Tag Archives: the Civil Wars

Record Store Day 2014 – Americana and Roots Music Picks

It’s that time again twangers. Yes, Record Store Day 2014 is upon us. The annual celebration of local record stores that leaves behind clowns and balloons and replaced them with long lines and limited edition…

Roots Run Strong for 56th Grammy Award Nominees

The National Academy of Recording Arts and Science held their big to-do to announce a few of the nominees for the next round of the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards. The choices in the Americana and…

56th Annual Grammy Award Nominees in Americana and Related Categories

Here’s a list of the Country, Americana and roots and related categories from the 56th Annual GRAMMY Award Nominees. Look for a more in-depth post soon. You can get the full list of all nominees…

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…

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…

Taylor Swift to Perform with Alison Krauss, Vince Gill, Sam Bush at Country Music Awards

Nashville’s Tennessean posts an Associated Press story “Taylor Swift invites special guests to CMA Awards.” These “Special guests” turn out to be some roots music heavy-hitters. Alison Krauss, Vince Gill, Sam Bush, bassist Edgar Meyer…

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…

The Civil Wars’ Joy Williams on Nashville’s Lightning 100

Joy Williams helps out Lightning 100′s Wells Adams morning show on Nashville Lightning 100 morning show and discusses her new baby, covering the Smashing Pumpkins, living in Nashville, displays decent skill in a lightening round.…