ruthieFINAL.jpg
Ruthie-Foster-Photo-by-Riccardo-Piccirillo-.jpg
ruthieFINAL.jpg

Home


Ruthie Foster

 

SCROLL DOWN

Home


Ruthie Foster

 

Ruthie-Foster-Photo-by-Riccardo-Piccirillo-.jpg

Ruthie Foster Tour Dates


Ruthie Foster Tour Dates


Latest updates

BLUES FOUNDATION AWARDS KOKO TAYLOR AWARD TO RUTHIE

Ruthie is the winner of The Blues Foundation's Koko Taylor Award for Traditional Blues Female Artist! For more info, click the picture above! 


RUTHIE'S PERFORMANCE AT CARNEGIE HALL LEAVES CRITICS SAYING SHE "CAN’T COME BACK SOON ENOUGH"

Following a very successful show with the North Mississippi Allstars at Carnegie Hall's 'Zankel Hall,' ZealNYC writer Christopher Johnson highlights Ruthie's performance where "she commands a stage as completely as Judy Garland or Janis Joplin did, but with unfailing grace and good cheer."  Click here to read the full article.


FOSTER NOMINATED FOR THE BLUES FOUNDATION'S 'TRADITIONAL BLUES FEMALE ARTIST' OF 2017

For consecutive years, Ruthie Foster has been nominated for multiple Blues Music awards. This year, she is nominated alongside artists Annika Chambers, Diunna Greenleaf, Janiva Magness, and Miss Freddye for both the 'Traditional Blues Female Artist' award and the Koko Taylor Award. The winners will be announced on May 10th in Memphis at the 39th annual ceremony. To see all of the nominations, click the image above.


'JOY COMES BACK' SELECTED AS ONE OF NO DEPRESSION STAFF'S 'BEST ALBUMS OF 2017'

No Depression's staff narrowed down their top picks from 2017 to a shortlist - which includes Ruthie's Joy Comes Back! Here's what they had to say about the album: "Ruthie Foster sings joyously of love, healing, and hope in this collection of down-to-the-bone soul songs" - for the full article, click HERE


'No Depression' looks aT ruthie's career development and reviews 'joy comes back' 

Gary Stoller, writer for 'No Depression,' takes a look at the connections and collaborations that led to Ruthie's most recent album, 'Joy Comes Back.' He mentions that the songs are "creative, warm, and flow smoothly from track to track." Take a look at this insightful article by clicking HERE.


Ruthie featured with bonnie raitt at the 'Harvey Can't Mess with Texas' benefit concert

The 'Harvey Can't Mess with Texas' benefit concert raised millions of dollars to support relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Ruthie was featured, alongside Bonnie Raitt, in the show which was headlined by acts such as Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, James Taylor, Leon Bridges, and Lyle Lovett. Ruthie's performance was mentioned as one of the "greatest moments" of the evening in THIS article.


AMAZON'S "OPEN ROAD" PLAYLIST FEATURES RUTHIE'S COVER OF SMOKEY ROBINSON'S CRUISIN'

As a part of Amazon's original playlist series, the playlist Open Road is intended for those looking to "hit the road with new takes on classic tunes." Check out Ruthie's cover - Smokey Robinson's Cruisin' - from the playlist HERE.


RUTHIE NOMINATED FOR 2 LIVING BLUES AWARDS

Ruthie is ecstatic to be nominated for two Living Blues Magazine awards this year. Be sure to vote for Ruthie for both "Best Female Blues Artist" and "Best Live Performer." CLICK HERE or on the picture to vote! Voting closes July 15.


RUTHIE STOPS BY THE RELIX STUDIO WHILE IN NYC

You can watch her live performance HERE.


Check out Ruthie's performance ofWhat Are You Listening to? live from McCabe's


Watch: Ruthie Foster on NPR's Mountain Stage

In case you missed it, you can watch Ruthie's Mountain Stage performance HERE.


TEXAS MONTHLY EXCLUSIVE VIDEO PREMIERE: RUTHIE FOSTER RAISES A GLASS TO THEWORKING WOMAN


War Pigs Video premieres on Pop Matters


WATCH THE PREMIERE OF RUTHIE'S NEW VIDEO FOR JOY COMES BACK, EXCLUSIVELY ON NPR

Make sure to check out the interview for NPR's Songs We Love here


Ruthie Will Put Out New Album, Joy Comes Back, On March 24th

Three-time Grammy Nominee, Ruthie Foster, transforms sorrow into career-defining soul/blues/gospel/rock opus, Joy Comes Back, releasing March 24th on Blue Corn Records. 


Ruthie's Song "Brand New Day" Is Featured In Our Family Table's Event Video

To find out more about The Door and how they help the youth of NYC, click here


Ruthie Is Off To Cuba

At the end of August Ruthie will go on a musical adventure through Cuba with Seth Walker and YOU can be a part of it. There aren't many spots left but if you want to grab one of the last ones available, click here


Ruthie Has Successful Run Through The West

Ruthie recently played the Strawberry Festival in Jamestown, CA along with the the Triple Door in Seattle, WA and Sisters Folk Fest in Sisters, OR. She also has some exciting dates in the Northeast coming up, including: Naked Soul in NYC, FreshGrass outside of Boston, MA, and Levon Helm's Studio in upstate New York! Check out the tour dates page to see if she's coming to a town near you soon. 


Ruthie Has Another Successful Tour Through Europe

Ruthie and the band just got back from another successful run through Europe! They performed in Italy, Spain, and Germany while in Europe and captured some awesome shots along the way. 


Ruthie Is Nominated For Two Living Blues Awards

Ruthie has been nominated for TWO Living Blues Awards this year: Blues Artist of the Year (Female) and Best Live Performer. Make sure to vote for her by going to http://www.livingblues.com/ and hitting the "Vote" button!


Ruthie Is Headed Back To Europe In July

Ruthie is gearing up for her summer 2016 European tour, which features some great festivals and has her playing with some great people - Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal and Keb Mo- plus a lot of dates in Italy and the band's first trip ever to the Canary Islands!


Ruthie Wins Koko Taylor Award For Best Traditional Female Blues Artist

Ruthie won the Koko Taylor award for the 6th year in a row. The award is given out at the The Blues Music Awards. Ruthie had the pleasure of performing during the awards (pictured above).  


 

Tour Dates