Author: Americana Music News

Sun209: The week in Tweets

Really?!! NBC cut Ray Davies from the U.S. broadcast of the closing Olympics cermonies? Stunning – and stupid. #nbcfail # New release from Skyline Drive: "Topanga Ranch Motel" Our favorite track: "Nothing Like You" http://t.co/8I4xSrrl @kimgrant1 # Coming Sept. 18: Final and first-rate album from "Female Elvis" Janis Martin produced by @rosieflorestwee. http://t.co/wAFLDyX4@conqueroo1 # After four decades, first two albums…

Sun209: The week in Tweets

Rose’s Pawn Shop – One Man Show – Live at Good Neighbor: http://t.co/XZgzrBxo via @youtube # 2012 Americana Music Festival line-up announced http://t.co/0BHMasCz # Delta Rae offers ‘roller coaster’ of a show http://t.co/776tZkQP via @sharethis # Corb Lund’s seventh album inspired by cowboys, ranchers and family history – News1130 http://t.co/m6hkocUF # Lydia Loveless and band delivered the tunes at Smith’s…

Sun209: The week in Tweets

Ever-protean singer-songwriter Chuck Prophet now has control over his art, and he's happy about that http://t.co/KgGM1FRV # Country star Radney Foster coming to Lexington http://t.co/d29kMplO via @examinercom # A rejuvenated BoDeans on “American Made” http://sun209.com/the-bodeans-american-made/ @BoDeans @shorefire # Billy Joe Shaver: "I'm More Like Outcast Country" http://buff.ly/LFS5my via @DC9AtNight # House Concerts Can Pay The Mortgage http://t.co/WOhum8hH via @wordpressdotcom #…

Sun209: The week in Tweets

Jackson Browne’s star shines bright for decades The Tennessean http://t.co/a1s1QH7o # Old Crow Medicine Show takes pride in making music that makes your feet move http://t.co/6IqPuvPG # 1st album from the Waymores, new band of top songwriters. Well-crafted and fun. http://t.co/qLCQNXuw @TomKimmel @SallyBarris @The Waymores # Interview with Shawn Colvin http://t.co/6bRrAZHU via @sharethis # For some veteran country acts, making…

Sun209: The week in Tweets

Tonight at @the Ryman, Ringo Starr celebrated his birthday singing "And now I'm 72 and all I wanna do is boogaloo." Amen. @RingoStarrmusic # No one rocks harder at 72. Ringo Starr at the Ryman. #Beatles http://t.co/TZSF2hrQ # Refreshing version of "Sunday Morning Coming Down" by Kim Richey at tonight's Music City Roots @musiccityroots @kimrichey # Mary Chapin Carpenter's 'Ashes…

Sun209: The week in Tweets

Terrific show by@theWaymores at Puckett's in Franklin, TN last night, closing with "P.S. I Love You." # Review: Steve Poltz’s “Noineen Noiny Noin” http://t.co/sRyOAy26 # New to Americana music airplay chart: Mary Chapin Carpenter, @BoDeans #americanamusic http://t.co/RmhKuLOB # The Avett Brothers at Red Rocks. http://t.co/5UjU12De via @rvrb #americanamusic # The Harmed Brothers' new music: folk-rock, Americana magic – SFGate http://t.co/7XEsfaXK…

Sun209: The week in Tweets

Review: Jack Saunders and Robbie Saunders showcase new album. http://t.co/THR9siRB @tweedeq # Revew : JD McPherson and Broncho at Cains Ballroom http://t.co/c8Z1Xf0Q via @tulsaworld # We finally had a chance to hear J.D. McPherson’s “Signs and Signifiers.” Wow. Suddenly it's 1957. http://t.co/ElOAW0pZ # Willie Nelson tops Americana music airplay chart, @shovelsandrope, Chris Smither, Honeycutters debut. http://t.co/64pKSykS # Good news: "When…

Sun209: The week in Tweets

New @BenTaylorHQ album "Listening" coming in August. http://t.co/B5z5COkx 'Oh Brother' single streaming at @rollingstone #americanamusic # Nashville singer, songwriter Kevin Gordon opening for Todd Snider | http://t.co/OWePEBZX http://t.co/uatk9BZc # JD McPherson, WIllie Nelson top Americana Music Assocation radio airplay chart #Americanafest #Americanamusicnews http://t.co/moALBoGk # New to Americana music chart: John Fullbright’s From the Ground Up, Brandi Carlile’s Bear Creek http://t.co/moALBoGk…

Sun209: The week in Tweets

Two generations of songwriters: Steve and Jubal Lee Young http://t.co/wga2Cy9Y @JubalLeeYoung #songwriters #Americanamusic # Great set by Sara Jaroscz at Bonnaroo. Really building a following. # Highlights of the final day of @Bonnaroo: @TheBeachBoys, @SarahJarosz,@OurnameisFun,@Bon Iver and @TheDDWs. And the rain held off! # .@TheBeachBoys magical at @Bonnaroo, plus fine sets by @SarahJarosz and Deep Dark Woods. @TheDDWs #Americanamusic #…

