‘More from the Levee’ Offers Unfiltered Bayou Blues

Chris Smither - More From The Levee

“With jaunty, spiraling picking, veteran singer-songwriter Chris Smither kicks off More from the Levee with “Lonely Time,” a song he first recorded on his 1972 debut album I’m a Stranger Too. Aside from a sashaying original, “What I Do,” the bulk of the tunes on Smither’s 18th album also draw from the past—they are previously unreleased gems from the 2013 New Orleans sessions that resulted in Smither’s stunning career retrospective Still on the Levee…”

Read the full review in Acoustic Guitar magazine

Blues Magazine Review

“If you have to read this review to figure out this is a good album, you haven’t listened to this guy through his 18 LPs in half a century. But if you’re curious, you’ll read it anyway. So, go ahead, take off your shoes. I’ll wait. Chris Smither is one of the most consistent singer/songwriters in the business… as casual as John Prine and as comfortable as Tom Rush… These are the thoughts of a man whose
lived life well spent.”

Read the full Blues Music Magazine review of More from the Levee…

Streaming Global Tour

We’re happy to announce that Chris is partnering with the folks at Mandolin Live for a series of three different, ticketed, livestreamed events from the Parlor Room in Northampton.
The March 13 show will be the Leave the Light On set where Chris will perform that album in its entirety. March 20 is a Master Class where he’ll break down how he plays some songs and how they came about, in conversation with his good friend Peter Mulvey. And March 27 will be a Night of the Blues.
There’s bundle pricing (a discount if you want to attend all three events) along with a virtual private Meet & Greet opportunity each night. 
To purchase tickets or for more info, visit the Mandolin Live website.

Dylan Covers on Mountain Stage

“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…”

Read the full story on the NPR website

Mountain Stage This Weekend

Chris Smither on Mountain StageChris’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.

Listen on your local station.