Americana

New Music Video: “Magic Hour” – Aoife O’Donovan

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Aoife (pronounced EEEE-fah) O’Donovan has played everywhere from Bonnaroo to the Grand Old Opry, and has recorded and toured with the likes of Chris Thile, Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz. Her debut album Fossils garnered major acclaim including being listed in American Songwriter’s “Top 50 Albums of 2014,” Acoustic Guitar’s “Best Albums of 2013,” and the Read More

New Music Video: “Leaving It Out” – Christian Lopez Band

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At 19, Christian Lopez has already built quite the career. During last week’s Americana Music Fest, the West Virginian was honored as “Best Newcomer” by Rolling Stone, and he left the conference registrants thoroughly impressed. Check out his new single, “Leaving it Out,” from new album, Onward, to see what everyone is talking about!   Read More

Ocean Carolina – Maudlin Days

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The artist bio describes Ocean Carolina’s new album, Maudlin Days, as “an exercise in giving up control and allowing the music to be what it’s meant to become.” Since the turn of the century, more and more artists bended toward what they were being told was market demand, and lots of music was created based Read More

Be Part of the Film ‘Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark’!

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Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark, is an upcoming documentary about the folk and Americana pioneer. Tamara Saviano has launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the project, and you can make a difference with “Just $5”! Read her press release below and check out the campaign video here. Read More

Will Hoge Announces New Album ‘Small Town Dreams’ for April 7, 2015

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Will Hoge Announces New Album ‘Small Town Dreams’ for April 7, 2015
I could not be more excited for the new Will Hoge album! The singer-songwriter and masterful live performer has announced ‘Small Town Dreams’ will be released on April 7, 2015, via Cumberland Recordings/Thirty Tigers. The reason I am so looking forward to this, aside from knowing that Hoge always delivers, is that he has teamed Read More

New Music Video: ‘Will I See You Again’ – Christian Lopez

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Every time I hear a cynical comment about how Nashville doesn’t produce any “real music” anymore, I laugh. Because sure it does. It may not be conveniently discoverable on your local corporate commercial station (and since when was that the standard anyway?), so you may have to do some discovering on your own, but it Read More

The Civil Wars Reach Appomattox, Duo Officially Calls It Quits, Offers Free Download

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on The Civil Wars Reach Appomattox, Duo Officially Calls It Quits, Offers Free Download
The Civil Wars have reached Appomattox. The duo is officially parting ways and announced the unsurprising news this morning via their website and social media. The split follows a hiatus started in 2012, at which time they cited “internal discord and irreconcilable differences in ambition” as the reason. It may not be much of a Read More

New Music Video: ‘Sweet Amarillo’ – Old Crow Medicine Show

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Eleven years after ‘Wagon Wheel’ was recorded, Old Crow Medicine Show returns with another Bob Dylan co-write. ‘Sweet Amarillo’ has an even better origin story. When Darius Rucker’s version of ‘Wagon Wheel’ topped the country charts, OCMS received a call from Bob Dylan’s manager. He offered them the chance to complete a chorus that was Read More

First Round of Performers for AmericanaFest 2014 Announced, The Avett Brothers to Headline

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on First Round of Performers for AmericanaFest 2014 Announced, The Avett Brothers to Headline
The Americana Music Association has announced its plans for the most ambitious AmericanaFest to date. The 15th edition of the music festival, which will take place in Nashville September 17-20, 2014, will feature some of the eclectic genre’s biggest stars and most promising talent. The Avett Brothers are set to close out the whole event Read More

Radney Foster Returns with New Material on 'Everything I Should Have Said,' May 13

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Five years after his critically acclaimed Revival, Radney Foster returns with an album of all new material. Everything I Should Have Said will be released on May 13, via Devil’s River Records. Catch all the details in the press release: Radney Foster will release Everything I Should Have Said, his first album of all new Read More