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Golden Shoals Release Self-Titled Full-Length Album Photo Golden Shoals Release Self-Titled Full-Length Album
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2020

The road to Golden Shoals has been a long, fruitful journey for Amy Alvey and Mark Kilianski. The duo has toured on foot—gig to gig with backpacks and instrument cases—for weeks at a time; called Asheville, Boston, California, and New Jersey home; and lived in various moving vehicles on the road for...
Warren Givens Returns With New Album 'Rattle The Cages' Photo Warren Givens Returns With New Album 'Rattle The Cages'
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2020

A true son of the new, progressive South, Warren Givens has spent the last half of his life on the move, chasing a muse—from Mississippi to Nashville to New Orleans to Austin—but it wasn't until he returned to Asheville, North Carolina, that Givens saw the clearer, bigger, balanced picture. ...
Nyssa Premieres New Single 'The Swans' Photo Nyssa Premieres New Single 'The Swans'
by TV News Desk - August 04, 2020

Toronto singer/songwriter/producer Nyssa premiered her latest single, “The Swans,” yesterday via CLOUT, prior to its release today on all digital platforms. To celebrate, Nyssa has shared a video for the track and will perform tonight on the SPIN Twitch channel at 7pm ET/4pm PT....
Steve Von Till New Album 'No Wilderness Deep Enough' and Debut Book Out This Friday Photo Steve Von Till New Album 'No Wilderness Deep Enough' and Debut Book Out This Friday
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2020

No Wilderness Deep Enough's six pieces of music shape a hallucinatory landscape of sound that plumbs the depths of the natural world's mysteries and uncertainties --questions that have vexed humanity since the dawn of time asked anew amidst a backdrop that's as haunting as it is holistic. ...
South Africa Showcase and UK Americana Acts Highlight Bandsintown LIVE Daily Performa Photo South Africa Showcase and UK Americana Acts Highlight Bandsintown LIVE Daily Performances For The Week Of August 3-7
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2020

Monday, August 3rd is a big day of programming on Bandsintown LIVE OUTSKIRTS Americana and Country channel on Twitch with headliners The Secret Sisters and The War and Treaty joined by 2019 UK Album of the Year winner, Ben Glover and Hannah Miller, who's cutting edge folk-pop music has appeared in T...
Hiroki Tanaka Announces Debut Solo Album, Hear The First Single Now Via Exclaim! Photo Hiroki Tanaka Announces Debut Solo Album, Hear The First Single Now Via Exclaim!
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2020

Today Hiroki Tanaka announces his debut solo album, Kaigo Kioku Kuoku. ...
Arlo Guthrie & Jim Wilson Release 'Hard Times Come Again No More' Photo Arlo Guthrie & Jim Wilson Release 'Hard Times Come Again No More'
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2020

Legendary folk music icon Arlo Guthrie releases today in collaboration with acclaimed solo pianist Jim Wilson a hopeful anthem for a world in crisis with a stunning rendition of the Stephen Collins Foster classic 'Hard Times Come Again No More' (Release Date: Friday, July 31, 2020). ...
The Accidentals Release 'Sneak Peek' First Song From Musikfest 2020 Performances Photo The Accidentals Release 'Sneak Peek' First Song From Musikfest 2020 Performances
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2020

As Musikfest (July 31-Aug. 9) gets set to kick off tonight at 7 p.m. EST, Michigan-based indie-folk trio The Accidentals have shared the first song from the 90-plus performances scheduled for this year's festival. The band will 'perform' tonight, July 31, 8 p.m., as part of a lineup that also featur...
Quinsin Nachoff Showcases Broad Sonic Palette On Fearlessly Innovative New Recording Photo Quinsin Nachoff Showcases Broad Sonic Palette On Fearlessly Innovative New Recording 'Pivotal Arc'
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2020

Saxophonist and composer Quinsin Nachoff's career to date has delivered a boundary-crossing body of work that's consistently unpredictable, fearlessly innovative, breathtakingly accomplished, and full of creative passion, constantly increasing its scope to encompass ever greater horizons. ...
DocFell & Co. Releases New Album REVELATIONS Photo DocFell & Co. Releases New Album REVELATIONS
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2020

The rockin' leader of the Oklahoma based DocFell & Co., Dr. John Fell hears it all the time from fans in and around his home base and beyond: you heal bodies by day and souls at night....
Tejon Street Corner Thieves Share New Animated Video For 'Demons' Photo Tejon Street Corner Thieves Share New Animated Video For 'Demons'
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2020

Colorado Springs outlaw blues and trash-grass pioneers Tejon Street Corner Thieves have released a brand new animated video for 'Demons' online. ...
The Cumberland Kids Release New Track Written For Upcoming Music Film 'Killian & The Photo The Cumberland Kids Release New Track Written For Upcoming Music Film 'Killian & The Comeback Kids'
by BWW News Desk - July 29, 2020

