PLAYLIST (Artist - Title - Album - Label) Hour ONE: Alison Krauss - Poison Love - Windy City - Capitol Records Lyle Lovett - More Pretty Girls Than One - Step Inside This House - MCA Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Please Read the Letter - Raising Sand - Rounder Korby Lenker - Nothing Really Matters - Thousand Springs - Soundly Music Korby Lenker - Book Nerd - Thousand Springs - Soundly Music Red Tail Ring - Wondrous Love/Lay Aside Your Crown - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley Exclusive Red Tail Ring - Love of the City - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley Exclusive Red Tail Ring - Fall Away Blues - Folk Alley Sessions - Folk Alley Exclusive The Infamous Stringdusters - Gravity - Laws of Gravity - Compass Records Gillian Welch - Wichita (Revival Outtake) - Boots No.1: The Official Revival Bootleg - Acony Records Shovels & Rope - The Last Hawk - Little Seeds - New West Records Steve Earle & The Dukes - Goodbye Michelangelo - So You Wannabe An Outlaw - Warner Brothers Hour TWO: Darden Smith - Firefly - Everything - Compass Records Michael J."To honor Bob and raise money for a wonderful charity is a win-win." Ticket sale proceeds benefit Thistle Farms, a Nashville-based charity committed to helping a community of women who have survived prostitution, trafficking and addiction.As always, the Best Fest's acclaimed house band, The Cabin Down Below Band, will host a prodigious cast of musicians, with confirmed artists including Emmylou Harris, Jason Isbell, *Kacey Musgraves, Ann Wilson, Kurt Vile, Wynonna & The Big Noise, Boz Scaggs, Kesha, City & Colour, Moon Taxi, *Brothers Osborne, Dhani Harrison, John Paul White, Nikki Lane, Brendan Benson, Rayland Baxter, Holly Williams, Langhorne Slim, Eric Pulido of Midlake, Ruby Amanfu, Karen Elson, Amanda Shires, Danny Masterson, Bijou Phillips, The Whigs, Cory Chisel, Adriel Denae, Jonathan Tyler, Robert Ellis, Shelly Colvin, Tommy Emmanuel and many more surprise guests.Audiences can expect to be treated to new songs and past hits in a concert that has been described by the Guardian UK as “perfectly rendered, every note pin-drop immaculate” and by The Independent UK as “[a] sleek performance”.Tickets to Norah Jones are on sale from Tuesday 18 September.Open Mic is the place for unsigned, undiscovered or otherwise under-exposed artists to post their music and take Folk Alley's online corner stage.
To see their unique brand of ground-stomping, soul-stirring folk rock at my favorite festival will be an unforgettable experience for sure, one that I’m looking forward to more than any other at this year’s event.Tickets Go On Sale Saturday April 16 The Best Fest is proud to announce Dylan Fest: A Celebration of Bob Dylan's 75th Birthday.Set for May 23rd and 24th at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium, the two-night concert event will see an extraordinary and eclectic array of artists paying tribute to the music of Bob Dylan with unprecedented performances of their favorite Dylan songs."They're lending their time and talent for their love of Bob, and for a wonderful cause." Once again, The Best Fest is proud to have Jameson Irish Whiskey on board as sponsor.The Frontier Touring Company are thrilled to confirm that for the first time in more than seven years the gorgeous and talented Norah Jones will be heading to Australia in support of her Danger Mouse produced and critically acclaimed album “Little Broken Hearts” (out now through Blue Note/EMI).Chisel’s full-length debut, 2009’s Death Won’t Send A Letter, was produced by Grammy-winning Joe Chiccarelli (The Shins, White Stripes) and featured members of Band of Horses, My Morning Jacket, and the Raconteurs.