Dom Flemons Announces Black Cowboys Album, out March 23, 2018 on Smithsonian Folkways

  Dom Flemons Presents Black Cowboys pays tribute to the music, culture, and the complex history of the golden era of the Wild West. In this single volume of music, the first of its kind, Flemons explores and re-analyzes this important part of our American identity. The songs and poems featured on the album take Read more

The Huntress and Holder of Hands on Tour with The Devil Makes Three

    The Huntress and Holder of Hands sets out on tour with The Devil Makes Three this month 01/20/18    PORTLAND                          ME      THE STATE THEATRE 01/23/18    SOUTH BURLINGTON         VT      HIGHER GROUND 01/24/18    BROOKLYN  Read more |

Don Bryant Nominated for 4 Blues Music Awards

Don Byrant has been nominated for 4 Blues Music Awards including album of the year and entertainer of the year! See the full list of nominees here: For more information and upcoming tour dates, visit Don Bryant’s Artist Page Read more | See the full list of nominees here

Concerted Efforts at APAP!

We will be at APAP in New York City this weekend! Please join us for our showcases: Friday, January 9, 2018 – City Winery 7pm Dori Freeman 8pm Dom Flemons 9pm Phoebe Hunt & The Gatherers 10pm Birds of Chicago Tickets/ Information: Monday, January 12, 2018 – Joe’s Pub 7pm Lowland Hum 8pm Nellie McKay Read more

ALA.NI’s “You & I” Makes Bob Boilen’s Top 10 Records of the Year!

ALA.NI’s “You & I” Makes Bob Boilen’s Top 10 Records of the Year! See the full list at NPR Music For more info on and upcoming tour dates, visit her Artist Page Read more | See the full list at NPR Music

Samantha Crain Aims to Create New Traditions

“Crain wrote the song ‘Red Sky, Blue Mountain’ after witnessing the protests against the Dakota Access pipeline at Standing Rock, North Dakota, which began in early 2016. She was struck by how little respect so many people had for the land, even though it’s one of the most important aspects of indigenous culture. The phrases Read more | PRI's The World Article On Samantha Crain

No Depression Premiers New Video For Birds of Chicago’s “American Flowers”

You can watch the new video for the title track of Birds of Chicago’s American Flowers EP ft. Rhiannon Giddens at No Depression! WATCH For more information on Birds of Chicago and upcoming tour dates, visit their ArtistPage Read more | Watch the video at No Depression

Rhiannon Giddens’ ‘Freedom Highway’ Makes Year’s Best Lists

From Nonesuch Records: Rhiannon Giddens‘s latest solo album, Freedom Highway, has also made Uncut’s list of the year’s best. “A commanding singer with folk, theatrical and gospel chops aplenty,” says the magazine, “the former Carolina Chocolate Drop imbued new songs with the gravity of traditionals, and highlighted old injustices that were still, scandalously, relevant in 2017.” Freedom Highway includes nine original Read more


Eliane Elias’ critically acclaimed release Dance of Time (Concord) just won a Latin GRAMMY for Best Latin Jazz / Jazz Album. Recorded in Brazil, the release features Randy Brecker, Mike Mainieri, Mark Kibble, Amilton Godoy, Toquinho and João Bosco. The tune “Little Paradise” from the album now has over 2 million listens on Spotify and continues to grow. The Guardian raves “As Read more


Birds of Chicago will release their new digital E.P. American Flowers, November 17th on Signature Sounds. Proceeds from American Flowers will benefit Chicago’s South Side based Teen Living Programs– a non-profit that builds community, hope and opportunity for youth who are homeless and at risk. The title track will be pre-released on November 7th along with pre-orders. Look for their full-length Read more | Listen to 'American Flowers'