Press Clippings


  • NPR "Slingshot", Article, 01/05/2022, Slingshot's 2022 Artists To Watch

  • American Songwriter, Interview, 01/12/2021, Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno’s “Love and Chains” Is an Ode to Gorgeous Sunsets—and Staying Present

  • Rolling Stone Country, Track pick, 01/11/2021, RS Country Music Picks for the Week of January 11th

  • Wide Open Country, Video premiere, 12/08/2021, Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno's 'Sanctuary Song' is a Stirring Call for Compassion, Social Justice

  • WMOT Roots Radio, Video premiere, 05/21/2021, Finally Friday From Home: Grace Pettis and Leva & Calcagno

  • Folk Radio UK Best Of 2021, Article, 12/13/2021, FOLK RADIO’S ALBUMS OF THE YEAR 2021

  • Vortex Music Magazine, Interview, 03/05/2021, Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno: “Hollowed Hearts” [Video Premiere]

  • Folk Alley Best of 2021, Article, 12/08/2021, Brad Kolodner’s Favorite Albums of 2021

  • Folk Radio UK, Event preview, 05/16/2022, Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno May/June UK Tour

  • Sound and Soul "Best of 2021", Article, 12/09/2021, Sound and Soul’s 100 Favorite Albums & EPs of 2021

  • WNRN Live Sessions, Video premiere, 12/21/2021, VIVIAN LEVA & RILEY CALCAGNO Will You

  • WMOT "Roots Radio" Best Of 2021, Article, 12/15/2021, The Year: WMOT’s Essential And Outstanding Albums of 2021

  • No Depression, Mention, 12/10/2021, BONUS TRACKS: Oxford American’s ‘Up South’ Music Issue, The Physical Toll of Music, and More

  • The Boot, Video feature, 12/09/2021, Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno Ask for Aid and Understanding in ‘Sanctuary Song’ [LISTEN]

  • No Depression, Album review, 03/11/2021, A Deep Breath Via Duo Album from Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno

  • Counter Punch, Article, 09/24/2021, Big Sky Over Ithaca

  • Acoustic Guitar, Album review, 05/17/2021, Album Review: Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno Dig Deep into Country and Old-time Roots

  • Americana Highways, Album review, 03/11/2021, REVIEW: “Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno” Is Plucked From 1950s Kitchen Radio

  • The Bluegrass Situation, Article, 03/08/2021, MIXTAPE: VIVIAN LEVA & RILEY CALCAGNO’S OLD-TIME DEEP CUTS

  • WMOT Roots Radio, Interview, 04/22/2021, Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno: A Commitment To Old-Time For New Times.

  • Pop Matters, Album review, 04/15/2021, Appalachian Music from Top to Bottom

  • Saving Country Music, Album review, 03/12/2021, Album Review – Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno (Self-Titled)

  • Lyric Magazine, Album review, 03/16/2021, Review: The New Album from Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno – The Very Essence of Roots Music from the Appalachian Folk to Cajun Soul.

  • WoNo Magazine (Netherlands), Album review, 07/06/2021, Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno. Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno

  • Sound and Soul, Interview, 03/11/2021, ‘Our bio says old-soul roots music and I think that’s true, but the funny thing is we didn’t approach it like that at all!’ Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno on New Album, Tradition, and Innovation

  • Folk Radio UK, Album review, 03/11/2021, VIVIAN LEVA & RILEY CALCAGNO – VIVIAN LEVA & RILEY CALCAGNO

  • Americana Highways, Article, 03/11/2021, Music Reviews: New Treasures From Bob Dylan’s Vaults, Plus More Notable Releases

  • Folk Alley, Track premiere, 02/24/2021, Song Premiere: Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno, "Good and Gone"

  • Americana UK, Album review, 03/04/2021, Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno “Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno”

  • The Musical Divide, Album review, 03/17/2021, Album Review: Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno – ‘Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno’

  • Audiofemme, Interview, 02/03/2021, Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno Ruminate on Missed Connection with “You Don’t See Me”

  • Wide Open Country, Track premiere, 01/20/2021, Song Premiere: Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno Sing About Long-Distance Love on 'Leaving On Our Minds'

  • Highway Queens, Album review, 03/22/2021, Album Review: Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno

