From humble beginnings on her grandparents’ porch in Louisiana listening to neighbors and family swap stories, lies, and tales, Diane Ferlatte has become a global storyteller sharing stories and songs worldwide, performing in a multitude of countries on six different continents. She tells African American stories and stories that hold truths and touch upon our common humanity including personal and historical stories that are laced with humor, depth, and tenderness. An award-winning artist and Grammy nominee, her honors include the NABS Zora Neale Hurston and the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence awards. Musician Erik Pearson accompanies Ferlatte on banjo and guitar.
“Diane Ferlatte’s charismatic personality sets the stage on fire. Her storytelling is so powerful that the stories she tells become a part of you.” –The Hindu, National Newspaper of India