This Week in Americana

April 15 - 21, 2023

OK to Wonder
Joey Frendo
Bound for Heartache
Alice Howe
The Infamous Stringdusters
A Tribute to Flatt & Scruggs
Martha Groves Perry
Call Out
Esther Rose
Safe to Run
Rose City Band
Garden Party
Trapper Schoepp
Siren Songs
Rachel McIntyre Smith
Glory Daze (Acoustic) (EP)
Cinder Well
Bella White
Among Other Things
  • Jax Hollow reminisces about the formative recklessness and freedom of the younger days of our lives on her newest single "Only the Wild Ones", from her upcoming album of the same name (out May 5). Listen here

  • Ahead of a new album coming out later this year, Logan Ledger is back with a standalone single cover of the Grateful Dead's “Ripple”, produced by Shooter Jennings. Listen here

  • Leftover Salmon's upcoming album Grass Roots (out May 19) pays homage to the myriad influences and roots of their trademark "Polyethnic Cajun Slamgrass" sound and they've enlisted Billy Strings for the newest single from the project, "Blue Railroad Train". Listen here

  • Layng Martine Jr. taps into the nostalgia of simple pleasures and simpler times—and deriving the same joy decades later—with the breezy and upbeat "Love You Back to Georgia", from his upcoming Music Man (out May 19). Listen here

  • Finding beauty in the melancholy of the human experience, The Rough & Tumble's "Carry You" is a reminder that love is carrying each other, both figuratively and literally. From the duo's upcoming LP Only This Far (out May 12). Listen here
Americana On Your Screen
Bumpin Uglies

"Cover Me Up"
(Jason Isbell cover)
(Live at the Sugarshack)
CornMaiz String Band
(Jean Ritchie cover)
Charley Crockett
"Name on a Billboard" (Live on the Daily Show)
Rodney Crowell
Amythyst Kiah
(Tori Amos cover)
(on Contrary Western)
Kitchen Dwellers
(feat. Sicard Hollow)
"Lean on Sheena"
The Lone Bellow
"Wherever Your Heart Is"
(Live from WinterWonderGrass)
Jerrika Mighelle
"The Fuel"
New & Noteworthy News
  • The first round of official showcasing artists for AMERICANAFEST 2023 has been announced, with Amythyst Kiah, The Band of Heathens, Chris Shiflett, Dan Tyminski Band, Dom Flemons, Mary Gauthier, Mipso, The Panhandlers, SUSTO, Yasmin Williams, and many more set to hit stages all around Nashville, September 19-23. Read more

  • Record Store Day 2023 is this weekend and No Depression has you covered with a roots music shopping list, including a special joint EP release from Record Store Day 2023 Ambassadors Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires. Have a great time digging in those crates and supporting your local record stores! Read more

  • "It's like a Choose Your Own Adventure book... All of these songs have some element of some other song" - Sean Watkins talks about Nickel Creek's first album in nine years, Celebrants, and how the band found new inspiration in each other and their families, as well as musical muses like Kendrick Lamar and the Beach Boys' Brian Wilson. Read more

  • "It’s partly because so many of my songs tell stories, and people are always wanting to find out the stories behind the songs. I feel like the book is almost my gift to fans.” Following a health scare, the legendary Lucinda Williams is back with a new album (Stories From a Rock n Roll Heart, out June 30) and a new memoir (Don't Tell Anybody the Secrets I Told You, out April 25). Read more

    • "New York Comeback", which features vocals from Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa, by Lucinda Williams rose from #40 to #9 on the Americana Radio Singles Chart. View the full singles chart
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