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Review: Anais Mitchell - 'Young Man in America'

It's been a few years since Vermont-based singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell released her groundbreaking folk opera built off the Orpheus myth, titled Hadestown. Since then, she's been traveling the world bringing productions of the show to audiences far and wide, featuring various local artists, friends, and other talent. Slowly but surely Hadestown has inspired younger artists and drawn attention to the budding singer-songwriter.
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Anais Mitchell is on tour, plays 2 record release shows at Joe's Pub tonight (dates)

Music / Rock & Pop : Brooklyn Vegan (3 years ago)

"Two years after singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell released the ambitious and career-defining folk opera Hadestown - a musical retelling of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice set in Depression-era America - she's back with a decidedly ... Read Post

New Album and Tour on the Way from Anais Mitchell

Music / Folk : Kim's Folk Music Blog (3 years ago)

Ever since I heard her album The Brightness, I've been a big fan of Anais Mitchell's unassumingly beautiful songwriting. In 2010, I named her folk opera Hadestown (based on the Orpheus myth) one of the best folk albums of that year,... Read Post

The Underworld Through Folk

Entertainment / Music : The Rumpus Music (5 years ago)

Singer/Songwriter Anaïs Mitchell’s Hadestown, a folk opera set in a post-Apocalyptic Depression-Era, illuminates the Greek myth of Eurydice and Orpheus through the twangs and harmonies of folk music. If that seems like a disjointed ... Read Post

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