Island Stories

Island Stories: Valérie Ékoumé

June 17, 2019

Concerning African History, people only remember slavery or even colonisation. Africa is part of Humanity's History and it's time to acknowledge that. -Valérie Ékoumé ...

Island Stories: Wild Rivers

June 17, 2019

What story needs to be told? Wild Rivers doesn't hold back . . .  Ring true to your experience - have no idea what to do next? Catch Wild Rivers at Hillside 2019.

Island Stories: DJ NDN

June 17, 2019

If you learn the languages of the territory you're on, you'll learn a lot about the history of where you live. -DJ NDN What story needs to be told? For DJ NDN, the power is in the langua...

Island Stories: Jon Corbin

June 17, 2019

My story is about hope and healing in the midst of pain- fighting to stay grateful and maintain joy despite what life throws at you. -Jon Corbin Telling a story that too many of us are afraid to...

Island Stories: Joyful Joyful

June 17, 2019

All people are inextricably linked to one another; the impulse to exclude the "other" is always based in falsehood. -Joyful Joyful After describing their music as truthful, sad, and st...

Island Stories: Mr. Ben

June 17, 2019

Old folk music is beginning to fade away- the music that carries the stories of our various cultures and histories. I try to include that old folk canon in my shows, hoping to pass sit on to the littl...

Island Stories: Hymns57

June 17, 2019

Even with instrumental music, I feel there is a dialogue. A chance to sink into something else. To heal a stranger, comfort a late-night thinker, or console a wounded heart. -Hymns57

Island Stories: El Coyote

June 17, 2019

To say that the music industry is male-dominated is an understatement. You could fill an ocean with the stories that need to be told.