Congratulations to CE’s GRAMMY Nominated Artists!

Congratulations to our Concerted Efforts GRAMMY nominated artists, listed below! RHIANNON GIDDENS – Nominated in the Best Folk Album category for “They’re Calling Me Home” and in the Best American Roots Song category for “Avalon”. ELIANE ELIAS – Nominated in the Best Latin Jazz Album category for “Mirror Mirror”. Read more | Check out all of the 2022 GRAMMY nominated artists

New Signing! Bette Smith

We are pleased to announce the addition of rock & soul singer Bette Smith to our roster for representation in North America. Bette traces elements of her life-affirming album The Good, The Bad and The Bette to her childhood in Brooklyn, NY. Musically, it connects to the gospel music she heard in church and the Read more

Jake Xerxes Fussell Announces Album, Shares New Song “Love Farewell” On Pitchfork

North Carolina folk singer and scholar Jake Xerxes Fussell has announced his new album Good and Green Again will be coming out January 21 via Paradise of Bachelors. Listen to the new song “Love Farewell” below and check out the full article about the release on Pitchfork here. For more information, visit Jake Xerxes Fussell’s artist page. Read more | Click here to read the full article

New Signing! Jake Xerxes Fussell

Concerted Efforts is excited to welcome Jake Xerses Fussell to the roster! As a singer, guitarist, and folk music interpreter, Jake Xerxes Fussell has distinguished himself as one of his generation’s preeminent interpreters of traditional (and not so traditional) “folk” songs, a practice which he approaches with a refreshingly unfussy lack of nostalgia. By recontextualizing Read more | Jake Xerxes Fussell

Rosanne Cash to headline at the virtual Johnny Cash Heritage Festival

Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash will perform the first-ever concert from her father’s boyhood home in Dyess. This concert will headline the 2021 virtual Johnny Cash Heritage Festival slated for Oct. 15-16. “I am thrilled and delighted to return to Dyess to perform the first public concert from the living room of my father’s boyhood home,” Cash Read more | Click here to read the full article

Amythyst Kiah Shares Live Performance Video of “Fancy Drones (Fracture Me)”

Following a poignant performance at the 2021 Americana Music Awards last week, Amythyst Kiah presents a live performance video of her original song “Fancy Drones (Fracture Me),” one of the standout tracks from her acclaimed Rounder Records debut Wary + Strange.  “This song started as a poem,” says Amythyst. “First World modern society allows us so much Read more | Watch "Fancy Drones (Fracture Me)" Live

Alexa Rose’s album Headwaters out now!

Listen to Headwaters on Bandcamp Praise for Headwaters“The nine tracks on Headwaters submerges you into Rose’s thorny examination of human nature through petals of poignant lyrics, bucolic arrangements, and of course, Alexa’s mesmerizing vocals”- KUTX “the storytelling is poignant, and her vocals are delicate.”– Stereogum “Alexa Rose’s sophomore album Headwaters, a sparse and meditative number that gives Rose’s gorgeous Read more | Listen to 'Headwaters' now!

New Signing! Nathalie Joachim

Concerted Efforts is excited to welcome the incredible Nathalie Joachim! Nathalie Joachim is a Grammy-nominated flutist, composer and vocalist. The Brooklyn born Haitian-American artist is hailed for being “a fresh and invigorating cross-cultural voice” (The Nation). She is co-founder of the critically acclaimed urban art pop duo, Flutronix, and comfortably navigates everything from classical to indie-rock, all Read more

New Signing! Man Man

We are excited to welcome the band Man Man to the Concerted Efforts roster. Man Man’s Honus Honus (aka Ryan Kattner) has devoted his career to exploring the uncertainty between life’s extremes: beauty and ugliness, order and chaos. The songs on Dream Hunting in the Valley of the In-Between, Man Man’s first album in over six years Read more

Joe Troop’s “The Rise Of Dreama Caldwell” featured in NPR’s #NowPlaying

Joe Troop’s powerful song and accompanying music video “The Rise Of Dreama Caldwell” was featured in NPR’s #NowPlaying article as one of “today’s essential songs, picked by NPR Music and NPR Member stations.” “Best-known as the leader of the Grammy-nominated folk ensemble Che Apalache, singer and banjo player Joe Troop has sharpened both quill and activist Read more | Click here to read the full article at NPR