Musical legend Paul Simon recently went on tour with his latest album, "So Beautiful or So What," plus his classic hits. Jeffrey Brown caught up with the singer-songwriter to discuss his new album, the art of songwriting and his outlook…
Watch a profile of the "chambergrass" group Crooked Still.
By Mike Melia
Front-woman of the Junior League Band, Lissy Rosemont is set to release her third full-length album, "Jelly Roll," this week with a concert at Washington, D.C.'s Rock N Roll Hotel. Lissy is singer, guitarist, pianist, banjo player...and the author's fiancee.
By Tom LeGro
Abigail and Lily Chapin have been singing and performing together since they can remember. Growing up in a family surrounded by musicians, they probably couldn't help it. We met the sisters at a recent tour stop at the 9:30 Club…
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By Tom LeGro
Tonight on the NewsHour, Jeffrey Brown talks to Wu Man, who at age 45 is one of the world's leading musical ambassadors. She's a master of the pipa -- a four-stringed lute with ancient roots in central Asia and China.
By Arts Desk
Last night on PBS's American Masters, viewers got an intimate portrait of one of America's most famous singers. Joan Baez began performing with her guitar in coffee shops at just 17, but went on to help define the sound and…
Critics have been praising the Wood Brothers since their first studio project together, a 2006 modern blues and folk album called "Ways Not to Lose." NPR named the album one of the best of the year.
All artists carry stories -- stories shaped by personal histories, cultures and family experiences. Fifteen of them are brought together at the Kohler Arts Center in "American Story," an exhibition of artists with diverse backgrounds.
Mary Travers, member of the folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary, died of leukemia at the age of 72 on Wednesday.
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