CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS

 

BIO: With their 2010 Nonesuch debut, Genuine Negro Jig—which garnered a Best Traditional Folk Album Grammy last year—the Carolina Chocolate Drops proved that the old-time, fiddle and banjo-based music they... (read more...)

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California's 15th Annual Joshua Tree Music Festival Hosts Its Spring Edition California's 15th Annual Joshua Tree Music Festival Hosts Its Spring Edition
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Located at Joshua Tree Lake Campground, the 3-day Joshua Tree Music Festival endorses creativity, community empowerment, and arts education for all ages.... (more...)
Lincoln Center Sets May 2017 Lineup for American Songbook, Great Performers Series & More Lincoln Center Sets May 2017 Lineup for American Songbook, Great Performers Series & More
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2017

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has just announced its programs and events for this May. Scroll down for details!... (more...)
Jayme Stone's Folklife Out 4/7; Tour Dates Announced Jayme Stone's Folklife Out 4/7; Tour Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

Stone is the consummate collaborator, unearthing musical artifacts and magnetizing extraordinary artists to help rekindle these understudied sounds. He is a passionate educator and producer.... (more...)
Jayme Stone's Folklife Out 4/7; Tour Dates Announced Jayme Stone's Folklife Out 4/7; Tour Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - March 15, 2017

Stone is the consummate collaborator, unearthing musical artifacts and magnetizing extraordinary artists to help rekindle these understudied sounds. He is a passionate educator and producer.... (more...)
Sxip Shirey's New Album 'A Bottle of Whiskey and a Handful of Bees' Out Today Sxip Shirey's New Album 'A Bottle of Whiskey and a Handful of Bees' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2017

Acclaimed electro-acoustic composer and performer Sxip Shirey's new album A Bottle of Whiskey and a Handful of Bees, is out now on VIA Records.... (more...)
Sxip Shirey's Album Release Show at NYC's National Sawdust Set for 1/9 Sxip Shirey's Album Release Show at NYC's National Sawdust Set for 1/9
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2017

Acclaimed electro-acoustic composer and performer Sxip Shirey's album release show will take place January 9 at National Sawdust in New York.... (more...)
Sxip Shirey's New Video/Single 'Woman of Constant Sorrow' Premieres on Billboard Sxip Shirey's New Video/Single 'Woman of Constant Sorrow' Premieres on Billboard
by BWW News Desk - January 05, 2017

Acclaimed electro-acoustic composer and performer Sxip Shirey's video for his new track “Woman of Constant Sorrow,” featuring vocals and performance from Rhiannon Giddens, premieres on Billboard.... (more...)
Sxip Shirey's Album Release Show at NYC's National Sawdust Set for 1/9 Sxip Shirey's Album Release Show at NYC's National Sawdust Set for 1/9
by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2016

Acclaimed electro-acoustic composer and performer Sxip Shirey's album release show will take place January 9 at National Sawdust in New York.... (more...)
Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass Awarded to Rhiannon Giddens Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass Awarded to Rhiannon Giddens
by BWW News Desk - September 12, 2016

Critically acclaimed singer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter Rhiannon Giddens is the recipient of the seventh annual Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass.... (more...)
Rhiannon Giddens to Headline ART SONG: REIMAGINED Gala Next Month Rhiannon Giddens to Headline ART SONG: REIMAGINED Gala Next Month
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2016

Stretching the boundaries of art song, Sparks & Wiry Cries presents a gala fundraiser showcasing GRAMMY Award-winning singer Rhiannon Giddens in an evening of German Lieder, African American art song and selections from Black Broadway. She will be joined by Steinway Artist Spencer Myer on the piano ... (more...)