Apr 12, 2014 — The unabashedly earnest and sentimental folksinger stops by the NPR Music offices for an intimate glimpse of three sweet songs from his new album, Grass Punks.
Apr 11, 2014 — Singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester made a name for himself in the '70s and counted among his fans Emmylou Harris and Elvis Costello. Winchester has died at 69 after a battle with cancer.
Apr 11, 2014 — Revered by other musicians, Winchester began recording in 1970. He had a hit of his own with "Say What." Artists such as Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt and Elvis Costello covered his songs. He was 69.
Apr 9, 2014 — The daughter of folk-music royalty Loudon Wainwright III and Suzzy Roche, Lucy Wainwright Roche took her own path before deciding to follow in her family members' musical footsteps.
Apr 7, 2014 — The Brown Bird singer, who played folk that edged toward the dark sides of both blues and country, died Saturday after a year-long fight with leukemia.
Apr 6, 2014 — A mainstay of the contemporary bluegrass circuit, the progressive band performs a lush three-part tune from its sixth studio album, Let It Go.
Apr 3, 2014 — Meet the legendary Scottish musician, producer and broadcaster. Today, we'll hear music over the course of his decades-long career in the folk scene connecting Celtic and American song traditions.
Apr 2, 2014 — Baker's story is one that few others have experienced. After surviving a life-changing tragedy, the singer-songwriter relearned to play guitar and refined his quiet, powerful performance style.
Mar 31, 2014 — Separately, Petra, Rachel and Tanya Haden have worked on vastly different musical projects. But when they come together to cover classic country music, the result is a treat and a trip in time.
Mar 30, 2014 — Raised on farms in Appalachia, singer Zac Little brings sounds from the hollers of his childhood to the darker, louder aesthetic of his current band. He joins NPR's Rachel Martin for a conversation.