FOLK MUSIC COVERAGE

Cuban Pianist Harold Lopez-Nussa Announces 36-City New Album Release Tour Cuban Pianist Harold Lopez-Nussa Announces 36-City New Album Release Tour
by BWW News Desk - June 21, 2018

For more than a half-century, the embrace between Cuba and the United States has been subject to an odd dance of politics, including a still-standing embargo. Nevertheless, the bond between the two nations is deep and strong as ever, expressed most forcefully through the dance of culture-especially ... (more...)
The Milk Carton Kids Premiere New Album on NPR's First Listen The Milk Carton Kids Premiere New Album on NPR's First Listen
by TV News Desk - June 21, 2018

Two-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated band The Milk Carton Kids have debuted their hugely anticipated fourth studio album, ALL THE THINGS THAT I DID AND ALL THE THINGS THAT I DIDN'T DO. The album is streaming in its entirety exclusively via NPR First Listen, which wrote, 'the band's core ingredients - no... (more...)
Joan Baez to Perform THE PRESIDENT SANG AMAZING GRACE at Saturday's Emanuel 9 Rally for Unity in Charleston Joan Baez to Perform THE PRESIDENT SANG AMAZING GRACE at Saturday's Emanuel 9 Rally for Unity in Charleston
by TV News Desk - June 21, 2018

Joan Baez will perform “The President Sang Amazing Grace” at this Saturday's Emanuel 9 Rally for Unity in Marion Square in downtown Charleston, SC. The pubic event marks the third anniversary of the Emanuel AME Church shooting and was created to celebrate the lives and legacies of the Emanuel 9 and ... (more...)
Holler On The Hill Music Festival Announced for Indianapolis this September Holler On The Hill Music Festival Announced for Indianapolis this September
by TV News Desk - June 21, 2018

MOKB Presents has announced details and the lineup for the inaugural two-day music event Holler On The Hill that is set to take place on Saturday and Sunday, September 22-23 in Indianapolis at historic Garfield Park. The event will feature headlining performances by critically acclaimed six-piece so... (more...)
Magnus Gunnarsson Releases Single IF TODAY MAKES TOMORROW ALL RIGHT Magnus Gunnarsson Releases Single IF TODAY MAKES TOMORROW ALL RIGHT
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2018

Alternative rock artist Magnus Gunnarsson is set to release his new single “If Today Makes Tomorrow All Right,” on iTunes, Spotify and everywhere.... (more...)
Holler On The Hill to Convert Historic Indianapolis Park into Unique Live Music Experience this September Holler On The Hill to Convert Historic Indianapolis Park into Unique Live Music Experience this September
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2018

MOKB Presents has announced details and the lineup for the inaugural two-day music event Holler On The Hill that is set to take place on Saturdayand Sunday, September 22-23 in Indianapolis at historic Garfield Park. The event will feature headlining performances by critically acclaimed six-piece sou... (more...)
Australia's Xavier Dunn Eeveals Acoustic Version of New Single WELL Australia's Xavier Dunn Eeveals Acoustic Version of New Single WELL
by TV News Desk - June 20, 2018

Australia's Xavier Dunn recently released his entrancing new EP, Isic Tutor, via 1825 Records/Atlantic Records. Prior to its release Dunn shared 'Warming' and 'Isic Tutor', as well as a Black Summer remix and acoustic version of the EP's title track. ... (more...)
Webster & the Voices Release Debut Album THE DEEP BLUE SUMMER Webster & the Voices Release Debut Album THE DEEP BLUE SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2018

Webster & the Voices are a Scottish ensemble formed in 2017 by singer-song writer Tom Webster.... (more...)
Animal Farm to Release New Album WE ARE ONE This August Animal Farm to Release New Album WE ARE ONE This August
by TV News Desk - June 19, 2018

Supercharged with the success of their critically praised debut album, Run Free, independent family music band Animal Farmis ready to take center stage on the national kids' music scene with album number two, We Are One, set for release on August 24, 2018.... (more...)
Saintseneca Release FROSTBITER + Announce New Album PILLAR OF NA Out August 31 Saintseneca Release FROSTBITER + Announce New Album PILLAR OF NA Out August 31
by TV News Desk - June 19, 2018

Today, Saintseneca has announced a new album titled Pillar of Na, with its glistening lead single, 'Frostbiter.' NPR, who premiered the song on the All Songs Considered blog, is saying 'For Saintseneca, fatalistic gloom blends seamlessly with a kind of playful sprightliness: Zac Little's songs often... (more...)
Craft Recordings Set To Re-Release Long Out Of Print Vinyl, Ted Hawkins' WATCH YOUR STEP Craft Recordings Set To Re-Release Long Out Of Print Vinyl, Ted Hawkins' WATCH YOUR STEP
by TV News Desk - June 19, 2018

Craft Recordings celebrates the reissue of Ted Hawkins' 1982 album Watch Your Step. This release marks the first-ever official vinyl reissue of Watch Your Step, available on August 3, 2018 (8/3). From his obscure beginnings in Biloxi, Mississippi, to playing on the streets of Venice, California for ... (more...)
Bamboo Learning Announces Bamboo Music, A Unique, New, Interactive Alexa Skill to Learn Music & Music Theory Bamboo Learning Announces Bamboo Music, A Unique, New, Interactive Alexa Skill to Learn Music & Music Theory
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2018

