FOLK MUSIC COVERAGE

 Bishop Briggs-Premieres Tonight, April 20 on AT&T AUDIENCE Network Bishop Briggs-Premieres Tonight, April 20 on AT&T AUDIENCE Network
by TV News Desk - April 20, 2018

AUDIENCE Network's music slate continues to deliver groundbreaking concerts, unique stories and exclusive performances across all genres, plus select programming in ultra high-definition/4K1, to audiences nationwide. Recent concert specials include: Taylor Swift, Garth Brooks, Keith Urban, Eric Chur... (more...)
The Room in the Wood Announce New MAGICAL THINKING EP Out Friday The Room in the Wood Announce New MAGICAL THINKING EP Out Friday
by BWW News Desk - April 19, 2018

A Turntable Friend Records has announced the forthcoming 'Magical Thinking' EP from Liverpool-based The Room in the Wood. Comprised of Paul Cavanagh and Dave Jackson, the duo shall present their debut EP digitally on April 20, followed by an 11-track album, to be released later this spring on vinyl,... (more...)
Matt Costa Releases New Single TIME TRICKS From Upcoming Album SANTA ROSA FANGS Matt Costa Releases New Single TIME TRICKS From Upcoming Album SANTA ROSA FANGS
by TV News Desk - April 19, 2018

Critically acclaimed California-based singer/songwriter Matt Costa is celebrating the upcoming release of Santa Rosa Fangs, his fifth full-length album—and first in five years—with a premiere of the single “Time Tricks” at All Music Guide, who praises the song's sunny shuffle and wistful lyrics;' li... (more...)
Americana/Folk Artist Mitch Hayes Share CHASING THE PACIFIC SUNSET TOUR Dates Americana/Folk Artist Mitch Hayes Share CHASING THE PACIFIC SUNSET TOUR Dates
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2018

Singer-songwriter Mitch Hayes, Queen City Music Awards 'Americana/Folk Artist of the Year' winner, brings his 'Chasing The Pacific Sunset' 2018 Spring Tour to acclaimed singer-songwriter venue Genghis Cohen, 740 N. Fairfax Ave., Thursday, April 26. Showtime: 7:00pm. Tickets: $10. Info: (323) 653-064... (more...)
Blackberry Smoke's FIND A LIGHT Debuts as Best-Selling Country and Americana / Folk Album this Week Blackberry Smoke's FIND A LIGHT Debuts as Best-Selling Country and Americana / Folk Album this Week
by TV News Desk - April 18, 2018

Blackberry Smoke's acclaimed new album, Find A Light, is the best-selling Country and Americana/Folk album in the country this week with over 16,000 in equivalent album sold. Based on Billboard's multi-metric consumption-which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and strea... (more...)
City Parks Foundation Announces the SummerStage 2018 Season City Parks Foundation Announces the SummerStage 2018 Season
by TV News Desk - April 18, 2018

City Parks Foundation is thrilled to announce the 2018 season of SummerStage, New York City's largest free outdoor performing arts festival, bringing more than 100 performances to Central Park and 17 neighborhood parks throughout the five boroughs. This year's festival, presented by Capital One, wil... (more...)
The 40th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival Announces Full Lineup The 40th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival Announces Full Lineup
by TV News Desk - April 18, 2018

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is pleased to announce the 40th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival will be hosted from August 24–September 2 in Millennium Park, the Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St.) and at venues throughout the city. Among many featured h... (more...)
Sofi Tukker Announces Treehouse World Tour, Plus Debut Album Out Now! Sofi Tukker Announces Treehouse World Tour, Plus Debut Album Out Now!
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2018

In celebration of their debut album, Treehouse, SOFI TUKKER will embark on TREEHOUSE WORLD TOUR - kicking off tomorrow 4/18 at 9:30 Club (Washington DC) and keeps them on the road into May. For tickets and complete details, please visit www.sofitukker.com/tour. ... (more...)
Lineup Announced for 2018 Outlaw Country Cruise 4 Lineup Announced for 2018 Outlaw Country Cruise 4
by TV News Desk - April 17, 2018

