Category Archives: News Round Up

John Prine Will Release New album ‘For Better, Or Worse’ This Fall

The other day John Prine teased some upcoming music by posting a picture on his Facebook page of he and long-time collaborator Iris DeMent laying down some tracks in his home studio. Now the great…

Jaason Isbell Leads Americana Music Award Nominees

(L-R) Ethan Jodziewicz, Sierra Hull, Kenneth Pattengale, Lucinda Williams, Joey Ryan, Margo Price, Jed Hilly. Photo by Sarah Como The nominees for the 15th annual Americana Music Awards and Honors was announced yesterday from the…

Americana Honors Prince

“A strong spirit transcends rules.” Prince Prince not only appeared to transcended mortality he transcended genre. So it’s not surprising that songwriters and musicians across styles took his sudden death as a call to perform…

Sturgill Simpson and Stephen Colbert Debuts Waffle House song, “No Shirt, No Shoes, No Knuckleheads.”

Last night on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,” Stephen welcomed “Country star” Sturgill Simpson as his music guest. Much like the bit he did recently with Jason Isbell Colbert used the occasion to send…