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Sam Amidon performed four songs for Seattle public radio station KEXP at last year's Pickathon festival in Oregon. In addition to the previously released "Down the Line," you can watch the complete four-song set with that song and "Your Lone Journey," both from his latest album, Lily-O, as well as two earlier songs here. Amidon performs at a live eTown taping with Bill Frisell in Boulder on Tuesday and joins Regina Carter at Royce Hall in LA on Friday. He continues to tour the country in the coming months with Glenn Kotche, Punch Brothers, and more.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoFriday, February 19, 2016|0 comments
Lianne La Havas spoke with PBS NewsHour about her Jamaican and Greek roots and the visit to her mother's family in Jamaica that inspired her album Blood . "It was really moving, emotional for lots of reasons, just because my family are from there, but I had never seen it before," she tells NewsHour. "And it was nice to go there and feel connected to a place. That was a feeling I never felt before." You can watch the piece, which also includes live performance clips, here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Television VideoVideoThursday, February 18, 2016|0 comments
Lianne La Havas was the musical guest on The Late, Late Show with James Corden last night on CBS, performing the song "Green & Gold," from her new album Blood and her new EP, Blood Solo. You can watch the performance here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Television VideoVideoThursday, February 18, 2016|0 comments
Rokia Traoré has unveiled the official music video for "Ilé," a song from her newly released album Né So. The video was directed by Romain Carciofo. You can watch it here. The Times says of Né So: "Traoré has made the album of her career."Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoWednesday, February 17, 2016|0 comments
Rokia Traoré performed two songs from her new album, Né So, on the French TV show Le Grand Journal last night: "Ilé" and "Obiké." You can watch here. She was also a guest on the French show Le Grand 8 on Monday, performing "Mayé" from the new album. Traoré tours several cities across France starting in Paris on Thursday, February 25, followed by stops in Amsterdam, Brussels, and Geneva. She heads to the US in late March for shows in NYC, DC, and Savannah.