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Happy Album Release Week Betse!!!

She has done it again! Fiddler extraordinaire and Free Dirt Records artist, Betse Ellis released yet another gripping album by the name of High Moon Order. A true musical journey, Betse incorporated different influences that encapsulate what an incredibly unique and talented musician she has become. High Moon Order has already grabbed the attention of major news outlets such as No Depression, which selected the album for an exclusive "First Spin" feature. This being Betse's second album, she has quickly gained a reputation in the Folk world...


Pokey LaFarge releases a slick new self-titled LP with Third Man Records

Earlier this month, our man Pokey LaFarge released a new self-titled album released under Jack White's  very own Third Man Records. We couldn't be more excited for him! The album was produced by Pokey himself and Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show. It is chock full of that American Roots music that we all love with the addition of some lap steel, strings, horns and vocal harmony! We'd like to take the time to give him the 3 cheers he deserves. Congrats Pokey! You'lll always be a member of our...


Welcome to our new website!

 It has been a long time coming and here it is! We dusted off the catalog, added a few new things (like Betse Ellis' new album High Moon Order...)! Have a look around and hope your enjoy your visit!


Here's to The Wilders...

This morning we received a note from Ike Sheldon, lead singer for Free Dirt Records recording artist The Wilders.  You can read it here, but to sum up, The Wilders are going on hiatus.  We're not really sure what that means... hell, they don't even know what that means.  It could mean they never play again.  It could mean they're back in 2013 in full force, bigger and better than ever.   But this morning we're not really speculating about anything... we're just a little sad about the possibility of never seeing them play again, and a little reflective...


Say Hello to the Two Man Gentlemen Band!

The Two Man Gentlemen BandFree Dirt Records is so incredibly happy to bring into the fold the hot jazz, rhythm & blues, tin-pan alley, and western swing sounds of the Two Man Gentlemen Band! I mean, we can't be any happier to be working with them. They're such great guys. And wow, are they attractive or what! But notice that only one of them is wearing a mustache at any given time... that's a bit odd. Ok anyway, so their first 7" vinyl single (but not ours) is called "Prescription Drugs/Tikka Masala". It's...