Posts By: Kathleen Page

Songs of Our Native Daughters ft. Rhiannon Giddens, Amythyst Kiah, Allison Russel (of Birds of Chicago), & Leyla McCalla

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

Kevin Burt’s Debut Album HEARTLAND & SOUL (Little Village Foundation) to be released on October 30

Heartland & Soul was produced by Kid Anderson and Jim Pugh who was Robert Cray’s keyboardist for over two decades and features Kevin Burt’s outstanding original recordings and a really cool stripped-down but intense cover of “Eleanor Rigby” that the charismatic Kevin Burt makes all his own like all true artists do. Kevin Burt’s vocals are absolutely Read more

Amythyst Kiah & Birds of Chicago included in NPR’s Best of AmericanaFest

“Amythyst Kiah is a Tennessee native who got into old-time music in college. She really is important in reminding people that there is a great tradition of African-American, old-time musicians. I love that she sings in this really rich low vocal range, just straight from the chest, resonant. Her version of blues has a bit Read more | Go to NPR's Best of AmericanaFest 2018

Chicago Blues Greats Join Mick Jagger and Keith Richards on Historic New Album, “Chicago Plays The Stones”

Chicago Blues Greats Join Mick Jagger and Keith Richards  on Historic New Album Chicago Plays The Stones,   out September 14 (Raisin’ Music Records)   with Buddy Guy, Ronnie Baker Brooks, John Primer,  Leanne Faine, Billy Branch, Jimmy Burns, Billy Boy Arnold, Michael Avery, Omar Coleman, Carlos Johnson & The Living History Band   Buddy Guy, Mick Jagger, Keith Read more | For more information, visit the Chicago Plays The Stones website

Concerted Efforts at AmericanaFest

Rolling Stone Country includes Amythyst Kiah and Dom Flemons in their must-see Artists at AmerianaFest this year: Amythyst Kiah (Friday, 8:00 p.m.; City Winery) Johnson City, Tennessee, native Amythyst Kiah is one of roots music’s most exciting emerging talents, blending a deep knowledge of old time music with sensibilities spanning classic country to contemporary R&B. Read more | Rolling Stone's Must-See Artists at AmericanaFest2018

New Singing! Horse Feathers

Horse Feathers feels like a secret you don’t really want to share.  Over twelve years and five albums, a passionate fan base has experienced this band as a precious commodity that they want to keep close to their hearts.  One reason for this can be found in lead singer Justin Ringle’s distinctive voice, at once Read more | For more information and upcoming tour dates, visit Horse Feathers' Artist Page

Don Bryant and Rhiannon Giddens are Winners of Living Blues Awards

Don Byrant and Rhiannon Giddens receive 2018 Living Blues Awards: Don Bryant– Comeback Artist of the Year, Best New Recording (Southern Soul) Rhiannon Giddens– Best New Recordings (Traditional & Acoustic) See this months issue of Living Blues Magazine, featuring Rhiannon Giddens on the cover See all of the 2018 Living Blues Winners For more info Read more | See all of the 2018 Living Blues Winners

Rosanne Cash Opens her European Tour with a Sold Out Show in London

Rosanne Cash played to a sold out crowd at London’s Union Chapel last night. “Armed with acoustic guitars, the country singer comes into her own with a career-spanning set of poignant pop-country” —The Guardian**** The tour continues in Bristol tomorrow. For all upcoming dates on the European tour, visit Rosanne Cash’s Artist Page To read Read more | Read the full review at The Guardian

New Signing! Dharmasoul

Drums, guitar, and vocals are the backbone and energy behind the new album LIGHTNING KID, the debut record of New Jersey based power-duo Dharmasoul. With Jonah Tolchin on guitar, Kevin Clifford on drums, and the two singing both lead and backup vocals, this duo brings their songwriting and production chops to their new band Dharmasoul. Audiences Read more | Visit Dharmasoul's Artist Page