  • East Portland Blog, Article, 03/20/2021, Portlanders Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno Release Spectacular, Self-Titled Debut

  • Bluegrass Today, Album review, 03/09/2021, Self-titled – Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno

  • The Power of Okinawa, Album review, 01/19/2021, Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno

  • If It's Too Loud, Article, 03/16/2021, First Listen: New Releases for 12 March

  • Green Man Review, Album review, 03/08/2021, Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno’s Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno

  • Folk Horror Blog, Album review, 01/10/2021, Album Review – Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno - Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno – 2021

  • Folk Radio UK, Pick, 01/13/2021, WATCH: VIVIAN LEVA & RILEY CALCAGNO – LOVE AND CHAINS

  • Saving Country Music, Article, 12/15/2020, Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno Ready New Self-Titled Record

  • Folk Radio UK, Video premiere, 12/08/2020, VIDEO PREMIERE: VIVIAN LEVA & RILEY CALCAGNO – WILL YOU

  • Highway Queens, Article, 01/06/2021, Music to Look Forward to in 2021

  • De krenten uit de pop (Dutch), Album review, 03/13/2021, Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno - Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno

  • Nine Volt Heart, Interview, 02/21/2021, Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno

  • Gary Hayes Country, Highlight, 02/05/2021, Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno Announce New Album

  • The Tinnitist, Video mention, 01/12/2021, Indie Roundup | 34 Songs For A Surprisingly Busy Tuesday

  • Saving Country Music, Article, 01/02/2021, Release Radar, & Most Anticipated Country & Roots Albums for 2021

  • If It's Too Loud, Article, 12/16/2020, Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno - "Will You"

  • Rolling Stone Country, Article, 03/22/2018, 10 New Country Artists You Need to Know: March 2018

  • No Depression, Album review, 06/25/2018, Neo-Traditional Songwriter Is Inspiring On A Lost Generation Style

  • Saving Country Music, Album review, 03/06/2018, Album Review – Vivian Leva’s “Time Is Everything”

  • Talkhouse, Video premiere, 03/03/2020, Pickathon Presents: Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno

  • Twangville "Best of 2018", Article, 12/20/2018, Shawn’s 2018 Favorites

  • Laurel Canyon Radio, Pick, 08/07/2018, Time Is Everything - Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno

  • Country Standard Time, Album review, 07/23/2018, Vivian Leva Time is Everything

  • Stereoplay (Germany), Album review, 08/01/2018, Vivian Leva - Time Is Everything

  • WoNoBloG (Denmark), Album review, 05/13/2018, Time Is Everything. Vivian Leva

  • Three Chords and the Truth UK, Mention, 06/11/2018, GIG REVIEW: Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno - Thimblemill Library, Smethwick. Friday 8th June 2018

  • Real Roots Cafe, Album review, 05/31/2018, Vivian Leva, Time Is Everything

  • Folk Radio UK, Airplay, 05/11/2018, FOLK SHOW: EPISODE 25

  • Day Blends, Article, 05/08/2018, Vivian Leva – Time Is Everything

  • Montana Kaimin, Mention, 04/10/2018, On Kacey Musgraves, the people who hate country music but can’t stop writing about it

  • New Folk Sounds, Album review, 04/03/2018, Vivian Leva – Time is everything

  • Green Man Review , Album review, 03/26/2018, Vivian Leva’s Time is Everything

  • Audio (Germany), Album review, 05/01/2018, Vivian Leva - Time Is Everything

  • Imperfect Fifth, Album review, 02/28/2018, vivian leva, time is everything

  • Hurtn' For Real, Airplay, 04/27/2018, Hurtin For Real – Show 788 – Part One – Hurts of the Month

  • WNCW, Airplay, 03/13/2018, On The Way Up | Episode 34

  • Montana Kaimin, Album review, 03/19/2018, Vivian Leva makes the old feel new with debut album

  • The Musical Divide, Album review, 03/16/2018, Album Review: Vivian Leva – ‘Time Is Everything’

  • Blue Ridge Outdoors, Track pick, 03/05/2018, Trail Mix - March 2018

  • De Krenten Uit De Pop, Album review, 03/11/2018, Vivian Leva - Time Is Everything

  • The Morton Report, Album review, 03/05/2018, Album Reviews: The Eagles - Hotel California (Deluxe Edition), Plus Five More New Releases

