Month: August 2022

The Americana Music Association will welcome an all-star roster of talent to their annual award ceremony this September. Adia Victoria, Allison Russell, Brandi Carlile, Buddy Miller, Chris Isaak, the Fairfield Four, Indigo Girls, James McMurtry, Lucinda Williams, Lukas Nelson, the McCrary Sisters, Morgan Wade, Neal Francis, Phosphorescent, Sierra Ferrell and the War and Treaty are all scheduled to perform at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on Sept. 14. Miller also will lead this
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A new Pat Green album is made better by knowledge of his last album, or any album from his 27-year-old collection. The groundbreaking Texan’s fascinating journey began with an independent record titled Dancehall Dreamer in 1995 (“Of course, before that I sang at a lot of barbecue restaurants”) and includes a still-controversial dalliance with mainstream country radio. Miles and
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Grammy Award-nominated mandolinist and singer-songwriter Sierra Hull is hitting the road for a lengthy headlining tour later this year. Beginning on Sept. 18, the Tennessee native will bring her full band to an array of venues across the country. The trek, which kicks off with an appearance at the Bourbon & Beyond Music Festival in Louisville, Ky., will
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“I Can’t Unlove You” tells about the pain of losing the love of your life and the reeling emotions that come with letting go of everything you once cherished with that person. Despite what seems like Kenny Rogers serenading you, the song is filled with painful reminiscing and wishful thinking. Indeed, listening to it might
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Willie Nelson is 89 years old, and it seems he’s accomplished everything anyone could dream of: He’s acted in more than 30 films, received a fifth-degree black belt in the martial art GongKwon Yusul, co-authored several books and been heavily involved in pushing for the legalization of marijuana. And that doesn’t even begin to cover his 60-plus-year music career.
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Celebrated singer-songwriter Luke Bell has died at the age of 32. The news was first shared and confirmed by Saving Country Music via Bell’s close friend and fellow musician, Matt Kinman. Hours earlier, news broke that Bell had been missing since Saturday, Aug. 20 and had been last seen in Tucson, Ariz. According to Saving Country Music, Bell was found on
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“I have a love/hate relationship with the term ‘outlaw,’” Eric Church says in the opening moments of the the trailer to They Called Us Outlaws: Cosmic Cowboys, Honky Tonk Heroes And the Rise of Renegade Troubadours, a six-part documentary due next year. Executive produced by country music luminaries Jessi Colter, Ray Benson, and Jack Ingram
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