Ruthie Foster
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The Phenomenal Ruthie Foster: A Portrait in Freedom
13 May 2012 // 6:00 PM

Blues, gospel, and jazz singer Ruther Foster spent so much time on the road that her songwriting suffered -- yet the folk, Stax soul, and gospel that accompanied the sound of tires spinning on asphalt gave her a different kind of musical inspiration.


Ruthie Foster: Joy Comes Back
19 Mar 2017 // 9:15 PM

Like all of Foster’s albums, this one contains a diverse selection of bluesy material with a folk-rock edge and a gospel bottom.

Ruthie Foster: Promise of a Brand New Day
20 Aug 2014 // 9:04 PM

They say that misery loves company, which is why blues music remains so popular.


Ruthie Foster - "War Pigs" (video) (premiere)
27 Feb 2017 // 8:56 AM

Blues/folk/soul singer Ruthie Foster releases a stunning blues cover of Black Sabbath's "War Pigs", previewing her new album coming 24 March.

20 Questions: Ruthie Foster
27 Mar 2012 // 1:00 AM

The Grammy-nominated blues artist Ruthie Foster has just put out the most confident album of her career, and before taking it on the road, she speaks to PopMatters about Star Trek, Jerry the mouse, and speaking with Stephen Hawking.

//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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