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Lizz Wright Announces Career-Defining Studio Album 'Shadow' And Toronto Concert

On Shadow Wright pens five originals including “Root of Mercy,” “Circling,” “This Way,” “Sparrow” which features Angelique Kidjo and “Your Love” with Meshell Ndegeocello. She showcases along with her own works singular renditions of songs by Cole Porter, Gillian Welch & David Rawlings, Sandy Denny, Candi Staton, Toshi Reagon, and Caitlin Canty.

Omnivore Recordings Announces Previously Unissued Performance From Iconic Folk-Rock Band Steeleye Span

Fairport Convention co-founder and bassist Ashley Hutchings and legendary singer Sandy Denny parted ways with the group after their classic Liege And Leaf album. Hutchings recruited Tim Hart and Maddy Prior (an established folk duo) and Terry and Gay Woods, naming their new band after a character in the traditional song “Horkstow Grange.”

Kassi Valazza Shares 'Corners' Single From New Album 'Kassi Valazza Knows Nothing'

Portland, Oregon-based artist Kassi Valazza recently announced her sophomore full-length, Kassi Valazza Knows Nothing, which is set to release on May 26 via Fluff & Gravy Records (Margo Cilker, Anna Tivel) in North America and Loose Music (Andrew Combs, Courtney Marie Andrews) in the UK. Pre-orders are available now.

Julia Bullock to Release First Solo Recording in December

The album features Samuel Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 and the aria “Memorial de Tlatelolco” from John Adams’s El Niño – featuring London’s Philharmonia Orchestra and conductor Christian Reif. With Reif as pianist, Bullock performs “City Called Heaven” and songs by Oscar Brown, Jr., Billy Taylor, Sandy Denny, and Connie Converse.

BWW Review: Joanna Gleason Makes and Preserves History By Sharing Family History In OUT OF THE ECLIPSE at 54 Below

Joanna Gleason returns to 54 Below with her musical memoir OUT OF THE ECLIPSE, one of the best shows one could hope to see on any stage, nightclub or otherwise.

Mary Fahl, Formerly Of October Project, Will Perform at THE LOFT@CityWinery in July

Mary Fahl is an expressive, emotional singer/songwriter who first achieved fame as lead singer and co-founder of the mid-1990s NYC- based Folk-Chamber Pop group October Project.  The hallmark of their sound was Mary Fahl's awe-inspiring power vocals over gorgeous melodies played with passion and sophistication. 

Mary Fahl Will Perform Live at Sellersville Theater in June

Mary Fahl (formerly of October Project) will perform at the Sellersville Theater on June 8.

Will Stratton Shares New Track 'When I've Been Born (I'll Love You)'

With his new album The Changing Wilderness due for release on May 7th via Bella Union, and having previously shared lead track 'Tokens', today Will Stratton has shared new single 'When I've Been Born (I'll Love You)' and its accompanying visualizer. Watch and listen HERE.

Will Stratton Announces New Album THE CHANGING WILDERNESS, and Shares Track 'Tokens'

Today, Bella Union has announced the return of Will Stratton, whose new album The Changing Wilderness will be released on May 7th, 2021. Today Stratton has also shared first track titled 'Tokens' and its accompanying lyric video.

Louise Quinn & GATES OF LIGHT Announce New LP

Today, Louise Quinn and GATES OF LIGHT share 'Walk On,' the lead single off their upcoming LP. Gates Of Light is out March 26th on Shimmy-Disc. Brooklyn Vegan premiered the track, praising it as a '60sish pop number that sounds a little like a more folky Lulu.'

Jeannette Byrne Releases New Album WOMEN OF THE ONE WORLD

Irish music artist Jeannette Byrne has released her fourth album 'Women Of The One World'. Women Of The One World is a concept album that hosts a collection of covers from influential female artists of the 1960s and 1970s, many of whom continue their great work today. With songs from Buffy Sainte Marie, Joan Baez, Sandy Denny, Judy Collins and Laura Nyro, Jeannette Byrne draws inspiration from women who put themselves at the forefront of progressive movements. An established performer of the French chanson on sold-out stages across Europe, Jeannette has also performed widely across Irish national television and radio. In 1998, Jeannette Byrne's first EP 'Une Femme' was voted one of the top 5 records of the year by The Irish Times. 1999 saw the release of Jeannette's critically acclaimed first studio album 'Elegy' followed by her 2005 album 'Cafe Diva'.


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Tickets To 2019/20 Afterglow @ OBERON Series Now On Sale

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Producer Diane Borger, and the Afterglow Festival, under the artistic direction of Quinn Cox, are pleased to announce that tickets are now available for all events in the 2019/20 Afterglow @ OBERON series, which begins October 3 and 4 with The Martha Graham Cracker Cabaret.

Everything But The Girl Announces 25th Anniversary Vinyl Release of 'Amplified Heart'

Today, Everything But The Girl announced their million-selling critically acclaimed seventh studio album Amplified Heart will appear for the first time on vinyl on July 5 as a special 25th Anniversary Edition mastered at half-speed for optimum audio fidelity at London's Abbey Road Studios. The LP is now available for pre-order.

Strawbs Announce 50th Anniversary Celebration in Lakewood

In celebration of their 50th anniversary, UK music legends Strawbs, plus a host of guest performers, former Strawbs, and Strawbs-related artists, will be performing at the Strand Theater in Lakewood, NJ on April 26-28, 2019!

Linda Thompson Celebrates Music of English Music Hall with 'My Mother Doesn't Know I'm On the Stage'

Linda Thompson's career began in the much beloved late '60s/early '70s British folk-rock scene, when she went by the name Linda Peters. At first, she was mostly a session singer and a part of a short-lived duo with Paul McNeill with whom she released two singles, in 1968 and 1969. McNeill happened to be friends with Sandy Denny, and soon so was Linda. She became one of the “supergroup” of musician friends related to Fairport Convention for the 1972 The Bunch album, a side project of sorts that highlighted rock hits of the '50s. The album's single featured Linda and Sandy covering the Everly Brothers' “When Will I Be Loved.” Also in 1972 Linda married Richard Thompson; she and Sandy can be found in the credits for his solo debut, Henry the Human Fly. Beginning in 1974, albums started appearing by Richard & Linda Thompson, winding up with 1982's classic Shoot Out the Lights — which also signaled the end of their marriage.

Jessie Kilguss to Hold Record Release Show at Rockwood Music Hall

After four widely heralded self-released albums, Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Jessie Kilguss is clearly on the verge of gaining the wider recognition she so decidedly deserves. Her mood-affecting melodies reflect an artist who consistently proves herself remarkably adept at expressing a wide array of interests and emotions that stir the senses through both her vocals and in her verse.

NUBLU MUSIC OF NOW, OUR BIG F*CKING SHOW and More Coming Up This Winter at The Wild Project

The Wild Project has just announced its current and upcoming projects for December and January. Scroll down for details!

British Folk Rockers Fairport Convention's 50th Anniversary Celebrated With Lavish 7CD Box Set

Seminal British folk rock band Fairport Convention's 50 th anniversary will be celebrated on July 28 with two exciting releases via A&M/UMe a lavish 7CD box set chronicling their extraordinary first decade entitled, Come All Ye The First Ten Years, and a 180-gram vinyl reissue of their influential classic album, Liege & Lief. Both releases are available for pre-order now.

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