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Spencer Branch Releases Album With Music Maker!

Purchase Spencer Branch Here!   Spencer Branch by Spencer Branch Recorded in Whitetop Mountain, Virginia Spencer Branch features siblings Kilby Spencer and Martha Spencer along with North Carolina Native, Kelley Brieding. Their music blends original and traditional songs, drawing from the band’s mountain heritage. With thirteen tracks, the album features Martha and Kelley’s entrancing harmonies backed by their skillful banjo…

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Watch Robert Finley as Music Maker Relief Foundation Helps Bring His Energy to globalFEST in NYC

Music News | February 16th, 2016 | Brenda Hillegas photo by Tim Duffy Robert Finley plays on the streets in Louisiana where people take photos and give him tips. His music can be best described as “roots soul” which is passionately displayed during his live performances. This guy is a natural and he’s the most recent addition to the Mississippi-based label, Big Legal Mess,…

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NPR’s All Songs Considered features the Music Maker Blues Revue

Our Top Discoveries At globalFEST 2016 By Piotr Orlov & Bob Boilen | January 26, 201611:18 AM ET On Sunday, Jan. 17, globalFEST, one of America’s premiere showcases of musical talent from around the world, once again took over the three stages at Manhattan’s Webster Hall. The one-evening festival has few American rivals in the way it simultaneously expands and…

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Music Maker Blues Revue featured in the NY Times!

Globalfest Showcases the Sounds and Traditions of World Music by Jon Pareles | JAN. 18, 2016 Roots were tangled, elastic and portable at this year’s Globalfest, the annual showcase for world music that started in 2003. With 12 overlapping sets on Sunday night at Webster Hall, Globalfest included dance music, protest songs, tradition, fusion, electronics, shtick, spirituality, camp and the…

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Music Maker Featured on WFDD!

Last week Tim did an interview with WFDD in Winston-Salem, NC – the same city where Music Maker was founded. The piece deeply explores the roots and reasons as to why the Music Maker Relief Foundation was founded and the purpose of our photo exhibit – We Are the Music Makers!   We Are the Music Makers! will be at the…

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