Posts By: Kathleen Page

Nora Brown tours Japan!

Nora Brown sets out on her first tour of Japan this April. This tour offers Japanese audiences a sample of the best of the folk music world of New York City and the United States. Nora Brown and Fatboy Wilson & Old Viejo Bones offer the sounds of jug band music, blues, old time banjo Read more

New Signing! Alison Brown

Concerted Efforts is happy to announce that Alison Brown will be joining our roster! “Like James Taylor’s voice or B.B. King’s guitar, Alison Brown’s banjo is an instrument possessed of a unique sonic signature and an inescapable beauty….an artist who never ceases to delight.” —Billboard Magazine “Banjo music is seldom thought of as ‘mellow’ or, Read more | For more information, visit Alison Brown's artist page

Nora Brown in The New Yorker

“Brown is a charmed product of artisanal Brooklyn: her album “Sidetrack My Engine,” released last year, was recorded in her parents’ cheese-fermentation cave. At seventeen, the banjoist is already onto LP No. 3: “Long Time to Be Gone,” a disarming collection of traditional laments and exquisite banjo instrumentals which she recorded in the palatial St. Read more | Read The New Yorker Review Here

We Were Promised Jetpacks Release New Single “If It Happens”

We Were Promised Jetpacks releases their new single “If It Happens” Today! Limited Edition 7″ Out June 29 Stream: “If It Happens” at YouTube or Digital Streaming Services Today Scottish rock mainstay We Were Promised Jetpacks share brand new single “If It Happens,” and announce a 7” featuring the track to be released via Big Scary Monsters on June 29 Read more | Stream "If It Happens"

Rosanne Cash Releases Powerful New Single “The Killing Fields”

Rosanne Cash releases powerful new single, “The Killing Fields,” a reckoning with the dark legacy of southern lynchings. Four-time GRAMMY-winning singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash has released “The Killing Fields,” a powerful new song that reckons with the dark legacy of lynchings in the South. A limited-edition 7” vinyl release out April 9 will pair “The Killing Fields” with  “Crawl Into Read more | Click to listen to "The Killing Fields"

New Signing! Sarah Grace and the Soul

We are proud to welcome 18-year-old singer Sarah Grace to our roster for exclusive worldwide representation! Millions of people were introduced to Sarah on Season 15 of The Voice where she was a semi-finalist. In addition to a weekly television audience of ten million on The Voice, to follow, her performances on YouTube accumulated over twelve Read more

Amythyst Kiah Releases Single “Black Myself”

Amythyst Kiah’s new single, “Black Myself” is out today! Listen on all platforms and watch the lyric video at the link below: With an unforgettable voice that’s both unfettered and exquisitely controlled, the Tennessee-bred singer/songwriter expands on the uncompromising artistry she most recently revealed as part of Our Native Daughters, an all-women-of-color supergroup whose Read more | Listen on all platforms and watch the lyric video

Rhiannon Giddens Announces New Album with Francesco Turrisi & Releases Video for “Calling Me Home”

Rhiannon Giddens announced her new album, They’re Calling Me Home, with Francesco Turrisi today! The album will be released April 9, 2021 on Nonesuch Records. To watch the video for “Calling Me Home” and for information on pre-ordering the album, click here. For more information on Rhainnon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi, visit their Artist Page. Read more | Click here for pre-order info & to watch the video for "Calling Me Home"