Sun209: The week in Tweets

Review: Chris Richards' "Goldenwest" @CRfromWI http://t.co/H4cwSC78 # Doing Guthrie right: New EP from @mikeandruthy http://t.co/H4cwSC78 # Jerry Reed, the original "U.S. Male." New collection is a revelation. http://t.co/H4cwSC78 # New to Americana music chart: Grant Peeples, @Jerry Douglas, @RhettMiller http://t.co/DxyiUx4s # Congrats to @Dawestheband for being nominated as "emerging artist of the year" in Americana music http://t.co/l431WLsy @Americanafest # Young…

Sun209: The week in Tweets

Plowboy Records Forms With Eddy Arnold's Grandson at Helm http://t.co/SI4t01AK via @TheBootDotCom # What is it about outdoor venues that make people think they can talk loudly throughout a concert and no one can hear them? # 3-minute interview with Kevin Gordon about his latest album "Gloryland" http://t.co/4yXnVJ8d @KevinGordonmuzk #NashvilleMusic # This Wednesday at the @FamilyWash in Nashville : Kevin…

Sun209: The week in Tweets

Lots of snide comments about Mick Jagger on SNL from young tweeters. Did we mock Frank Sinatra? # Two very good -and very different – albums from @ToddSnider http://t.co/H6eQ9KjH #JerryJeffWalker #Americana music # 34 years ago today, Buddy Holly Story premiered in Lubbock. Historically flawed film, but turned a lot of us onto Buddy's music. #BuddyHolly # How did the…

Sun209: The week in Tweets

At the @Ryman tonight, Marc Cohn suggested that it could have been "Walking in Nashville" if he had come to Music City first. #Nashville # Great show by @TheBonnieRaitt at @TheRyman tonight, with plenty of shout-outs to Nashville folks, including John Prine. # Review: Great show from @TheBonnieRaitt at @TheRyman last night http://t.co/kRWk0QGz #nashville #blues # Review: We loved @MarcCohn…

Sun209: The week in Tweets

Surprising rock and roll set, Pretenders cover from @wynnonamusic at @Grammys block party in Nashville. #grammysblockparty #nashvillemusic # Now I get it. Great set by @LukeBryanOnline at @Grammys block party in Nashville. # . @LukeBryanonline, @Wynonnamusic and Mavericks at Grammy Block Party in Nashville. http://t.co/XH7ThtHT # .@_KennyRogers joined by @kim_carnes and Don Schlitz in intimate evening at the Country Music…

Sun209: The week in Tweets

Review: @tptroubadors "Goodbye Normal Street" out next month http://t.co/6YYkR05z # Glad to see photos of the Beach Boys tour, but where are the reviews? Not much written to date. http://t.co/DqzIi4px # Today's the last day to get early bird discount for the @americanafest. Always a terrific conference, festival. http://t.co/xc09Ic77 # The @Alabama_Shakes leap into the @americanafest chart at #14 #americanamusic…

Sun209: The week in Tweets

"Red Bird Girls" in stereo is a stunning collection of classic girl group recordings from @realgonemusic. Quite a find. http://t.co/58FTs8RD # Sun209 Review of @RF_FamilyBand and Jesse Dayton at @ifest http://t.co/diWF8wHM # It's a year out, but the @Cayamo cruise has just announced the booking of Lyle Lovett and Keb 'Mo. # Looking forward to "Reincarnation," Tim O'Brien's Party of…

Sun209: The week in Tweets

Review: Keith Moody's contemporary brand of classic rock. http://t.co/czGVWLOx # New to #Americanafest chart: @tbtduluth, @akaDrJohn, Mastersons http://t.co/7lOAho1C # Dick Clark (and Lloyd Thaxton) gave me my early rock 'n' roll education. Rock on TV was once a special event. # Record Store Day includes releases by Byrds, Gene Clark and Dillard and Clark. Cool. # Bill Lloyd and friends…

Sun209: The week in Tweets

Whatever happened to Spanky and our Gang? http://t.co/MnihlHkY # Rick Nelson's sons on their father's legacy http://t.co/NCIkXGpH # It's @LyleLovett at #1 chart debuts by @AndrewBird, @CufftheDuke, Joe Pug http://t.co/IPUL1RjZ # Preview of opening night at @tinpansouthfest http://t.co/ATO19Y6J # Opening night @Tinpansouthfest: @michaelmcdermott, Roger Cook, Larry Weiss and Peter Yarrow http://t.co/GINQz6rn # Tonight at @tinpansouthfest: Jimmy Webb, Felix Cavaliere and…

Sun209: The week in Tweets

Check out @tinpansouthfest, the pre-eminent songwriters fest. Great songs by the people who wrote them. http://t.co/eqhDVAQA # Review: @Charliefaye's fine "Travels with Charlie" #americana http://t.co/yIsPIfG8 # On @Americanafest chart: @LyleLovett at top, plus @justintearle, @raywylie @springsteen,@thesteelwheels http://t.co/jk5DvdUY #

Sun209: The week in Tweets

Review: The Hobart Brothers with Lil' Sis Hobart, featuring @susancowsill_1, @freedyjohnston, @jondeegraham http://t.co/Izb6WU63 # New on chart: Carolina Chocolate Drops, Joan Osborne,Sugar + the High-Lows http://t.co/8m2bdT0r # This weekend: Bruce Springsteen video from the Apollo Theater – Death to My Hometown http://t.co/m3p9sNh8 #BruceSpringsteen # Review: The Steep Canyon Rangers' "Nobody Knows You" http://t.co/vfkRhiZ4 # Bruce Springsteen and the E Street…