Our friends and neighbors to the north at the University of Winnipeg present the little folksinger with an Honorary Doctorate of Letters this Friday, November 22. The Honorary Doctor of Letters is conferred upon those who have made a significant contribution to the Arts and Humanities. Past UWinnipeg recipients include cellist Zara Nelsova (1985), folk singer – and previous Winnipeg Folk Festival Artistic Achievement Award winner – Oscar Brand, and conductor Bramwell...
This past September Ani and her band took the Clay Center stage in Charleston, WV to record the 800th Episode of NPR’s Mountain Stage with Larry Groce along with Red Baraat, Dave Mason and Dawes. The resulting show will air throughout the week starting Friday, November 8, click here for your local listings: mountainstage.org If you are like us folk in Buffalo, NY and don’t have the pleasure of a...
Ani DiFranco is returning to the Big Apple on November 16 at Town Hall. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, April 5 but we are giving you a chance to get your tickets first! Head over to the tour page for details! We will have more tour dates to announce soon, but if you just can't wait for a live Ani fix we now have copies of...
Can you believe it has been ten years since Evolve was released? Way back on March 11, 2003 that beautiful shiny blue box appeared on record store shelves, filled to the brim with folk, jazz, funk, and poetry. The Huffington Post marked the anniversary with a great collection of videos to enjoy – check it out: http://www.huffingtonpost.com.
If you visit righteousbabe.com on a regular basis you are likely aware that Ani is involved with The Roots of Music, a not-for-profit free music school for the underprivileged children of New Orleans. In true Righteous Babe style Ani fans have helped raise money and awareness for the program over the last few years. We’re back with a free and entertaining way to help raise money for the kids; now through Super...
We are happy to announce two new Ani DiFranco tour dates in November going on sale this Friday. Presales start tomorrow (Wednesday, Jan 30), visit http://www.righteousbabe.com/pages/tour-dates for details. Although it is a long way off, and we really just started to recover from the holidays, Ani isn’t going to be hitting the road again until late fall as she is preparing for the newest addition to her family. Don’t fret,...
Back in November Neha Sharma from the India edition of Rolling Stone Magazine sat down with Ani for a chat before her New York City performance at Town Hall, and stuck around to catch the show. That means Neha travelled approximately 7,316 miles (or 11,773 kilometers) to catch the little folksinger do what she does best, live on stage! But don’t worry about dusting off your passport to pick up...
Now available for preorder: Ani DiFranco live at Babeville in Buffalo recorded 4/22/12. This newest addition to the Bootleg Series features two unreleased songs, a poem so new that it doesn’t even have a title yet, and a special appearance of Pearl and the Beard on “Every State Line” and “Which Side Are You On?”. You will also notice a brand new look for this first release in the new...
Before taking the stage in Kent, Ohio on September 29, Ani sat down with This Epic Life to chat with Kristoffer Carter about everything from her songwriting process and guitar technique to balancing her professional and family lives. Get beyond the typical questions about the business of being Ani and into the creative process behind her songs. The 30 minute audio podcast, with song clips interspersed throughout, is now available...
This September Eurydice and Orpheus are reunited! What we mean is Anais Mitchell is opening a string of shows for Bon Iver. So the stars have aligned just right to finally release the folk-opera masterpiece Hadestown on vinyl, and fulfill the request that many of you have sent to our info box. Complete with six art prints of the characters and an mp3 download card, now you can own the...
Singer, songwriter, poet, guitarist, painter...yes, Ani DiFranco is one very talented woman (and we haven't even scratched the surface). Ani's paintings are included in Paste Magazine's "23 Musicians Share Their Paintings". Check out another dimension of Ani's artistry here: pastemagazine.com
Attention all aspiring artists and Ani fans! Creative Allies is looking for a commemorative poster reflecting the theme of “Which Side Are You On?” and the spirit of the Occupy Movement. All posters are to be submitted by June 14th to creativeallies.com, and a $500 cash prize goes to the winner.Click here , for more information on submissions and criteria. We’re excited to see your most innovative and inspiring art,...
Music for Occupy is dishing up “Occupy This Album” a protest album featuring an array of musicians on a mission to spread the word of truth through music! Inspired by the Occupy Wall Street Movement, artists including Ani DiFranco, Amanda Palmer, and Third Eye Blind contribute songs to raise awareness for the 99%. Composed of 99 songs by 99 artists, “Occupy This Album” gives new musicians the chance to have...
We are asking folks for submissions to help put together a video for Ani DiFranco’s song “Mariachi” from Which Side Are You On? Film yourself singing along, dancing, playing, anything that the song inspires you to do and we’ll take the footage and put it together to make a video starring you! Submissions also enter you to win a vinyl test pressing autographed by Ani or other prize packs of...
Check out the tour page
for newly announced Ani DiFranco shows for this November including;
Washington DC; Glenside, PA; Tarrytown, Brooklyn and New York, NY.
Presales run this week. For those of you still waiting for the Little
Folksinger’s tour bus to make a stop in your town don’t despair, there
are more tour dates to come so stay tuned!
I first met Dennis in 2004 when he came to visit me backstage after a concert. What struck me about our first meeting was that I did most of the talking. He engaged me about my hopes for America and invited input about where specifically I would like to see change and improvement. Someone who I expected was coming as a politician, to schmooze, instead presented himself as a public...
We know Ani fans are some of the most creative people around, so we thought it would be fun to see how you've been inspired by the new album, and open up the forum for you to submit a photo inspired by the song "Which Side Are You On?" Show us whatever comes to mind: a photo of "which side" you're on, a pic of two opposing sides, the image...
After three years of waiting, the new Ani DiFranco studio album Which Side Are You On? is finally here! We have been getting wonderful feedback from folks who have preordered or previewed the album, lots of love at radio, great reviews from folks like Jeff Miers at the Buffalo News, Consequence of Sound, Relix Magazine, even MSN... we could go on, but rather than sitting here reading about how great...
Catch Ani DiFranco’s interview with David Dye on NPR's World Cafe to be broadcast on Tuesday, January 17 (which is also release day for Ani’s new studio album Which Side Are You On?)! In between the chatter you will also hear some live tracks, both of which were recorded October 21 in Lancaster, PA in front of a live audience. World Café can be heard on over 200 stations nationwide...
This Friday, tune into WWOZ to hear Ani DiFranco performing live at the Voodoo Experience! The last show on her October trek features Ivan Neville and Herlin Riley as her band for the festival in City Park in New Orleans. If you are in the area go to thevoodooexperience.com to get tickets and experience it live in person! Ani will be taking the stage around 4:30pm CDT on Friday, October...