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Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargeaves Join the Free Dirt Family!

Please join us in welcoming Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargeaves to the Free Dirt family! The old-time duo—both masterful in skill and innovative in their approach—will release their self-titled debut album on March 22Listen to a song off the new record (their version of "Eighth of January") premiering now via The Bluegrass Situation. PRE-ORDER the record right here.


Out Now: Vivian Leva's Deeply Rooted Label Debut 'Time Is Everything'

Out Now: Vivian Leva's Deeply Rooted Label Debut 'Time Is Everything'

Vivian Leva’s debut solo record, Time Is Everything, is out now! Saving Country Music says it “needs to be on your radar" (and we couldn't agree more). Featuring Riley Calcagno, the album effortlessly shifts between archaic ballads, classic country and honky tonk, and contemporary Americana, with songwriting that'll bowl you over. Snag your copy here.


Anna & Elizabeth 7-inch Vinyl Single Out Now!

Anna & Elizabeth 7-inch Vinyl Single Out Now!

It's release day for the new Anna & Elizabeth 7-inch vinyl single Hop High/Here in the Vineyard! A beautiful evolution of the duo’s traditional foundation, this release takes the minimalist approach of their previous work into the avant-garde. Get your vinyl / digital copy at one of the links below:

Free Dirt
iTunes
Amazon


Anna & Elizabeth included in NPR Folk Alley’s 10 Favorite Albums of 2015

Anna & Elizabeth included in NPR Folk Alley’s 10 Favorite Albums of 2015

We’re super excited to announce that Anna & Elizabeth’s self-titled debut made NPR Folk Alley’s 10 Favorite Albums of 2015! Linda Fahey writes: "This is pure folk music—it doesn't get much better than this." A hearty congratulations from all of us here at Free Dirt!


Anna & Elizabeth nominated for Best New Album by fRoots

Anna & Elizabeth nominated for Best New Album by fRoots

We’re excited to announce that fRoots Magazine has nominated Free Dirt artists Anna & Elizabeth for Best New Album of 2015! Each year the magazine polls over 300 writers, broadcasters, and activists from around the world to compile their shortlist of nominees. Keep your ears tuned because the winning album will be announced Friday, December 4th at 11pm GMT on BBC Radio 3’s show World on 3.