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Americana Honors & Awards 2014 Nominees Announced – Rosanne Cash, Robert Ellis and Jason Isbell Lead The Way

The nominees were announced today in Nashville by the Americana Music Association, and what a great list of talent it is! Rosanne Cash, Robert Ellis and Jason Isbell each had three nominations in the same…

The Big Country – Americana Talking Heads Covers [VIDEO]

Great music appears to transcend genre. Talking Heads might have been rooted in the 70′s New York Punk Rock movement but it was quickly apparent Byrne and Co. where a different animal altogether. Art rock,…

2013 The Year in Americana and Roots Music

2013 will go in the books as the year that Americana and roots settled comfortably into the mainstream. Kids are wearing dust-bowl duds and there is a brisk trade in acoustic guitars and banjos. Bands…

56th Annual Grammy Awards 2014 Americana Album of the Year Predictions

I’ve got no special knowledge who will be nominated for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards 2014 Americana Album of the Year. What I do know is that in the four years of this categories existence…

Cream of the Crop – Twang Nation Top Americana and Roots Music Picks of 2013

As the last days of 2013 drop away the business-as-usual music industry remains bogged in a largely self-inflicted quagmire, but don’t tell musicians this. Industry gatekeepers and financial barriers are being overrun by people with…

Record Store Day’s Black Friday 2013 – Americana and Roots Music Picks

The day after Thanksgiving, November 29 – ominously named Black Friday (if you’re in the rush at Wal-Mart it kinda makes sense) – is the busiest shopping day of the year. The good folks that…

NASHVILLE 2.0: The Rise of Americana to Air on PBS This November

NASHVILLE 2.0 kicks off the “PBS Americana Music Weekend,” which pairs this documentary with an Americana music concert from PBS’ iconic Austin City Limits (ACL) series. In a special episode, ACL travels to Nashville to…

Candi Staton, Jason Isbell Pay, John Paul White and the Swampers Pay Tribute to Muscle Shoals on ‘Letterman’ [VIDEO]

the Late Show with David Letterman continued it’s support of great music by featuring a special musical performance in honor of the film Muscle Shoals, featuring R&B legend Candi Staton, Jason Isbell, John Paul White…