Jupiter and Okwess transcend the Congo’s unexplored musical heritage and dive into a pool of modernity. For their first show at The Cedar, they share a co-bill with Fendika, a troupe of the most accomplished azmari musicians and dancers from across Ethiopia.
Bruce Molsky, “one of America’s premier fiddling talents” (Mother Jones) and Grammy-nominated artist on fiddle, banjo, guitar, and song is delighted to present his brand new trio with Allison de Groot and Stash Wyslouch.
Delta Lady–Rita Coolidge is back with Safe in the Arms of Time, her 18th solo album and a reaffirmation of her indomitable spirit and unquenchable creative thirst.
Cleveland-born David Wilcox is a father, a husband, a citizen and a songwriter known for his smooth baritone voice, virtuosic guitar chops, and creative open tunings, giving him a range and tenderness rare in folk music.
OVRFWRD is a four piece all instrumental band from Minneapolis, MN whose diverse sound palette hints at rock, jazz, and classical. They’ll be releasing their third full length album at The Cedar.
Calvin Johnson established Olympia, Washington-based indie label K Records in 1982 and founded Dub Narcotic Studio in 1993. He has performed with groups such as Beat Happening, The Go Team, Halo Benders, Dub Narcotic Sounds System, and The Hive Dwellers. He tours as a solo artist, and also performs as Selector Dub Narcotic. He's touring behind his new solo album, A Wonderful Beast, which will be released on K Records this fall.
On her fourth solo album, Eleanor Friedberger (The Fiery Furnaces) embraces ’80s goth pop and explores a newly fragmented internal landscape as a post-election expat in Greece.
Jim Lauderdale is an American music-master, and the author of a soundtrack both glorious and expansive. Here are the first and last chapters of the newly revised edition: His initial recording, with bluegrass innovator Roland White, and his newest effort, the expansive, hyper-melodic Time Flies.