Playlist: Deep Acoustic Blues

inTheir Musicon November 7, 2019

It doesn’t always take a ripping electric guitar solo and a full band to get your body moving or have an emotional impact. Since it’s founding, Music Maker has specialized in presenting unique acoustic blues artists from the deep South.  

Music Maker 25 Playlist

inTheir Musicon October 24, 2019

We are pulling out all the stops with Duke Performances December 4th – 8th to celebrate 25 years of helping musicians make it. From zydeco to gospel, experimental to deep blues, Music Maker 25 boasts an unbelievable lineup of partner artists and friends representing the roots of American music. Listen to the lineup on our […]

Music Maker x Big Legal Mess Playlist

inTheir Musicon October 18, 2019

With our 25th Anniversary upon us we want to thank some of the partners that have made our work possible. Over the past couple years Big Legal Mess Records​ has put out a number of recordings featuring Music Maker’s partner artists – furthering the voices of these important musicians. A few examples of our partnerships […]

Diggin’: John Dee Holeman – Give Me Back My Wig

inTheir Musicon September 26, 2019

Last Pair of Shoes by John Dee Holeman“Don’t let your doggone head go bald!” John Dee Holeman digs deep on this tune with a downright raunchy harmonica accompaniment from Tad Walters. Recorded live by our good friend Jason Richmond, the sonic landscape transports you to the place where Mr. Holeman comes from – you can […]

25 years ago, Music Maker was founded on the idea of giving credit, appreciation, and financial support to those that shaped and continue to shape American culture through their music. We book shows for these artists, some of whom have never left their home communities, to play for huge audiences from Australia to Missouri in […]

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