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TJ West Video Premiere: Willie Tea Taylor “Win This One”

TJ West Video Premiere: Willie Tea Taylor “Win This One”

By Kim Grant TJ West first premiered a video from The Tomboy Sessions in May of last year with The Brothers Comatose City Painted Gold. Now we’re happy to be premiering another Tomboy Sessions video, […]

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 […]

TJ West Video Premiere: Rough Johns by John Craigie

TJ West Video Premiere: Rough Johns by John Craigie

By Kim Grant Portland-based Americana songwriter, John Craigie has just released No Rain, No Rose, which was “inspired by the folk torch bearers of the sixties and seventies” as per his bio. Bringing together his […]

TJ West: The Statesboro Revue

TJ West: The Statesboro Revue

By Kim Grant I first became acquainted with Stewart Mann, several years ago in Los Angeles when he was performing under his own name and I was booking bands in Los Angeles.  Soon after that, […]

TJ West Video Premiere: Andrew Sheppard’s Get It While You Can

TJ West Video Premiere: Andrew Sheppard’s Get It While You Can

By Kim Grant TJ West introduced Andrew Sheppard and his record Far From Here.  Now we’re happy to premiere his new video for the song, “Get It While You Can.” The video opens with a […]

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 […]

TJ West: Americana Fest 2016 Recap

TJ West: Americana Fest 2016 Recap

By Kim Grant For those of you unfamiliar with AmericanaFest, it’s a weeklong celebration of Americana music held in Nashville, TN.  It takes place in mid-September and along with the music, there are panels you […]

TJ West: Bobby Rush on His New Album Porcupine Meat

TJ West: Bobby Rush on His New Album Porcupine Meat

By Kim Grant At the age of 82 and a 60-ish year career, Bobby Rush has earned the title of the greatest bluesman currently performing. Inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2006, Rush […]

TJ West: Mike Stinson Back in Los Angeles

TJ West: Mike Stinson Back in Los Angeles

By Kim Grant Native Virginian, longtime LA transplant and now residing in Houston Texas,  Mike Stinson is back in Los Angeles, playing three shows over a long weekend at local main-stays Pappy and Harriett’s, Cinema Bar and […]

TJ West: Brian Whelan talks about his new record Sugarland

TJ West: Brian Whelan talks about his new record Sugarland

By Kim Grant Brian Whelan is a Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter who has recently added producer to his credits. He is a former member of the power-pop band, The Broken West (2004) and the Americana indie […]

TJ West [Video Premier]:  The Brothers Comatose “The Way the West Was Won”

TJ West [Video Premier]: The Brothers Comatose “The Way the West Was Won”

TJ West is delighted to premiere the video “The Way The West Was Won,” from the The Tomboy Sessions, off of The Brothers Comatose new album City Painted Gold, which was released on March 4th.  On City Painted Gold the […]

TJ West: Landing with Moonsville Collective

TJ West: Landing with Moonsville Collective

By Kim Grant Moonsville Collective is an Americana String Band that is based on the traditions of Appalachia, Old Time, Folk, Country & Rhythm and Blues. Forming in 2011, the band is comprised of six members […]

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