Woody Guthrie’s Ultimate Tribute
Jul25

Woody Guthrie’s Ultimate Tribute

  Bear Family Records To Release Three CD Boxed Set This September  Two Legendary Woody Guthrie Tribute Shows  Recaptured and Presented In Their Full State Plus Extras In 1972, Columbia Records and Warner Brother Records each released a separate live tribute to Woody Guthrie album (one at Carnegie Hall and the other at the Hollywood Bowl)— a rare cooperative effort between rival labels that speaks to the high reverence in which...

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MountainGrass 2017 – First Artist Announcement
Jul23

MountainGrass 2017 – First Artist Announcement

MountainGrass Festival 2017 17 to 19 November First Performer Announcement MountainGrass organisers have just come out with the first artist announcement. Bluegrass band Bluestone Junction has already confirmed as featuring at this year’s festival, as will RhodeWorks from New Zealand.  The latter family band appeared at last year’s festival, playing on stage with Pete Denahy. More announcements in the coming weeks as...

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Gathering Josh Ritter
Jul22

Gathering Josh Ritter

Josh Ritter’s New Album  Due September 22 First Single Premieres Extensive Tour Dates Announced Gathering and will be available September 22 2017 on Pytheas Recordings/Thirty Tigers (now available for pre-order.) In advance of the release, the album’s first single ‘Showboat’ recently premiered at NPR Music. The release of Gathering marks twenty years since Ritter began recording and performing music. Along with his...

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The Americans – Neo Video and More!
Jul21

The Americans – Neo Video and More!

Watch the new video clip from roots rockers The Americans and read more. Sometime in the 1970s, a decade before The Americans frontman Patrick Ferris and bassist Jake Faulkner were born, their mothers met on a train to Woodstock. Patrick and Jake met as children, but lived in different cities and saw little of one another before they reconnected in high school. They got along immediately through their joy for busking and early...

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Van Morrison Continues To Roll With The Punches
Jul20

Van Morrison Continues To Roll With The Punches

  Van Morrison’s New Release ‘Roll With The Punches’ Tour Dates Announced Belfast legend Van Morrison has announced a new album and a host of tour dates in the United Kingdom and the U.S.A. The forthcoming release, titled Roll With The Punches features five original songs written by Morrison, together with some R&B and blues classics. Said Van The Man in a press statement: “From a very early age, I connected...

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