Ani DiFranco

Ani DiFranco



Ani DiFranco (/ˈɑːn/; born Angela Maria DiFranco; September 23, 1970) is an American singer, multi-instrumentalist, poet, songwriter, and feminist icon.[3] She has released more than 20 albums.[4][5][6][7] DiFranco has received positive feedback from critics for much of her career.

Although DiFranco's music has been classified as folk rock and alternative rock she has added punk, funk, hip hop and jazz influences. DiFranco created her own record label, Righteous Babe, giving her significant creative freedom.

DiFranco supports many social and political movements by performing benefit concerts, appearing on benefit albums and speaking at rallies. Through the Righteous Babe Foundation DiFranco has backed grassroots cultural and political organizations supporting causes including women’s right to choose and gay visibility. She counts American folk singer and songwriter Pete Seeger among her mentors.[8]



Binary is the nineteenth studio album by singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco, released on June 9, 2017.
Zizzing is a song by musical artist Ani DiFranco, released on May 26, 2017.
Binary is a song by musical artist Ani DiFranco, released on May 12, 2017.
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Haley Heynderickx touring with Ani DiFranco (who Hop Along discuss in new interview)
  –  March 26, 2018
Haley Heynderickx, who was one of the best sets we saw at SXSW this year, has been touring in support of her excellent 2018 debut album, I Need to Start a Garden. On Tuesday (3/27), she heads out for some shows with The Low Anthem (followed by some with ...
Hop Along Talk ICP, Ani DiFranco, & Their Awesome New Album
  –  March 26, 2018
When she was a teenager, Frances Quinlan wanted to be as famous as Conor Oberst. She rolls her eyes as she says this, knowing how ridiculous it all sounds now. But if Frances hasn’t quite become as well-known as someone she considers one of her ...
Dar Williams to headline 2018 Ferdinand Folk Festival
  –  March 26, 2018
With 20 albums to her credit, the New England folk veteran has toured with distinguished peers Joan Baez, Patty Griffin, Ani DiFranco, Loudon Wainwright III, Joan Osborne, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Shawn Colvin, and others. Headlining at folk festivals ...
'Melody and groove': Drummer Allison Miller on writing, arranging
  –  March 14, 2018
Allison Miller has more than enough work from her drum skills. In the pop arena, she's toured with artists like Ani DiFranco and Natalie Merchant. On the jazz side, she was named as top 20 drummer in a DownBeat critics poll. While she could've stayed busy ...
Power plays: Ani DiFranco uses her musical voice to connect with audiences, returns to Iowa City next week
  –  February 14, 2018
“No fear” has been the guiding force for singer/songwriter/activist Ani DiFranco, through her life and her career of more than 25 years. “We just have to operate with no fear in this world. Whatever feels good to you, that’s what you should ...
Ani DiFranco Adds Dates to "Rise Up" Tour
  –  February 1, 2018
Ani DiFranco has extended her winter/spring tour, making stops in the Midwest and the Northeast with support from the duo Gracie and Rachel. DiFranco released her newest LP BINARY last June, with NPR saying “it could be the record that wakes you up to ...
The Decemberists, Ani DiFranco will headline Nelsonville Music Festival
  –  January 22, 2018
Low-key indie rock quintet the Decemberists and folk-driven songwriter Ani DiFranco will headline Nelsonville Music Festival on June 1 and June 3, respectively. The first batch of lineup announcements also includes Alvvays, Kevin Morby, Mission Temple ...

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