Tag Archives: The Del McCoury Band

Asleep at the Wheel To Release ‘Still The King: Celebrating the Music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys’ 3/3/2015

“I think the…Western swing, or whatever you want to call it, will slack off for a little while and then I think some of these younger boys will come out here one of these days…

Americana Association Music Awards 2012

It was another night when the disciples of roots music congregated within the hallowed walls of the Mother Church of Country Music, and the Ryman Auditorium, to homage to that which ties us together and…

Nominations for the 53rd GRAMMY Awards

The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) announced the nominees for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards (to be held February 13th, 2011.) Here listed are the nominees in the Americana, Roots categories as…

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass – Saturday Picks

this is a quick one; Sun Oct 3 (11am – 7pm) Banjo Stage •    12:35pm Hazel Dickens •    1:45pm Earl Scruggs •    3:00pm Doc Watson & David Holt •    4:20pm The Del McCoury Band •   …

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Partial Lineup Announced

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, the incredible (and FREE) San Francisco roots/Americana festival has announced a partial line up roster for the three day event. So far the lineup includes Old Crow Medicine Show, Mavis Staples, Earl…

Chris Morris Returns with Hillbilly Deluxe

MyWestTexas.com’s Jimmy Patterson  looks over the life of country music legend Waylon Jennings as a catalyst that changed the genre forever. Chris Morris, the programmer for the defunct 103.1 country, blues, roots program “Watusi Rodeo,”…

Folksinger Michael Johnathon’s WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour

I’ve just  ran across the web site for “folksinger Michael Johnathon’s WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour” which bills itself as a “multi-media celebration of grassroots, Americana music” and “airs on 491 radio stations worldwide, XM Satellite…

8th Annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Day 1.5

Yeah day 1.5, I missed Friday’s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass featuring Mr. Plant and Ms. Krauss show so on with this one. Beautiful weather (despite some early afternoon mist), the crowd grew throughout the day into…

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 8

Head up Northern Californians, the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival is on for this weekend (Fri, Oct 3rd – 10:30am – Noon & 2:30pm – 6:45pm & Sat Oct 4th 10:45am – 7:15pm – Sun Oct…