This Week in Americana

April 1 - 7, 2023

Carolina Story
Colors of My Mind
Chickasaw Mudd Puppies
Fall Line
David Childers & The Serpents
Melancholy Angel
Fred Davis
Cleveland Blues
Robbie Fulks
Bluegrass Vacation
Ian Jones
Results Not Typical
Ruston Kelly
The Weakness
‘Til June
Carter Sampson
Various Artists
The WyoFolk Project
Nick Waterhouse
The Fooler
Jake Ybarra
Something In The Water
  • Putting a pause on love, Mya Byrne delivers a retro melancholy tune with “I’m Gonna Stop” from her upcoming record Rhinestone Tomboy (out Apr. 28). Listen here

  • Madison Cunningham utilizes thick vocal layers on the moody, abstract “Inventing The Wheel” from the upcoming deluxe edition (out May 5) of her 2022 album Revealer. Listen here

  • Mike Donello generates a swaying, smooth groove on his latest single “Future With You.” Listen here

  • Bright twangy chords bring to life Katie Jo & Elijah Ocean's recreation of a classic honky-tonk vibe with “Tequila & Forgiveness.” Listen here

  • Laced with fiddle and mandolin, Low Lily share the toe-tapping, bluegrass-infused cut “Where We Belong” from the group’s forthcoming record Angels in the Wreckage (out Apr. 21). Listen here

  • Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats reimagine their previously released “What If I” with the alternate Cook Brothers Version that will serve as the title track of the band's upcoming EP (out June 2). Listen here

  • Tanya Tucker’s warm vocals engulf the uplifting single “Kindness” from her newest LP produced by Brandi Carlile and Shooter Jennings, Sweet Western Sound (out June 2). Listen here

  • Making her triumphant return with thundering drums and boisterous guitar riffs, Lucinda Williams teams up with Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa for her “New York Comeback” from the upcoming album Stories From A Rock N Roll Heart (out June 2023). Listen here
  • Lyle Lovett announced his Summer Tour, which is set to kick off on June 16, 2023, in Newport, KY. See full list of dates
Americana On Your Screen
Tommy Emmanuel (feat. Little Feat & Sam Bush)
"Cajun Girl"
Nikki Lane
"Denim & Diamonds"
The Pink Stones (feat. Teddy and The Rough Riders)
"Who's Laughing Now?"
Esther Rose
Justin Saladino Band
"Blind Faith"
Kyle Tuttle (feat. Lindsay Lou & John Mailander)
"Not Quite Spring" (Live from WinterWonderGrass)
New & Noteworthy News
  • The Austin City Limits broadcast of our 21st Annual Americana Honors & Awards is streaming on PBS. Previously filmed in 2022, now you can watch breathtaking performances from Brandi Carlile, Allison Russell, Chris Isaak, Buddy Miller, The War And Treaty + more as they take center stage at the historic Ryman Auditorium. Watch here

    • During the streamed performance, JP Harris pays tribute to the late Luke Bell with a powerful performance of Bell's "Bullfighter." For more Harris' salute, click here.

  • “We were moving slowly and trying a lot of things, just really playing and experimenting. I felt like there was so much space for me, I didn’t feel like I ever had to push back. That was such a beautiful feeling.” – Bella White discusses the parallels of stepping out of her comfort zone in her personal life which led to a reflection of her upcoming record Among Other Things (out Apr. 21). Read more

    • “More Than Friends” from Lukas Nelson and POTR (feat. Lainey Wilson) debuted at #19 on the Americana Radio Singles Chart. View the full singles chart
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