Category Archives: News

Brad Paisley, Alison Krauss and Union Station to Play theWhite House

Brad Paisley, Alison Krauss and Union Station to play Obama White House for next week’s White House Art & Innovation Events: Music Series Celebrating Country Music & Smithsonian’s National Design Awards Event. The Washington Post…

The New York Times on Those Darlins

The New York Times posts a great review of the riot grrrl-trad country group Those Darlins show at the lower East-Side’s Mercury Lounge. Willie Nelson’s Facebook page is posting hints where this year’s Farm Aid…

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Partial Lineup Announced

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, the incredible (and FREE) San Francisco roots/Americana festival has announced a partial line up roster for the three day event. So far the lineup includes Old Crow Medicine Show, Mavis Staples, Earl…

Elvis Costello – Secret, Profane & Sugarcane (Hear Music)

Hardly a day goes by that we hear about another performer leaving their chosen career trajectory and taking a swing at country music.Some of these travelers deeply feel the need to honor the history, the…

Benefit Album for Evan Phillips to Be Released

The wonder that is Juli Thaki posts a nice review over on the Washington Post site (the big time!) of Wayne Hancock’s show Tuesday night at Arlington, Virginia’s IOTA club. NineBullets.net has some good things…

First Ever No Depression Festival Lineup Announcement

The news of No Depression’s death have been  greatly exaggerated. In the wake of their widely successful community website the purveyors of all things Americana/roots/alt.country will hold the first ever (that’s hard to believe) all-day…