Tag Archives: Vince-Gill

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…

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 13 Line-Up Announced

The good people at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass have released the roster for this years event and it’s another winner. For those uninitiated, HSB is one of the premier Americana and roots music festivals in the…

George Jones Posthumous Album “Amazing Grace” To Be Released

Before he could complete his final “The Grand Farewell Tour” tour, country music legend George Jones died last April. Travis Tritt, Alan Jackson, Patty Loveless, Vince gill and others paid tribute to Jones during his…

Steve Earle, Loretta Lynn, Shovels & Rope, Dolly Parton and Others Featured On Commemorative Civil War Tribute Album

Now this is something special. This fall, ATO Records, and music supervisor Randall Poster (‘Moonrise Kingdom,’ ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ ‘Rave On Buddy Holly’) will release ‘Divided & United,’ a two-disc set of Civil War songs freshly…

George Jones’ Funeral – Vince Gill & Patty Loveless “Go Rest High On That Mountain,” Alan Jackson “He Stopped Loving Her Today” [VIDEO]

They laid the greatest voice in country music to rest today. I checked in to the online stream on and off and , truth be told, it got to me. But the emotional performance below…

Top 10 Country / Roots Guitarists

I don’t do a lot of “top whatever” lists but as an advanced mediocre guitar player I’ve always been fascinated by the instrument. So here goes! I asked my much more intelligent than myself twitter…

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival 12 Full Schedule / Picks / Spotify Playlist

The 12th year of the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival shows the premier showcase for great (and FREE!) Americana and roots music is showing no signs of slowing down. This year might prove to be the…

Jamey Johnson’s Tribute to Country Music Legend Hank Cochran – Oct. 16

No current performer has straddled the music Row and Americana divide as deftly as Jamey Johnson. His throwback sound, Alabama growl and biker looks appeals to those (like myself) that pine for the days of…

Americana and Roots 54th Grammy Awards Nominees – 2012

The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) announced its nominees for the 54rd Annual Grammy Awards. I was pleased to see Americana and roots performers being nominated for some of the more prestigious…

News Round Up: New Guy Clark and Hank Willams III Coming Soon

On August 16thlegendary singer/songwriter Guy Clark will release Songs And Stories, a live album recorded at the Belcourt Theatre in Nashville. Clark runs through his extensive collection of classics – L.A. Freeway, The Randall Knife, The…