About Migrant Worker
The folk singers job is to comfort the disturbed, and to disturb the comfortable.
Woody Guthrie said these words many years ago, yet they still resonate today just as much as ever. Migrant Worker makes music that hopefully gives justice to the above statement.
Since forming in early 2012, Migrant Worker has brought their mixture of American Roots Music to the greater Atlanta area. Blurring the lines between Country, Folk and Rock, Migrant Worker seeks to bring back the urgency and realness that was once so ever present in the musical landscape.
On any given night the band can be seen bringing their original music to the masses while still paying homage to anyone from Gram Parsons to Woody Guthrie, Ry Cooder to Ryan Adams, Led Zeppelin to Lead Belly, and anything in between. Migrant Worker is a band which pays tribute to the past while looking forward.
Check out the lineup for the 2019 Hangtown Music Festival, which returns to Placerville, California October 24 – 27.
Current The Marcus King Band keyboardist DeShawn “DVibes” Alexander will soon be “stepping away from the band to work on other musical endeavors.”
Listen to North Mississippi Allstars’ cover of The Staples Singers’ “What You Gonna Do?” featuring Mavis Staples from their upcoming album ‘Up And Rolling.’
Guitarist Anders Osborne tacked on a handful of dates to his 2019 Tour and will play three Bob Dylan tribute concerts with Joan Osborne & Jackie Greene.
Check out the setlist, a recap and The Skinny for Phish’s opening night of their Summer Tour 2019 two-show run in Bangor, Maine.