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Willie Nile’s American Ride: The TJ Interview

Willie Nile’s American Ride: The TJ Interview

Willie Nile’s American Ride By Courtney Sudbrink, Editor www.willienile.com It was once a place where writers such as F. Scott Fitzgerald and Mark Twain spent time honing their craft, but these days, Buffalo, NY is a city best known for blizzards, the invention of chicken wings and a football team that lost four consecutive Super […]

Gary Austin Ticket Giveaway

Gary Austin Ticket Giveaway

Photography by Nelson Blanton, Stylehouse Productions Gary Austin Ticket Giveaway: Turnstyled Junkpiled has the hook up for two (2) tickets (one pair) to see Groundling Founder Gary Austin at the Groundling Theatre – Hollywood on Melrose, Monday August 5 @ 8pm.  Gary Austin will tell stories and sing songs from his upcoming album, The Traveler, […]

Wille Nelson in Claremont

Wille Nelson in Claremont

Willie Nelson in Claremont  by Terry Paul Roland Photos by Diane Stroebel It’s hard to say when an American artist whose creative bloodlines has run through decades, crosses that river of legacy from being an important artist to being a living legend and then, even further to become a national treasure akin to a living and […]

The Making of: Patrolled By Radar’s “Hate Talkin” Video

The Making of: Patrolled By Radar’s “Hate Talkin” Video

Patrolled By Radar get their Honky Tonk on at The Cinema Bar, LA’s home for Americana/Country Music for their new video, “Hate Talkin’.” Patrolled By Radar “Hate Talkin” Q&A with Patrolled By Radar’s Jay Souza (Vocals, Guitar, Blues Harp) Song Meaning: This song was written to speak to those ignorant, humorless, self-absorbed, petty individuals that […]

Greater Pacific Ticket Giveaway

Greater Pacific Ticket Giveaway

  Greater Pacific Ticket Giveaway: Turnstyled Junkpiled has the hook up for two (2) tickets (one pair) to see Greater Pacific at the Foundation Room – House of Blues on Sunset , Thursday January 10 @9pm. Contest Rules: To enter for your chance to win the tickets to Greater Pacific at the HOB: 1. “Like” […]

Sweethearts of the Rodeo: Restless

Sweethearts of the Rodeo: Restless

Unsung Heroes of Americana Music The Return of The Sweethearts of the Rodeo By Terry Roland, Staff Writer   During the 60s Southern California’s Manhattan Beach was not known for its country music. But, along with the obvious surf culture, music was as constant a pre-occupation as baseball was to the youth of other towns. […]

Dan Janisch, Dave Gleason & Miguel Garcia Giveaway

Dan Janisch, Dave Gleason & Miguel Garcia Giveaway

Miguel Garcia & The Vaquetones, Dan Janisch and Dave Gleason Ticket Giveaway: Turnstyled Junkpiled has the hook up for two (2) tickets (one pair) to see Miguel Garcia, Dan Janisch and Dave Gleason at THE SATELLITE in Los Angeles on Wednesday, November 14. Doors: 8:30 pm / Show: 9:00 pm Contest Rules: To enter for your chance to win […]

Billy Joe Shaver: Live at Billy Bob’s

Billy Joe Shaver: Live at Billy Bob’s

Billy Joe Shaver: Live at Billy Bob’s By Terry Paul Roland Billy Joe Shaver earned his status as a living legend long ago. Unlike the first days of the band he formed with his late-great son, Eddy Shaver, he is now at a point where he can relax on stage while he stands and delivers […]

Cory Branan Live at The Mint

Cory Branan Live at The Mint

Review: Cory Branan Live at The Mint, July 7 2012 By Natalie Rahhal, Staff Writer Cory Branan is a difficult man to contextualize.  He’s a hard-cussing, whiskey-drinking rocker; he’s a self-deprecating, reluctant star; he doesn’t give a damn, and maybe somewhere on his darker underside he’s a bit of a sensitive artist (just a very […]

MIKE + RUTHY: THE NYC EP

MIKE + RUTHY: THE NYC EP

                      MIKE + RUTHY: THE NYC EP By Ben Reddell, Staff Writer This month marked the 100th birthday of Woody Guthrie, the patriarch of Folk songwriting.   You could almost hear as a chorus of coffee shop performers across the country paying  homage to him with […]

Low-Down & Dirty w/ Nick 13

Low-Down & Dirty w/ Nick 13

Low-Down & Dirty w/ Nick 13 By Jordan Blackburn, Contributing Writer California native Nick 13 racked up an impressive string of albums and a ceaseless tour schedule with his multi-hyphenate band Tiger Army (one hears Rockabilly, Roots, Punk and Misfits inspired horror elements) before coming to terms with a love of Country music and releasing […]

Remembering Susanna Clark

Remembering Susanna Clark

“Women can change better’n a man,” Ma said soothingly. “Woman got all her life in her arms. Man got it all in his head. Man, he lives in jerks-baby born an’ a man dies, an’ that’s a jerk-gets a farm and looses his farm, an’ that’s a jerk. Woman, its all one flow, like a […]