Featuring Interviews and performances from Alice Gerrard, Ann Savoy, Rhiannon Giddens of The Carolina Chocolate Drops, Ruthie Foster, Deanna Bogart, Gaye Adegbalola, Eden Brent and some amazing women you never know existed!
Hailing from Anacortes and Seattle Washington, Spoonshine features the songwriting collaboration between Jacob Navarro (mandolin, guitar, vocals) and William Cook (upright bass, guitar, vocals), with support from Kelly Van Camp (drums). Spoonshine's songs often reflect on life between the farm, the sea, and the mountains that surround their Northwest home.
Christine Ohlman has graced the stage of Saturday Night Live for over two decades as front-woman for the Saturday Night Live Band. She performed with Big Brother and the Holding Company, taking the roll of Janis Joplin, in Central Park and joined George Harrison and Chrissie Hynde on stage for Bob Dylan's 30th Anniversary Concert in Madison Square Garden.
Pretend Sweethearts’ new record Becoming the Tender Animal, is loaded with transcendental folk delicacies. With a populist heart, a Sufi spirit and the incurable vagabonding predisposition, the songs draw their essence from many wells. This isn’t cutesy, derivative, middle-class “bluegrass” – this is 21st century folk music passionately articulating hope, despair and vision amid the roots and detritus of contemporary music. Brianna Blackbird and Drew de Man are from opposite ends of America.
The combination of Beth's delicate, pure, and melodious voice and Bradford's soulful, growling tone makes for a beautifully heart wrenching harmonious blend. With equal parts sweetly anthemic, pop tinged folk, provided by Beth, and Bradford's gritty, passionate Americana Roots sound, The Banner Days is an intrepid step for both artists.
The great painter Georgia O’Keeffe once said, “When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for the moment.” - Americana songwriter Kelley McRae approaches songwriting the same way, immersing herself in the meaning each song offers up.
Roots is proud to premiere her music video for the song "Rare Bird".
In 2009, a live show by iconic Midwestern rock band The Bottle Rockets was filmed with the intention of releasing it as a live concert movie. As the footage moved through post-production, it transformed into a more ambitious project that featured a documentary. Over six years in development, Welcome To Our Movie: The Bottle Rockets Live & In Person is at last released!
Lula Wiles perform “Traveling on” in this B-SIDE, filmed and recorded in June, 2016 in Saranac Lake, NY by Beehive Productions as part of their Ear to the Ground series.
Lula Wiles perform “Mama” in this B-SIDE, filmed and recorded in June, 2016 in Saranac Lake, NY by Beehive Productions as part of their Ear to the Ground series.
Lula Wiles perform “The Losing Side” in this B-Side, filmed and recorded in June, 2016 in Saranac Lake, NY by Beehive Productions as part of their Ear to the Ground series.