Starting Thursday, November 17, hear Chris on the latest episode of the Basic Folk podcast.
The National Independent Talent Organization (NITO) is hosting its first fundraising initiative, a Guitar and Stringed Instrument Auction, from December 3-13. To help save live music, visit the auction website where can bid on Chris’s Alvarez Yairi DY-88, the “Blue Guitar” that he toured with for many years, and recorded his Happier Blue and Up On the Lowdown records.
“Our records show Bob Dylan songs have been performed over 130 times in Mountain Stage‘s 36-year history…Acoustic guitarist and highly regarded roots royalty Chris Smither shared a humorous story about being asked to perform as part of a Dylan workshop…”
Chris’s performance of Bob Dylan’s “Desolation Row” on a 2002 episode of the NPR program Mountain Stage will be featured in a special broadcast this weekend of favorite covers that have been performed on the show.
The episode airs on 240+ NPR stations starting Friday, October 16.
Chris had a great time on the Above the Basement podcast. Listen to the episode.
“Smither has never made anything less than a stellar album, so it should come as no surprise that this one is as well…”
Exciting news: More From the Levee debuted at #3 on the Billboard Blues Albums Chart this week!