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See You at Folk Alliance 2018!

Free Dirt is headed back to Folk Alliance International in Kansas City next week! This year we’re co-presenting the Sweet Beaver showcase (room #743) with Dollartone Records, Saving Country Music, Lucky Bird Media and Wild Heaven Beer - check out the killer lineup below, including Free...


New Hackensaw Boys Single "Oval Room" Premieres on PopMatters

Here at Free Dirt, we’re thrilled the Hackensaw Boys decided to dust off the 1980s Blaze Foley song “Oval Room." Listen to the brand new single now via PopMatters! Thank goodness for Blaze’s mighty pen that so perfectly captures the feeling of political malaise, and for the Hackensaw Boys’ spirited interpretation (what better way to drive a point home than to bring in a children’s chorus to sing with you?). We hope it offers some comfort while the circus is in town...

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Free Dirt at AMA & IBMA 2016

Free Dirt at AMA & IBMA 2016

The Free Dirt team will be making our way to both the Americana Music Association Festival and conference in Nashville, and the International Bluegrass Music Association's annual World of Bluegrass conference in Raleigh! 

Stop by our AMA showcase at InDo on Thursday 9/22, proudly presented in partnership with MerleFest, IBMA, Hearth PR and Quicksilver Productions. Free Dirt artist Dori Freeman will perform, among others! Both Dori and Hackensaw Boys are AMA official showcase artists. Hackensaw Boys will perform at the official AMA kickoff...


Hackensaw Boys Featured On Cover Of Americana Rhythm Magazine

Hackensaw Boys Featured On Cover Of Americana Rhythm Magazine

Congrats to Hackensaw Boys who are on the cover of this month’s issue of Americana Rhythm Magazine! Read the full interview here to learn more about the band's origins and early days in Virginia, a pivotal opening spot for Cake, and how many members have been in the band over their 17 years (hint: it's a lot). Enjoy!


Hackensaw Boys On NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday April 23

Hackensaw Boys On NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday April 23

The week after the release of their new record Charismo, band members David Sickmen, Ferd Moyse and Brian Gorby joined NPR's Scott Simon to talk about the new album.