Carolina Chocolate Drops
Newly dubbed MacArthur "Genius" Rhiannon Giddens wants to bring one of the most overlooked moments in American history to the stage.
Two songs from one album can't necessarily capture a band's zeitgeist, but for David Wax and Suz Slezak, these true stories hit remarkably close to home.
Today -- after the amicable departure of Flemons and Robinson for their own solo projects -- the band, more than ever, is a shifting troupe of young African-American folk musicians who revolve around Rhiannon Giddens. I had long wanted to speak with this lady.
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As Treme has come to a close, it's hard to decide whether the food or music will be more memorable.
"If you want to be a band, a rocker, a guy that can play music and jam with other people and be a real musician, then you've just got to go play as much as you can in front of as many people as you can any time, anywhere and live and breathe it. Put your head down and keep on swinging."
In the United States and around the world, roots music is thriving. You can see it at the highest levels of the global music scene, in the work of Grammy-winning artists such as the Carolina Chocolate Drops and the Chieftains, both of which have new albums very much worth hearing.
Wednesday, May 9 Yo-Yo People at Kennedy Center The Look Both Ways: Street Arts Across America series continues with the
For three thoughtful souls with the power and resiliency to sing awfully sad songs, Missy Higgins, Joy Williams and John Paul White look pretty damn happy. And pretty damn pretty to boot.
This week, we feature music by Iggy Pop, Sean Hayes, The Leftovers, Joanna Newsom, Donna Summer, Oppenheimer and more.
The $20 ticket is a steal for this always enjoyable act. Longtime fans and first-time listeners alike will be stomping their
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