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Dave Ellis

WITH ANY LUCK BUT BAD Fireside songs from the cowboy trail sung by someone who's lived them PRESS MIDWEST RECORD RECAP Dave Ellis/With Any Luck But Bad: When it comes to cowboy music, if you aren't really into the culture, which runs pretty deep, you only really know polar opposites like Ian Tyson [...]

John Blues Boyd

THE REAL DEAL A retired roofer and migrant farmworker from Mississippi, singing his own compositions PRESS **** All About Jazz- James Nadal For those who love the blues, the thrill of discovering a new artist is still special. Blues singer John “Blues” Boyd just released The Real Deal—at 71 years young—as a testament [...]

Los Tres Amigos

THE THREE FRIENDS FROM WHERE THE CLOUDS DESCEND Rare instrumental tales from indigenous Mixtec tradition by musicians living in California PRESS NPR ALT LATINO KQED FM (California) MIDWEST RECORD RECAP NEW CLASSICS UK ARTIST BIO Los Tres Amigos De Snukivo means “the three friends from where the clouds descend.” It’s a poetic name [...]

Mariachi Mestizo

TE DOY LA LIBERTAD Youth Mariachi From Delano, Ca. PRESS “The youthful Mariachi Mestizo, mentored by the seasoned mariachi master Juan Morales, dips deep into the well of tradition to make mariachi music their own. A special bonus is the recording technique used, an inviting story unto itself.” Daniel Sheehy, Ph.D., Director and [...]

Wee Willie Walker

IF NOTHING EVER CHANGES Slow-burning blues and soul sensation with a voice rich in experience PRESS Nominated for 3 Blues Foundation Awards Featured on Dan Akroyd’s Elwood’s Bluesmobile Radio Show No Depression Review Blues Music Magazine Editors Top 10 Pick for 2015 Living Blues Magazine Feature ARTIST BIO In one of the most [...]

Ron Thompson

SON OF BOOGIE WOOGIE Nimble guitar that growls with rocky, raucous blues PRESS BLUES JUNCTION LIVING BLUES MAGAZINE MIDWEST RECORD RECAP KDHX RADIO ST. LOUIS ALLABOUTJAZZ ARTIST BIO Coming from the poor neighborhood of East Oakland, Ron Thompson has lived a true blues life, working hard at low paying gigs in the west [...]

Little Village Foundation

What We Do We bring music from next door to the world. Strawberry pickers in California who hail from a village in Mexico where the clouds touch the earth. A lightning-fast roadhouse guitarist who exemplifies Oakland biker mayhem. An old hand with horses who sings cowboy songs with true depth. A hard-working retired machinist with [...]