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Cayamo Music Cruise 2018 preview

Cayamo 2018, a “festival at sea” focused on singer-songwriters, celebrates its 10th anniversary (and 11th sailing) beginning Feb. 4. More than 40 performers – some solo, some with bands – will provide the entertainment, which at times will span more than 12 hours a day of continuous shows.

Americana Music Festival releases 2012 line-up

Americana Music News – The Americana Music Association has announced an impressive line-up for the Americana Music Festival & Conference September 12-15 in Nashville , with more performers to be named later. As usual, the roster includes a good mix of accomplished veterans and emerging artists. Among the biggest names: Billy Joe Shaver, the Punch Brothers, Brandi Carlile, Richard Thompson, Sara Watkins,…

Richard Thompson, Booker T. Jones to be honored at Americana music festival

Americana Music News –Richard Thompson and Booker T. Jones will be honored with lifetime achievement awards from the Americana Music Association at its 11th Annual Honors and Awards ceremony on Sept. 12 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, the organization announced. Jones and Thompson will be honored in the instrumentalist and songwriting categories, respectively, and will join Bonnie Raitt, previously…

Sun209: The week in Tweets

Most covered song on @Cayamo 2012 is "Love Hurts." # On @Cayamo , Loud and Rich reunite for first show in a year with covers of Marty Robbins and Bob Dylan. # Celebrating the Skeletons, Morells and the Symptoms http://t.co/HThH2wEV # Wow. 4 days ago, we saw @thecivilwars on @Cayamo http://t.co/rvnRZNqD. Tonight they're bridging Paul McCartney and Taylor Swift. #Grammys…

Richard Thompson times 3 on Cayamo

  Richard Thompson was a solo artist on Cayamo this week. And a member of a duo.  And a member of  a trio. And it was all good. Thompson  teamed with Loudon Wainwright for a reprise of Loud and Rich, playing a few originals, but largely covers of songs ranging from Bob Dylan to Charlie Poole. He also played two…

Cayamo Week in Tweets

Celebrating Leo Kottkes’ debut album http://t.co/fvzY2lia # Opening night on @Cayamo: Brady and Manning vs. Lovett and Hiatt. # There are big names on @Cayamo – John Prine, Lucinda – but we’re also looking forward to some newcomers, particularly @thebellebrigade # Monday on @Cayamo: @thecivilwars, @sarawatkins,@thebellebrigade, Loudon Wainwright and Richard Thompson Trio. # We’ve spent a lot of time at…

New acts added to 2012 Cayamo line-up

The bookers for Cayamo have been busy. Newly-added acts for the floating Americana music festival set for February 2012 include Joe Purdy, Bobby Long and Deep River. They join an impressive line-up that includes Lucinda Williams, Lyle Lovett, John Prine, Keb’ Mo’, John Hiatt, Buddy Miller, Richard Thompson, Loudon Wainwright III, Greg Brown, the Civil Wars, Sara Watkins, James McMurtry,…

Cayamo’s 11 best moments

Paste writer Josh Jackson has posted his “10 unforgettable moments from Cayamo 2011.” It’s a good list, but it inspires the ever-competitive Sun209 to offer up 11 of our own favorite performances from the Cayamo cruise: 1. Loud and Rich -Loud and Rich are better known as Loudon Wainwright and Richard Thompson, and this was a rare show as a…

Loud and Rich perform as a duo

Richard Thompson and Loudon Wainwright have toured in tandem on their “Loud and Rich” tour, but they said their pairing on Saturday night on the Cayamo cruise was their first-ever full set together. They opened with Bob Dylan’s “You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere,” prompting Thompson to joke “Does he do our songs?” Maybe he should. This was a terrific show by…