Category Archives: News Round Up

Listen Up! Sid Griffin – “Blue Yodel No. 12 & 35″

‘Blue Yodel No. 12 &. 35′ has its boots in country music’s present and past. The song’s bluegrass spirit evokes the best best of front-porch, foot-stomping rollicks. The song’s clever wordplay throws some of best…

Johnny Cash / Carter Family Exhibits Open at Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix

The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) in Phoenix recently unveiled an exhibit honoring the Carter Family and Johnny Cash. Located in MIM’s Artist Gallery, the exhibit provides guests with an overview of the musical careers of…

Drive-By Truckers To Release Concert Film “Black Ice Vérité” + “English Oceans” Deluxe Edition on November 18th [VIDEO]

Last winter that the Drive-By Truckers were scheduled to play live at the 40 Watt to support their latest album “English Oceans.” Then a winter storm hit Athens, GA that had a local meteorologist staing…

21 Performances To Catch at AmericanaFest 2014

If you’re a fan of roots music there is only one place to be in the fall, and that’s Americanafest. The Americana Music Association will be presiding over this 15th Festival – along with its…

Watch Out! Elvis Costello with Rihannon Giddens – ‘Married to My Hack’ [VIDEO]

RollingStone.com has premiered “Married to My Hack,” from the upcoming “Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes” The just shy of two-minutes track of marital resignation features Elvis Costello on lead vocals and Carolina…