Tag Archives: Hayes Carll

News Round Up: T Bone Burnett Produced Steve Earle Album Forthcoming

I was on the fence about seeing the upcoming Gwyneth Paltrow movie Country Strong but after reading that Hayes Carll was tapped for some of the music (SFGate) for the soundtrack I might have to…

News Round Up: Ryan Bingham Wins For Best Song and Artist of the Year at the Americana Awards

Ryan Bigham has come a long way in a short time. From bull rider, to opening for the Drive By Truckers, to getting the Golden Globe and Academy Award for The Weary Kind, the theme…

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.…

Festival News: MusicFest Lineup (so far)

Add this to your awesome festivals to attend list! The annul MusicFest (now approaching its 25th year) features some of the finest Americana and roots music to the world-class ski resort of Steamboat, Colorado for…

Wall Sreet Journal Covers Big Surprise Tour

The Wall Street Journal talks to some of the performers on the Big Surprise Tour. The toue is traveling the East coast and  showcases the Old Crow Medicine Show, Justin Townes Earle, The David ­Rawlings…

The Best of 2008 (For Reals)

Propaganda has been honed to a fine art in the last half century. Americans have been convinced to fight wars, hand over civil and employee rights and consume ever crappier beer, food and, alas, music.…

Americana Update

When Bob Lefsetz, of the online music industry screed the Lefsetz Letter, writes about you positively you’re probably doing something really cool. This is just what he has done after listening to the Americana Music…