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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

New Signing! Weird Nightmare

Concerted Efforts is happy to announce that Weird Nightmare will be joining our roster! “…an enjoyable authentic collection of alt. pop emotions that are performed with passion and feeling rather than technical perfection. Weird Nightmare will bring a little noisy sunshine to your day.” – Narc “The tension between chaos and order sparks gripping theater Read more

The Natural Lines share animated video for new single “A Scene That Will Never Die” from upcoming self-titled debut album out 24th March via Bella Union

The Natural Lines is the new project from Kingston NY-based indie singer/songwriter Matt Pond PA. For years now, Pond has kept up a prolific output, releasing over a dozen albums as Matt Pond PA in the past two decades. However, in 2017 he announced his intention to retire the moniker. The Natural Lines represents a natural Read more | Check out the full Under The Read article here!

Josh Ritter Album & 2023 Tour Announcment

Josh Ritter’s new album Spectral Lines, is coming out April 28th, 2023! You can listen to the two released tunes – “Sawgrass” and “For Your Soul” – and pre-order the record here. Josh Ritter will also be touring in celebration of Spectral Lines’ release this spring. Presale starts tomorrow 1/25 at 10am local. Sign up via joshritter.com now to Read more

Rhiannon Giddens News

 Our Native Daughters Carnegie Hall Review – Brooklyn Vegan Omar in Best Classical Performances of 2022 – The New Yorker __________________ GRAMMY Salute To Paul Simon – Airing Dec. 21 Rhiannon will appear on CBS’ “Homeward Bound: A GRAMMY Salute To The Songs Of Paul Simon” on Dec. 21 at 9pm ET / PT. It will also Read more

Eliane Elias wins Latin GRAMMY for Mirror Mirror; Follow-Up Release Quietude Critically Acclaimed

Eliane Elias’s release Mirror Mirror just won a Latin GRAMMY for Best Latin Jazz/Jazz Album. It had already won a GRAMMY for Best Latin Jazz Album earlier this year. The follow-up bossa nova album Quietude was just released in October to critical acclaim. “It was Astrud Gilberto’s single of “The Girl From Ipanema,” released in Read more