Category Archives: Bluegrass

Watch Out! Sturgill Simpson – ‘Listening to the Rain’ – Live from Coachella, April 12, 2015

Sturgill Simpson continued his meteoric career with a day performance at Indio, California mega-festival, Coachella on Saturday. Check out the clip below as Stu and his extraordinary band – Guitar slinger Laur “Little Joe” Joamets,…

Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan Announce 7 inch Release

Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan have individually built sterling reputations in the roots music world. This Americana super group – think of an Americana version of Trio – are set to release a…

Listen Up! Hear Sean Watkins and Fiona Apple Team Up For The Classic Murder Ballad ‘Banks of the Ohio’ ‘

On March 31, 2015 Nickel Creek founder Sean Watkins will release a limited pressing split 7” featuring two songs – a lovely version of the classic murder ballad “Banks of the Ohio” featuring Fiona Apple…

BBC Lost Highway: The History of American Country

If you haven’t seen the BBC’s “Lost Highway: The History of American Country’ then you’re in for a treat. This four-part, four-hour documentary follows the musical lineage from the Bristol Sessions to Nashville, from Texas…

57th Annual Grammy Awards – Showing Our Roots

The cultural trade show known as the 57th Annual Grammy Awards is now history. 83 golden antiquated media playback device replicas were handed out to some of the most talented musicians in the world. But…

New Americana and Roots Music Releases for 2015

2014 was another bumper crop year for Americana and roots music. We shared our favorites and you weighed in with more. 2015 shows no signs of easing up as stalwarts like Steve Earle and James…

2014 Grammy Nominees – Americana and Roots Music

The National Academy of Recording Arts and Science tried something new to announce the nomineews for the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards. The nomniees were announced piecemeal, per catagory, via twitter exclusively starting at 9am. Ths…