"Authentic American folk-music to stir the soul."
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No Depression
UPCOMING SHOWS
Dec. 21st Veterans Memorial Theater, Davis CA
Jan. 5th Freight and Salvage, Berkeley CA
Jan. 7th Casa Sanchez, Sacramento CA
Jan. 20th Palms Playhouse, Winters CA

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New Look, Thanks Rik Keller + The Palms

I was an early gray hair person, and have decided to let the gray flag fly.  Thus, I needed a new set of photos for a new web look!. So, check out the new web look! Big thanks to Rik Keller of Rik Keller Photography in Davis, CA for taking awesome photos.  Rik took the last one that graced the site for a couple years, and I'm so pleased he was able to help me out this time, too. They turned out great!  
And we owe big thanks to the glorious Palms Playhouse for opening its temporarily shuttered doors to let…Read more
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Frankie and the No-Go Road Show Fun

We just completed our final CD Release concert this month, at the Freight and Salvage in Berkeley, CA.  It was a fabulous run of a highly unusual show--we played through the entire album from start to finish, with commentary on the steps of the hero's journey, and characters come to life.  
Sean Feder on dobro, banjo, guitar and lap steel, Bill Dakin on upright bass, Bart Van Der Zeeuw on drums and percussion, and Kora Feder (at one show) helped to bring to bring about these live experiences, and I'm very…Read more

5/5 Stars - Telegraph, and More Amazing Reviews

Frankie and the No-Go Road is receiving superb reviews!  Check it out:

--5/5 stars from The Telegraph. "This music will make you think, it will sadden you and it will uplift you. In a world of Wetiko, it's good to have Hosking calling for a better life. Splendid. ★★★★★" says Martin Chilton, Culture Editor.
--4/5 stars from the UK's Observer (print) and Guardian (online.)  From reviewer Neil Spencer, "It emerges, alongside Anaïs Mitchell’s Hadestown, as one of Americana’s finest concept albums."  Read here. 
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Frankie and the No-Go Road to release today!

Brand new album, Frankie and the No-Go Road, releases in the United States today, September 22nd!  Keep an eye out in the next couple weeks for an official music video, animated by Rita herself!  Frankie and the No-Go Road -- "a bold revitalization of the American spirit as seen through the hero's journey."

To buy the download, or CD in the U.S., please purchase from my shop at The No-Go Road page, from CD Baby on the "Music" page, or you can also order the download from  iTunes.Read more
 ***Background image of Rita at the Palms Playhouse in Winters, CA is by Rik Keller of Rik Keller Photography.