Throughout 2019, you stand to discover over 140 new Americana artists through the Ditty Dozen.
Updated weekly, use the Ditty Dozen to discover new Americana
The Ditty Dozen is a weekly-updated playlist dedicated to sharing twelve of the most exciting emerging artists in Americana & Roots music. Since mid-2018, when the Ditty Dozen was started, fast-rising artists like The War & Treaty, Erin Rae, Paul Cauthen, Jade Bird, and Neyla Pekarek have been included.
Curated by DittyTV, a 24/7 Americana & Roots music television network, you can be sure to find quality, hand-picked new music from true Americana tastemakers.
An easy way to stay up-to-date with a fast-growing genre
Each year at AmericanaFest in Nashville, TN, hundreds of artists gather to showcase their talents and to make connections. For many Americana fans, the work that the Americana Music Association does to promote emerging acts is the one reliable source for new, quality music. With the Ditty Dozen, DittyTV aims to be another reliable source that fans can turn to every week.
Take a listen to this week’s playlist
74 Concert Series sessions recorded in 2018 sets new record
DittyTV kicked off 2018 by recording top names like J.D. Wilkes, Nora Jane Struthers, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, and Samantha Fish, and we never looked back. Over the course of the year, we brought in GRAMMY, ARIA, Juno award-winning names like Tommy Emmanuel, Lindi Ortega, Dom Flemons, Larkin Poe, Jerry Douglas, and the Marcus King Band.
Can we set a new record in 2019?
Sure can! We’re already off to a great start, as we’re slated to record upwards of 6 shows in January alone, including Sarah Potenza, Seth Walker, Ruthie Foster, Greyhounds, and Granville Automatic, among others.
But how do I watch the DittyTV Concert Series?
It’s easy. Premiere episodes broadcast every Sunday and Wednesday at 8 PM/CST. You can watch using the DittyTV apps on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, or by simply tuning in to DittyTV.com. If you miss the premiere broadcast, you can see the re-run episodes on Monday and Thursday morning at 8 AM/CST.
The DittyTV Concert Series is available on YouTube
After each Concert Series episode premieres on DittyTV, it gets shared on the DittyTV YouTube page. You can watch thousands of performances from a wide variety of artists: The Milk Carton Kids, Blackberry Smoke, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Dustbowl Revival and many, many more.
Recommendation of the week
If you missed Mike and the Moonpies on the most recent episode of “Walking The Floor” with Chris Shiflett, be sure to check it out. It’s an in-depth conversation with a band that released one of our favorite records of 2019.