Category Archives: Outlaw

Watch Out! Kasey Chambers – Wheelbarrow [VIDEO]

Clawhammer banjo fuses with guitar-fuzz bombast spectacularly in “Wheelbarrow” the first release from Aussie country music vet Kasey Chambers’ upcoming 7th solo release “Bittersweet (August 29) Chambers lends her unmistable pipes, which has a wonderful…

Twang Nation 8th Anniversary Contest – Johnny Cash, Lone Justice , Gram Parsons

I know, I know. I don’t look a day over six. But it’s true! Your generally humble roots music blog, Twang Nation, turns 8 this month. Where does the time go? I started this on…

Lucinda Williams To Release Double Album “Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone” – September 30

Roots-music legend, and three-time Grammy Award winner Lucinda Williams is set to release her first-ever double album “Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone” on September 30 though her very own Highway 20 Records “Down…

Listen Up! Levon Helm – “The Same Thing” from “The Midnight Ramble Sessions Volume 3″

“The Midnight Ramble Sessions Volume 3″ sessions represent last musical project with which the late drummer of The Band was involved. Helm personally hand-picked the album’s 13 songs from a five-year period of live Midnight…

Americana Music Association Releases First Half of 15th Annual AmericanaFest Bill

The Americana Music Association continues its tradition of showcasing some of the best in Americana and roots music by it’s partial roster of Americanfest performers released today. Though the lineup doesn’t show any groundbreaking direction,…

Watch Out! Kacey Musgraves – “The Trailer Song” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon [VIDEO]

Ladies and Gents great country music is alive and well and, yes, sometimes it still comes from Music Row. GRAMMY-award winning singer/songwriter Kacey Musgraves has a response to self-rightous neighbors and it’s “The Trailer Song,”…