FOLK MUSIC COVERAGE

Gregory Alan Isakov Comes To Boulder's Fox Theater Gregory Alan Isakov Comes To Boulder's Fox Theater
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2018

Many musicians have day jobs to make ends meet. However, few artists maintain the lifestyle kept by Gregory Alan Isakov. The Colorado-based indie-folk artist is a full-time farmer who sells vegetable seeds and grows various market crops on his three-acre farm, while also tending to a thriving musica... (more...)
Ian Fisher Premieres New ICARUS Single From His IDLE HANDS Album Out 8/31 Ian Fisher Premieres New ICARUS Single From His IDLE HANDS Album Out 8/31
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2018

Raised in rural Missouri and living in Europe for the last 10 years, singer-songwriter Ian Fisher has written over a thousand songs and played almost as many concerts. This self-taught indie musician was schooled by his dad's record collection in the songwriting of the 1970s and is inspired by his l... (more...)
Goody Grace Teams Up With G-Easy For Haunting New Collab GIRLS IN THE SUBURBS SINGING SMITHS SONGS Goody Grace Teams Up With G-Easy For Haunting New Collab GIRLS IN THE SUBURBS SINGING SMITHS SONGS
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2018

Canadian singer/songwriter/producer Goody Grace has teamed up with hip-hop superstar, G-Eazy for their evocative new collab, “Girls In The Suburbs Singing Smiths Songs.” Driven by a haunting electric guitar, the single showcases Goody's acclaimed smoky vocals with support from G-Eazy's signature lai... (more...)
City Parks Foundation Presents the 26th Annual Charlie Parker Jazz Festival City Parks Foundation Presents the 26th Annual Charlie Parker Jazz Festival
by TV News Desk - August 21, 2018

City Parks Foundation's SummerStage is proud to announce the 26th Anniversary celebration of the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. The free festival is New York City's annual salute to the legendary late saxophonist, featuring storied veteran players as well as young jazz musicians who continue to shape... (more...)
Matt Costa Premieres TIME TRICKS Video, Sets Additional Fall Tour Dates Matt Costa Premieres TIME TRICKS Video, Sets Additional Fall Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2018

Southern California-based singer/songwriter Matt Costa's fifth full-length album—and first in five years—Santa Rosa Fangs is out now on Dangerbird Records and available for purchase/streaming at http://radi.al/SantaRosaFangs. Costa is now premiering the new video for the track “Time Tricks,” watch/s... (more...)
Disturbed Announce New Album EVOLUTION, Out 10/19, Lead Single ARE YOU READY Out Today Disturbed Announce New Album EVOLUTION, Out 10/19, Lead Single ARE YOU READY Out Today
by BWW News Desk - August 20, 2018

Critically acclaimed Sacramento musical artist Hobo Johnson reveals the dates for his “Bring Your Mom Tour” this fall. He hits the road on this headline run starting October 4 at House of Blues in New Orleans, LA and performs in major markets coast-to-coast before closing out the six week jaunt on N... (more...)
DC Area's Rainbow Rock Band Releases 'Total Eclipse Of The Rainbow' DC Area's Rainbow Rock Band Releases 'Total Eclipse Of The Rainbow'
by BWW News Desk - August 19, 2018

One of the brightest stars to come out of the DC metro area kids' music scene is Parents' Choice Award-winning Rainbow Rock Band, which performs more than 120 live shows each year. Kids and families around the country await the appearance of the band's second album, Total Eclipse of the Rainbow, whi... (more...)
Ed Helms' The Bluegrass Situation Announces Podcasts and Releases Details for 3rd Annual Shout & Shine Showcase Ed Helms' The Bluegrass Situation Announces Podcasts and Releases Details for 3rd Annual Shout & Shine Showcase
by TV News Desk - August 17, 2018

