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  • Listen: Joy Williams gives Depeche Mode’s ‘Enjoy the Silence’ a folky twist

    Listen: Joy Williams gives Depeche Mode’s ‘Enjoy the Silence’ a folky twist

    Joy Williams has been covering Depeche Mode's "Enjoy the Silence" as an encore track during her concert performances. She has finally released an official live recording of the 1990 dance track but has given a folk treatment to the song consistent with her styling. Williams stays true to the...
  • The Avett Brothers announce 2019 tour dates

    The Avett Brothers announce 2019 tour dates

    Folk act The Avett Brothers have announced that they will be hitting the road in 2019 for a series of 22 dates. The tour kicks off on March 7 in St. Augustine, Florida and takes the folk rockers through Tampa, New Orleans and Tulsa. The tour concludes on July 7 after a three-night run at Red Rocks...
  • Listen: The Lumineers cover Willie Nelson's 'Pretty Paper'

    Listen: The Lumineers cover Willie Nelson's 'Pretty Paper'

    Folk rock band The Lumineers has recorded a cover of country western icon Willie Nelson's "Pretty Paper." The band is donating all of the proceeds from the track to the Brown Paper Bag Movement which provides food and clothes to those who are homeless. The Lumineers' version of the song retains the...
  • John Prine announces 2019 tour dates

    John Prine announces 2019 tour dates

    John Prine shows no signs of slowing down in 2019. The three-time Grammy winner has announced a 2019 world tour in continued support of his critically acclaimed studio album The Tree of Forgiveness, which dropped April 13 via RCA. Indie Brew reports on Dec. 8 that the 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame...
  • Art Garfunkel announces In Close-Up tour 2019

    Art Garfunkel announces In Close-Up tour 2019

    Art Garfunkel is hitting the road next year, and, all of a sudden, 2019 seems to look like a better year than the current year many are leaving behind. Garfunkel, who is an undisputed pop culture icon, will embark on a limited world tour that many of his diehard fans have been salivating over...
  • Colter Wall announces 'Songs of the Plains' tour 2019

    Colter Wall announces 'Songs of the Plains' tour 2019

    Americana singer-songwriter Colter Wall recently released his second full-length album Songs of the Plains and has planned 2019 tour dates in support of that effort. After completing several dates in December, Wall will take several weeks off from touring for the holiday and get right back to it...
  • Jerry Schatzberg

    Rare Bob Dylan photographs surface showcasing career milestones and pitfalls

    As a singer/songwriter, Bob Dylan is a pioneer in the art of folk and rock as a leader of social consciousness who embraces his vision for world peace through his artistic and thoughtful lyrics. Dylan’s personal life has been for the most part private with the exception of a few special people who...
  • Jacob Collier announces DJESSE world tour 2019

    Jacob Collier announces DJESSE world tour 2019

    There are artists that do cover songs right, and then there’s Jacob Collier. Beyond right, his covers are unforgettable.  The British composer's unique fusion of jazz, groove, and folk form a truly mind-blowing experience and got the attention of the legendary Quincy Jones who signed him to his...
  • Top 10 best Patty Griffin songs

    Top 10 best Patty Griffin songs

    Patty Griffin has had a way with words since debuting in the 1990s. Her song lyrics paint vivid pictures of heartache, longing, inspiration and so much more. She’s been covered dozens of times by well-known artists and has toured with some of the best as well. Long after she’s finished creating...
  • Alexa Spieler

    Photos: Five reasons to see Ray LaMontagne live

    Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne’s consistently captivated listeners with his intimate performances and raw, powerful vocals throughout the years. While fans can certainly sense his tangible vulnerability and emotionality through his albums, there’s nothing quite like how...
  • Video Premiere: The Milk Carton Kids share new clip for 'I've Been Loving You,' talk upcoming fall tour

    Video Premiere: The Milk Carton Kids share new clip for 'I've Been Loving You,' talk upcoming fall tour

