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


Multi GRAMMY® winning pianist/singer/composer Eliane Elias’ latest album Mirror Mirror (Candid Records) is a lifelong musical dream come true—an extraordinary piano duet recording of Eliane with the late legendary jazz great Chick Corea, and famed Cuban pianist Chucho Valdés. While her highly successful recordings have predominantly featured her alluring voice and piano mastery, the piano has always Read more | For more info and upcoming tour dates for Eliane Elias visit their artist page here

Rhiannon Giddens Unveils 4-Book Publishing Deal and Audible Original

Rhiannon Giddens has announced that she will be releasing a new Audible Original audiobook, To Balance on Bridges, on July 22. Giddens also shared that she has inked a new four-book publishing deal with Candlewick Press which includes two picture books. The first of these, Build a House, will be due in fall of 2022. Giddens’ Audible Original will Read more | See the full article on Music Row here.

Rosanne Cash Awarded MacDowell Medal!

July 1, 2021 – Peterborough, NH – MacDowell awarded the 61st Edward MacDowell Medal to composer, writer, and recording star Rosanne Cash in the historic hall where it awarded the very first MacDowell Medal. The event took place before 150 friends and guests, and was recorded by New Hampshire PBS. Like all good art, hers is complicated,” said author Read more | For more information, visit Rosanne Cash's artist page.

Amythyst Kiah Debuts at Grand Ole Opry

On June 29, 2021 – Amythyst Kiah made her Grand Ole Opry debut. Dressed in a custom made suit by Elise Fife, Kiah stepped into the circle for the first time to perform a solo rendition of the classic Opry standard “Will The Circle Be Unbroken” and her Grammy-nominated song “Black Myself.” Watch a clip of the performance here. Her Read more | For more information, see Amythyst Kiah's artist page.

Islands’ LP “Islomania” Out Now!

Today, Islands’ new LP Islomania is out via Royal Mountain Records, alongside an excellent video for album’s the title track, which sees enigmatic lead-singer Nick Thorburn become a kidnapping target for Chris Candy. Following praise from outlets like Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Stereogum, and Consequence for previous singles “Carpenter,” “(We Like To) Do It With The Read more | For more information, visit Islands' artist page.

Squirrel Nut Zippers Song “Hell” Featured in Upcoming Musical Episode of Netflix Series Lucifer

In Lucifer’s musical “Bloody Celestial Karaoke Jam” – which is set to drop on May 28 – the cast will be covering nine songs. The list begins with “Another One Bites the Dust,” by Queen. Next come “Every Breath You Take,” “Bad to the Bone,” and TLC’s pop hit “No Scrubs.” Afterwards is “Hell,” the Squirrel Nut Zippers Read more | For more information, visit Squirrel Nut Zippers' artist page.