  • The Digital Fix, Interview, 07/20/2018, "EVEN THOUGH I WROTE THEM ALL AT DIFFERENT POINTS IN MY LIFE, I FOUND THAT THERE WERE COMMON THEMES THROUGHOUT THEM ALL" WE CHAT WITH VIVIAN LEVA

  • Laurel Canyon Radio, Mention, 03/01/2018, VIVIAN LEVA AND RILEY CALCAGNO – TIME IS EVERYTHING

  • Grateful Web, Mention, 12/19/2017, VIVIAN LEVA TO RELEASE SOLO DEBUT, 'TIME IS EVERYTHING'

  • Folk Radio UK, Airplay, 01/14/2018, LOST IN TRANSMISSION NO 37

  • Vents Magazine, Interview, 02/05/2018, INTERVIEW: Vivian Leva

  • Cover Lay Down, Album review, 02/07/2018, New Artists, Old Songs: from Indiefolk to Americana with The Ahern Brothers, Gina Clowes, Kyle Carey & more!

  • Saving Country Music, Mention, 01/01/2018, Facts, Rumors & The Most Anticipated Albums for 2018

  • Saving Country Music, Mention, 01/13/2018, Folk Alliance Celebrates 30 Years – Sweet Beaver Showcases Worthy Roots Artists

  • WMOT, Mention, 02/25/2018, Folk Tales: Five Artists From The Heart of Folk Alliance 2018 On The String

  • Music Matters Review, Album review, 03/01/2018, Vivian Leva—Time is Everything

  • Blue Ridge Outdoors, Interview, 03/15/2018, Trail Mix - Vivian Leva

  • Twangville, Album review, 03/08/2018, Vivian Leva – Time Is Everything

  • Across the Blue Ridge, Airplay, 03/16/2018, Across the Blue Ridge #117 - Vivian Leva, Women In Song, Classic Songs & Tunes

  • The Revivalist, Track review, 02/25/2018, ONE SONG: TIME IS EVERYTHING

  • The Vinyl District, Album review, 03/01/2018, Graded on a Curve: New in Stores, March 2018, Part One

  • AXS, Album review, 02/28/2018, New voice Vivian Leva brings fresh air to country on 'Time Is Everything'

  • Adobe and Teardrops, Airplay, 03/09/2018, Episode 6 - Vivian Leva, Brandon Whyde, Pedigio's Magic Pilsner, Kyle Cox, Megg Farrell, The Revivalists, Michelle Malone, Fruition, Brian Fallon, Whiskey Wolves Of The West

  • Adobe and Teardrops, Album review, 03/05/2018, Vivian Leva - Time Is Everything

  • Audio Magazine (Germany), Album review, 07/01/2018, Vivian Leva - Time Is Everything

  • Wildest West, Track pick, 04/02/2018, BEST NEW COUNTRY AND AMERICANA SONGS: MARCH 2018

  • Fervor Coulee, Album review, 04/23/2018, Vivian Leva- Time Is Everything review

  • Highway Queens, Album review, 03/07/2018, Album Review: Vivian Leva – Time is Everything

  • Rambles.net, Album review, 03/10/2018, Vivian Leva, Time is Everything

  • Folk Radio UK, Mention, 05/11/2018, VIVIAN LEVA & RILEY CALCAGNO: SONG OF THE DAY AND UK TOUR DATES

  • American Songwriter, Track premiere, 01/23/2018, Vivian Leva Ponders Life’s Transience On New Single “Sturdy As The Land”

  • Buegrass Today, Track premiere, 02/28/2018, Cold Mountains premiere from Vivian Leva

  • Gold Flake Paint, Track premiere, 01/18/2018, New Music: Vivian Leva Time Is Everything

  • The Bluegrass Situation, Track premiere, 02/26/2018, LISTEN: VIVIAN LEVA, ‘NO FOREVER’

  • FATEA, Album review, 09/07/2018, Vivian Leva Album: Time Is Everything

  • Country Music People, Album review, 05/01/2018, Vivian Leva - Time Is Everything

  • Wide Open Country, Album review, 03/20/2018, Artist to Watch: Vivian Leva, an Appalachian Roots Revivalist on the Rise