the Spotlight at 77"The story of the 77-year-old gospel singer, Elizabeth King, is the story of a life...

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