Today, Bamboo Learning unveiled Bamboo Music - a new Alexa Skill for Alexa-enabled devices that enables the entire family to have fun learning and practicing music theory while listening and using their voice. Bamboo is focused on making learning fun and easy-to-use for kids and adults, expanding co... (more...)
Rod Stewart Adds New Dates In November & December to His Globally Acclaimed Las Vegas Residency At The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Rod Stewart Adds New Dates In November & December to His Globally Acclaimed Las Vegas Residency At The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2018

Iconic singer and songwriter Rod Stewart has announced new fall 2018 show dates for his record-breaking Las Vegas residency 'Rod Stewart: The Hits.' at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. The six new shows scheduled Nov. 21 - Dec. 2 will go on sale to the public beginning Friday, June 22 at noon PT.... (more...)
The War and Treaty Featured on NPR's All Things Considered The War and Treaty Featured on NPR's All Things Considered
by TV News Desk - June 18, 2018

The War and Treaty were featured on Saturday's edition of NPR's “All Things Considered.” Listen to the full the interview HERE. Of the husband and wife duo,Michael Trotter Jr. and Tanya Blount-Trotter, host Michel Martin declares, “If you are planning to see any live music this summer, we are told t... (more...)
Reuben And The Dark Announce North American Fall Tour Reuben And The Dark Announce North American Fall Tour
by TV News Desk - June 18, 2018

On the heels of a successful stint of U.S. tour dates, Reuben and the Dark have announced additional North American shows, including Chicago and Minneapolis. Full list of tour dates is here and below.... (more...)
Christie Lenee Releases New Instrumental Single STERLING HIGHWAY Christie Lenee Releases New Instrumental Single STERLING HIGHWAY
by TV News Desk - June 18, 2018

CHRISTIE LENEE--singer, songwriter and 2017 international fingerstyle guitar champion--has released her latest instrumental single, 'Sterling Highway,' today (6/15) on all streaming and download platforms. Click here to listen to LENEE's breathtakingly intricate composition viaSpotify or download on... (more...)
BMI Presents VERANO ALTERNATIVO During LAMC In NYC July 10 BMI Presents VERANO ALTERNATIVO During LAMC In NYC July 10
by TV News Desk - June 18, 2018

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), the global leader in rights management, will proudly present “Verano Alternativo” during the BMI co-sponsored Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) in New York City on Tuesday, July 10, at Drom (85 Avenue A, New York, NY) in the East Village. The rousing showcase wil... (more...)
Christie Lenée Releases New Instrumental, STERLING HIGHWAY Christie Lenée Releases New Instrumental, STERLING HIGHWAY
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2018

CHRISTIE LENEE--singer, songwriter and 2017 international fingerstyle guitar champion--has released her latest instrumental single, 'Sterling Highway,' today (6/15) on all streaming and download platforms. Click here to listen to LENEE's breathtakingly intricate composition viaSpotify or download on... (more...)
Kendl Winter Shares RISE AND FALL from Upcoming Album STUMBLER'S BUSINESS Kendl Winter Shares RISE AND FALL from Upcoming Album STUMBLER'S BUSINESS
by TV News Desk - June 15, 2018

Hear Kendl Winter's newest track, 'Rise and Fall' is sparse, mirroring the landscape of where it was written in rural Minnesota where Winter says she 'had a room to myself up in Lutsen, MN north of Duluth on Lake Superior and I kinda holed up and wrote this song. It pretty much was written as it cam... (more...)
Jill Barber Releases Single BIGGER THAN YOU + New Album METAPHORA Out June 22nd Jill Barber Releases Single BIGGER THAN YOU + New Album METAPHORA Out June 22nd
by TV News Desk - June 15, 2018

Yesterday, Jill Barber released her third single 'Bigger Than You,' off of her upcoming album Metaphora. It premiered on Grok Nation and was paired with an in-depth interview discussing the power behind the track. ... (more...)
Ben Caplan Releases Third Album OLD STOCK Amid US Tour Ben Caplan Releases Third Album OLD STOCK Amid US Tour
by TV News Desk - June 15, 2018

Ben Caplan has released his third album, Old Stock in association with Rhyme & Reason Records. On his latest album, Caplan combines timeless melodies with a contemporary folk-rock twist as he explores the immigrant experience with profound understanding and wry humor. Adapted from the acclaimed musi... (more...)
Oliver Hazard's Debut Album 34 N. RIVER Out Today Oliver Hazard's Debut Album 34 N. RIVER Out Today
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2018

Oliver Hazard, an emerging indie folk trio from Waterville, Ohio, have released their debut album 34 N. River. Culture Collide premiered the full-length, saying 'Oliver Hazard capture something no city slicker could. At the music's center is a classic Americana spirit, combined with a humble folk tr... (more...)
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo To Release Amazon Original Album Wake Up The Dream June 29 Secret Agent 23 Skidoo To Release Amazon Original Album Wake Up The Dream June 29
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2018

You are getting sleepy...very sleepy....when you wake up, you will feel refreshed and energetic, with a strange compulsion to immediately write about how great this album is while hopping on one foot. Aaaaand........WAKE UP!... (more...)
Mempho Music Festival Announces Daily Lineup Mempho Music Festival Announces Daily Lineup
by TV News Desk - June 15, 2018

ue to popular demand, Mempho Music Festival, brought to you by Big River Presents, has announced the daily lineup for its second edition, which will return to Memphis, Tennessee, on October 6th and 7th, 2018. Nestled in the heart of Shelby Farms Park, Mempho Fest blends today's top performers with M... (more...)
The Babe Rainbow Announces New LP DOUBLE RAINBOW Out 7/13 The Babe Rainbow Announces New LP DOUBLE RAINBOW Out 7/13
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2018

The Babe Rainbow Announces New LP DOUBLE RAINBOW Out 7/13... (more...)