Rita Houston

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The World Of Bessie Smith: A Turning The Tables Playlist

Monday, August 05, 2019

There's a world of music you enter when you open the Bessie Smith door. Our playlist showcases some of of Smith's best songs, as well as music from her influences and inheritors.


Slingshot City Scenes: 5 Unique New York Venues

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Headed to New York City in search for some live music? In this week's City Scenes, WFUV picks some of the best venues for independent live performances.


​Margo Price, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018

Monday, January 21, 2019

Margo Price gave an authentically rich performance at the 2018 Newport Folk Festival.


Brandi Carlile, Live in Concert: Newport Folk 2018

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Brandi Carlile's Newport set was a pure celebration, as if she soaked up all that sunshine and love and poured it back over the crowd.


Tuck & Patti, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2018

Monday, July 30, 2018

The jazz duo opened its set with "Heaven Right Here," one of the early '90s tunes that had Tuck and Patti on the charts and all over jazz radio.


First Listen Live: Neko Case, 'Hell-On'

Friday, June 01, 2018

Hear the singer perform her new album in its entirety — and some older favorites — live from Littlefield in Brooklyn.


WFUV Presents: First Listen Live With The Head And The Heart

Friday, September 16, 2016

NYC's City Winery provided the perfect setting for a lucky crowd of a few hundred to watch the adored folk-rock band perform its new album, Signs Of Light.


WFUV Presents: Mumford & Sons

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Mumford & Sons recently returned to WFUV to perform songs from the band's new third album, Wilder Mind. A solid year working in studios on both sides of the Atlantic brought opportunities for experimentation and a more collaborative songwriting process.

Much has been written about Mumford "plugging in" ...


The New Basement Tapes, 'When I Get My Hands On You'

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Since 1967, a series of recordings known as The Basement Tapes has loomed large in music history. Bob Dylan and The Band casually recorded more than 100 songs — many of them captured in archival collections — in the upstate New York ranch house known as Big Pink. The recent ...


Son Little, 'The River'

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Son Little clearly studies, respects and loves the music that came before him. What happens next, though, is what makes him so appealing. Aaron Livingston made his name as a collaborator with The Roots and RJD2, each of whom helped him develop a sound that touches on soul, blues, hip-hop ...


Patty Griffin Sings A Song For Her Father

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Patty Griffin is back on the road to support American Kid, her seventh studio album, which she wrote as a tribute to her father. She recorded the album in Memphis, working with Luther and Cody Dickinson from the North Mississippi Allstars. Robert Plant, Griffin's tourmate and significant ...