This Week in Americana

July 8 - 14, 2023

Duane Betts
Wild & Precious Life
Amazon | Spotify
Ryan Curtis
Ain't Ever Easy
Amazon | Spotify
Jessye DeSilva
Gabe Lee
Drink The River
Amazon | Spotify
Megan and Shane
Peaks and Valleys
Amazon | Spotify
The Nick Moss Band feat. Dennis Gruenling
Get Your Back Into It!
Lukas Nelson + POTR
Sticks and Stones
Amazon | Spotify
Transit Damage
Colter Wall
Little Songs
Amazon | Spotify
  • Overwhelmed by returning home after losing her childhood friend, Jill Andrews shares the heartwrenching ballad "Better Life" with an assist from Becca Mancari from Andrews' upcoming album Modern Age (out Aug. 18). Listen here

  • Rachel Garlin takes inspiration from Joni Mitchell on her bright and loose acoustic folk jam "Madelyne Why" from her newest album The Ballad of Madelyne and Therese (out July 21). Listen here

  • Listening Party weaves through tempo changes with heavy-hitting piano chords and marching drums on "Same Ol’ Problems" from the duo’s forthcoming record Been a Long Time Comin’ (out Aug. 25th). Listen here

  • Joining an all-star cast for a tribute album to Leon Russell, Margo Price covers his song "Stranger In A Strange Land" for the upcoming LP A Song For Leon (out Sept. 8). Listen here

  • Chris Shiflett creates a fusion of blues, folk, roots and rock as he incorporates his delicate guitar playing on "Damage Control" from his newest solo LP Lost At Sea (out Oct. 20). Listen here

  • Steep Canyon Rangers return in full force, as newest vocalist and band member, Aaron Burdett, jumps in the "Deep End" with the group’s latest single from their forthcoming record Morning Shift (out Sept. 8). Listen here

  • Leaning into a heavier sound, SUSTO keeps it short and sweet on the gritty "Mermaid Vampire" from the band’s upcoming album My Entire Life (out July 28). Listen here
  • Patty Griffin and Todd Snider announced their co-headlining tour "An Evening with Patty Griffin + Todd Snider" with the first show slated for October 13 in Santa Fe, NM. See full list of dates
Americana On Your Screen
Beth Bombara

Jason Carter
No Depression Session (Live from DelFest)
Cole Gallagher
"Stumbling in the Dark"
"Do You Have Me?"
Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors
"Find Your People"
(CBS Saturday Sessions)
Abby Posner
"Quiet On Sunset"
Brit Taylor
"Kentucky Blue"
(Holler Railbird Session)
 Josh Travis
"Secondhand Smoke"
New & Noteworthy News
  • "I like to learn new things all the time, but mostly I’m trying to do the best I can in the direction I’ve already established and faithfully follow that." — Tim O’Brien shares his mindset as an elder statesman in bluegrass music while also shifting his approach to songwriting for his latest record Cup of Sugar. Read more

  • "This is what I started with when I was 15 years old… ain’t never quit, ain’t going to now… If He calls me home, I’ll give it up quick." — Bobby Osborne joined the Toy Heart podcast before his passing to profile his legendary bluegrass career and memorable life from being an aspiring musician looking to his heroes, serving as a veteran in Korea and earning icon status for his contributions to music. Listen here

This Week in Americana is on Spotify. Featuring music from the current week, check out what's fresh and new in the Americana community all in one place with our Spotify playlist!
This newsletter is not sponsored.
Keep us in the loop of artist news here.
Not interested in this email? Customize your email experience.
Not interested in hearing from The Americana Music Association, AMERICANAFEST, or This Week in Americana anymore? Opt out using TrueRemove®.
Got this as a forward? Sign up to receive our future emails.
View this email online.
This email was sent to .
Continue receiving our emails, add us to your address book.
Subscribe to our email list.