Arc Iris featured by CMJ as top solo artist to see at the CMJ Music Marathon 2014

Arc Iris is currently highlighted on CMJ as a top artist to check out at their 2014 Music Marathon. Arc Iris, who will be performing on October 21 at the Parkside Lounge as part of the marathon, is the new project by songwriter, singer and multi-instrumentalist Jocie Adams (formerly of the Low Anthem).  CMJ says Read more | Read the CMJ spotlight feature here

Agnes Obel to release Deluxe Edition of her album “Aventine” featuring a remix by David Lynch

Agnes Obel has announced some exciting news for fans: her hugely successful second studio album, ‘Aventine,’ will see a deluxe edition release — including a remix of the song “Fuel to Fire” by famed director David Lynch — in North America on Oct. 7. David Lynch says of Obel: “I think she has a most Read more | read the diffuser.fm article and listen to the remix here

See Rhiannon Giddens in the new video “Nothing to It” off of T Bone Burnett’s project “Lost on the River – The Basement Tapes”

Rhiannon Giddens has joined up with T-Bone Burnett as well as Marcus Mumford, Elvis Costello, Jim James, and more to create “Lost on the River – The New Basement Tapes”.  T-Bone Burnett, The producer behind countless roots records and the recent soundtrack to Inside Llewyn Davis, features lyrics by Bob Dylan with original music written by Read more | Watch the video for "Nothing to It" off of "the New Basement Tapes" here

Congratulations to Rosanne Cash on a fantastic ​European summer tour

Rosanne’s tour included appearances at The Southern Fried Festival, Notodden Blues Festival, Cambridge Folk Festival, Dranouter Folk Festival, and The Paradiso in Amsterdam.  “​(Rosanne) sounded like an artist at the height of her powers, embracing her heritage, for sure, and coming to her own terms with it, but celebrating her own unique sensibility and adventures Read more

Check out the Promo video for Buckwheat Zydeco’s new show, “Buckwheat’s World”

“Buckwheat’s World” is a show that will focus on the life, music, and world of Buckwheat Zydeco! In this first release of BUCKWHEAT’S WORLD material, Buckwheat Zydeco and his band deliver a slammin’ performance of OLD TIMES LA LA, with glimpses of some of the great material we’ve been gathering since our successful Kickstarter campaign. Read more | Watch the promo video for "Buckwheat's World" here

Listen to Dom Flemons interviewed by Terry Gross on NPR’s “Fresh Air”

Dom Flemons interview with Terry Gross is now available on NPRs “Fresh Air”  – Follow the link below to listen to Dom Flemons discuss his first solo album, “Prospect Hill”. Flemons sings and plays guitar, banjo, bones, harmonica, fife and jug. The album reflects his interest in old-time music, blues, early jazz and R&B, and Read more | Hear Dom on NPR's "Fresh Air" Here

Dom Flemons’ New Solo Album “Prospect Hill” (Music Maker) Currently Featured on USA Today

Dom Flemons first solo album “Prospect Hill”, which will be available from Music Maker on July 22, is currently being featured in USA Today. The album is reviewed as well as being available to stream in its entirety. Dom says of the album, and his new solo endeavors, “I wanted to show people the other Read more | Click here for the USA Today feature and album stream

Congratulations to The Holmes Brothers on their NEA National Heritage Fellowship Award!

The National Endowment for the Arts announced that the Holmes Brothers —Wendell Holmes, Sherman Holmes, and Popsy Dixon—are recipients of a 2014 NEA National Heritage Fellowship, the nation’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts.  The Holmes Brothers are known for their distinct style of American music that blends blues, soul, gospel, traditional hymns, spirituals, country, Read more | visit the NEA Website here

NPR Premieres new Agnes Obel Video, “Dorian”

NPR premieres "Dorian," the brand new music video from Danish singer/songwriter/pianist Agnes Obel, one of the most intriguing and captivating artists to land on American sol in some time. Read more | Watch Agnes Obel's new video for "Dorian" here