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The Roots Channel

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First Language: The Race To Save Cherokee

First Language: The Race To Save Cherokee

We're excited to feature this documentary which spotlights the history of the Cherokee language and the efforts to preserve it.

Sarah Siskind: "Novel"

Sarah Siskind: "Novel"

We're pleased to feature this solo piano performance by Sarah Siskind, recorded by Wigby.

Live From Empty Sea: The Barn Owls

Live From Empty Sea: The Barn Owls

Old time trio The Barn Owls recorded their debut album in this exclusive concert live at Empty Sea Studios.

Anna Coogan & Willie B: "Come Inside"

Anna Coogan & Willie B: "Come Inside"

Check out this clip from Anna Coogan's exclusive concert shot live at The Triple Door.

Live From Empty Sea: Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards

Live From Empty Sea: Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards

Experience the musical electricity that exists when Laura Cortese and The Dance Cards take the stage in this Live performance from Empty Sea Studios.

Blue Rock Live: Brooks Williams

Blue Rock Live: Brooks Williams

Enjoy a night of super-charged roots music with Brooks Williams in this special Blue Rock Live concert.

The Farewell Drifters: "Little Boy"

The Farewell Drifters: "Little Boy"

Check out the harmonic roots music of The Farewell Drifters in this video produced by Wigby.

Live Webcast: Valley of the Deer Piping Revue

Live Webcast: Valley of the Deer Piping Revue

Join us for this multi-camera webcast of Highland Piping at 7PM Pacific.

Live From Empty Sea: Cahalen Morrison

Live From Empty Sea: Cahalen Morrison

Don't miss this exclusive acoustic performance from Cahalen Morrison, live from Empty Sea Studios.

OneMic: The Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band

OneMic: The Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band

This OneMic session showcases the "folkbilly" sound of The Nell Robinson and Jim Nunally Band.

So Long Seven: "Tequila Banjo"

So Long Seven: "Tequila Banjo"

In this music video for "Tequila Banjo", the guys from So Long Seven use a range of instruments that blend to create a completely unique sound.

Live From Empty Sea: John Reischman and John Miller

Live From Empty Sea: John Reischman and John Miller

Don't miss mandolinist John Reischman and guitar legend John Miller in this exclusive performance Live from Empty Sea Studios.

OneMic: Essence

OneMic: Essence

This OneMic Session features the soft vocal tones of Essence with an expertly balanced band performance you won't want to miss.

The Brother Brothers: "Angel Island"

The Brother Brothers: "Angel Island"

Let The Brother Brothers take you to Angel Island in this moment captured by Beehive Productions.

SHEL: "Rooftop"

SHEL: "Rooftop"

We're thrilled to premiere a new music video from the talented quartet of sisters known as SHEL.

Bruce Molsky - Can't Stay Here This a-Way

Bruce Molsky - Can't Stay Here This a-Way

We're excited to share this intimate Old-Time Tiki Parlour session with Bruce Molsky.

Lula Wiles: "I'm Over You"

Lula Wiles: "I'm Over You"

Lula Wiles will charm you with this Summer Hoot performance filmed by Beehive Productions.

Live From Empty Sea: David Brewer & Rebecca Lomnicky

Live From Empty Sea: David Brewer & Rebecca Lomnicky

David Brewer & Rebecca Lomnicky play captivating Scottish tunes in this performance Live from Empty Sea Studios.

OneMic: The Rubinoos

OneMic: The Rubinoos

Catch a unique performance by power pop group The Rubinoos in this OneMic session.

Connor Kennedy: "Where You'll Sleep Tonight"

Connor Kennedy: "Where You'll Sleep Tonight"

Enjoy Connor Kennedy's acoustic performance of "Where You'll Sleep Tonight" filmed by Beehive Productions

Live From Empty Sea: Hanz Araki & Cary Novotny

Live From Empty Sea: Hanz Araki & Cary Novotny

Portland-based Irish music stars Hanz Araki and Cary Novotny take the stage to share a night of tunes and songs live from Empty Sea Studios.

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