As spring continues to warm up into summer down here in North Carolina we are so grateful to be seeing all of your smiling faces over the first half of our Shakori Hills GrassRoots Live! concert series!
The Shift Summit & Music Festival - Featuring Michael Franti, Rising Appalachia, Nattali Rize, and more
The Shift Network has announced The Shift Summit & Music Festival, set to begin on September 18th and lead up to the International Day of Peace, September 21st, 2020. The 4-day event combines top-tier musicians and renowned thought leaders throughout society, focused on building a better future, including Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Jane Goodall, Rep.
Pickathon Presents A Concert a Day Week 9 (June 1-7): Phil Lesh, Rising Appalachia, Lido Pimienta + more
We’re on the ninth week of Pickathon’s A Concert A Day and we’re rolling right into June with a ton of momentum thanks to all the donations that have been pouring in for MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund! We’ve got a special lineup this week as well, with Americana eclecticists Rising Appalachia who just laid down a great Tiny Desk Concert at NPR.
"As with so many of our songs, the message of “Resilient” has taken on a new poignancy in this time of disruption, isolation, and uncertainty,” says David Brown, bassist and baritone guitar player for the global folk band Rising Appalachia, about the remixed version of “Resilient” that was released Friday. NPR Music praised the original track when it was released as an “uplifting, original folk anthem,” and this remix is no different.
Singer-songwriter and folk mainstays Trevor Hall and Citizen Cope will co-headline the historic Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado on May 1st, 2020, with multi-instrumentalist sisters Rising Appalachia, performing on the bill as well.
Trevor Hall has spent 2019 touring extensively and working on new music, including releasing single “Strength in One,” his first release since his critically acclaimed independent release The Fruitful Darkness (June 2018), which debuted at #4 on the iTunes alternative chart.
Rising Appalachia and Ayla Nereo are taking over the Ogden Theatre this Sunday, October 20th for a night filled with blissful folk music and serene feminine energy. Both Rising Appalachia and Ayla Nereo embody a progressive and enlightened voice that is setting standards on forward-thinking, yet impressively melodic and instrumental music, to come for generations.
This year, Rising Appalachia released a new album, Leylines, played numerous festivals, and did good work for the world. On August 25, 2019, Rising Appalachia will continue that good work in Northwest Arkansas during the Fayetteville Roots Festival.
We got in touch with Chloe Smith just ahead of the band's Roots Festival appearance to learn how music connects to the deepest parts of their human-ness.