New Show: Raleigh, NC | April 14

19 Oct 2017

Rhiannon & the band will be playing in Raleigh, NC at Pinecone’s Down Home Concert Series on April 14th.

Tickets are available Wednesday, October 25th.

View all tour dates here.

Rhiannon Giddens Named MacArthur Foundation 2017 Grant Winner

11 Oct 2017

Rhiannon Giddens is exicited to announce that she has been named a MacArthur Foundation 2017 Grant Winner.

Quotes from Rhiannon: 
"I am just thrilled to announce that I have been named a MacArthur Foundation fellow! Such an inspiring group of people to be in. So many things I want to do - but the first thing is to thank whoever nominated and supported me for this grant - it means the world to me, and to the projects I have been longing to do, and to the beautiful collaborators who have helped me get to this point. Watch this space!"

"Proud to be among these fine folks as a MacArthur Fellow for 2017! In the words of another "Mac Fellow," I am not throwing away my shot...biiiig plans afoot!"

The MacArthur fellowships, awarded annually by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for exceptional “originality, insight and potential.”

Read the New York Times piece here

Photo by Karsten Moran for The New York Times

IBMA Business Conference 2017 Keynote Address

10 Oct 2017

Hey all! So loved being asked to write the keynote address for this year's IBMA conference in Raleigh, NC. Here's the full video and transcript, complete with bibliography!

(I look pained, but trust me I was enjoying myself. Talking about history makes me happy! May have been a bit nervous giving my first major speech though...)

France Dates with Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne

6 Oct 2017

France Dates with Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne image

Rhiannon Giddens is pleased to announce France dates with Orchestre Symphonique de Bretagne this December!

December 19 | Guingamp, France | Théâtre du Champ au Roy | Tickets
December 20 | Lorient, France | Le Théâtre de Lorient | Tickets
December 21 | Rennes, France | Théâtre National de Bretagne | Tickets
December 22 | Rennes, France | Théâtre National de Bretagne | Tickets

Tickets are available now here. For all tour dates, please click here

New Show: Louisville, KY | November 4

3 Oct 2017

New Show: Louisville, KY | November 4 image

Rhiannon will be performing at The Greatest: Muhammad Ali, a musical celebration and tribute to Muhammad Ali in Louisville, KY at Whitney Hall at Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts on November 4th.

Tickets are available now.

View all tour dates here.

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