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Our Native Daughters graced Newport’s Folk Fest stage on Sunday afternoon, preaching about America’s 400-year-old story of black womanhood. The four-piece band comprising of Rhiannon Giddens, Amythyst Kiah, Allison Russell, and Leyla McCalla evoked an array of emotions for their hour-long set’s entirety. Their banjo-driven folk sound carried their cries of history to every ear Read more | Read Rolling Stone's full article here.
Our Native Daughters featuring Rhiannon Giddens, Allison Russell (Birds of Chicago), Amythyst Kiah, and Leyla McCalla to perform songs from their Smithsonian Folkways album, Songs of Our Native Daughters. Catch Our Native Daughters on the road: July 23 Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts – Westport, CTJuly 24 Smithsonian Museum – Washington, DCJuly 25 Chautauqua Read more
Rhiannon Giddens was on the Today Show this Monday with Francesco Turrisi playing the song “I’m On My Way” from their album there is no Other (Nonesuch Records). Watch the full Today Show performance here Click for more information on Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi Read more | Watch the full Today Show performance here
For more information on Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi, visit their artist page Read more | For more information on Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi, visit their artist page
The Memphis Cook Convention Center was packed with blues musicians, fans, and music-world luminaries on May 9th to see who would be announced as winners at the 40th Annual Blues Music Awards. Ruthie Foster was the sole musician to retain their title as she again won the Koko Taylor Award for Traditional Blues Female Artist, her 9th Blues Music Award win overall. For Read more
“Rosanne Cash talks Channeling Feminist Rage on She Remembers Everything” – Read the article here! For more information on Rosanne Cash, visit her Artist Page Read more | Read the full article at Rolling Stone
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On Monday, Feb 4, 2019, Sons of Serndip returned to America’s Got Talent on NBC to compete against the show’s biggest stars from around the world. Watch their performance of “Somewhere Only We Know” here! Read more | Watch their performance of "Somewhere Only We Know"
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