    Later this month, folk duo The Milk Carton Kids will kick off their fall 2018 tour in support of the latest studio record, All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn’t Do. The record marks the first time the duo has recorded with a full band, Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan enlisting...
  • October 2018: Denver's Paramount Theatre tickets and event calendar

    October 2018: Denver's Paramount Theatre tickets and event calendar

    Founded in 1930, The Paramount Theatre--located in the heart of downtown Denver--was originally a movie house. Over the years the movie theatre--which features amazing art deco design and stunning murals--evolved into a concert venue and has become a destination for many larger acts looking for a...
  • Watch: John Prine shares video for 'Summer's End' from his latest album 'The Tree of Forgiveness'

    Watch: John Prine shares video for 'Summer's End' from his latest album 'The Tree of Forgiveness'

    Summer has come to a close, and legendary singer-songwriter John Prine has appropriately shared a video for The Tree of Forgiveness track “Summer’s End.” The song and video--directed by Kerrin and Elaine Sheldon--showcase Prine’s amazing ability to capture the essence of everyday America, this time...
  • Watch: Bill Murray and John Prine perform 'Paradise' with The SteelDrivers at the Grand Ole Opry

    Watch: Bill Murray and John Prine perform 'Paradise' with The SteelDrivers at the Grand Ole Opry

    The SteelDrivers welcomed two legends onstage during their recent performance at the famed Grand Ole Opry. Singer-songwriter John Prine and actor Bill Murray joined the bluegrass band for a rendition of the Prine classic “Paradise.” Murray shared a mic with fiddler Tammy Rogers and bassist Mike...
  • AXS Patio Sessions: Family of the Year talk making their most vulnerable album yet in 'Goodbye Sunshine, Hello Nighttime'

    AXS Patio Sessions: Family of the Year talk making their most vulnerable album yet in 'Goodbye Sunshine, Hello Nighttime'

    Earlier this year, Los Angeles-based folk band Family of the Year released their fourth full-length album, Goodbye Sunshine, Hello Nighttime . The four-piece stopped by the AXS Patio Sessions for an exclusive intimate performance of new songs from the record. The group also spoke about the lengthy...
  • Shannon McArdle releases sharp new album 'A Touch of Class'  (Listen)

    Shannon McArdle releases sharp new album 'A Touch of Class' (Listen)

    Singer and songwriter Shannon McArdle has returned with another sharp-tongued album, A Touch of Class. You can listen to the album's title track in its entirety by playing the video above and download the record on iTunes. A Touch of Class is the folk artist's long-awaited follow-up to her 201...
  • Rebecca Loebe announces fall 2018 tour dates

    Rebecca Loebe announces fall 2018 tour dates

    Singer, songwriter and "The Voice" alumni Rebecca Loebe has planned a fall 2018 tour, with more than a dozen new shows between now and the end of the year. Watch clips from her past tours by playing the video above, then get tickets to see her live this fall here. Loebe released her latest studio...
  • Folk duo Colin & Caroline release debut EP ‘Wish I Was’

    Folk duo Colin & Caroline release debut EP ‘Wish I Was’

    Wish I Was is the debut EP from the acoustic-folk duo out of Virginia, Colin & Caroline. Their song, “More Than Gravity,” was featured in the 2017 Netflix original series “13 Reasons Why,” casting a light on the couple’s catchy harmonies.  Their very first EP comes with five new love-infused...
  • Gregory Alan Isakov Tour heading to North America and Europe for fall 2018

    Gregory Alan Isakov Tour heading to North America and Europe for fall 2018

    Acoustic Indie-folk singer and songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov has announced his first studio album since 2013’s The Weatherman and will plan on touring North America and Europe in support of the project this fall. The popular acoustic guitarist, singer and producer will release Evening Machines on...
  • Oliver The Crow reveal their 2018 North American tour dates

    Oliver The Crow reveal their 2018 North American tour dates

    Folk duo Oliver The Crow are touring this summer, giving audiences the opportunity to hear their newest music and experience their talented musicianship live. Watch a live performance of "Sailing With The Tide" by playing the video above, before their tour begins July 25. The duo, which consists of...
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