Concerted Efforts is proud to represent this amazing generation of talented singers! Pictured (left to right): Leyla McCalla (Crossover Touring), Amythyst Kiah, Allison Russell (Birds of Chicago), and Rhiannon Giddens – currently recording a project for Smithsonian Folkways with producer Dirk Powell at his Cypress House studio in Louisiana. Amythyst Kiah is also recording her new studio album with Read more | For more information on Amythyst Kiah, visit her Artist Page
“Nellie McKay isn’t the type to offer an unthinking inducement to romance. A singer-songwriter drawn to the inherent tensions between surface and substance, she has earned her reputation for unruly drolleries. . .The bottom line for McKay, it would seem, is that there’s always another level, a deeper layer. And this much remains true Read more | To read the full NPR article click HERE
We are very pleased to announce the signing of Kevin “B.F.” Burt for exclusive worldwide representation. Kevin “B.F.” Burt was the big man of the evening at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis last month as he won awards in the three awards he was eligible for: Solo/Duo, Best Solo/Duo Guitarist, and the Lee Oskar Read more | Watch Kevin "B.F." Burt perform "Eleanor Rigby" at International Blues Challenge
CHICAGO PLAYS THE STONES Featuring Ronnie Baker Brooks, Billy Branch, Mike Wheeler and the Living History Band New album with guests Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Buddy Guy coming soon The release of the new album Chicago Plays The Stones is planned for this coming spring (label and publicist to be announced shortly). The record features 12 all-new recordings of Read more | Listen to the new album here!