Folk

Ruthie Foster's new CD recorded in New Orleans, expands musical boundaries

Submitted by conqueroo on Wed, 11/02/2011 - 1:49 pm

Those who have followed Ruthie Foster’s eclectic musical history know that she can burn down any stage with her combustible blend of soul, blues, rock, folk and gospel. And when Grammy Award-winning producer John Chelew suggested she record an album in New Orleans — with support handpicked from the Crescent City’s overflowing pool of talent — it was an opportunity for Ruthie to infuse fresh spices into her already rich sonic gumbo.

Mason Jennings @ The Boulder Theater | 10/28/11

Submitted by Boulder Theater on Wed, 10/26/2011 - 8:09 am

With his new album Minnesota, Mason Jennings crafts a collage of love trying to survive the transition into being a grown-up in a complex world. “Love is the most important thing to me, my relationship with my wife and kids,” Mason says, adding “And music has always been as important as breathing to me.

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Breathe Owl Breathe To Release Children's Book/7 Inch

Submitted by Pitch Perfect PR on Sat, 10/15/2011 - 10:16 am
Breathe Owl Breathe have always been storytellers. It only makes sense that they would spin a pair of tales that people of all ages could cherish together; stories and songs so simple and poignant in their message that adults and children alike will find moments and melodies that resonate for them.
 

Suzy Bogguss Revives Folk Favorites with New Release

Submitted by press on Fri, 06/03/2011 - 3:13 am

Suzy Bogguss had a revelation on stage with Garrison Keillor in 2008. Everyone loves to sing along on “Red River Valley” – except the children who somehow don't know the song. Folk songs are the scrapbook of the American experience, but as music education fades from our public schools, she worried; these beautiful melodies are in danger of being overlooked. She resolved to record these timeless songs in an updated but reverent way – so that everyone can sing along on “Red River Valley.”