Ruthie Foster

Murphy Auditorium 419 Tavern Street, New Harmony

Those who have followed Ruthie Foster’s eclectic musical history know that she can burn down any stage with her combustible

Madeleine Peyroux

Murphy Auditorium 419 Tavern Street, New Harmony

American jazz singer, songwriter, and guitarist, Madeleine Peyroux (French pronunciation: ), is noted for her vocal style, which has been

BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet

Murphy Auditorium 419 Tavern Street, New Harmony

For the past 37 years, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet has been making some of the most potent and popular Cajun

3rd Annual Global Crossroads

Murphy Auditorium 419 Tavern Street, New Harmony

The band selected for this year’s Festival is Funkadesi, a multicultural group that incorporates Bollywood, Bhangra, Reggae, Funk, and Afro-Caribbean music and dance.

Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project

Murphy Auditorium 419 Tavern Street, New Harmony

“Jayme Stone’s Folklife” follows the bends and bayous through the deep river of song, story, and folkways. Evolving out of the “Lomax Project,” this gathering of versatile musicians blows the dust off of old songs and remakes them for modern ears. With spellbinding singing, virtuosic playing and captivating storytelling, their concerts and educational programs are moving, inventive and participatory experiences.

Corky Siegel and Chamber Blues

Murphy Auditorium 419 Tavern Street, New Harmony

“… A Significant step forward into new dimensions of feeling, content, and technique … A classification-shattering mix.” -JAZZIZ MAGAZINE

"Gritty Chicago blues and rarefied classical chamber music might not seem like a match made in heaven - until you've heard Corky Siegel bring the two together ... a crowning achievement." - CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Somi

A few years ago, acclaimed East African vocalist and songwriter, Somi, decided to move from New York City to Lagos, Nigeria for 18 months in search of new inspiration. The result: a new album she calls The Lagos Music Salon, that straddles the worlds of African jazz, soul, and pop. When released, it landed at #1 on US Jazz charts with Vogue Magazine simply calling it “Superb!” Born in Illinois to immigrants from Rwanda and Uganda, the African and Jazz legacies are always crucial to her sound.

Ginkgoa

Murphy Auditorium 419 Tavern Street, New Harmony

Ginkgoa is a French/American Pop Electro-swing band founded in Paris. She comes from New York, he lives in Paris - her name is Nicolle Rochelle, his name is Antoine Chatenet, and fighting against all the odds of their geographic destiny, they found each other. It was 2010, after four years of touring Europe, Nicolle stumbled upon Antoine’s productions and instantly, upon hearing his songs, recognized herself within the sound and fell in love with his musical style. That very same evening they met by pure chance in a Parisian jazz club, and GINKGOA was born.

Over the Rhine with Carrie Newcomer

Murphy Auditorium 419 Tavern Street, New Harmony

     Two great musical acts, together on one night to kick off the 2018 season!  Carrie Newcomer Carrie Newcomer is

Daniel Hsu, Van Cliburn Bronze Medalist

Murphy Auditorium 419 Tavern Street, New Harmony

Classical Piano Characterized by the Philadelphia Inquirer as a “poet… an expressive edge to his playing that charms, questions, and coaxes,”20-year-old American