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 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).
Ruthie To Travel to Cuba With Seth Walker
Ruthie Foster and Seth Walker invite you to accompany them on their historic, first visit to Cuba, with Texas Rangers Hall of Fame radio announcer Eric Nadel as your guide. Join these great young American musicians for a landmark meeting between the people of Havana and this quintessential American blues tradition! Click the photo above to learn more.
Ruthie Nominated for Blues Music Award for 6th Year In A Row!
Ruthie has been nominated for the Koko Taylor Award for Best Traditional Female Blues Artist. This will be her sixth consecutive blues award nomination. To see all of the nominees for the 37th Annual Blues Music Awards click here.
Take A Listen To Ruthie's Holiday Playlist
Ruthie took the time to curate a playlist with all of her favorite holiday tunes. Click the photo above to take a listen on Spotify!
Now Available: Conspirare Featuring Ruthie Foster
Ruthie's performance with Austin's award winning choral group, Conspirare, is now available for download and purchase. Click the picture above to purchase!
Life on the Road
A great shot from the road of Ruthie playing at the City Winery in Napa, CA recently!
Ruthie Foster Headlines the Blues and BBQ Fest in New Orleans
Ruthie Foster joins The Funky Meters in headlining the Crescent City Blues and BBQ Fest in New Orleans, LA. To read more about the festival click here.
Ruthie Takes Spain
Possibly the best photo from Pontedvedra, Spain. It was so beautiful!
Ruthie Wins Blues Music Award
Ruthie was awarded the 2015 Koko Taylor Award (Traditional Blues Female) at the 36th Blues Music Awards. The Blues Music Awards are universally known as the highest honor awarded to blues artists. Read more about the other winners here.
Ruthie Nominated for Blues Music Award!
More good news for Ruthie Foster! Ruthie has received a nomination for the Koko Taylor Award, honoring notable female blues artists, in the Blues Music Awards ceremony to be held May 7, 2014 in Memphis.
Check out the full list of nominations HERE
Ruthie Foster's Song Featured on "Criminal Minds"
Tonight’s episode of the hit CBS show Criminal Minds will feature Ruthie’s version of “Lord, Remember Me” from her album “Let It Burn”! Be sure to tune in at 9pm EST/8pm CST and listen for the song!
Ruthie's "Promise of a Brand New Day" Is Nominated for a Grammy Award!
We are thrilled to announce that Ruthie’s album ‘Promise of a Brand New Day’ has been nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Blues Album category! This is Ruthie’s third Grammy nomination in a row!
Check out the complete list of categories and nominees here
The Académie Charles-Cros in France has chosen to honor Ruthie’s album “Promise Of A Brand New Day” with the premier French award for musical recordings – its 2014 Grand Prix du Disque for Blues!
The Académie Charles-Cros is an organization composed of 50 members specializing in music criticism, sound recording, and culture. Each year since 1948, the Académie has awarded prizes in the field of popular song, classical music, jazz, blues and other categories of recorded music.
Past winners of the Blues award include Mavis Staples and Charles Bradley, so Ruthie is in great company!
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