Between now and Mother’s day (May 9) if you walk into a Starbucks for an Espresso Macchiato pick-me-up in select stores across US and Canada, you can also grab a copy of the compilation Every Mother Counts and help support CARE’s maternal health programs in coffee growing countries and to help support maternal health relief efforts by Every Mother Counts. You can also order online here. Ani reworked the song...
On February 9, as a part of the 2010 White House Music Series, the President and First Lady hosted “In Performance at the White House: A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement” - a concert celebrating Black History month. Participants included Righteous Babe Records’ artist Toshi Reagon, as well as Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon, Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Smokey Robinson, the Blind Boys of Alabama, the Howard University...
Toshi Reagon is jumping on the March Tour bus in Asheville, NC as a special guest for the last half of Ani’s March tour! We just can’t say enough about Toshi’s incredible talent so instead of trying check out her videos on the Righteous Babe Records YouTube channel. Click here for tour dates and tickets. This follows an appearance at Carnegie Hall (yup, THE Carnegie Hall) on March 4 for...
Toshi Reagon has been keeping busy, recently collaborating with Lizz Wright on her latest release, The Orchard. This album has received rave reviews from a sundry of entertainment outlets including the LA Times and the NY Times. Together Reagon and Wright co-wrote 6 out of the 12 tracks. Variety Magazine wrote "The Wright-Reagon works have a distinct pliability to them: Some could be easily beefed up for Beyonce or Alicia Keys to interpret and others could...
We’ve got some great news for all of you Toshi-starved Babes in the Big Apple. The new year brings a bunch of great things to look forward to, such as a presidential election, the ever-exciting Olympic games, and a cavalcade of very special performances by our very own Toshi Reagon. First up, Toshi will be making an appearance at the New York Guitar Festival on January 12. The main purpose...
Toshi Reagon has been very busy lately, being featured on the small screen (guest starring on the season four finale of The L Word), the web (chatting on Afterellen.com’s She Said What?), and now in print. Toshi graces the pages of Curve magazine in their 11th annual music issue. In the article aptly titled “I Heart Toshi R.,” our girl discusses everything from her music to her outfit for the...
Come July when Ani’s tour truck is being packed with the usual assortment of guitars and monitors the crew will be adding something to the truck that hasn’t been there since 2002…a drum kit. That’s right, drummer Allison Miller has just joined the touring family and will be providing rhythm for Ani and upright bassist Todd Sickafoose. Chosen as "Rising Star Drummer" in Downbeat's 53rd Annual Critics Poll, Allison has...
Big things are happening this March for Toshi Reagon! The National Women’s History Project has chosen Toshi as an honoree for National Women’s History Month (which is March, if you didn’t already know). The theme this year is Generations of Women Moving History Forward; “honorees represent many generations of women who with their amazing intelligence, talent, courage and tenacity testify to the myriad ways that generations of women have moved...
Toshi Reagon will make an appearance on the Showtime hit series The L-Word
next season. Shooting has begun in Vancouver and Los Angeles for
season four, to be aired early 2007. The airdate of the episode with
Toshi has not been set yet but we’ll keep you posted. In the meantime
check out Toshi’s tour schedule here and her latest album, Have You Heard, by clicking here.
Toshi Reagon has been featured in an article on Afterellen.com,
a popular website dedicated to promoting the visibility of lesbian and
bisexual women in the media at large. Opening the article describing
the mixed bag of attendees that make up a typical Toshi concert,
columnist Linda Villarosa goes on to speak with Toshi about her music,
her background, and her family. You can read the entire article on Afterellen.com