Tag: folk

African American Roots Music Fest spotlights banjos, fiddles in Fort Worth

The first live Fort Worth African American Roots Music Festival is onstage this weekend at the Southside Preservation Hall. Brandi Waller-Pace established the festival to reclaim a tradition: Country fiddles, banjos, the jug band — they’re all part of African American traditions. Even for her, it was a discovery — that as a Black woman playing a… Read more »

Exclusive First Listen: Seryn, “This Is Where We Are”

Seryn hails from Denton, Texas, where its 5 members came together to compose the layered, string-based sound first heard on their hand-distributed EP. The band recently spent time in Austin’s Ramble Creek Studios, emerging with this full length, entitled This is Where We Are. The record doesn’t come out until January 25th, but you can hear the… Read more »