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Samantha Crain Announces Spring 2017 Tour and Releases First Single From New Album!

You can now stream ‘Antiseptic Greeting’ from Samantha Crain’s Forthcoming Album You Had Me At Goodbye at Rookie. Spring Tour Dates announced: May 9- Off Broadway – SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI May 10- Evanston SPACE – EVANSTON, ILLINOIS May 11- Bell’s Eccentric Café – KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN May 12- Babeville – BUFFALO, NEW YORK May 13- Cafe Nine – NEW Read more | Read Samantha Crain's interview with Rookie and stream her new single 'Antiseptic Greeting'

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Jeffrey Foucault is one of No Depression’s Six Roots Artists Breaking Out in 2017

Jeffrey Foucault is one of No Depression’s Six Roots Artists Breaking out in 2017. See the full list here. For more info on Jeffrey Foucault and upcoming tour dates, visit his artist page. Read more

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Lowland Hum’s New Album ‘Thin’ Premiers at No Depression

You can now stream Thin in it’s entirety at No Depression.  “It’s filled with pastoral hymnals that swim neatly around natural themes, deep, love, and faith” – No Depression Read more about the album and stream Thin here For more info on Lowland Hum and upcoming tour dates, visit their Artist Page Read more

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THEO CROKER FEATURED ON J. COLE’S NEW ALBUM

Theo Croker is featured on platinum selling artist J. Cole’s new album 4 Your Eyez Only which is presently Top 10 on the Billboard 200 album chart. Theo is on three songs as performer and on one as producer. Theo’s own album Escape Velocity (Sony/OK) continues to grow online with over two million plays on Spotify Read more | For more info on Theo Croker and upcoming tour dates, visit his artist page

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Lowland Hum’s song “Palm Lines” featured on NPR’s All Songs Considered

You can listen to Lowland Hum’s song “Palm Lines” on All Songs Considered. NPR writes, “Vulnerability in song can be refreshing, especially when it reflects the questions we ask ourselves. On “Palm Lines,” folk duo Lowland Hum exposes its insecurity in full, pondering the path ahead. Doubt may be their inspiration, but the message is Read more | To listen to Lowland Hum on NPR's All Songs Considered click here.

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Rhiannon Giddens Unveils the Second Single from ‘Freedom Highway’

From Nonesuch Records: Rhiannon Giddens, whose new album, Freedom Highway, is due out on Nonesuch Records on February 24, has unveiled a new song from the album called “At the Purchaser’s Option,” which you can hear in the lyric video below and on Spotify. The song is one of nine original songs Giddens wrote or co-wrote Read more | Watch the lyric video for "At the Purchaser's Option"

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Concerted Efforts Welcomes Ronnie Baker Brooks to the Roster!

Ronnie Baker Brooks will be releasing Times Have Changed (Provogue/Mascot), his first album in ten years, on January 20, 2017. The album is produced by Steve Jordan who has worked with Keith Richards, Stevie Wonder, John Mayer and Eric Clapton and features guests Lonnie Brooks, “Big Head” Todd Mohr, Bobby “Blue” Bland, Steve Cropper, Angie Stone, Eddie Willis, Al Read more | For more info on Ronnie Baker Brooks, visit his artist page

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Ruthie Foster Announces New Album, “Joy Comes Back,” due out March 24, 2017

Ruthie Foster will be releasing her new album Joy Comes Back with special guests Derek Trucks, bassist Willie Weeks (Bowie, Clapton, George Harrison) and drumming legend Joe Vitale (Crosby, Stills & Nash; the Eagles) on March 24, 2017. In it are ten incredible tracks, which are by a diverse array of writers ranging from Mississippi Read more

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Rhiannon Giddens Announces Second Solo Album, “Freedom Highway,” Due February 24 on Nonesuch Records

FROM NONESUCH RECORDS: Rhiannon Giddens’s Second Solo Album, “Freedom Highway,” Due February 24 on Nonesuch Records “Know thy history. Let it horrify you; let it inspire you. Let it show you how the future can look, for nothing in this world has not come around before. These songs are based on slave narratives from the Read more | Read the press release at the Nonesuch website

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Congratulations to John Doe on his GRAMMY Nomination!

John Doe has been nominated for “Best Spoken World Album” for Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk! Read about the memoir at L.A. Times For more info on John Doe and upcoming tour dates, visit his artist page   Read more | Read about the memoir at L.A. Times