Category Archives: Americana

2015 Americana Album of the Year Grammys Predictions

Grammy nominations are a few months away but the topic of performers that might be up for an Americana Album of the year nomination – meaning releases between Oct. 1, 2013 and September 30, 2014…

Watch Out! Shakey Graves – “Dearly Departed” on Conan

Check this rousing performance of Austin’s Shakey Graves’ “Dearly Departed” from Conan last night. Shakey (Alejandro Rose-Garcia) is accompanied beautifully by vocalist Esmé Patterson, who has her own new album entitled “Woman to Woman.” “Dearly…

Omnivore Recordings To Release Expanded 20th-Anniversary of Old 97’s debut ‘Hitchhike to Rhome,’ November 17

When discussing the pioneers and legacy of the alt.country movement Dallas’ Old 97s have to be on the short list of most influential, and enduring, roots rockers to ever till that field. The band’s indy…

Watch Out! Christian Lee Hutson – “Dirty Little Cheat” [VIDEO PREMIER]

Christian Lee Hutson, 24-year-old Nashville-via-Los Angeles roots singer-songwriter, has released a video for his song “Dirty Little Cheat” from his David Mayfield produced album “Yeah Okay, I Know” (Trailer Fire Records) “Dirty Little Cheat” is…

Review: Kacey Musgraves — The Granada Theater – Dallas, Texas [SOLD OUT]

“This is my hometown show!” Kacey Musgraves exclaimed from the stage near the start of her performance. Though she had been on her current tour for several days in Texas this as close as Musgraves…

Watch Out! Lucinda Williams – “Protection” on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

Lucinda William took to The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, clad in badass black leather, to perform her new soul-soaked song “Protection.” Lu gave a swaggering performance along her guitar-slinger the Wallflower’s Stuart Mathis. And…