Tag Archives: Billy-Joe-Shaver

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,…

Billy Joe Shaver To Release First Studio Album in Six Years “Long in the Tooth” August 5

Attention all Outlaw Country fans. I mean the REAL deal type. On August 5 the legendary Billy Joe Shaver will release Long in the Tooth on Lightning Rod Records. The album will be release just…

Celebrate National Train Day – Top Train Songs

No other technology has held a thematic sway over roots and county music like the the railway system (okay, maybe distilling) The train has been a symbol of freedom that has catured the iamginction of…

Americana Music Conference & Festival Picks

Below you’ll find my picks for the 2012 Americana Music Conference showcases. This was one of the the toughest  years to winnow down the performances I’m going to attend. And I still did a poor…

Americana Music Festival Announces Confirmed First-Round Performers

Though we might not always see eye to eye the Americana Music Association know how to put on a party. The Americana Music Festival & Conference is annually held in Nashville and this year will…

Mavis Staples Added to Pickathon Line-Up

The Annual Pickathon (Aug 5-7) is one of the best festivals going. The low-key event is held on a the forested Mt Scott 80 acres of Pendarvis Farm  near Portland, OR. featuring multiples stages generally…

Friday Video Rodeo: Whitey Morgan

What’s better than Whitey Morgan singing Waylon Jennings with Dale Watson? [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sa7NAjfOJSU&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] …how about Whitey Morgan singing a song written by Dale Watson about Billy Joe Shaver’s shooting incident outside of Waco, Texas? [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Ek6QLhz7Ao[/youtube]