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Free Dirt  American roots music, spoken word, and beyond. Distribution & services for artists & labels. Makin' a living, not a killing since '06.

"With fine song notes, an insightful booklet essay and archive photos, the presentation of this exceptional disc is nigh impeccable" - @folkradiouk | PRE-ORDER 'Sing Me Back Home' (out Sept 21) at the Lincoln buy-0 | Photo by Betsy Siggins

Full house at JP's gumbo party with @erinraemusic

Come on down to come down! JP Harris' legendary "Sunday Morning Coming Down" shindig is open for business at 919 Gallatin Ave (The Compound) from noon-7pm. Food, drinks, tunes, you know the drill. Swipe left for FUN...

Our boy @ilovehonkytonk spitting truth and tunes from the new record at @americanafest

On the eve of her @americanafest official showcase, we’re stoked to announce ‘Thanksgiving’—the new EP from @rachelbaiman—coming November 2 on Free Dirt! The four-song collection is music made to inspire an introspective holiday season, with themes of Indigenous rights, home and homelessness, and love in hard times. ‘Thanksgiving’ features some wonderful guests including flatpicking guitar master @molly_tuttle, and marks an intriguing follow up to Baiman’s celebrated full-length ‘Shame’. Catch Rachel’s official AmericanaFest showcase on Thurs, 9/13, 7:30pm at Station Inn!

"In the universe that I live in, the discovery of these recordings by Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard in a dusty closet is something akin to finding some holy relic from the Bible days in some faraway desert" ~ @hissgoldenmessenger

Prepping for hurricanes and @americanafest this week! Excited to have both JP Harris and @rachelbaiman representing the Free Dirt family at AMA this year.
Rachel's official showcase: Thurs 9/13 - 7:30pm @stationinn1974
JP Harris' official showcase: Sat 9/15 - 9pm @3rdandlindsley
Catch JP also Mon 9/10: Live on ACME Radio 11:30am
Thurs 9/13: co-hosting the All Star night at Robert's with @jerrypentecost
Fri 9/14: guest appearance at America canaFest's Tribute to 1968
Sun 9/16: Free Dirt, @eastnashvillian & @hearth_music co-sponsored 'Sunday Morning Coming Down' extravaganza at The Compound feat. @thewatsontwins, @erinraemusic, @elizabethcookforsheriff, @ilovehonkytonk, et al.

A rainy day is a good time to revisit Rev. Frank Newsome's wonderful story and hymn singing on @npr's "Fresh Air"
#Repost @patjarrett
Rev. Frank Newsome is on Fresh Air with Terry Gross today. This is his songbook, he has all the music memorized.
#vafolklife #preacher #pink #hymnal #christian #oldregularbaptist #appalachia #haysi #blacklung #coal #coalcountry

Courtney Hartman & Taylor Ashton recorded a gorgeous version of the Nick Drake gem "Which Will" for their new record, 'Been on Your Side.' Watch the whole thing on the Youtubes or Facebooks and ORDER/STREAM the album at the linkinbio @courtneyhartman @taylrashtn

#nickdrake #pinkmoon #americana #newmusic #bluegrass #cover

Hazel & Alice live feat. the return of that great shirt 👕

#Repost @folkmusicarchive with @get_repost
Hazel & Alice in concert. Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard, two of the first women to record bluegrass albums. Via: @sfolklife
#alicegerrard #hazeldickens

🎉Out Now 🎉 'Been on Your Side,' the serenely stunning debut album from Courtney Hartman & Taylor Ashton! @alley_pics calls them "two masterful players and songwriters who clearly take seriously their commitment to their craft." We sure think so! ORDER or LISTEN via linkinbio ☝🏻 @courtneyhartman @taylrashtn

Lots of new music to share this week! Head over to bluegrasstoday dot com to hear "Nature Of Us" from Courtney Hartman & Taylor Ashton's debut record (which is out tomorrow) 🙌 @bgtoday

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