Peter Wolf to join Patty Griffin, Josh Ritter, and Dar Williams at Passim's 60th Anniversary Celebration; Joan Baez to present Lifetime Achievement Award
Music legend Peter Wolf will perform as a special guest at the 60th Anniversary Celebration Concert for Club Passim, the venerable folk music venue in Harvard Square. Wolf joins the previously announced lineup that includes Grammy award-winner Patty Griffin, Josh Ritter, and Dar Williams, as well as Sol y Canto with Alisa Amador, and Canadian singer songwriter Rose Cousins at the Boch Center Shubert Theatre on Thursday, November 14, 2019.
Josh Ritter and the Royal City Band returned to New York City this weekend, taking the stage at the Upper West Side’s historic Beacon Theater. New Yorkers and out-of-towners alike gathered under the ornate ceilings of the theater, buzzing with anticipation for Ritter and his longtime band to take the stage nearly five months after the release of his latest album, Fever Breaks.
Singer/songwriter Josh Ritter and indie-folk duo The Milk Carton Kids have teamed up for an Amazon Original reimagined version of Ritter’s song “Losing Battles.” Originally released on Ritter’s latest album Fever Breaks, “Losing Battles” is available now only on Amazon Music. The accompanying video was also released today. The track is available to stream and purchase HERE.
Watch "Losing Battles” HERE.
The Marcus King Band has just announced a fiery round of new performers for the third annual Family Reunion. Topping the bill for the expanded lineup are Colorado bluegrass pickers Yonder Mountain String Band, Charleston funk and dance players Doom Flamingo, multi-faceted performer Doyle Bramhall II, blues rockers Andy Frasco & The U.N., and more.
Acclaimed singer and songwriter Josh Ritter’s new album, Fever Breaks, debuts at #4 on Billboard’s Americana/Folk Albums Chart, #5 on Independent Albums Chart, #14 on Top Current Albums Chart and appears on the Billboard 200. Produced by Grammy Award-winning musician Jason Isbell, the 10-track album was recorded at Nashville’s historic RCA Studio A and features Isbell’s band, the 400 Unit.
The Rex Foundation is honored to be a beneficiary of Jubilee: A Celebration of Jerry Garcia, an amazing evening of all-star musicians paying tribute to Jerry's work in and out of the Grateful Dead. Performers announced so far include Josh Ritter, Amos Lee, David Hidalgo of Los Lobos, Molly Tuttle, Willie Watson, Hiss Golden Messenger, Jamie Drake, Banditos, and Billy Strings, all led by the Jubilee House Band featuring Benmont Tench (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers), Sean Watkins, Tyler Chester, and Jay Bellerose.
“Miles Away,” a new stand-alone single from acclaimed artist Josh Ritter, debuts today—listen here: http://spoti.fi/2CIcbts. Of the track, Ritter says, “I wrote ‘Miles Away’ a few years ago after flipping through a book of photos of the Earth from space. Zack Hickman produced it and plays most of the instruments on the song. I didn’t quite know what to do with song, so I held on to it.