Steven Van Zandt's Renegade Circus and Sixthman, the industry leader in music festivals at sea, are excited to announce the lineup for the 2019 sailing of The Outlaw Country Cruise 4. The deep and diverse bill of new artists and returning favorites will be anchored byDrive-By Truckers, Lucinda Willi... (more...)
The Milk Carton Kids Announce New Record + Tour Dates The Milk Carton Kids Announce New Record + Tour Dates
by TV News Desk - April 17, 2018

ANTI- is proud to announce the release of ALL THE THINGS THAT I DID AND ALL THE THINGS THAT I DIDN'T DO, the anticipated new album from 2x GRAMMY® Award-nominated acoustic band The Milk Carton Kids. The LP is available for pre-order beginning today. ALL THE THINGS THAT I DID AND ALL THE THINGS THAT ... (more...)
Vinny Peculiar To Release New Album RETURN OF THE NATIVE May 4 Vinny Peculiar To Release New Album RETURN OF THE NATIVE May 4
by TV News Desk - April 17, 2018

UK based singer-songwriter Vinny Peculiar [aka Alan Wilkes] has been variously described as “an under-sung national treasure” (UNCUT Magazine) and “the missing link between Jarvis Cocker and Roger McGough” His various bands have included ex members of The Smiths, Oasis, The Fall & Aztec Camera and h... (more...)
The Two Man Travelling Medicine Show to Release New Album A SNAKE'S A SNAKE June 8 The Two Man Travelling Medicine Show to Release New Album A SNAKE'S A SNAKE June 8
by TV News Desk - April 17, 2018

From the darkest corner of rural Dorset, England comes The Two Man Travelling Medicine Show. Heartfelt, ramshackle, Country Punk. Formed in 2016 in the tiny village of Witchampton these 8 musicians put the words of local poet James Lynch to music.... (more...)
Madeleine Peyroux Readies New Album ANTHEM For August 31 Release + Sets U.S. Tour Madeleine Peyroux Readies New Album ANTHEM For August 31 Release + Sets U.S. Tour
by TV News Desk - April 17, 2018

A compelling storyteller's voice shines through on Madeleine Peyroux's confident 'Anthem', out August 31st (UMG). The lyrics are smart, witty and darkly hopeful, and Peyroux's characters and settings are so vividly drawn, it's as if a series of short films have come alive through song. Peyroux's cin... (more...)
 Violinist/Composer Benjamin Sutin to Release His Second Album MESHUGENAH with KLAZZ -MA-TAZZ Violinist/Composer Benjamin Sutin to Release His Second Album MESHUGENAH with KLAZZ -MA-TAZZ
by TV News Desk - April 17, 2018

OneTrickDog* Records is pleased to announce release of Meshugenah, violinist Benjamin Sutin's second album of Klezmer-inspired contemporary music with Klazz-Ma-Tazz on June 15, 2018. Klazz' 2016 debut album, Tangibility, has been described as “one of the year's best.” Like the earlier album, Meshuge... (more...)
WE THE FEST Reveals Second Phase Lineup Including Nick Murphy, What So Not, Majid Jordan, & More WE THE FEST Reveals Second Phase Lineup Including Nick Murphy, What So Not, Majid Jordan, & More
by TV News Desk - April 16, 2018

We The Fest, South East Asia's premier festival for all things music, arts, fashion and food, continue to exceed expectations with the announcement of its second phase of artists. Pulled from the very top of the R&B, indie, and dance spectrums, festival organisers Ismaya Live have once again reasser... (more...)
Luke Winslow-King Shares Deeply Personal, New Album BLUE MESA in New York May 14 Luke Winslow-King Shares Deeply Personal, New Album BLUE MESA in New York May 14
by TV News Desk - April 16, 2018

Hitting the road in support of his brand new album, Blue Mesa, Luke Winslow-King is planning a special stop in New York, NY at Mercury Lounge on May 14. ... (more...)
Dom Flemons & Victory Boyd, Grace McLean, & More Coming to The Sheen Center This Week Dom Flemons & Victory Boyd, Grace McLean, & More Coming to The Sheen Center This Week
by TV News Desk - April 16, 2018