An exciting 2018 is underway for The Bluegrass Situation, the multifaceted and ever-evolving media company, co-founded by actor and banjo player Ed Helms, that has been redefining roots culture since 2012. Today, the movement better known as BGS is pleased to announce the addition of three new podca... (more...)
RuPaul's Drag Race Star Alaska Releases Album Under Duo 'Alaska and Jeremy' RuPaul's Drag Race Star Alaska Releases Album Under Duo 'Alaska and Jeremy'
by TV News Desk - August 17, 2018

World Famous drag star Alaska Thunderf*ck's new musical group Alaska and Jeremy have officially released their debut album Amethyst Journey today via PEG Records, the LGBT-focused label of Producer Entertainment Group (PEG). Alaska and Jeremy is the collaboration with her long-time musical partner J... (more...)
MUSE/IQUE Takes A Musical Road Trip With U.S./ROUTES MUSE/IQUE Takes A Musical Road Trip With U.S./ROUTES
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2018

MUSE/IQUE, Pasadena's pioneering live music organization and counter-conventional orchestra, concludes STATES/UNITED: Mapping Musical America, its inaugural summer series at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, on August 25, 2018, with U.S./ROUTES, at the Brown Garden Lawn... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch Brandi Carlile Perform 'Hold Out Your Hand' on FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE VIDEO: Watch Brandi Carlile Perform 'Hold Out Your Hand' on FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE
by Stage Tube - August 16, 2018

Brandi Carlile performed "Hold Out Your Hand" on last night's episode of "Full Frontal With Samantha Bee."  The song's official music video was filmed earlier this year during Seattle's March For Our Lives.... (more...)
Edan Archer Reveals Video For New Single BAD IMITATION OF SOMETHING GOOD Edan Archer Reveals Video For New Single BAD IMITATION OF SOMETHING GOOD
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2018

Florida-bred Nashville-based alt-country songcrafter Edan Archer revealed the new video for 'Bad Imitation Of Something Good,' her carefree Tom Petty-esque ode to liberation from others' ideas and assumptions about ourselves. The song shines a bright rock n' roll spotlight on the absurdity of people... (more...)
International Violinist and Singer-Songwriter Kimia Penton to Release the Soulful and Sophisticated WHERE THE RAIN FALLS EP International Violinist and Singer-Songwriter Kimia Penton to Release the Soulful and Sophisticated WHERE THE RAIN FALLS EP
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2018

As a recording and touring artist, songwriter, and classical violinist, KIMIA PENTON uses her music to explore the common themes we share on life's journey. KIMIA PENTON is proud to announce her WHERE THE RAIN FALLS EP, releasing worldwide in stores and online September 14, 2018. Having garnered fav... (more...)
KUTX Premieres Brand New Single From Gina Chavez, LIGHTBEAM, As Song Of The Day Today KUTX Premieres Brand New Single From Gina Chavez, LIGHTBEAM, As Song Of The Day Today
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2018

Austin-based, Latin pop songstress Gina Chavez premieres her brand new single and title track from her upcoming EP, 'Lightbeam,' as KUTX Song of the Day today. ... (more...)
Brandi Carlile in Concert: A Bluegrass Underground Special, Now Streaming at PBS Brandi Carlile in Concert: A Bluegrass Underground Special, Now Streaming at PBS
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2018

“Brandi Carlile in Concert: A BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND Special” is now streaming in full for a limited time at PBS.org and can also be viewed on demand at Apple TV, RoKu and Amazon Prime. Watch HERE. Filmed at The Caverns, an underground venue located at the foot of Monteagle Mountain in Pelham, TN, th... (more...)
Jim Wyly Releases 'The Artisan' in October - Check Out the First Single Jim Wyly Releases 'The Artisan' in October - Check Out the First Single
by BWW News Desk - August 13, 2018

Jim Wyly was born and raised in Tyler, Texas and has spent the last 40 years living and playing in the Austin area. While the obvious label for his music is 'Texas Songwriter', Wyly's sound and songs are influenced from a multitude of directions, ranging from pure folk to R&B and rock n roll. That's... (more...)
EVERLAST Releases Music Video For 'The Culling' Directed By Jason Goldwatch EVERLAST Releases Music Video For 'The Culling' Directed By Jason Goldwatch
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2018

