Rhiannon Giddens And More Live Stream At August Wilson Center

The August Wilson African American Cultural Center (AWAACC) announced today the line-up for its third annual Highmark Blues & Heritage Festival (HBHF) on October 3, 2020, starting at 12 PM EST. Continue Reading →


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Our Native Daughters Launch Their First-Ever Live Performances In New York State

Our Native Daughters — the collaboration of Rhiannon Giddens, Leyla McCalla, Allison Russell and Amythyst Kiah — will launch their first-ever live performances this July in support of their LP ‘Songs of Our Native Daughters’. Continue Reading →


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HW Pick: Rhiannon Giddens “Julie”, 2016 (Video)

Rhiannon Giddens of the Carolina Chocolate Drops and “Nashville” based her lyrics for this song on a 19th-century slave’s memoir. Continue Reading →


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HW Pick: Williams, Giddens, Carrington And More Perform The American Songbook

Rhiannon Giddens01_credit Michael Weintrob and imani uzuri by petra richterova1As part of its 17th season, Lincoln Center’s acclaimed series American Songbook will feature top performers and rising stars of musical theater, pop, jazz, folk, soul, and R&B in The Appel Room and the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse this January through March. Continue Reading →


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HW Pick: Rhiannon Giddens At The Town Hall

rihanna harris in town hallIt was near the close of the first half of the T Bone Burnett–curated, September 2013 Another Day, Another Time concert at New York City’s Town Hall—a celebration of the early ’60s folk revival that had inspired the Coen brothers’ film Inside Llewyn Davis—when an extraordinary star-is-born moment occurred and singer Rhiannon Giddens, best known as a member of the Grammy–winning Carolina Chocolate Drops, indisputably stole the show. Continue Reading →


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