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This Week – AmericanaFest, Carrolls, Cauthin, Cleveland, Cobb, Crowell, Dead South, DSC, Hollick, Salt
Aug12

This Week – AmericanaFest, Carrolls, Cauthin, Cleveland, Cobb, Crowell, Dead South, DSC, Hollick, Salt

Catch up on some of the week’s music news Joe Pug – Photo LTTL AmericanaFest 2019 This year’s AmericanaFest daily schedule and mobile app have been unveiled and are available for us all to face our worst nightmare artist clashes! You can download the free mobile app – available on the App Store and Google Play – and use the “My Schedule” tab to start creating your custom experience. Paul...

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The Gypsy in Eilen Jewell
Aug09

The Gypsy in Eilen Jewell

Eilen Jewell’s ‘Gypsy’ reviewed Eilen Jewell – Photo: LTTL By Rob Dickens Eilen Jewell is putting together a distinguished and remarkably consistent catalogue. This Idahoan siren has been seducing us for a while with her sophisticated vocals over a blend of country, honky tonk, early 1960’s rock ‘n’ roll, surf music and swing. In fact, Eilen Jewell has one of the most beguiling and...

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Americana Music Awards – Rhiannon Giddens and Frank Johnson
Aug08

Americana Music Awards – Rhiannon Giddens and Frank Johnson

The first Americana Awards for 2019 are announced Rhiannon Giddens- Photo: Ebru-Yildiz The Americana Music Association has announced a partnership with the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM), the only museum committed to preserving the legacy and honoring the accomplishments of the many music genres created, influenced and inspired by African Americans. The two organizations have also established the...

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This Week – Bristol, Hart, Highwomen, Knight, Lund, Lawrence, Strings
Aug05

This Week – Bristol, Hart, Highwomen, Knight, Lund, Lawrence, Strings

Catch up on the latest new music news Beth Hart – Photo: LTTL Beth Hart Beth Hart announces a new album War In My Mind to be issued September 27 (via Mascot Label Group/Provogue). “More than any record I’ve ever made, I’m more open to being myself on these songs,” Hart explains. “I’ve come a long way with healing, and I’m comfortable with my darknesses, weirdnesses and things that...

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Chuck Hawthorne – Great American Songwriter
Aug03

Chuck Hawthorne – Great American Songwriter

We review ‘Fire Out Of Stone’ from Chuck Hawthorne Photo: Valerie Fremin By Rob Dickens With a voice sometimes reminiscent of greats Gordon Lightfoot and T Bone Burnett, the comparisons for Chuck Hawthorne on his new release Fire Out Of Stone do not end there. As well as wonderfully worn and rustic vocals, the songwriting and arrangements are perfectly presented. There are so many illustrative examples. The ebullient...

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