Folk super-group featuring Rhiannon Giddens, Amythyst Kiah, Allison Russel (of Birds of Chicago), & Leyla McCalla announces their album Songs of Our Native Daughters to be released February 22, 2019 on Smithsonian Folkways. Watch the making of “Mama’s Cryin’ Long”: Read the full article at NPR For more information on Our Native Daughters, visit their artist Read more
For Maya de Vitry, striking out on her own to write her debut album Adaptations was a metamorphic experience marked by liberation, exploration and deep personal growth. A member of the acclaimed string band The Stray Birds, de Vitry had long wanted to release music under her own name, but, as she explains it, had Read more | For more information and tour dates, check out Maya de Vitry's artist page.
Concerted Efforts is proud to boast 2 GRAMMY nominees from its roster! Such artists include Dom Flemon “The American Songster” and our newly-signed Cha Wa. Dom Flemons’ Black Cowboys record, released in March 2018, has been nominated for the Best Folk Album category. Cha Wa’s Spyboy album, released in April 2018, has been nominated for the Best Regional Read more | Check out all nominations here.
Dom Flemons, “The American Songster” and songwriter Ben Arthur have been nominated for two Mid-America Emmy Awards, for their episode of SongCraft Presents (PBS). The episode, which aired in January, covers the unrecognized history of minstrel performer and recording artist Emmett Miller. Flemons and Arthur wrote a song reminiscent of Miller’s career, entitled “Good Old Read more | Visit his artist page for more information and tour dates.