Posts By: Kathleen Page

Irma Thomas to be Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award for Performance at This Year’s Americana Music Awards

From the Americana Music Association: The reigning “Soul Queen of New Orleans” needs no introduction – but here are 6 things you should know about this year’s announced Lifetime Achievement Award for Performance recipient. Irma is an eight-time Blues Music Award winner and a GRAMMY® Award-winner, recognized for her impressive work including her cathartic comeback Read more | Read More About The Honoree At Rolling Stone

Jeffrey Foucault Featured in NPR’s “Heavy Rotation”

“Jeffrey Foucault is the king of the folk slow-jam. The New Englander-via-Wisconsin singer-songwriter possesses a deep groove that’s been perfected over his last six records, including his latest Blood Brothers (out on June 22)” —NPR, Heavy Rotation   Read the full review at NPR For more information on Jeffrey Foucault and upcoming tour dates, visit his Artist Read more | Read the full review at NPR

“Music From Man of La Mancha” debuts at #1 on Billboard’s Traditional Jazz Chart

Another #1 Album from Eliane Elias With The Release Of New Album, Music From Man of La Mancha, on Billboard’s Traditional Jazz Chart “Melodies, melodies, sumptuous melodies.” —DownBeat “Her intimate understanding of the tunes is balanced by imagination and taste.” —AllMusic Music from Man of La Mancha, the new record from multi-GRAMMY ® -winning pianist/singer/songwriter Eliane Elias, debuted Read more | For more information on Eliane Elias and current tour dates, visit her Artist Page

Eliane Elias Revives Songs from a Classic Broadway Music with “Music From Man of La Mancha”

MULTI-GRAMMY®-WINNING ELIANE ELIAS REVIVES SONGS FROM A CLASSIC BROADWAY MUSICAL WITH MUSIC FROM MAN OF LA MANCHA Created at the request of the original composer, the April 13 release features Eddie Gomez, Jack DeJohnette, Marc Johnson, Satoshi Takeishi and Manolo Badrena For Immediate Release – Following her 2015 GRAMMY®-winning Made in Brazil and 2017’s Latin Read more | For more information on Eliane Elias and upcoming tour dates, visit her Artist page

Amythyst Kiah, Rhiannon Giddens, and Allison Russell Recording a New Project for Smithsonian Folkways

​Concerted Efforts is proud to represent this amazing generation of talented singers! Pictured (left to right): Leyla McCalla (Crossover Touring), Amythyst Kiah, Allison Russell (Birds of Chicago), and Rhiannon Giddens – currently recording a project for Smithsonian Folkways with producer Dirk Powell at his Cypress House studio in Louisiana.  Amythyst Kiah​ is​ also recording her new ​studio album​ with Read more | For more information on Amythyst Kiah, visit her Artist Page

New Signing! Kevin “B.F.” Burt

We are very pleased to announce the signing of Kevin “B.F.” Burt for exclusive worldwide representation. Kevin “B.F.” Burt was the big man of the evening at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis last month as he won awards in the three awards he was eligible for: Solo/Duo, Best Solo/Duo Guitarist, and the Lee Oskar Read more | Watch Kevin "B.F." Burt perform "Eleanor Rigby" at International Blues Challenge