News & Reviews
- Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Newport Folk Fest Doc Features Emmylou Harris, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Low Anthem, Chris Thile, Michael Daves, Wanda Jackson
This year's Newport Folk Festival in July includes sets from Punch Brothers and Sara Watkins. A new short documentary from sö pa productions and Ryan Mastro revisits last year's festival and looks into what makes Newport so special. The video features interviews and performances from artists at last year's festival, including Carolina Chocolate Drops, The Low Anthem, Chris Thile, Michael Daves, Wanda Jackson, and Emmylou Harris. "In the story of my life, folk music brought me to music," says Harris. Newport "was where these people that I just kind of worshiped gathered." Watch the documentary here.
- Tuesday, March 20, 2012
The Low Anthem will support Feist on her US tour this spring, the Canadian singer-songwriter announced today. The band will join Feist for four shows in the Midwest in June, making stops in Minneapolis, Madison, Ann Arbor, and Columbus. Ticket on-sale dates and details are still to come. Today's news follows an unforgettable week of collaborations for The Low Anthem with The Chieftains and a SXSW set with Bruce Springsteen.
About this Album
This digital EP features three new and exclusive tracks recorded at the same sessions as The Low Anthem's 2011 album Smart Flesh, which Paste magazine includes among the year's 50 Best Albums: "Old Cedar Tree" and two variations on the tune "Roses in a Mist."
Performed by The Low Anthem
Words and music by Benjamin Miller/Jeffrey Prystowsky/Jocelyn Adams
This is available from Nonesuch in the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, and New Zealand only.