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Arouna + Biko : Ngoni Blues Live

An album years in the making. An alliance of brothers across bloodlines and generations. The meeting of cultures. A fusion of earthen instruments with mighty spirit and potent intention. Combining the masterful percussion of Biko Casini from Rising Appalachia and the majestic Ngoni and Balafon of Arouna Diarra, these two timeless souls have come together to […]

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Come To Life Uruguay Earth Ship Convergence

We came together in celebration of mate, regeneration, and building Earthships with music and community as the focal point to this journey through South America.  Representing diversity in language, country of birth, age, and what brings us peace and passion… the Earthship festival was the culmination of a month long build on the rich and […]

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Rising Appalachia – Leaf, The Festival That Raised Us.

An artist watches their work up close during creation time and then unleashes it out into the world, never fully knowing where it lives or where its tendrils truly stretch.  That is the magic and mystique of the calling.  Even better though, artists might have the chance to create a wider arc of relationship with […]

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Peia – Ciamara ní Mi Live Performance

Here’s a new video featuring our dear friend Peia, shot live in the Siskiyou mountains of Oregon. Peia will be bringing her songs and stories to New York next month for Changing Tides, a fundraiser for our underwater relatives and the Salish Sea. We are thrilled to partner with The Heart & Mind Festival, Golden […]

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Dustin Thomas Stay Human Tour Recap

Come to Life caught up with Dustin Thomas during his adventures with Michael Franti and Spearhead this summer for his STAY HUMAN TOUR and shared with us some exciting moments from the road. After capturing some exciting footage from their performance at the Cuthbert Amphitheatre in Eugene Dustin gave us a sneak peek at one […]

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Youth in Revolt – An Interview With Victoria Canal

The narrative of young people showing up to lead is not a new phenomenon- in the past few years alone Malala Yousafzai, Emma Gonzalez, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez (to name a few) have become household names. One thing that is new, however, is the growth of the digital world and the technologies through which we access it- […]

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RISING APPALACHIA’S COLORADO CONCERTS ARE MORE THAN THEY APPEAR

    Colorado is coming to life with Guayaki and Rising Appalachia As part of our month-long “Come To Life: Colorado” campaign, we’ve been hosting events and concerts to bring the Front Range community together to ultimately take steps to regenerate the Colorado community and show that taking positive action is possible. Our gatherings have been […]

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Uniting the Denver Community at Swaylo Nights

Video Original Track: “Return to Breath” by Swayló   In a neighborhood surrounded by construction, the old synagogue that has been reborn as one of Denver’s most unique and intimate venues, Invisible City, is hard to find. Maybe that’s the point…. But once we found our way inside for our partner event Swayló Nights, the […]

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