Loss and Keeping Faith 

An important part of Little Faith’s musical mission is honoring the musical contributions of those who came before us and perpetuating their legacies. Every year, we lose more of our heroes, and in 2014 Joe Sample, Gerald Wilson, Joe Cocker, Jimmy Ruffin, Jack Bruce, Johnny Winter, Bobby Womack, Phil Everly and Mickey Champion were among those who passed on. But the loss of one Los Angeles musician has hit us harder than most this year. Little Faith and the entire LA music community is still heartbroken…

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New Album, Ronnie Mack Barn Dance, Eagle Rock Music Festival 

Whole lotta news.  The official release date for the new record is October 1. Titled "Shelter", the CD features more traditional hymns and spirituals, some old gospel songs and a few 60's covers done gospel style.

Also on October 1, we're playing Ronnie Mack's Barn Dance.  An LA institution, Ronnie Mack has been showcasing roots music once a month since 1988, and has featured a who's who of country, rockabilly, bluegrass and more. Lucinda Williams, Dwight Yoakam, Marty Stuart, the Blasters, Rosie Flores…

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New CD Soon, More Sundays 

We're starting to mix the new LITTLE FAITH CD, titled "Shelter".  Lots of vocals on this one and a wealth of great material, from traditional spirituals to classic gospel to contemporary "message" songs.  In case you haven't been getting our reminders, we're at Viva Cantina every Sunday for a while, from 1:00 til 3:00 in the afternoon, perfect for after church or late brunch. We've been busy with other projects, too. Guitarist Nelson Blanton just finished recording guitars for the new Billy Ray Cyrus…

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Lots of Little Faith 

We're busy these days. In addition to recording a new album at Ray Wolffe's studio, we have the following live shows coming up:

February 19:  Private Mardi Gras Party/Crawfish Boil! Beads and mudbugs for all.

February 25: Viva Cantina, as specials guests of Viva's favorite country rock band, 5th & Birmingham. We're looking forward to sharing the bill with these exciting young talents! 900 Riverside Dr, Burbank 9:00-Midnight. No cover!

February 26, Joe's Great American. Sundays are Blues Nights at Joe's…

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Little Faith Highlights Music Fest 

LITTLE FAITH leads off the Patch highlights video of the Eagle Rock Music Festival: http://eaglerock.patch.com/blog_posts/patch-blog-eagle-rock-music-festival-sampler-video

The Alternate Root: Featured Artist 

The Alternate Root, an interactive roots music magazine has picked LITTLE FAITH  as a Featured Artist of the Week.  Go to http://www.thealternateroot.com/alternate-root-weekly-features/alternate-root-artists-of-the-week to read a short review and get a free download of "Wade In The Water".

Smart Choice Music: Americana in the UK 

Here's a link to Smart Choice Music, the  distributor of LITTLE FAITH'S "Spirituals" in the UK.  Great stuff on their site!  http://www.smartchoicemusic.com/mailorder/Spirituals-pr-7960.html

Thankful, thoughtful, faithful... 

 

 

2010 can’t be over soon enough, yet oddly, I find myself feeling thankful.  Thankful that, despite the still-faltering economy, the persistent greed and hate that continues to steer legislation in the US, the mindless killing taking place in conflicts too numerous to pin down—some good took place in the last 12 months.  Healthcare reform (hopefully), the end of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”, steps toward reining in Wall Street, the ongoing process of a greener economy.  It ain’t much, and the good didn’t…

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Review and Airplay 

"Spirituals" is getting airplay on both coasts! Jazz station KUVO in Denver has been spinning tracks (check out "The Gospel Train" on Sunday at 9:00am Mountain Time, 11:00 Eastern, 10:00 PST) Listen at: http://www.kuvo.org/index.php?s=94 

WEXT in Upstate NY and WVCR in Albany also spinning. Listen to an interview and some tracks on WVCR's Kaleidoscope, 6-8 PM Saturday 11/20, WVCR.com, 88.3 FM Albany NY.  The live show/CD release at Bayou Cafe is their live pick of the week!

Nice review of the CD at…

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