EVERLAST Releases Music Video For 'The Culling' Directed By Jason Goldwatch... (more...)
Documentary On Chuck Ragan Receives Film Award for 'Best Story' Documentary On Chuck Ragan Receives Film Award for 'Best Story'
by BWW News Desk - August 09, 2018

If there's one thing that can be said about folk troubadour CHUCK RAGAN, he rarely sits still.  With half a dozen studio albums, live records, a video game soundtrack, and countless 7's, he's added one feather in his cap that he HAS to sit still for: fishing... (more...)
Nashville-Based Palm Ghosts Announce LOVE IN WINTER Single Off 'Architecture' LP Nashville-Based Palm Ghosts Announce LOVE IN WINTER Single Off 'Architecture' LP
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2018

Nashville-based outfit Palm Ghosts have announced 'Love in Winter'as the new single off their 'Architecture' album, out now via Ice Queen Records, for which they've unveiled a new video by created by fellow Nashville artist Nathan Morrow. ... (more...)
Mayday Parade Announces WELCOME TO SUNNYLAND TOUR, Beginning in October Mayday Parade Announces WELCOME TO SUNNYLAND TOUR, Beginning in October
by TV News Desk - August 07, 2018

Alt-rock mainstay Mayday Parade is thrilled to announce the Welcome To Sunnyland Tour, the first North American headlining run in support of the recently released LP Sunnyland, out now via Rise Records. Kicking off with a hometown show in Tallahassee, FL on October 2nd, the tour will feature support... (more...)
Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival' Celebrates Musical Versatility Of The Small 4-Stringed Wonder Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival' Celebrates Musical Versatility Of The Small 4-Stringed Wonder
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2018

Celebrating the little four-stringed wonder – the Ukulele – which has been captivating hearts and bringing musical joy into people's lives for over 100 years, the 2018 Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival presented by Kala Koa Entertainment, is an exciting day-long event dedicated to exploring... (more...)
Popicana Duo Freddy & Francine Release New Song AIN'T NO WAY Ahead of New EP Popicana Duo Freddy & Francine Release New Song AIN'T NO WAY Ahead of New EP
by TV News Desk - August 06, 2018

Culture Collide unveiled 'Ain't No Way,' the soulful new single from Nashville-based popicana duo FREDDY & FRANCINE (Bianca Caruso and Lee Ferris). The song is featured on their forthcoming EP Moonless Night produced by Dan Knobler (Lake Street Dive) due out September 7th, and follows their grooveta... (more...)
China Daily USA: Suzhou Chinese Orchestra charms Portland with folk music China Daily USA: Suzhou Chinese Orchestra charms Portland with folk music
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2018

The Suzhou Chinese Orchestra drew hundreds of Chinese folk music-lovers to the Lincoln Performance Hall at Portland State University on Friday with a "Charm of Chinese Music Concert".... (more...)
Bobbie Gentry 'The Girl From Chickasaw County - The Complete Capitol Masters' Available September 21 Via Capitol/UMe Bobbie Gentry 'The Girl From Chickasaw County - The Complete Capitol Masters' Available September 21 Via Capitol/UMe
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2018

In 1967, an enigmatic singer, songwriter and producer named Bobbie Gentry rose out of the Mississippi delta and enchanted audiences around the world with her beautiful, captivating voice and her "Ode To Billie Joe." An unconventional, beguiling song with simple acoustic guitar and sparse p... (more...)
Stu Mindeman Presents New Album Woven Threads Stu Mindeman Presents New Album Woven Threads
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2018

Stu Mindeman, pianist and composer, is set to release his new album titled Woven Threads (Sunnyside Records) on September 14, 2018. The eight track album is a remarkable journey through themes of distant memories, self re-discovery, and the connection between North and South American cultures. Woven... (more...)