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Out This Week: “Soul-Stirring” (Paste) Johnny Ray Daniels Marks Solo Debut at 76 Years Old

Getting his start with rock and roll band The Soul Twisters before becoming multi-instrumentalist for sacred soul legends the Glorifying Vines...

Binker Golding Announces New Album Dream Like A Dogwood Wild Boy

Shares new single “(Take Me To The) Wide Open Lows”Today, multi-award-winning tenor saxophonist and composer, Binker Golding, has announced details...

Legends and New Discoveries from the Mississippi Delta & Beyond Feature On Putumayo’s Blues Cafe Album Out This Week In Collaboration With Music Maker Foundation

Putumayo is pleased to present Blues Café, a captivating collection of laidback blues by legends and new discoveries from the Mississippi Delta and...

“One of Folk Country’s Most Entrancing New Voices” (Holler.Country) Christine Sweeney Releases Spirit-Lifting Heart In a Hurry This Week

“One of folk country’s most entrancing new voices” (Holler.Country) Christine Sweeney will release her spirit-lifting sophomore album ‘Heart In a...

Grammy Award-Winner and Two-Time Emmy Award-Nominee Dom Flemons to Perform Three Distinct Concerts at Symphony Space April 28-30

Special Guests Performing with Flemons Include Andy Hedges and Tony TrishkaGRAMMY Award-winner, Two-Time EMMY nominee, and 2020 United States...

“For Pete’s Sake, Donate” Campaign to Benefit the Village Fund on Pete Seeger’s Birthday

Musicians Invited to Perform a Favorite Folk Song May 3April 11, 2022, Kansas City, MO - Folk Alliance International (FAI) has announced the For...


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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...

NPR: Abdullah Ibrahim’s Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Abdullah Ibrahim: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert"And for 13 short minutes, I feel seated in Abdullah Ibrahim's home in Chiemgau, Germany, witnessing seven...

Bluegrass Situation Spotlights DMZ, “Lord Hold My Hand”

Listen: Dedicated Men of Zion, "Lord Hold My Hand"”"In Their Words: 'The difference in making this album from the last album was the level of...

No Depression Review: Albert Smith’s ‘Big Belly Mama’

Album Review: Pianist Albert Smith’s Songs Pack Healing and Heart into Big Belly Mama"Albert Smith’s music has a smile in it. No matter the subject,...

Paste New & Notable: Abdullah Ibrahim

Paste highlights Solotude by Abdullah Ibrahim"As heard on this lovely vinyl release, the mood of the space lent notes of wistfulness and fortitude...

American Songwriter Highlights DMZ, “Lord Hold My Hand”

New Song Friday! Hear New Tracks From Dedicate Men of Zion and More"Gospel group The Dedicated Men of Zion have a vocal mixture like your favorite...

Rolling Stone Interview: Howard Grimes, Timekeeper

Al Green’s ‘Timekeeper’ on How He Gave Southern Soul Its Funky Heartbeat"Howard Grimes’ drum grooves helped form the foundation for Hi Records’...

NPR Reflects on 2021 Jazz, The Cookers

Reflecting on the wisdom of our jazz elders"If I have to choose one standout this year, my pick is The Cookers' sixth studio album, Look Out!" ...

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...

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