Your go-to source for Americana music news.
Your go-to source for Americana music news.

August 20 - August 26, 2022

Nora Brown
Long Time To Be Gone
Amazon | Spotify
Will Hoge
Wings on My Shoes
Marcus King
Young Blood
Amazon | Spotify
Jim Lauderdale
Game Changer
Little Quirks
Call to Unknowns
Tommy McLain
I Ran Down Every Dream
Amazon | Spotify
Dan Navarro
Horizon Line
Amazon | Spotify
Tedeschi Trucks Band
I Am The Moon: IV. Farewell
Lilly Winwood
Talking Walls
  • Jack Barksdale lets his percussive guitar strumming lead the way on the toe-tapping single “Gone.” Listen here

  • Benedicte Braenden combines elements of folk and blues, while sliding in a soulful guitar solo on “The Last Place That Satan Ever Slept” from her upcoming album Raging River (out Oct. 14). Listen here

  • Chris Canterbury vows to never take the small things for granted and promises to take the long way home with “Sweet Maria” from his forthcoming LP Quaalude Lullabies (out Sep. 23). Listen here
Andrew Bird
"Never Fall Apart" (Live on CBS Saturday Morning)
Mike Block Trio
"Highland Ridge"
Barrett Davis (feat. Woody Platt)
Nora Kelly Band
"Right Now"
Michelle Malone
"Dust Bowl Man"
Ali McGuirk
"X Boyfriends"
Margo Price
"Been To The Mountain"
Violet Bell 
"Mortal Like Me"
New & Noteworthy News
  • This week, we announced our Lifetime Achievement Honorees who will be celebrated at the 2022 Americana Honors & Awards including Al Bell, The Fairfield Four, Indigo Girls, Chris Isaak and Don Williams. Read more

  • Hawktail’s bassist Paul Kowert discusses their newest album Place of Growth and the journey the listener will take throughout, while providing fans with tangible, real sheet music to follow along with. Read more

  • “Within the musical community, it’s not so much about genre as it is about the song. It’s about making music with others and being inspired by other people.” – Emmylou Harris sits down with Margo Price on her Runaway Horses podcast to look back at her process of collaboration, songwriting and the contemporaries that sparked her career. Hear more

  • “My grandfather was a banjo player and that’s really where bluegrass started in my family. So, I went back and visited my grandmother on the old farm where my father grew up in Illinois and that inspired some of the songs; just thinking about where the music started in my family." – Molly Tuttle joins the Basic Folk podcast to detail her personal upbringing from adolescence through her time in college where she learned how to master the guitar and songwriting. Hear more

  • Joshua Fleming of the Vandoliers details the influences that shaped the band’s sound and how they’ve stayed true to their own vision, while blending in elements of country. Read more

    • Something Borrowed, Something New: A Tribute To John Anderson debuted at #20 on the Americana Airplay Albums Chart. View full chart here

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