Category: Festivals

Bonnaroo announces 2015 lineup

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.

Oct. 27: The Week in Americana Music

This week in Americana The sixth annual 30A Songwriters Festival, scheduled for Jan. 16-18 in South Walton County, FL has announced its first round of artists, including Graham Nash, Indigo Girls, Leon Russell, Jason Isbell, Shawn Mullins, Sara Watkins, Chely Wright, Bobby Bare Jr., Steve Poltz, Angaleena Presley, Over the Rhine, Glen Phillips, Jeffrey Steele, Jesse Harris, Mary Gauthier, Hayes…

Tin Pan South: Classics revisited

The show was labeled “Classics to Current,” and “classics” was not an overstatement. This Tin Pan South show at Douglas Corner in Nashville featured Alex Harvey, who wrote “Delta Dawn” and “Reuben James”, “Buzz Cason, whose “Soldier of Love” was recorded by the Beatles in their BBC sessions, Dickey Lee of “Patches” fame and Austin Cunningham.

Americana afloat: Cayamo in photos

Sun209 correspondent Paul T. Mueller was on board  the floating Americana Music celebration  known as the Cayamo cruise. Among the highlights:             Kanene Pipkin, singer and mandolinist with The Lone Bellow, performed with the band during its set on Friday, February 7.  Songs included “You Don’t Love Me Like You Used To” and “Green Eyes and a…