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Iris DeMent

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Concerts

Iris Dement performs at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

July 31, 2013 Growing up singing in rural Arkansas, the 52-year-old songwriter emerges from another era entirely.

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Iris DeMent performs live on Mountain Stage.

March 19, 2013 The roots singer plays songs from Sing the Delta, her first album of original material in 16 years.

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Studio Sessions

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October 2, 2012 The roots-folk singer talks to David Dye about Sing the Delta, her first album in eight years.

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Interviews & Profiles

Iris DeMent's new album is titled Sing the Delta.

October 28, 2012 Raised Pentecostal, DeMent has mostly left religion behind, but says it surfaces in her songs.

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Reviews

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October 10, 2012 Sing the Delta is the roots-folk singer-songwriter's first album of new songs in 16 years.

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October 4, 2012 Dement draws on her upbringing in Arkansas for inspiration for her new album, Sing the Delta.

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  • Album: Sing the Delta
  • Artist: Iris DeMent
  • Label: FlariElla Records
  • Released: 2012