Prime Prine Live!
Oct08

Prime Prine Live!

Read our rundown of John Prine live at AmericanaFest 2016   Originally published on addictedtonoise.com.au   John Prine at The Station Inn – Americana Music Festival Conference 2016 This was on the Thursday night at Nashville’s AmericanaFest where attractive shows were calling out everywhere. Frankly, the choices were ridiculous – try these on for size – Billy Bragg and Joe Henry (Union Station), Jimmy...

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Andrew Adkins Reveals Himself
Mar09

Andrew Adkins Reveals Himself

Read our review of ‘Glass Castles’ by Andrew Adkins Andrew Adkins is a name you probably haven’t heard.  There’s an obvious reason for that – he hasn’t used it much in promoting his music, until now. Adkins is a former member of Mellow Down Easy (who were signed to Dualtone records) and helped form an outfit Lions For Real.  Add to that, two solo projects under the pseudonyms The Colored Parade and...

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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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Aussies Invade Nashville
Sep26

Aussies Invade Nashville

Read about the Australian presence at AmericanaFest 2013   Aussies Invade the 2013 Americana Music Festival and Conference   Many Australian artists traveled to Nashville to participate in showcases and luncheons throughout Americana week As I’ve written previously, Australia’s artists and musicians participated in Nashville’s annual Americana Music Festival and Conference, held in and around downtown Nashville, last week,...

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From Nashville To Asheville
Sep24

From Nashville To Asheville

Read about our music travels to Asheville from Nashville I mentioned in my previous post the brilliant Lucinda Williams gig at 3rd and Lindsley on Sunday night.  I didn’t refer to our new U.S. friends that were at our table. A very nice bunch of learned music fans who enriched our evening.  When I say enriched, i mean intellectually and alcoholically, as one generous soul persisted in buying us drinks during the show. We made it...

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