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AmericanaFest 2017 – First Round Artist Announcement
May26

AmericanaFest 2017 – First Round Artist Announcement

Americana Music Association Announces First Round of Performers 2017 (L-R) Top Row: Brandy Clark, Hiss Golden Messenger, Turnpike Troubadours (L-R) Bottom Row: Charley Crockett, Deer Tick, Bettye LaVette   Americana Music Association Announces First Round of Performers  for AMERICANAFEST℠ 2017, September 12-17 More Than 230 Artists to Play Critically Acclaimed Festival in Nashville   Lineup to Include: Brandy Clark, Hiss...

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Jim Lauderdale to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award
Jul30

Jim Lauderdale to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Jim Lauderdale to receive Americana Lifetime Achievement Award Americana Music Association Honors Iconic Artist Jim Lauderdale George Strait to Present Lifetime Achievement Award at Americana’s 15th Annual Honors & Awards Show – September 21 2016   #RoadtoAmericanafest I first came to appreciate Jim Lauderdale as a side-kick to Lucinda Williams on the wonderful DVD Live at Austin City Limits, on which the songs from...

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My USA Music Tour 2015
Aug21

My USA Music Tour 2015

Read an overview of music travels taking me to the best USA music cities By the time you read this, I will be somewhere over the Pacific. Being wined and dined by United Airlines in economy class.  I fear for my knees if the person in front of me reclines their seat all the way back, but hopefully I can get some rest so by the time I arrive at Los Angeles, I am relatively refreshed.  At least it’s a direct flight and we will be...

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This Ain’t No Mouse Music – On DVD
Feb21

This Ain’t No Mouse Music – On DVD

Read about the acclaimed documentary ‘This Ain’t No Mouse Music!’ The acclaimed documentary This Ain’t No Mouse Music!, the story of Chris Strachwitz and Arhoolie Records, screened in theatres to rave reviews. Chris Strachwitz is a detective of sounds, an archaeologist of the deep American music, music with roots that strike straight into the country’s heartland.  He is the guiding force behind the legendary...

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Mustered Courage in the U.S.A.
Jun20

Mustered Courage in the U.S.A.

Read about Mustered Courage’s extensive US Tour My dear, revered and discerning American readers. Melbourne Australia’s own, premiere bluegrass/Americana outfit Mustered Courage is coming your way.     If they come to your town, please consider checking them out. If you go to the band’s Nashville TN (Americana Music Festival) or Raleigh NC (Wide Open Bluegrass Festival) gigs, I’ll look forward to...

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