NPR FOR THE DEAF: We Hear It Even When You Can’t

FRESH AIR Gillian Welch and David Rawlings’ long-awaited collaboration The Harrow and the Harvest came out in June, marking an almost eight-year wait for fans of their 2003 album Soul Journey. The 10 songs that make up the new album deal with some heavy subjects: identity, loss, unfulfilled expectations, death and desperation. “We’ve kind of half-jokingly said that this record is 10 different kinds of sad,” Welch tells Fresh Air‘s Terry Gross. “And there are 10 songs on it.” On today’s Fresh Air, Welch and Rawlings perform an in-studio concert featuring several songs from The Harrow and the Harvest, and […]

EARLY WORD: The Sweetheart Of The Rodeo

Acony Records is excited to announce the second leg of tour dates for Gillian Welch.  Welch and David Rawlings will tour through the fall, making stops in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Philadelphia, and New York City, culminating at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.  This will be the second leg of her North American tour supporting the long-awaited release of her new album, The Harrow & The Harvest, which debuted at #20 on Billboard.  Rolling Stone hailed, “Welch sounds as haunting and beautiful as ever.”  The full itinerary is listed below. The response to The Harrow & The Harvest has […]