July 31st sees the release of folk-rock group The Cumberland Kids' new track Rose. Originally written by the duo for the upcoming musical film Killian & the Comeback Kids, the group says that they hope this paired back arrangement reflects 'our roots in folk music and all that time Taylor spent busk...
Phoebe Bridgers Shares New Video For 'I Know The End' Photo Phoebe Bridgers Shares New Video For 'I Know The End'
by TV News Desk - July 29, 2020

Last month, Phoebe Bridgers released her second solo album, Punisher, to international acclaim....
Warren Givens Returns With New Album RATTLE THE CAGES Photo Warren Givens Returns With New Album RATTLE THE CAGES
by TV News Desk - July 27, 2020

A true son of the new, progressive South, Warren Givens has spent the last half of his life on the move, chasing a muse—from Mississippi to Nashville to New Orleans to Austin—but it wasn’t until he returned to Asheville, North Carolina, that Givens saw the clearer, bigger, balanced picture....
Steady Wells Releases New Single 'Battles' Photo Steady Wells Releases New Single 'Battles'
by TV News Desk - July 27, 2020

Lincoln, NE songwriter Jordan Smith releases 'Battles', his debut folk-pop single as Steady Wells....
Francesca Louise Releases EP 'Melancholic Antidote' Photo Francesca Louise Releases EP 'Melancholic Antidote'
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2020

Francesca Louise has released her first EP, Melancholic Antidote. The six-track release is a collection of personal experiences, life lessons, emotions and growth. ...
Four Folk Songs Out Now Arranged By David Chase, With Violinist Tessa Lark And Essent Photo Four Folk Songs Out Now Arranged By David Chase, With Violinist Tessa Lark And Essential Voices USA
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2020

Judith Clurman commissioned Broadway arranger David Chase to arrange folk music for mixed chorus and violin. Chase, who comes from a long line of West Virginians, combined the Appalachian folk traditions together along with musical elements of Sacred Harp singing in the four-movement work, I This Ol...
Tia Gostelow Releases New Single 'Always, Always' Photo Tia Gostelow Releases New Single 'Always, Always'
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2020

Tia Gostelow releases 'Always' featuring Holy Holy.  The track showcases lush pop landscapes, 80's synth and dance-worthy melodies.  ...
Review Roundup: What to Critics Think of Taylor Swift's New Album FOLKLORE Photo Review Roundup: What to Critics Think of Taylor Swift's New Album FOLKLORE
by TV News Desk - July 24, 2020

OnThursday, July 23, Taylor Swift surprised fans by announcing that she would be dropping her eighth studio album 'folklore' at midnight EST on July 24. ...
Andy Martin Shares 'Heat Of It All' Single Photo Andy Martin Shares 'Heat Of It All' Single
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2020

High energy indie-rock musician Andy Martin has announced the self-release of his latest single, 'Heat Of It All' on the 6th of August. ...
Everlast Announces Live Acoustic Youtube Livestream On July 25th From Combustion Live Photo Everlast Announces Live Acoustic Youtube Livestream On July 25th From Combustion Live
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2020

Multi-platinum, GRAMMY Award-winning artist EVERLAST has partnered with Combustion Live for an interactive live and acoustic show on July 25th, 2020 broadcast directly to fans worldwide via the Combustion Live Youtube Channel....
FOONYAP Announces New Single 'Free And Easy Wandering' Photo FOONYAP Announces New Single 'Free And Easy Wandering'
by TV News Desk - July 23, 2020

In a time of social isolation and uncertainty, one's physicality may be constrained, but one's awareness may be free. This discovery of letting go and embracing the present moment is told in FOONYAP's latest single “Free and Easy Wandering” out today on Song, By Toad Records....
Flyte Collaborates with Mark Jenkin For New Single 'Losing You' Photo Flyte Collaborates with Mark Jenkin For New Single 'Losing You'
by TV News Desk - July 23, 2020

Flyte and Bafta-Winner Mark Jenkin continue their collaboration with the remarkably beautiful video for “Losing You,” another glimpse into Flyte's LA adventure and produced by Andrew Sarlo (Big Thief, Bon Iver)....
Rodrigo y Gabriela Announce New Double Live Album; Share Live Version Of Pink Floyd's Photo Rodrigo y Gabriela Announce New Double Live Album; Share Live Version Of Pink Floyd's 'Echoes'
by TV News Desk - July 23, 2020

GRAMMY®-Award-winning guitar virtuosos Rodrigo y Gabriela have announced the upcoming release of METTAVOLUTION LIVE, an all-new double album recorded during last year's METTAVOLUTION World Tour....
Herzen & Moffett Will Perform An Online Residency Tour Photo Herzen & Moffett Will Perform An Online Residency Tour
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2020

As Covid has eliminated touring for new releases Herzen and Moffett will take their road show online via Motema's Facebook channel.  Each show will be posted for 24 hours, and will come down before the new show posts.  The final show in the run on July 31 will also serve as a release celebration for...