Music Review: On ‘Calling Me Home,’ Kathy Mattea sings eloquently about her native Appalachia
The album opens with a forlorn fiddle, feverish and fidgety until it finally settles on a D.
With that, the tone is set.
Bluegrass rarely gets more bluesy than on “Calling Me Home.” This is mountain music, sorrowful and restless and struggling to make sense of its surroundings and the way they’ve changed... READ FULL REVIEW
05 - Guthrie, OK - Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival - link
06 - Newton, KS - Fox Performing Arts Center - link
22 - Ripley/Millwood, WV - (Special Presentation)
Armed Forces Reserve Center Community Foundation Keynote Address
16 - Charleston, WV - WV Music Hall of Fame-Culture Center Theater - link
23 - Germantown, TN - Performing Arts Centre - link
30 - New London, CT - (Special Presentation) Connecticut College - "My Coal Journey"
31 - New London, CT Connecticut College/Palmer Auditorium
Kathy will be featured on GAC's "Out of the Box" this coming Monday, November 19 at 4:30PM EST time. Check it out here.
Listen to clips from "Calling Me Home"
00:00 | 00:00
Concert Review Bluegrass Today
A Tribute to Hazel Dickens - - September 26, 2012
By David Morris
"Among my favorite moments: Kathy Mattea’s hauntingly beautiful a cappella performance of Black Lung ... read full review
WSM Radio Podcast
Kathy Mattea on Coffee, Country & Cody
Kathy Mattea on 650am WSM in Nashville, recorded September 4, 2012. Kathy joined us in studio to preview cuts from her new cd
"Calling Me Home" ... listen to podcast