"Heartfelt country soul set by someone who's quietly become one of the best."
~Maverick Magazine
"Authentic American folk-music to stir the soul." ~No Depression

“Rita Hosking's concert exceeded our expectations. Her storytelling and songwriting were absolutely captivating.”
~Allison Whiting, presenter, NY  
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Frankie and the No-Go Road Show Fun  

We just completed our final CD Release concert this month, at the Freight and Salvage in Berkeley, CA.  It was a fabulous run of a highly unusual show--we played through the entire album from start to finish, with commentary on the steps of the hero's journey, and characters come to life.  
Sean Feder on dobro, banjo, guitar and lap steel, Bill Dakin on upright bass, Bart Van Der Zeeuw on drums and percussion, and Kora Feder (at one show) helped to bring to bring about these live experiences, and I'm very…Read more

5/5 Stars - Telegraph, and More Amazing Reviews 

Frankie and the No-Go Road is receiving superb reviews!  Check it out:

--5/5 stars from The Telegraph. "This music will make you think, it will sadden you and it will uplift you. In a world of Wetiko, it's good to have Hosking calling for a better life. Splendid. ★★★★★" says Martin Chilton, Culture Editor.
--4/5 stars from the UK's Observer (print) and Guardian (online.)  From reviewer Neil Spencer, "It emerges, alongside Anaïs Mitchell’s Hadestown, as one of Americana’s finest concept albums."  Read here. 
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Frankie and the No-Go Road to release today! 

Brand new album, Frankie and the No-Go Road, releases in the United States today, September 22nd!  Keep an eye out in the next couple weeks for an official music video, animated by Rita herself!  Frankie and the No-Go Road -- "a bold revitalization of the American spirit as seen through the hero's journey."

To buy the download, or CD in the U.S., please purchase from my shop at The No-Go Road page, from CD Baby on the "Music" page, or you can also order the download from  iTunes.Read more

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Upcoming Shows

Fri. Feb. 12th, Point Richmond Acoustic, Richmond, CA
Thurs. Feb. 18-20, Folk Alliance, Kansas City, MO
Fri. Feb. 26 Barn Concert, Gilroy, CA
Sat. Feb. 27 House Concert, Scotts Valley, CA
Sat. March 5 Studio 55 Marin, San Rafael, CA

"Parting Glass" from Little Boat

For a recent interview and photos from Rita and Sean's show at Whitstable Sessions, UK, please see below:
 ***Background image of Rita and guitar was taken by Rik Keller of Rik Keller Photography.