A huge congratulations to Mary Gauthier who last night, won the 2018 Album of the Year prize at the International Folk Music Awards for her latest album Rifles & Rosary Beads.
Commenting on Instagram about the award, Mary said “Thank you to Folk Alliance International, I am honoured that Rifles & Rosary Beads was named record of the year tonight! I wish I could have been there to accept the award in person, but I am on the Cayamo boat working right now. Folk Alliance has been important to me since I first picked up a guitar. I truly appreciate this honour, and hope everyone there has a wonderful conference up in Montreal. See y’all soon! Mary”
Rifles & Rosary Beads was described by the Independent in their 5 star review as “her most impressive and affecting work yet.”, read more of the review highlights here.