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Ani DiFranco archive

As part of the Roots of Music Program in New Orleans, kids have access to music education not provided in schools. Ani DiFranco sits on the Program's Board of Directors.

Watch Discover New Orleans' Music Scene WXPN

June 13, 2012 – DiFranco, a recent transplant to New Orleans, leads a funky, feel-good tour of her new neighborhood. WXPN


Take-no-bull folksinger Ani DiFranco showcases her soft, romantic side in the elegant ballad "Hearse."

Listen Ani DiFranco's Declaration Of Undying Love

May 9, 2012 – The take-no-bull folksinger showcases her soft, romantic side in the elegant ballad "Hearse."


With more than a dozen studio albums to her credit, Ani DiFranco has a strong handle on outspoken, politically charged music. Her latest is Which Side Are You On?

Read Ani DiFranco: Embracing Stability, Remaining Outspoken

February 2, 2012 – DiFranco's new album, her most striking in more than a decade, is as personal as it is political.


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Read Ani DiFranco On World Cafe WXPN

January 17, 2012 – Hear DiFranco carry on her 21-year folk-rock tradition, with songs from Which Side Are You On? WXPN


Ani DiFranco performed on Mountain Stage.

Listen Ani DiFranco On Mountain Stage

February 14, 2011 – Now based in New Orleans, DiFranco plays songs from her latest CD, Red Letter Year.


Listen Orpheus As Folk Opera In 'Hadestown'

March 6, 2010 – The desolate journey of Orpheus is now a folk opera written by singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell.


Listen Ani DiFranco On Mountain Stage

January 19, 2009 – The fiercely independent, highly influential songwriter is celebrating 20 years of touring.


Listen Ani DiFranco: Beyond Mankind In 'The Atom'

December 26, 2008 – No stranger to thematic ambition, DiFranco pays tribute to the universe's building blocks.


Listen Ani DiFranco in Concert WXPN

May 30, 2008 – The folk-punk hero performed at WXPN on May 30, demonstrating her usual candor and fearlessness. WXPN


Listen DiFranco Still Dodges Traps a Decade Later

December 13, 2007 – Ani DiFranco has spent her career living up to the promises that she set down in 1996's "Napoleon."

Listen 'Knuckle Down' with Ani DiFranco WXPN

August 29, 2005 – Ani DiFranco's latest CD is Knuckle Down, the seventeenth album released on her own label. WXPN


Listen Count Basie, Ani DiFranco, Califone

January 27, 2004 – Down in the valley with Greg Brown; Indie folk punk from Ani DiFranco; The electronic experiment...

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