Tag Archives: Willie-Nelson

News Round Up: Willie Nelson Works with T Bone Burnett

For a man in his 70s Willie Nelson is showing no signs of slowing down. The Texas Yoda is reportedly working with producer T Bone Burnett (O Brother, Where Art Thou? and Walk the Line…

Americana Music Association Partners with the Nashville Film Festival

The Americana Music Association (AMA) will partner with the Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) to present two premiere screenings during the 10th Annual Americana Music Festival and Conference, September 16-19, 2009 in Nashville. “Americana on Film”…

News Round Up: Johnny Cash Graphic Novel & Do You Look Like Tanya Tucker?

PopMatters.cam has 20 questions for Austin’s neo-trad honky-tonker Wayne “The Train” Hancock. Johnny Cash: I See a Darkness, ia a new comic book/graphic novel by Abrams ComicArts based on the life of Johnny Cash. It…

News Round Up: Willie Twitters & A New Langhorne Slim Download

Check out the “twitterview”  – a cute way of describing an interview conducted on twitter –  between TheBoot.com and Willie Nelson as was gearing up for his MySpace free secret concert in Maui, Hawaii. Speaking…

News Round Up: Patty Griffin & Bruce Robison News

Canada.com posts a feature on the upcoming album of classics by Willie Nelson, American Classic – Willie Nelson returns to ‘the good songs’ (release 8/25) The New York Times also features a piece on Willie…

Willie Nelson Twitter Interview

Willie Nelson will join TheBoot.com for a live “Twitterview” next Tuesday, Aug. 25, the same day as the release of his newest album American Classic. You can watch the live chat with Willie, starting at…

Willie Nelson Premieres New Video for Shoeshine Man

Willie Nelson premiered his new video covering Tom T. Hall’s Shoeshine Man (below) The song is not on his upcoming covers album American Classics so I have no idea whay he made this video, but…

Lost Highway to Release Willie Nelson Compilation

Chet Flippo over at CMT’s Nashville Skyline and Miss Leslie at the 9513.com are strolling down the mine-laden path of “What is country music?” Classical Americana? Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas and Buddy Miller will be…

The New York Times on Those Darlins

The New York Times posts a great review of the riot grrrl-trad country group Those Darlins show at the lower East-Side’s Mercury Lounge. Willie Nelson’s Facebook page is posting hints where this year’s Farm Aid…

Band Roundup – Ruby Jane

Just when you needed more evidence that you’re getting old and aren’t accomplished very much I give you Ruby Jane.  Ruby is a 14 year old native Texan (born in Dallas, now resides in Austin)…