This Week in Americana

December 30, 2023 - January 5, 2024

Introducing From ONE, to TENN.
This new series features one-of-a-kind performances recorded at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center during AMERICANAFEST 2023. 
This week's artist: Jill Andrews
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!
Sam Barber
Live EP 001
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Hannah Kaminer
Heavy on the Vine
  • Charley Crockett and Willie Nelson team up for the traditional country cut "That's What Makes The World Go Around" as their iconic voices melt together in perfect unison. Listen here

  • David Nance & Mowed Sound share the rock, blues and folk-infused single "Mock The Hours" from the band's self-titled debut (out Feb. 9). Listen here

  • Charles Wesley Godwin announced the first slate of shows for his upcoming 2024 headlining tour with the first stop coming to Richmond, Virginia on April 4. See full list of dates
Americana On Your Screen
Judy Blank &
Dylan Earl
"Never Said A Word"
(On Western AF)
Béla Fleck
The Journey of a Banjo Virtuoso
Jedd Hughes
"House of Mercy"
Sarah Jarosz
"Days Can Turn Around"
Noah Kahan
"Your Needs, My Needs"
(Live from Red Rocks ‘23)
Old Crow
Medicine Show
"Keel Over and Die"
(Live at Ryman Auditorium)
Tommy Prine
PBS NewsHour Interview
Chuck Prophet
"Kiss Me Deadly"
(Live with the Make Out Quartet)
New & Noteworthy News
  • "[Shooter and I] formed a friendship after that and then got in the studio to make this record. The biggest influence he had, aside from producing the record, was the vibe. Just bringing the good vibes to the studio and making me feel comfortable, he feels like a cousin to me, so it felt natural." — Vincent Neil Emerson opens up about his connection with Shooter Jennings, creating his album Golden Crystal Kingdom and the songwriting process behind it. Read more

  • Nat Myers joins NPR's World Cafe to discuss his love for poetry, how he learned to busk in New York City, developing his guitar-playing style and working with Dan Auerbach on his album Yellow Peril. Listen here

  • "It's about trying to get free of something that's holding you back." — Lizzie No reveals the intentionality behind her newest album, Halfies (out Jan. 19), and her convictions about her place in America and the music industry as a woman of color. Read more

  • "To change this world for the better, we must engage in sacred creative communion and dare to care." — In preparation for her 2024 tour, Allison Russell profiles what to expect from her upcoming shows, her joy of seeing others thrive, and what's on the horizon with her own memoir. Read more

  • Darrell Scott sits down on the Basic Folk podcast to reveal the significance behind the album cover for his band's newest album, his relationship with Tim O'Brien, and having accessibility to traditional music. Listen here
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