In this clip from Live From Empty Sea, Bellingham troubadour Robert Sarazin Blake plays his original song "Our Winter In New York." The full concert is available by clicking here.
Folksinger, songwriter, and guitarist Tom Rush recalls his illustrious and unconventional career in this music-filled documentary. The film chronicles Rush’s life, mostly from his own humorous, self-deprecating perspective.
It is narrated by Rush himself, and features interviews with James Taylor, Elektra Records’ Jac Holzman, and DJ Dick Summer.
Gathered around one microphone, Isa Burke, Ellie Buckland, and Mali Obomsawin pass around instruments and frontwoman duties with style and ease. Their effervescent vocal harmonies, deep musical chemistry, and evocative arrangements create a dynamic and spirited live show. Lula Wiles bring diverse influences to original songs that combine tradition with a distinctly modern sensibility. Their repertoire spans from centuries-old Appalachian ballads to classic country to contemporary Americana songwriting.
The frontman of Promise of The Real and the son of Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson sings his original "All The Pretty Horses" in front of 50 Feet's Super 8 camera.
Brooks Williams, from Statesboro, Georgia (the town made famous by country-blues legend Blind Willie McTell), creates a super-charged roots music. Key And Chords from Belgium describes Williams' music as "A beautiful fusion of blues, old country and a touch Americana." Audiences are often heard asking, how can one guitar and one voice sound like a full band?
Caffè Lena is widely recognized as the oldest continuously operating coffeehouse in the United States. It is an internationally renowned cultural center and an American treasure. Opened in 1960, by Lena and Bill Spencer, the café has helped to launch many of America’s best loved songwriters. In the ensuing years, Lena created a legend. The remarkable roster of artists includes Skip James, Mississippi John Hurt, Bob Dylan, Emmylou Harris, Arlo Guthrie, Don McLean, Nanci Griffith, Dave Van Ronk, Odetta, Rev.
Forlorn Strangers is a Nashville, TN based Americana quintet, with members hailing from the great states of Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania & Minnesota. The band is comprised of five songwriters, each having their own distinct sounds & styles that blend into one cohesive voice. Their music is rooted in family harmonies & flavored with guitars, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dobro, & foot stomping percussion.