Category Archives: awards

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,…

Dolly Parton to Play Nashville’s Wildhorse Saloon for Charity

No Depression’s Lloyd Sachs looks for reasons for Americana/Roots leaning folks to tune into the Grammy Awards on February 9. Maybe it’s reasons not to tune in…either way it’s pretty darn funny. Americana music blog…

Americana Update

When Bob Lefsetz, of the online music industry screed the Lefsetz Letter, writes about you positively you’re probably doing something really cool. This is just what he has done after listening to the Americana Music…