Hiss Golden Messenger

Grammy-nominated band Hiss Golden Messenger has announced the release of their highly anticipated new album Jump for Joy (Merge Records) on August 25th. The group has also announced an extensive fall tour of the U.S. in support of Jump For Joy (see list of dates below). The first single “Nu-Grape” bursts with buoyant verses and a gospel-tinged chorus featuring Aoife O’Donovan and Amy Helm on backing vocals.  Watch the new video HERE.

Today, Sound Mind Live announces its fifth annual Sound Mind Music Festival for Mental Health, presented this year as a free, all day street festival between Irving Ave and Wyckoff Ave in Bushwick, Brooklyn on Saturday, May 20th. Starting at 12pm, the festival will feature full sets from Iron & Wine, Hiss Golden Messenger, Langhorne Slim, KAMAUU, and Pom Pom Squad.

North Carolina-based singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Chessa Rich releases “Julia” from the forthcoming album Deeper Sleeper, out April 7 via Sleepy Cat Records. Featuring Alex Bingham of Hiss Golden Messenger on bass and synths and Joseph Terrell of Mipso on background vocals, “Julia” is a treatise on the creative process, paying homage to the titular Julia Cameron and her 1992 book The Artist’s Way.

Warren Haynes Presents: Christmas Jam officially returns in 2022. Following a three-year hiatus, the annual holiday event, also presented by the W&S Charitable Foundation and Stefani Scamardo, will once again descend upon Haynes’ hometown of Asheville, NC on Saturday, December 10th for a special evening at Harrah’s Cherokee Center to benefit the Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity along with BeLoved Asheville. The 31st Christmas Jam features an incredible lineup including Phil Lesh & Friends (feat.

Philadelphia Folk Festival has announced the initial lineup for its 60th anniversary event taking place August 18-21, 2022 at its idyllic home, Old Pool Farm, just north of Philadelphia. The weekend-long celebration will include headlining appearances from hip-hop fusion mavericks Michael Franti & Spearhead, Punch Brothers (reviving their celebrated American Acoustic ensemble featuring Americana heavyweights Watchhouse and Sarah Jarosz), and Americana-soul sensations The War and Treaty.

After two quiet years due to Covid-19, Cold Mountain Music Festival is excited to announce the  Festival’s return with a lineup you won’t want to miss. The Festival will take place at beautiful Lake Logan in Canton, North Carolina on June 4, 2022.

Acclaimed singer-songwriter-producer-musician Scott Hirsch today releases his third solo album Windless Day through Echo Magic Records with Soundly Music. To mark the occasion, he’s sharing an imaginative new music video for the song “Night People.”

Acclaimed singer-songwriter-producer-musician Scott Hirsch releases “Night People” off his upcoming album Windless Day, which comes out on October 8 through Echo Magic Records with Soundly Music. Listen to the “Night People” through the DSPs here and watch the art video for the song on YouTube here.

Acclaimed singer-songwriter-producer-musician Scott Hirsch has announced today’s premiere of an exclusive new live in-studio acoustic performance video of his mesmerizing new single, “Dreamer.” Directed by musician/photographer Brendan Willing James at Hirsch’s Echo Magic in Ojai, CA, “Dreamer (Live In-Studio Acoustic Performance)” is streaming now via YouTube

Musician Scott Hirsch shares today “Spirit True” a song from his upcoming album Windless Day. Hirsch, who was an original member of Hiss Golden Messenger, serves as both producer and artist for Windless Day which comes out October 10 via Echo Magic Records with Soundly Music. The album is available digitally, CD, and on vinyl (black and iridescent pearlized purple). Preorders are available now.

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