This Saturday, May 29 Ani will perform a couple of songs at the Roots of Music benefit, hosted by actor Tim Robbins at the Republic in the Warehouse District of New Orleans. Ani joins Rebirth Brass Band, Jon Cleary, Preservation Hall Jazz Masters and more to raise money for The Roots of Music providing Marching Band performance and music education free to low-income New Orleans Middle School students. Tickets are...
The Gulf Aid concert this past Sunday was a success (despite some heavy rain) – we wanted to share a couple of photos from the event taken by Doug Allsopp. The music may have stopped but there are still ways to help out; from money, to donating hair and nylons to donating your time to help clean up, check out links to give what you can at...
A long list of incredible musicians, including Ani DiFranco, are donating their talents to "Gulf Aid" this Sunday, May 16 from 12noon to 10pm at Mardi Gras World River City in New Orleans. Ani joins Lenny Kravitz, Mos Def, Allen Toussaint, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and many more in a benefit concert organized by WWOZ’s David Freedman and pianist David Torkanowsky, raising money to help efforts to contain the BP...
This past February Ani and her band took the stage in Charleston, WV in front of a live audience and recorded a performance for Mountain Stage Radio Show with Larry Groce. The show also featured sets by Erin McKeown, Chuck Prophet, Andy McKee, and Trombone Shorty and Orleans Ave. Now you can experience this incredible concert on NPR airing the week following April 30 (days and times vary, click here...
On April 17, 2010 thousands of independent record stores across the world will celebrate the art of music…and Righteous Babe Records is happy to join in the celebration by releasing a limited edition Ani DiFranco CD, Live at Bull Moose Music. Now in its third year, Record Store Day celebrates the independent business spirit of local record stores, a place where music fans can hear new music and discover old...
Ani and the band are loading up the tour bus again starting in the Lone Star State on April 8 and looping around the US till they are back in The Big Easy on May 1. This tour features fellow Righteous Babe artist, performance poet Buddy Wakefield through April 26. For the complete list of shows check out righteousbabe.com/tour. And don’t hesitate to get your tickets in advance - the...
Tomorrow tune into NPR's Weekend Edition for an interview with Anais Mitchell. Anais has been hard at work on Hadestown, a folk-opera based on a modern interpretation of the Orpheus myth featuring some of the best voices in indie music today. Hitting shelves on March 9, this incredible album features Anais as Eurydice, Justin Vernon (Bon Iver) as Orpheus, Ani DiFranco as Persephone, Greg Brown as Hades, Ben Knox Miller...
Our friends at HeadCount and the NRDC Action Fund put together a Best of Bonnaroo compilation featuring “Fuel,” recorded live at Ani’s 2009 Bonnaroo performance, to encourage action on climate change. Ani joins Wilco, Jack Johnson, My Morning Jacket and more in donating a live track and best of all, you can download it FREE! Visit www.musicforaction.org to get your copy, while you are there you can also email your...
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The first half of Ani’s winter tour is winding down so if you’ve been hiding out from the cold for far too long now’s the time to get yourself out of the house and get your tickets for some rockin’ folk to warm your soul! Here’s what’s coming up: Friday 2/5 – Syracuse, NY - Westcott Theatre - Get Tickets Saturday 2/6 – Guelph, ON - Hillside Inside Festival -...
Unfortunately Ani continues to contend with strep throat, forcing the
performance in Fredericton, NB at the Playhouse tonight to be canceled.
For information on ticket refunds please contact the Fredericton Playhouse box office at (506) 458-8344 or 866-884-5800.
The winter tour will continue as planned as soon as Ani is able.
We regret to report the concert scheduled at the In The Dead of Winter
Festival tonight, January 26 in Halifax, NS has been canceled.
For information on ticket refunds please contact the Rebecca Cohn Box Office: (902) 494-3820 or 800-874-1669.
With continued rest and treatment the hope is Ani will return to the stage on the 27th, we will keep you updated.
We regret to report the concert scheduled at The Playhouse tonight, in Fredericton, New Brunswick has been canceled.
All tickets for tonight’s show will be refunded; contact the
Fredericton Playhouse box office for details at (506) 458-8344 or
With a day of rest and treatment the remainder of the Winter tour is expected to continue as scheduled.
The official bootleg series delivers all the sonic joy of a live Ani show, and for the first time the new release Chicago 9.22.07 features Todd Sickafoose on bass, Allison Miller on drums and Mike Dillon on vibes and percussion to give you that full band feeling. (There is also a special appearance by Melissa Ferrick on the two song encore!) But beyond the multitude of talented musicians, Ani also...
As the October tour winds down with two dates in BC, Canada this week that doesn’t mean that there’s nothing left to look forward to this year… November East Coast tour dates are right on the horizon, and we’re so excited to have special guest Gaby Moreno opening the shows (check her out: www.gaby-moreno.com) with unique melodic songwriting steeped in her Guatemalan heritage. Ani’s Town Hall performance in New...
Ani is being honored with the prestigious Woody Guthrie Award for being a voice of positive social change, at the 13th Annual Guthrie Awards Dinner on Thursday, October 8th at the Plaza in New York City. The ceremonies start at 6:30p and include a silent auction, dinner and Award presentations, Ani will also perform a couple of songs. Tickets are available online at www.hdsa.org/guthrie, or by calling 800-345-HDSA extension 217....
Just before kicking off the Fall Tour (check out the schedule here) Ani will take the main stage at moe.down solo on September 5. Not everybody can make the trip to upstate New York to enjoy so log on, tune in and enjoy! iClips.net will be broadcasting live from moe.down all weekend, including Ani’s set scheduled for around 5:30p EST on Saturday…but festivals are subject to time changes so keep...
Spin.com caught up with Ani in her dressing room at the Mile High Music
Festival recently, you can watch the conversation that ensued here.
Get the scoop straight from the Little Folksinger’s mouth about
touring with two-and-a-half-year-old Petah, the current state of New
Orleans music, being one of the original indie artists and where she
sees herself in the future.
If you missed it, Ani DiFranco and many others joined folk music legend Pete Seeger as he celebrated his 90th birthday this past May with an unforgettable night of music at New York’s Madison Square Garden in support of the environmental organization that he founded more than 40 years earlier: the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, created by Seeger to bring awareness to the importance of protecting the Hudson River and...
Ani’s latest studio album, Red Letter Year is now available on vinyl! This beautiful 2-record gatefold package features all the original tracks that you love - plus an exclusive extended version of “Emancipated Minor”, remixed by Mike Napolitano, and two mini posters of Ani for your hanging pleasure. So dust off that record player and enjoy – just go to the Righteous Babe Store or visit your favorite record store...