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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,…

Newport Folk Festival Videos – Black Prairie, Avett Brothers, Shovels and Rope. Beck

I’ve never made it to the just-passed historic Newport Folk Festival (where Dylan went electric in 1965) but I hope i do so next year. One of the oldest festivals in America it was founded…

Americana Music Association Announces Showcase Line-up

Building on the already excellent initial lineup announcement the Nashville-based Americana Music Association has released has released the full roster of artists performing during the event. Some of the additions that stand out to me…

Americana Music Association Announces Initial Showcase Line-up

Nashville-based Americana Music Association has released an excellent initial artist line-up for showcase portion of the conference, festival and awards show. the selections show a broad range of diversity and excellence the of the genre.…

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…

News Round Up: Lucinda Williams Tweets New Album Title

Lucinda Williams took to Twitter to announce the title of her forthcoming album. Continuing her recent theme of happiness and matrimonial bliss the title will be Blessed. I guess Lou got her Joy back. Ms.…