She's a songwriter par excellence, with one of the most distinctive voices you're likely to hear. And even if her tone didn't cut through the static, her lyrics are as sharp as a scalpel and equally as precise. She minces no words in service of her messages, be they about justice or ignorance or spirituality.
Iris Dement comes to Newport Folk 2013, and mvyradio will be there again, participating in NPR Music's coverage. Hear performances live from the stage on mvyradio, July 26th through 28th. And watch this space for more NFF artist previews.
Hear Dement and the other artists scheduled to appear at this year's festival, on our Newport Folk Channel, which you can stream for free!
Hear the song on Youtube.
Hear "The Wasteland Of The Free" on Youtube.
Hear "Sing The Delta" on Youtube.
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