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Joan Baez Celebrating 75th Birthday with Jackson Browne, Emmylou Harris, Indigo Girls and More

Legendary folk singer-songwriter and social activist Joan Baez is about to turn 75. To celebrate her over 55 year-long career as a musician, she's throwing a star-studded birthday concert at the historic Beacon Theatre on January 27th. Special guests ...

Iron & Wine's Sam Beam Covers Gwar's 'Sick of You' in Shocking, Laidback Video

As part of A.V. Club's "Undercover" series, in which the publication pre-selects a list of songs for bands to cover, Iron & Wine's Sam Beam covered "Sick of You" by metal band Gwar.

Dion & Paul Simon Release Emotional Duet, 'New York is My Home' Music Video [WATCH]

As February 2016 rounds the corner, American singer-songwriter Dion has plans to drop his latest album, titled 'New York Is My Home'. The "Runaround Sue" singer enlisted the help of fellow proud New Yorker, Paul Simon, to lend his harmonic vocals on ...

Mumford & Sons ‘An Arrow Through the Heartland' Tour With Blake Mills Tickets Rising Fast

Indie folk-rock band Mumford & Sons are heading back out on the road next April to continue supporting their May 2015 album release, Wilder Mind. The upcoming tour, 'An Arrow Through the Heartland' will hit major cities in the American South and the ...

Jose Gonzalez Announces 2016 US Spring Tour With yMusic

José Gonzalez has announced a new US tour in March of 2016 with New York City-based chamber sextet yMusic. The Swedish folk musician has been touring almost non-stop since the release of his February album Vestiges & Claws.

Jack Black Recalls Forgetting Words to Elliott Smith Cover 'Say Yes' [WATCH]

Jack Black--comedian, performer, musician, failed Elliott Smith cover artist? The Goosebumps star recently recalled an awkward performance from a 2013 Elliott Smith tribute concert in Los Angeles, calling the embarrassing incident a "fiasco."

Remix Bob Dylan's "Like A Rolling Stone" From 'The Cutting Edge' Box Set With New Web App

Today marks the release of Bob Dylan's 12th Bootleg Series volume titled The Cutting Edge 1965-1966, and with it comes a new web app that allows fans to feel like they are in Studio A with the folk legend himself. ...

Joanna Newsom Performs 'Divers' Track 'Leaving the City' on 'Jools Holland' [WATCH]

Joanna Newsom appeared on Later ... with Jools Holland this week for her debut television appearance in support of her latest album, Divers. The eclectic modern folk singer/songwriter performed her mystical track "Leaving the City" for the studio ...

Tom Jones Preps New Album & Autobiography, Reveals Desire To Get DNA Tested For Black Ancestry

Sir Tom Jones has prepped a new album to coincide with his upcoming autobiography "Over The Top And Back.” Hitting stores December 4th, Long Lost Suitcase finds The Voice UK judge teaming with multi-instrumentalist Ethan Johns for the reflective ...

Mixtape Monday: This Week's Newest Tracks For Sharing

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new 2015 songs from Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, ...

Sufjan Stevens and Gallant Cover Drake's 'Hotline Bling'

Drake's "Hotline Bling" has quickly become the most covered song of 2015 despite falling short of No. 1 on the Hot 100, and now fans have another artist to add to the list from the soft-spoken folk music of Sufjan Stevens and his tour mate, Gallant.

Lucinda Williams Announces 'Ghosts of Highway 20'

Lucinda Williams announced the official release date of her 2016 album 'Ghost of Highway 20' on Thursday (Oct. 29). The album is a follow-up to her fantastic, Americana-Award-winning album 'Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone.'

City and Colour Go Underground in 'Wasted Love' Music Video [WATCH]

Canadian singer-songwriter Dallas Green dropped his fifth City and Colour studio album, If I Should Go Before You, on Oct. 9. Wandering into previously untouched blues and psychedelic territories as opposed to airy songs of personal confession, the ...

Mixtape Monday: This Week's Newest Tracks For Sharing

Each and every week we put together our favorite tracks that had premiered a few days prior into one magnificent mixtape to share with you and your friends. This time around we've decided to share new 2015 songs from Adele, Justin Bieber, Charli XCX, ...

Ryan Adams Talks Taylor Swift, Shakespeare and 'Ghostbusters' in New Interview

Ryan Adams is certainly on a roll with Taylor Swift inspired musical fare as he just released a cover album of her original '1989.' His composition of her works was a major success and Swift approved. ...

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