Category Archives: Bluegrass

Watch Out! Steve Martin and Edie Brickell – “Won’t Go Back” on the Jimmy Fallon Show [VIDEO]

‘So Familiar,’ second collaboration from Edie Brickell and Steve Martin is out today. This follow up to the Grammy-winning debut, ‘Love Has Come for You’ finds the unlikely duo traveling the smooth roots they did…

Live Review – Ry Cooder, Sharon White and Ricky Skaggs – The Granada Theatre – 9/25/2015

All discussions about roots music lead to some kind of history lesson. But history in theory brings tedium and loss of context. The lucky crowd on hand last Saturday at the historic Granada Theatre were…

Americana Music Festival 2015 Picks

Sleep deprivation, dehydration and perpetual joy at musical discovery are risks faced by attendees at the 16th annual Americana Music Festival and Conference this week in Nashville. But those voluntary perils are undertook gladly for…

Dave Rawlings Machine Announces New Album ‘Nashville Obsolete.’

2015 Americana releases are about to get much, much better. Dave Rawlings Machine has announced the release of their second album, ‘Nashville Obsolete,’ on Acony Records on September 18. ‘Nashville Obsolete,’ is the follow-up to…

Americana Music Association Announces 70 Additional AmericanaFest Acts

Building on an already stellar first-round lineup The Americana Music Association announced an additional 70 artists to perform at the 16th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference, which takes place in Nashville and runs September…

Lucinda Williams , Sturgill Simpson and Shakey Graves Lead 2015 Americana Awards Nominees

The Americana Music Awards just announced their 2015 nominees, and Lucinda Williams, Shakey Graves and Sturgill Simpson lead the pack with 3 nominations apiece. All were nominated for Album of the Year and Song of…

Americana Music Association Announces 2015 First Round Showcase Americanafest Line-up

Building on the already excellent heritage of being the preeminent roots music event the Nashville-based Americana Music Association has released its first round of artists to perform during the 16th annual Americana Music Festival &…

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,…