Amythyst Kiah was recently featured on Toyota and SirusXM®’s Sounds of the Road. Sounds of the Road is an exclusive performance and interview series featuring emerging and established artists who are drawn to the journey of discovery. They write “In this vibrant episode of Sounds of the Road, Kiah embarks on an exploration of Atlanta, accompanied Read more | Check out Sounds of the Road here
Rhiannon wins the Pulitzer Prize for “Omar”, alongside Michael Abels.
Congratulations to Rhiannon Giddens and Michael Abels for winning the 2023 Pulitzer Prize in music for their opera “Omar”! For more information click here. For more information and all tour dates, go to Rhiannon Giddens’ artist page. Read more | Click here to read more from the New York Times
Booker T Jones to Perform at Willie Nelson’s Star Studded 90th Birthday Celebration at the Hollywood Bowl this Weekend
Woody Harrelson, Chelsea Handler, Ethan Hawke, Helen Mirren, Jennifer Garner, Owen Wilson and Gabriel Iglesias will be presenters at the two-night Los Angeles extravaganza that includes George Strait, Snoop Dogg, Miranda Lambert, Norah Jones, Sheryl Crow, Dave Matthews, Tom Jones, The Chicks, Chris Stapleton, Gary Clark Jr., Jack Johnson, Jamey Johnson, Kris Kristofferson and more who will salute the “On the Road Again” singer, Read more
Ali McGuirk featured on WBUR’s “All Things Considered”
WBUR‘s Lauren Williams interviewed Ali McGuirk for All Things Considered, published April 20th, 2023. The article, titled “Singer Ali McGuirk blends the serious and playful to create her signature sound”, covers McGuirk’s new album, her path to music, and much more. Read the full story here! Read more
Squirrel Nut Zippers supporting X this summer
Squirrel Nut Zippers to support X on the East Coast this summer and tickets just went on sale. Presale starts this Wednesday, April 19 at 10am local – Password: ZIPPERS. General on-sale Friday April 21. https://www.facebook.com/SNZip Read more
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