Sun209: The week in tweets

The week in tweets from Sun209: Americana Music News: Knockin’ on the Country’s Door – Bob Dylan and Wilco nyti.ms/16ckjh4 17 hours ago  Pickathon: Treat Yourself to a Slice of Americana Pie eugenedailynews.com/2013/07/27/pic… via @EugeneDailyNews 7 days ago After 20 years, a new album from Van Dyke Parks. blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2013… 7 days ago Premiere: Tony Joe White’s ‘The Gift’ from ‘Hoodoo’…

Review: Heather Lutrell’s “Possumdiva”

Luttrell’s voice really is a terrific instrument – soulful and powerful when she’s belting out gritty blues tunes like “Redemption” and “Dr. Feelgood,” sweet and low on love songs and ballads such as “More Fun to Sin” and “Any Old Way.” There’s more than an occasional echo of Janis.

Sun209: The Week in Tweets

The week in Tweets: RT @AmericanaFest: Via @nprmusic: Fame Studios And The Road To Nashville Songwriting Glory n.pr/13CF8Pk 59 mins ago RT @ThirtyTigers: First round of artists performing at @AmericanaFest 2013- what an incredible lineup! e2.ma/share/inbound/… 59 mins ago RT @NashvilleCream: .@Bonnaroo 2013 is sold out; festival to be streamed on live webcast: nashvillescene.com/nashvillecream… 59 mins ago RT @beachsidepro: RT…

Rosanne Cash, Billy Bragg set for Americana Music Festival

Americana Music News — The Americana Music Association just announced its initial line-up of performers for its 2013 Festival and Conference, Sept. 18-22, in Nashville. It’s an impressive line-up that includes Rosanne Cash, Billy Bragg and the ubiquitous Buddy Miller and Jim auderdale. The roster so far: Black Prairie Billy Bragg Rosanne Cash The Del-Lords The Devil Makes Three Sam Doores, Riley Downing &…

Review: Eric Brace and Peter Cooper’s “Comeback Album”

By Paul T. Mueller “We are who we are, not who we’re gonna be/ Every passing moment is ancient history,” Eric Brace and Peter Cooper sing in “Ancient History,” the first track on their latest CD, The Comeback Album. It’s a good choice for an opener, a catchy meditation on identity, impermanence and possibility that name-checks a range of people…