Rising Appalachia is an American folk music group led by multi-instrumentalist sisters Leah Song and Chloe Smith. Leah also performs as a solo artist. Based between Southern Appalachia and New Orleans, the sisters work with an array of international musicians and the band incorporates everything from simple harmonics with banjos and fiddles, to a wide variety of drums, kalimbas, beatbox, djembe, balafon, congas, didgeridoo, tablas, spoons and washboard creating a full mix of world, folk and soul music.
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Official video for their song Resilient:
Directors- Chloe Smith and Leah SongCinematographer/Editor- Alex Allaux Movement Director- Justin ConteDancers- Amy Secada, Quentin Robinson (IAMSpecialFX), …
Discover the Slow Music Movement:
Leah Song of critically acclaimed Rising Appalachia has been keeping the troubadour spirit alive through the music project she and her sister started in 2006…
The ‘Slow Music Movement’ encourages musicians to try out ‘non-industry standard’ ways of bringing music into the world by “linking to local communities and staying with local friends; pursuing alternative venues for performances and supporting local businesses with farm-to-table hospitality; providing local non-profits at each show a platform to display information; exploring alternative methods of travel including train, bike, low impact vehicles, boat, horse, or simply focusing on regional touring; and encouraging concert goers to take in more than just the catharsis of the music.” – Rising Appalachia
Rising Appalachia website:
As world travelers for nearly two decades, Rising Appalachia have merged multiple global music influences with their own southern roots to create the inviting new folk album, Leylines. Remarkably the band has built its legion of listeners independently — a self-made success story that has led to ma
Official video for Medicine:
Artist: Rising AppalachiaSong: MedicineAlbum: Wider CirclesLocation: Lake Tahoe & AppalachiaFor more information on Rising Appalachia go to http://www.rising…
Wider Circles live AT Standing Rock November 2016. Tiny Tent concert series with Indigenous Rising Media.