Day three of Cayamo features mystery show with John Prine and Kacey Musgraves.
Oklahoma singer-songwriter John Fullbright, a sensation in his first Cayamo appearance last year, took the Stardust stage at midnight for an “Unlikely Sit-In” show featuring Chuck Cannon, Holly Williams and Jim Lauderdale.
Review: On the Sandy Beaches Cruise, you come for the music.The cruise features an amazing array of artists, with blues, rhythm and blues and New Orleans influences among the most common denominators.
The Bonnaroo Music Festival has announced its line-up for 2015 and a fair number of Americana artists are in the mix, including Sturgill Simpson, Jerry Douglas and the Earls of Leicester, Mumford and Sons, Alabama Shakes, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn and the Punch Brothers.
For years, we’ve heard great things about the Doyle and Debbie Show, a satirical take on country music with a long weekly residency at Nashville’s Station Inn. Instead of seeing it just miles from home, though, we finally caught up with it on Delbert McClinton’s Sandy Beaches Cruise.
The highlight of the 2013 Americana Music Festival in Nashville may well have been Allison Moorer’s captivating performance at the City Winery. Her new album Down to Believing is due March 17 and she’s headed out to tour in support of the release.
Willie Nile’s “If I Was A River” is distinctly different from its predecessors. These are reflective and intimate songs played on piano. It’s very spare, with Nile’s rough-hewn vocal at the forefront.
The Americana music Association has just released its list of the Top 100 Americana music albums, based on airplay between December 2, 2013 and December 1, 2014
At 75, Billy Joe Shaver is no longer the young country outlaw he once was. But he’s still around and kicking, and on his latest album, Long in the Tooth, he bares his (figurative) teeth on songs about several things he’s not too happy about.