Free Dirt Records at the 2014 Folk Alliance International Conference

Will you be at the 2014 Folk Alliance International conference Feb 19-22 in Kansas City, Missouri?  So will we! We'll be spending a lot of time in Room 537 (The Mayor's Suite) in the Westin Crown Center Hotel… 12x12 Management, Hearth Music, and Quicksilver Productions will be co-hosting a pretty sweet showcase room. Have a look at their lineup:


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!

Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three to appear on BBC's "Hootenanny" with Jools Holland!

American roots band Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three will be featured on the annual BBC program Hootenanny with Jools Holland, the New Year’s Eve show hosted by the legendary U.K. musician, bandleader and regular host of "Later... with Jools Holland" on BBC. LaFarge and his crew will help Holland to ring in 2012, performing alongside an eclectic array of musical forces, including Cyndi Lauper, James Morrison, Aloe Blaac, Ruby Turner, Sandie Shaw, Betty Wright, The Vaccines and more. The program will air from 11 p.m. on...