So excited to return to the UK for a duo tour with fellow Brooklyn resident, and brilliant songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and singer Kristin Andreassen. This is my first trip to the UK since winning a BBC2 Folk Award last February with Anais Mitchell! This time around Kristin and I will be backing each other up on . . . → Read More: Sept. UK tour dates announced
On February 19th, at a sold-out awards show in London’s historic Royal Albert Hall, Anais and Jefferson won a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award for “Willie of Winsbury,” the opening track of their 2013 release Child Ballads . . . → Read More: Anais and Jefferson win BBC Folk Award
Hey, it’s with gratitude and humility we announce that Child Ballads has been nominated for two BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards: Best Album, and Best Traditional Track “Willie Of Winsbury.” So happy to be included among our friends and fellow nominees. Best wishes and luck to everyone!
. . . → Read More: BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards
fRoots nominates Child Ballads for Album of the Year . . . → Read More: “Child Ballads” nominated as fRoots 2013 Album of the Year
I don’t know if it’s really hard-to-find, or if I was just looking in all the wrong places. But finally coming upon a UK vinyl pressing of American folk singer-songwriters Jefferson Hamer and Anaïs Mitchell’s Child Ballads, released just four months ago and apparently vanishing about 20 minutes later, definitely ranks among the highlights of my record-buying year so far… . . . → Read More: ‘Child Ballads’ Interview in Goldmine Magazine
Jefferson gives an interview and lesson with Acoustic Guitar magazine . . . → Read More: Jefferson in October, 2013 issue of Acoustic Guitar
photo by Jordan Holloway – Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer on eTown 5.23.13
Child Ballads by Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer was recently featured on NPR’s Weekend Edition . . . → Read More: Child Ballads featured on NPR Weekend Edition
Here’s a link to Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer live on BB2 The Folk Show with host Mark Radcliff. Date: 2/27/2013
On ‘Child Ballads’, folk music, and his collaboration with Anais Mitchell
By Kim Ruehl, About.com Guide
Jefferson Hamer – Interview about Child Ballads.
. . . → Read More: About.com ‘Child Ballads’ Interview