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The McCrary Sisters announce new Christmas album out Nov 15th!


The McCrary Sisters have announced the forthcoming release of their first ever Christmas album “A Very McCrary Christmas” out on Rounder Records November 15th. Pre-order now for an immediate download of “Joyful, Joyful” featuring Pastor Shirley Caesar.

John Smith releases single “Burden of the Road,” immediately playlisted


On October 4, 2019 John Smith released a single “Burden of the Road,” which quickly gained attention among Spotify’s editorial playlists, including first song placement on Fresh Folk (564K followers) and inclusion on the Easy playlist (308K followers). The single also earned him the cover of Amazon’s Fresh Folk & Americana playlist and the cover of TIDAL’s Celtic Roots playlist.

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The McCrary Sisters launch a new website


The McCrary Sisters sing a unique style of gospel music. Influenced by classic soul, Americana, blues and R&B, these sisters bring an indescribable joy to singing. Their spirit is infectious – with a pure mission to bring us all together, all walks. We’re more than proud to launch a new website for them, and look forward to more projects supporting their unique mission. www.mccrarysisters.com

Americanafest 2019


You can find Market Monkeys clients performing throughout Americanafest! Check out our official showcase details, and get their individual schedules here: Sarah SiskindDella MaeKirby Brown and The McCrary Sisters.

Market Monkeys & Lost Buffalo Artists present the 4th annual Bloody Mary Party on Thursday, September 12th! It is a celebration of the East Nashville bluegrass,

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John Smith releases “Hummingbird” worldwide


English songwriter John Smith has released his new album “Hummingbird” worldwide, and is on tour now supporting Peter Mulvey in the United States.

His new music video for the title track of his album is being premiered by Billboard:
https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/8505786/british-troubadour-john-smith-hummingbird-video-premiere

Della Mae new EP #1 Bluegrass Billboard, #1 Grassicana radio


Della Mae’s new release “The Butcher Shoppe EP” debuted at #1 on the Billboard Bluegrass chart, and an instrumental track composed by Kimber Ludiker debuted at #1 on the Grassicana radio chart. Featuring guest appearances from Molly Tuttle, Alison Brown, and Avril Smith, the EP celebrates fan favorites from the last touring season.

Della Mae also released a music video for “Bourbon Hound” – the first single, penned by lead singer Celia Woodsmith.

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Folk Alliance 2019 + Artist News


We’re thrilled to be heading to Montreal next week for the annual Folk Alliance International conference! Among our clients, John SmithKirby BrownRose Cousins and Jim Lauderdale will be showcasing at FAI, and team members Michelle, Kimber, Neil and Molly will also be there all week.

And this year, we’re teaming up with Old Farm Pony Records to present the “Monkey Pony Show”

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Women’s March Today + New Year, New Music


2019 is already proving to be an exciting year for our artists, and we can’t wait to share the latest with you. Follow us on FacebookInstagramTwitter and Spotify for more!

DELLA MAE

Della Mae released a video last weekend to encourage participation in the women’s marches happening across the US today (find your local march 

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Happy Holidays from Market Monkeys!


A HOLIDAY PLAYLIST FOR YOU

The holidays are upon us, and to celebrate, we’ve put together a Market Monkeys playlist of some of our favorite holiday songs — those penned or covered by our artists, and other tunes we love to enjoy during this time of year. We hope you enjoy!

Listen on SpotifyListen on iTunes

And that’s not all —

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Giving Thanks for YOU


IN GRATITUTDE

With Thanksgiving around the corner, we have a lot to be thankful for here at Market Monkeys. We are thankful to count you as part of the family, whether you’ve been on the journey with us from the very beginning or are a new partner in music.  We’re also grateful for our expanded team. In the next several newsletters, we’ll highlight the folks behind-the-scenes who support our artists and make it all happen. 

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