Article: World Cafe Nashville - Mary Gauthier
Rifles & Rosary Beads, her most recent record, called "music that's just plain important" by The Los Angeles Times, earned Gauthier her first Grammy nomination in the category of Best Folk Album
Biography: David Olney
"Any time anyone asks me who my favorite music writers are, I say Mozart, Lightnin' Hopkins, Bob Dylan and Dave Olney. Dave Olney is one of the best songwriters I've ever heard - and that's true. I mean that from my heart." Townes van Zandt
Biography: Vance Gilbert
When Shawn Colvin invited Gilbert to be a special guest on her Fat City national tour he took audiences across the country by storm. More than 12 accomplished albums later, Vance continues to refine his unlikely union of humor, virtuosity and the unexpected.
“This is the kind of music that will link Ireland’s musical past with its future.” – Time Magazine
“A soulful singing feminist, McKeown blends progressive Irish folk music with a harder-edged, pop-rock sensibility. Her album ‘Bones’ is a stirring work of intense soul-searching.” – Los Angeles Times
“Equal parts folk-flavored songwriter and alternative rock chanteuse, Susan McKeown’s debut album ’Bones’ is arrestingly original.” – The Boston Globe
Article: Jean Rohe
A true citizen artist, she gracefully approaches matters of social concern with artistry and heart. Her 2013 video release, National Anthem: Arise! Arise! is an aspirational alternative national anthem for the United States, which has now been performed by choirs and bands across the country and was published last year in the second edition of the popular songbook Rise Up Singing (Rise Again). No Depression wrote, Not only does she make astoundingly beautiful music but she is thoughtful, reflective, and courageous.