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Margo Price’s All American Made

Margo Price’s All American Made

By Josh Schott Last year Margo Price took the traditional country crowd by storm with her debut album Midwest Farmer’s Daughter. Her twangy, outlaw influenced songs earned her widespread critical acclaim and fan adulation. Fans […]

Steven Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers’ ‘The Long Awaited Album’

Steven Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers’ ‘The Long Awaited Album’

By Josh Schott For decades Steve Martin has entertained audiences with his acting and comedy. Nowadays he’s spending more time impressing them with his banjo picking. The acclaimed actor has been consistently churning out new […]

Eilen Jewell’s Down Hearted Blues

Eilen Jewell’s Down Hearted Blues

By Brian Rock “Queen of the Minor Key,” Eilen Jewell, ventures further into the blue range of the musical spectrum with her latest album, Down Hearted Blues, a tribute to early Blues pioneers like Willie Dixon, […]

TJ’s 2017 AmericanaFEST Highlights

TJ’s 2017 AmericanaFEST Highlights

Thousands of artists, fans, and industry professionals flocked to Nashville for The 8th annual AmericanaFEST, put on by the Americana Music Association. AmericanaFEST featured over 230 live performances at almost 40 of Nashville’s most prominent venues […]

The Deslondes, Hurry Home

The Deslondes, Hurry Home

By Jacob Brockway Following up their critically acclaimed, 2014, self-titled debut, New Orleans based, the Deslondes, release Hurry Home (New West Records), an album that delivers a fresh take on Americana. They blend their influences with new […]

Fourth Annual “AGASTOCK” Benefit Concert

Fourth Annual “AGASTOCK” Benefit Concert

By Kim Grant The Fourth Annual “AGASTOCK” benefit concert will be held Sunday, July 23 at, The Echo, in Los Angeles. The benefit includes live music and a silent auction, with the proceeds going to the Southern California […]

Terry Allen Video Tribute

Terry Allen Video Tribute

In the long tradition of celebrating the works of our favorite artists through video tributes, including Guy Clark, Billy Joe Shaver, Willie Nelson, Levon Helm and Townes Van Zandt, we present the Terry Allen Video Tribute. We […]

Luck Reunion the SXSW Oasis

Luck Reunion the SXSW Oasis

By Jennifer Whittenburg and Sarah Anderson They say luck ain’t got nothin’ to do with it.  Well, I couldn’t disagree more.  You can’t help but feel that you got lucky, being in Willie Nelson’s backyard […]

The Long, Lonesome Highway of Hank Williams

The Long, Lonesome Highway of Hank Williams

By Terry Roland “The roses have faded, there’s frost at my door The birds in the morning don’t sing anymore The grass in the valley is starting to die And out in the darkness the […]

TJ West: Casey James Prestwood and The Burning Angels

TJ West: Casey James Prestwood and The Burning Angels

By Kim Grant It’s only recently that I became acquainted with the Denver-based (but Virginia- born) Casey James Prestwood and his band, The Burning Angels. Band member Jeremi Rebecca Hush emailed me saying that the […]

Kris Kristofferson is Alive and Well at The Rose in Pasadena

Kris Kristofferson is Alive and Well at The Rose in Pasadena

By Terry Roland For Kris Kristofferson the ‘old road’ has been a long one. Thankfully, he doesn’t appear to be stopping anytime soon.  At the Rose in Pasadena last Thursday night the legendary songwriter took […]

Patrick Carrico – Rooted in the Rich Tradition of California Country

Patrick Carrico – Rooted in the Rich Tradition of California Country

By Terry Roland Southern California’s Inland Empire is an unsuspecting place to find country-roots talent. But, if you travel down Route 66 heading east from L.A. far enough and you look real close you may […]