Folk & Roots

Ocean Carolina – Maudlin Days

2 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Ocean Carolina – Maudlin Days
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’!

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Be Part of the Film ‘Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark’!
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

The Bird and The Bear Celebrate the Release of New EP, Build a Fire

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on The Bird and The Bear Celebrate the Release of New EP, Build a Fire
Folk duo The Bird and The Bear, comprised of Mirthe Bolhuis and Garry Wood, celebrated the release of their new EP, Build a Fire, last night in Franklin, TN. “It was nice to have so many people who backed this project on IndieGogo come out for this,” said Garry Wood. “It feels like it all came Read More

New Music: ‘As Soon As Winter Comes’ – The Bird and The Bear

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on New Music: ‘As Soon As Winter Comes’ – The Bird and The Bear
Nashville folk duo, The Bird and The Bear, have a new single! ‘As Soon As Winter Comes’ is the atmospheric calling card for the upcoming EP, Build a Fire. Listen to the song below and stay tuned for more from this super-talented duo! Connect with them via facebook.com/thebirdandthebear, twitter.com/birdbearmusic, and sign up here for all Read More

James Taylor Announces Fenway Park Show with Bonnie Raitt, August 6, 2015

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on James Taylor Announces Fenway Park Show with Bonnie Raitt, August 6, 2015
James Taylor has announced a historic performance! On August 6, 2015, Taylor and his All-Star Band will perform at Fenway Park, with special guest Bonnie Raitt. Watch James announcing the show in the video below. “James Taylor playing Fenway Park is a dream come true for fans from Stockbridge to Boston,” said Red Sox Executive Read More

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

3 years ago Liv Carter 1
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

Well, This Is One Way to Stop Ticket Scalpers…

3 years ago Liv Carter 2
When singer-songwriter Yusuf Islam found out about the extortionate prices some people were asking for tickets to one of his shows, he decided to do something about it. So he canceled his show. New York state law requires tickets to be transferable so using a paperless ticketing system which would require concertgoers to show ID 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: ‘Weight of the World’ – Marc Broussard

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on New Music Video: ‘Weight of the World’ – Marc Broussard
Marc Broussard is a few days away from the release of his new album, A Life Worth Living. As a preview, he shared the acoustic version of ‘Weight of the World’, showing off his knack for soulful southern roots music. Via American Songwriter, Broussard explained: “This song is all about keeping love simple. Keeping it Read More

13 Albums I Hope You Heard in 2013

4 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on 13 Albums I Hope You Heard in 2013
Now that 2013 is officially behind us (Happy New Year everyone!) it’s time to look back at some of the important albums of the year. The people complaining that there isn’t a lot of good music must not have been paying attention. A lot of great records were made last year, and I am sure Read More