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  • 5 best Mumford & Sons lyrics

    5 best Mumford & Sons lyrics

    British folk-rock band Mumford & Sons has become a staple to the music scene since emerging in 2009 with a style all their own. The band became known for using banjos intertwined with rock and since then, they have evolved ditching the banjos for more anthemic sounds. With four studio albums...
  • J.S. Ondara announces 'Tales of America' fall tour 2019

    J.S. Ondara announces 'Tales of America' fall tour 2019

    About six years ago, Kenyan musician J.S. Ondara received his Green Card made the trek to America. The self-taught musician had a knack for American folk music and after posting songs online, he earned himself a major label record deal. His album Tales of America  was released on Feb. 15, 2019 and...
  • Andrew Belle announces summer 2019 tour

    Andrew Belle announces summer 2019 tour

    Singer-songwriter Andrew Belle is readying to hit the road again this year with a string of dates already released for the spring and now, he's extending The Hushed tour into the summer. The tour is in support of his deeply personal 2017 album Dive Deep and 2014's EP Black Bear (Hushed). The Hushed...
  • Joni Mitchell "Morning Glory on the Vine" will be released Oct. 22.

    Joni Mitchell announces book of unreleased works

    As Joni Mitchell continues to celebrate her 75th birthday year, the singer-songwriter has announced the upcoming book release Morning Glory on the Vine: Early Songs and Stories, out Oct. 22 via Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. With only 100 copies initially published in 1971 (the same year as her stellar...
  • Indigo Girls announces 2019 tour dates

    Indigo Girls announces 2019 tour dates

    The Indigo Girls are headed to the Sunshine State this spring. On Monday, the veteran folk-rock duo comprised of Amy Ray and Emily Saliers announced their plans for a trio of shows scheduled across Florida in early May as part of their 2019 spring tour. The three new shows added to the band’s spring...
  • Paul Greene returns for the new season of the Hallmark hit series, 'When Calls the Heart,' beginning on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 8/7c.

    Interview: Paul Greene talks upcoming album and new season of the Hallmark hit series ‘When Calls the Heart’

    Paul Greene spent his 20s traveling the world and cultivating a successful modeling career. He went on to guest star in numerous shows and eventually landed the role of a lifetime: the “King of Hallmark.” As Hallmark’s leading man, Greene has commanded countless films and series, making him one of...
  • AXS Exclusive: Trevor Hall reveals brand new live performance music video for ‘MOON / SUN’

    AXS Exclusive: Trevor Hall reveals brand new live performance music video for ‘MOON / SUN’

    In celebration of his recent hit single “MOON /SUN,” Trevor Hall is taking his show on the road. “The MOON / SUN Tour is a nation-wide, 23-city tour that we are embarking on starting in Portland, Maine, on March 7,” Hall tells AXS. “We will be joined by the incredible band, Dirtwire, along with Will...
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    Glen Hansard announces 'This Wild Willing' Tour 2019

    After releasing his new album earlier this year, Glen Hansard has announced a US Tour in support of said album, titled This Wild Willing Tour. The tour will start in Europe, with his first show being in Amsterdam March 7. After a quick pit stop in New York presenting the music of Van Morrison, the...
  • Brandi Carlile announces fall 2019 performance at the Mann

    Brandi Carlile announces fall 2019 performance at the Mann

    Folk rocker Brandi Carlile has been out on the road promoting her latest album By the Way, I Forgive You and has announced an extension of the tour supporting the album that adds 20 additional performances throughout 2019. Carlile will make a stop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Sept. 6 to perform...
  • Lord Huron announces summer 2019 tour dates

    Lord Huron announces summer 2019 tour dates

    After confirming show dates for the spring, Lord Huron will keep the indie folk party going well into August, having announced dates for the summer leg of their tour. Kicking off July 14 in Indianapolis, stops will include Cleveland, Portland, San Diego, Minneapolis and a hometown gig at the...
  • Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band announces 2019 tour dates

    Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band announces 2019 tour dates

    Josh Ritter has long made folk music a cool genre for folks who may not understand the simple nature of the genre. He and his band, The Royal City Band, has long put hit-after-hit on the charts, even with the ebb and change of music itself. It really speaks to the volumes just how great Ritter’s...
  • 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...
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    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...
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