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1970 Woody Guthrie Tribute Revisited
May16

1970 Woody Guthrie Tribute Revisited

Woody Guthrie 1970 Tribute Concert To Come To DVD Woody Guthrie All-Star Tribute Concert 1970coming to DVD on June 7 2019 Previously-unreleased concert features Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, Country Joe McDonald, The Band This All-Star Tribute Concert 1970 celebrates the life and work of the legendary folk singer and songwriter Woody Guthrie, whose songs have become part of the bedrock of American life. Three years...

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2019 Americana Award Nominees Announced
May15

2019 Americana Award Nominees Announced

See which artists have been nominated for an Americana Award for 2019 I’m With Her – photo: LTTL The Americana Music Association today announced the nominees for its 18th annual Americana Honors & Awards. ALBUM OF THE YEAR:“To the Sunset,” Amanda Shires, Produced by Dave Cobb“The Tree,” Lori McKenna, Produced by Dave Cobb“The Tree of Forgiveness,” John Prine, Produced by Dave...

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Apply For Official Folk Alliance 2020 Spots
May04

Apply For Official Folk Alliance 2020 Spots

Applications for performers at Folk Alliance International 2020 open OFFICIAL SHOWCASE OPPORTUNITIES OPEN MAY 1 – JULY 15 Official Showcase applications for Folk Alliance International 2020 are open! FAI will be held January 20 to 26 in New Orleans Louisiana. Apply now to connect with over 2900 music professionals, including presenters, managers, agents, and labels.  “One of the most unique and amazing conferences to...

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Australians Pick Up Accolades at International Songwriting Competition
May03

Australians Pick Up Accolades at International Songwriting Competition

Australian artists internationally recognised for songwriting prowess Wax MotifThe PresetsRobbie Melville The International Songwriting Competition (ISC), a prestigious and respected US-based songwriting competition, has announced its 2018 winners. The ISC received almost 19,000 entries from 140 countries and prizes include more than $175,000 in cash and merchandise. Winners hail from all over the world (50% of this year’s...

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Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2019 Full Line-Up
Apr25

Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2019 Full Line-Up

See the full line-up for Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion 2019 Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion is a three-day music feast saturating the main streets of Bristol which lies across the Virginia/Tennessee border. In the town officially designated as the Birthplace of Country Music, the festival in 2019 will be held September 20 to 22. The full line-up has just been revealed and includes many of our favourites – Patty Griffin, Ray...

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Ken Burns’s ‘Country Music’ and its Birthplace
Apr17

Ken Burns’s ‘Country Music’ and its Birthplace

See the link between the new documentary and the historic music town Ken Burns Visits The Birthplace Of Country Music Museum Award-winning and prolific documentary maker Ken Burns is working on his next project Country Music. Bristol, a town dissected right down the main street by the border of Tennessee and Virginia, is officially regarded as the place where country music was spawned. For it was here in 1927 that saw the first...

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