This week, The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street, NYC) presents three special live music events on the stage of the Loreto Theater. Tickets are available at SheenCenter.org, by phone at (212) 925-2812, or in-person at The Sheen Center box office. ... (more...)
Ciaran Lavery Releases New Album SWEET DECAY Ciaran Lavery Releases New Album SWEET DECAY
by BWW News Desk - April 13, 2018

Ciaran Lavery has released his new album, Sweet Decay, today, April 13th 2018, via AllPoints (James Vincent McMorrow, Novo Amor, Anna Leone). The album includes the singles, '13' and 'To Chicago.'... (more...)
Elise Davis Shares New Single DON'T BRING ME FLOWERS From Sophomore LP CACTUS Elise Davis Shares New Single DON'T BRING ME FLOWERS From Sophomore LP CACTUS
by TV News Desk - April 13, 2018

This September, Elise Davis returns with her sophomore album Cactus, the follow up to her 2016 critically-acclaimed debut The Token. With Cactus, Elise moves between lush alt-country and stripped-down folk confessionals, gluing everything together with story-driven songs about independence, liberati... (more...)
Sofi Tukker Release Debut Album TREEHOUSE Today Sofi Tukker Release Debut Album TREEHOUSE Today
by TV News Desk - April 13, 2018

SOFI TUKKER's debut album Treehouse is out today worldwide just ahead of the North American leg of their world tour kicking off 18th April.  For the past two years, Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern have released a stream of adventurous and innovative music beginning with their Grammy nominated ... (more...)
Catherine McGrath Shares Brand New Track WILD From Upcoming Album TALK OF THE TOWN Out 7/27 Catherine McGrath Shares Brand New Track WILD From Upcoming Album TALK OF THE TOWN Out 7/27
by TV News Desk - April 13, 2018

At a time when country music is exploding into the mainstream with huge collaborations between Justin Timberlake and Chris Stapleton, and Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line, Catherine McGrath is poised to become the first international crossover star from the burgeoning UK country scene.... (more...)
Tyler Childers Confirms Tour + Releases Tiny Desk Concert on NPR Tyler Childers Confirms Tour + Releases Tiny Desk Concert on NPR
by TV News Desk - April 12, 2018

Tyler Childers' NPR Music “Tiny Desk Concert” is premiering today. Watch HERE. Childers performed “Lady May” from his acclaimed debut album, Purgatory, as well as two previously unreleased tracks, “Nose to the Grindstone” and “22nd Winter.” Of the set, NPR Music's Lars Gotrich declares, “Tyler Child... (more...)
THE LONG ROAD, A New Major UK Outdoor Country, Americana And Roots Festival, Announces Lineup THE LONG ROAD, A New Major UK Outdoor Country, Americana And Roots Festival, Announces Lineup
by TV News Desk - April 11, 2018

A major new greenfield music and lifestyle camping festival is set to bring the world-famous, inimitable sights and sounds of the country music scene to the UK in 2018. Taking place within the grounds of Stanford Hall in Leicestershire from September 7th – 9th 2018, The Long Road will present one of... (more...)
Traditional Music Duo Anna & Elizabeth To Perform at (Le) Poisson Rouge on April 23 Traditional Music Duo Anna & Elizabeth To Perform at (Le) Poisson Rouge on April 23
by BWW News Desk - April 09, 2018

Inspired by their new album, The Invisible Comes to Us, traditional music duo Anna & Elizabeth will bring their stories and sparse, atmospheric arrangements to (Le) Poisson Rouge on April 23 in New York, NY.... (more...)
Shlomo Franklin Announces Debut Release DON'T LOVE ANYBODY EP Out May 18 Shlomo Franklin Announces Debut Release DON'T LOVE ANYBODY EP Out May 18
by TV News Desk - April 09, 2018

New York-based singer/songwriter Shlomo Franklin announced his debut release, Don't Love Anybody EP. Out on May 18th, the five-song EP is a collection of raw folk songs inspired by 60s and 70s Woodstock icons and produced by Grammy Award winner C. Lanzbom (Pete Seeger, Bruce Springsteen). After year... (more...)