For those who weren't privy to the excellent Mississippi Sheiks Tribute Concert that occurred in May 2010 in as part of the Vancouver Winter Olympics Cultural Olympiad, Black Hen Music is proud to announce the release of a live DVD that will showcase the fantastic performances of that night. Stay tuned for more details! Release date is slated for September 21 in Canada, the US, and Europe.
Black Hen's own Mary Kastle is very proud to be releasing her debut full-length album today. Head on over to the album page to sample some tracks of the jazzy, folky, groovy mix found on "Beneath the Folds".
CBC's recording of Old Man Luedecke's CD Release show at the Rebecca Cohn Theatre is up now on "Concerts On Demand". Check it out here!
Check out Devon Sproule on NPR as she talks about the inspirations for her latest work ¡Don't Hurry for Heaven! and gives us a taste of her live performance.
Not only is her wonderful album released today (check it out here (http://www.blackhenmusic.com/album/dont-hurry-heaven) but Devon Sproule also hit #1 on the Earshot radio charts this week! Way to go, Devon!
In this case, it would be good to hurry and check out this groovy little album and you might just find yourself in heaven. :)
We're happy to announce Jenny Whiteley and Devon Sproule's new releases are already making waves at radio stations across Canada. Jenny's new album 'Forgive or Forget reached #1 this week and Devon's album 'Don't Hurry for Heaven' debuts at #6.
Congratulations to John Wort Hannam on his Juno nomination for 'Queen's Hotel' for Roots & Traditional Album of the Year: Solo. Way to go John!
In celebration of the new Sojourners record, we're giving you an opportunity to win a shiny new 8GB iPod Nano and listen to a track off their new album! Click on the link below and enter your email to win. You will be directed to a link to download a free MP3. Click here for more information:
The lineup for the Mississippi Sheiks Tribute Show has been finalized and tickets are selling fast! If you're anywhere near Vancouver on March 13 or 14, you won't want to miss this show! Featuring John Hammond, Van Dye Parks, Geoff Muldaur, Colin James, Jim Byrnes, The Sojourners, Steve Dawson, Robin Holcomb, Dave Alvin, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Oh Susanna, Bob Brozman, and a stellar house band from the Sheiks Tribute CD - Matt Chamberlain on drums, Wayne Horvitz on keyboards, Keith Lowe on bass, and guitarist/musical director Steve Dawson.
Get tickets here while you still can!
We are proud to announce that two of our artists have been nominated for Indie Awards!
The Deep Dark Woods for Favourite Folk/Roots Act, and Jim Byrnes for Favourite Blues Act.
Congratulations to you both on your nominations and good luck! :)