Season Two of My Music with Rhiannon Giddens to Premiere This May

PBS North Carolina has announced season two of My Music with Rhiannon Giddens will premiere next month. The new season promises to focus on Rhiannon Giddens’ work with the groundbreaking Silk Road Ensemble as it embarks on “American Railroad,” her flagship program as Silkroad’s artistic director.

It was a true pleasure to present Silk Road’s “American Railroad” program at Big Ears!

Watch: My Music with Rhiannon Giddens: Season Two Preview

Hurray for the Riff Raff Performs on CBS Saturday Morning

Earlier this month Hurray for the Riff Raff (AKA Alynda Segarra) performed on CBS Saturday Morning. They performed “Alibi,” “Hawkmoon,” and “Buffalo,” all songs from their new album The Past Is Still Alive.

Segarra created The Past Is Still Alive during a period of personal grief, when they found inspiration in radical poetry, railroad culture, outsider art, the work of writer Eileen Myles, and activist groups like ACT UP and Gran Fury. Segarra uses their lyrics as a way to immortalize and say goodbye to those they have loved and lost, and to honor both the heartbroken and the hopeful parts of themselves. 

Watch: Hurray for the Riff Raff on CBS

Digable Planets Celebrate Their Debut Album on the Tamron Hall Show

Hip-hop trio Digable Planets joined the Tamron Hall Show to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their debut album, Reachin’ (A New Refutation of Time and Space). The Grammy-winning group looks back on their early beginnings and treats the audience to a special performance of their game-changing hit “Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat).”

Watch: Digable Planets Performs “Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)”

A new episode of the PBS docuseries The Express Way with Dulé Hill will feature Amythyst Kiah.

The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter will represent the local area in the “Appalachia” episode as renowned actor Hill — best known for his roles in Psych and The West Wing — travels the country to find artists who are using their unique talents for self-expression and positive change.

The episode is set to premiere today, Tuesday, April 30, at 9 p.m. ET on PBS!

Watch: The Express Way with Dulé Hill

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