Rhiannon Giddens

2017 MacArthur Fellows Include Rhiannon Giddens, Tyshawn Sorey, Annie Baker, and More

The 2017 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellows were announced last night. The winners of the prestigious prize included Rhiannon Giddens, the banjo player, singer-songwriter,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 11, 2017

SPIN Country Report: Willie and Merle Light Up, Rhiannon Giddens Revives Revivals

The first half of 2015 was a slightly strange moment for country, especially chart country, because it mostly made for some serious waiting. Though there…
Anthony Easton / July 1, 2015

Hear Marcus Mumford Sing a ‘Lost’ Bob Dylan Song

After getting the first taste of the T Bone Burnett-produced The New Basement Tapes — wherein notables like Jim James, Elvis Costello, and Marcus Mumford pay tribute to Bob Dylan…
Colin Stutz / September 25, 2014