As a thank you, we’d like to offer a new holiday song, “The Old Familiar House on Christmas Day,” from Robin & Linda Williams’ new album, Back 40, as a limited time FREE download! Once you're on our Soundcloud page, click the arrow next to the 'Buy' Button.
We’re looking forward to an exciting 2014 with brand new spring releases from John Gorka, Claudia Schmidt, Eliza Gilkyson, Ray Bonneville, and much more to come!
Peter Ostroushko Crashes the Party!
Lloyd Johnson, fiddle extraordinaire and long-time Peter Ostroushko fan recently turned 100 years old! One of his musical dreams was to perform with his musical hero. On Wednesday, December 4th, during his birthday party, Peter surprised Lloyd and the two performed fiddle classics at the Stonecrest Living center. It was a heartwarming scene of humanity!
Read the story and check out the pictures from the event at the Star Tribune!
Congrats to Our Canadian Folk Award Winners!
We wanted to extend our congratulations to David Francey who won the Canadian Folk Music Award for "Best English Songwriter" for So Say We All and David Travers-Smith who won "Producer of the Year" for Ruth Moody's These Wilder Things!
Both of these albums are fan favorites and are quinessential for a folk fan's collection!
The Pines Cover "Highwayman"
In advance of their upcoming shows at the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis, The Pines released their version of Jimmy Webb's Grammy-winning song "Highwayman." Teaming up with Twin Cities' Americana all-stars Dave Simonett (of Trampled by Turtles) and Erik Koskinen to create an ethereal, wistful version of this classic song. It's currently available on iTunes and from the Red House store!
The Pines will be at the Cedar for two nights on Friday, November 22nd (with Dave Simonett) and Saturday, November 23rd (with Dave Moore). Tickets are available here!
The Red House Calendars are Here!
Welcome 2014 in folk-style with the official Red House Records 2014 calendar! Keep track of all your important dates with this brand new calendar featuring hi-quality pictures of our artists, important folk related dates, holidays, and birthdays!
A perfect gift for the music lover in your life! Now taking your orders.
Robin & Linda Williams Celebrate 40 Years!
The album features fresh takes on Williams' classics (many of which have been out of print for years) as well as the new song "This Old Familiar House on Christmas Day." Known around the country as some of the most respected folk and bluegrass musicians, Back 40 is a testimate to their legendary career! Check out this great interview from CMT.com!
Still Waltzing After 30 Years!
Yes, that's right, we turned 30 this year and to mark the moment we released our very first album, The Iowa Waltz from Greg Brown! This special 30th Anniversary Edition has been remastered, but still retains much of the raw character that makes this album one of Greg's critically acclaimed masterpieces.
Available on CD, digital download, as well as a limited edition pressing on vinyl is now available!
Michael Johnson Joins McNally Smith Faculty!
Congrats to Michael Johnson who will be joining the faculty of McNally Smith College of Music in St. Paul, MN as part of their Songwriting Department!
A Billboard-charting songwriter himself and having recently relocated to the Twin Cities, this is a perfect match! Don't worry though, Michael will still be touring behind his latest record Moonlit Déjà Vu!