Category Archives: awards

Texas Monthly Features Five Texas Music Legends

Texas Monthly’s Pitch Perfect features five legendary Texas musicians—Guy Clark, Patty Griffin, Sonny Throckmorton, Robert Earl Keen, and Jack Ingram— and asks them to sgare the mystic secrets to writing a great country song.  It’s…

Dale Watson: The Titanium Fox

See the entire Loretta Lynn – Honky Tonk Girl documentary on YouTube! Patterson Hood and the Screwtopians stopped by the Daytrotter Sessions to lay down some Southern fried goodness. The Texas Country Music Hall of…

The New York Times on Those Darlins

The New York Times posts a great review of the riot grrrl-trad country group Those Darlins show at the lower East-Side’s Mercury Lounge. Willie Nelson’s Facebook page is posting hints where this year’s Farm Aid…

Americana Music Association Nominees Announced

The Americana Music Association announced the nominees for the trade organization’s 2009 Honors and Awards ceremony today at its annual celebration at BMI Nashville. The show, in its eighth year, will be held Thursday, September…

Neal McCoy, Linda Davis and Michael Martin Murphey are 2009 Texas Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees

PopMatter.com’s Bob Proehl reviews Bob Wills’ newly released Tiffany Transcriptions and does a great job of highlighting the history of Wills and Western Swing. (Stay All Night (Stay a Little Longer): One More Time with…

Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Win 5 Grammys

LiveDaily Sessions features a exclusive video performance of Hank III doing Smoke & Wine, Six Pack of Beer and Country Heroes. Hank kicks off his Damn Right, Rebel Proud tour on Feruary 15th in New…

Roy Clark, Barbara Mandrell and Charlie McCoy Headed to the Country Music Hall of Fame

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt will appear on the Late Show with David Letterman tonight (2/4.) This morning the Country Music Association announced that Roy Clark, Barbara Mandrell and Charlie McCoy will become the 105th,…