September 18, 2014
Great American Country includes The Avett Brothers, Shakey Graves, and Angaleena Presley as three acts not to be missed this week at Americana Music Fest. Shakey Graves will be playing September 20 at 12am at The Basement and at Riverfront Park supporting The Avett Brothers later that day. You can catch Angaleena Presley at the High Watt on September 18 at 9:00pm. Read more from the article here.
Among an impressive line-up of musicians, Sons of Bill and Carlene Carter are listed as 2 of the 26 acts you should not miss at Americana Music Fest this week in Nashville, TN. Read more here.
September 17, 2014
Congratulations to Jim Lauderdale, who has have been selected as a 2014 IBMA Momentum Awards Industry nominee for “Momentum Mentor of the Year” by a juried panel of notable industry peers!
The Momentum Awards focus on artists and business people who are in the early years of their careers in the bluegrass music industry. Five artists will receive performance awards, while three industry awards will go to key contributors in the bluegrass business.
Winners will be announced during the Momentum Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 during the IBMA’s World of Bluegrass.
Good luck Jim!
September 16, 2014
Texas Monthly has premiered Band of Heathens’ ‘Carry Your Love.’ Have a listen here.
Next week The Paul Thorn Band’s full performance will be featured on NPR Music. In the following weeks, the entire episode will be available for download. Be sure to subscribe to the Mountain Stage podcast so you won’t miss out!
The performance will also be broadcast on various stations beginning next week. Radio air times can be found here.
CMT Edge premiered Sons of Bill’s ‘Road to Canaan’ off of their upcoming album Love & Logic. Have a listen here.
Love & Logic is set to release September 30th via Thirty Tigers.
September 15, 2014
Rolling Stone Country premiered Angaleena Presley’s ‘Grocery Store’ off of her upcoming album American Middle Class, set to release October 14th on Slate Creek Records. Check it out here.
Hollis Brown helped celebrate 40 years of the Ramones in New York this past Sunday. Read more on the tribute from the Rolling Stone article here.
September 12, 2014
Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds are 1 of 12 finalists in The Cotai Jazz & Blues Festival, an international band competition held October 9th through the 12th at the Venetian in Macau. Read on for more information.
September 11, 2014
New Frontier Touring is excited to welcome The Suffers to the roster. The ten piece band, hailing from Houston, TX, are known for intertwining elements of Classical American Soul with Rock & Roll, redefining the sound of Gulf Coast Soul.
Check out their Facebook and Twitter for more information.