Category Archives: Texas

Twang Nation Podcast Episode 17 – Amy Black, Jimbo Mathus , Jason Eady and Lucinda Williams

Step right up ladies and gents. What you have before you is the latest Twang Nation podcast with the latest and best of Americana and roots cuts. It’s also the last podcast of 2013 and…

George Jones Tribute Concert Videos

Last night’s George Jones tribute held in Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena featured 40 performances honoring The Possum by artists , many of home, might not be where they are without him. Jamey Johnson, Jim Lauderdale, Shooter…

10 Country Music Awards Moments to Remind Us It Didn’t Always Suck

Remember when Loretta Lynne won CMA Awards with Loretta Lynn announced as Entertainer of the Year? How about when johnny Cash hosted the event. Of course you don’t. It was decades ago and most of…

Shooter Jennings announces new label, Black Country Rock – Releases from Waylon Jennings, Jessi Colter, Shooter forthcoming

Shooter Jennings has been hard at work forming his new label Black Country Rock, and now the fruits are being brought to bare. Shooter Jennings acts as President while Jon Hensley handles Vice Presidentdal dutys.…

George Jones’ First Album, ‘The Grand Ole Opry’s New Star,’ to be Re-Issued For The First Time

In 1956 The Grand Ole Opry invited a young country singer named George Jones to perform on their popular radio show.The 25 year-old Marine Corp veteran was already picking up momentum in his home state…

Listen Up! Willie Nelson – ‘It Won’t Be Long’ featuring The Secret Sisters

The first cut we posted from Willie Nelson’s upcoming collaboration album (and isn’t every Willie Nelson album to some extent a collaboration?) was the heart-wrenching “Grandma’s Hands” featuring the incredible Mavis Staples. ‘To All The…

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 13 Line-Up Announced

The good people at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass have released the roster for this years event and it’s another winner. For those uninitiated, HSB is one of the premier Americana and roots music festivals in the…