The keynote address is to be delivered by Rhiannon Giddens, artist in residence. See her schedule. Phoebe Hunt & the GatherersOfficial Showcase: Sat. 1/22, Waterbury Ballroom (2nd Floor)Click for full schedule Birds of ChicagoOfficial Showcase: Friday 1/24, Maurepas (3rd Floor)Click for full schedule Sam LeeOfficial Showcase: Friday 1/24, Maurepas (3rd Floor)Click for full schedule Cha Read more | See Folk Alliance's Official Website.
Dom Flemons’ third solo album released in 2014, entitled Prospect Hill, is to be reissued as an expanded two-disc collection this coming February. The revised project is called Prospect Hill: The American Songster Omnibus. This digitally expanded edition will entail equal parts new material and reissued tracks. Disc one includes the original 14 songs of Read more | Read Rolling Stone's full article here.
Host of podcast Dolly Parton’s America Jad Abumrad highlighted two CE artists a few weeks ago in two particularly unique nooks of the U.S. Nora Brown takes Amurad to the beautiful St. Augustine Church in her hometown of Brooklyn, NY to perform a cover of “The Very Day I’m Gone” written by the late Addie Read more | Listen here for WNYC Studios' Dolly Parton's America -Traveling Creatures: Live Music From the Series episode.
No Depression named Rhiannon Giddens its top Artist of the Decade, and asked her bandmate Allison Russell (of Birds of Chicago and Our Native Daughters) to celebrate her mentor and friend in writing. “Rhiannon Giddens is more than an artist of the decade. She’s an artist for the ages. The breadth and bounty of her Read more | See Alison Russell's full No Depression piece.