Tin Pan South, one of Nashville’s best -and most economical – music festivals begins Tuesday, April 9, the first of five nights of songwriter showcases.
Jason Wilber’s “Echoes” finds him performing songs by other writers. He’s covering a lot of ground here – Leon Russell’s “A Song for You,” the Rolling Stones’ “As Tears Go By,” Pink Floyd’s “Echoes,” Joni Mitchell’s “Edith and the Kingpin,” David Bowie’s “Oh You Pretty Things” and Stevie Wonder’s “Overjoyed.”
There were more great performances on Cayamo 2016 than anyone subject to the laws of time and space could hope to see, so missing some magical moments was a given
Highlights on the Cayamo disc include Buddy Miller and Nikki Lane on “Just Someone I Used to Know,” Lee Ann Womack’s take on “After the Fire is Gone” and Kacey Musgraves’ “Love’s Gonna Live Here.”
Interview with Shawn Camp about the World Famous Headliners’ new album and his colorful bandmates Al Anderson, Pat McLaughlin, Michael Rhodes and Greg Morrow.
Three singer-songwriters named Welch playing the same show – what are the chances? Pretty good when it’s the Welch Family Throwdown, featuring Americana veteran Kevin Welch and his talented progeny, son Dustin and daughter Savannah.
The Americana Music Association today released its year-end compilation of the Top 100 Albums of the Year, tracking the most-played Americana albums from December 2, 2014 through November 30, 2015
The Recording Academy has announced this year’s nominees for Grammy Awards and the roster of Americana artists is rich and familiar. The nominees for both Best Americana Album and Best American Roots song are almost identical, with Jason Isbell, the Mavericks, Punch Brothers and Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell appearing in both categories.
Nick Lowe’s Quality Holiday Revue rolled into Nashville tonight at the City Winery. It’s an entertaining hybrid of slightly warped Christmas songs and Lowe’s rich catalog, abetted by Los Straitjackets.