Category Archives: News Round Up

Wanted! – Notable Americana and Roots Music Releases for 2017

2016 was another great year for Americana and roots music, and 2017 shows signs that the great music will continue to come our way. As our Cream of the Crop favorites from last year makes…

Cream of the Crop – Twang Nation Top Americana and Roots Music Picks of 2016

The year in musuc fir 2016 is best defined by the classic Dickensian line from “A Tale of Two Cities,” “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Mortaility cut a…

Old 97’s New Album ‘Graveyard Whistling’ Out In February – Hear “Good With God” feat. Brandi Carlile

North Texas alt.country stalwarts the Old 97’s have announced their 11th album, ‘Graveyard Whistling’ will be released February 24th with a tour to follow. “Good With God” is the first cut from ‘Graveyard Whistling,’ a…

2016 Grammy Awards Nominees : Sturgill Simpson , Bob Dylan, Loretta Lynn – Margo Price Snubbed

Nominations for the 2016 Grammy Awards have wee announced with the usual fanfare and one big surprise. let’s get the big one out of the way first, Reluctant outlaw country revisionist Sturgill Simpson might very…

Watch Out! Jack White & Margo Price – I’m Lonely (But I Ain’t That Lonely Yet) – 10/15/2016

The post-Garrison Keillor “A Prairie Home Companion” era commenced Saturday evening with the new host and uber-mandolinist Chris Thile filling those shoes nicely. For the next two hours, Thile kept dancing guests Lake Street Dive’s…