Dwight Yoakam’s Bluegrass Revisions

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Dwight Yoakam – Americana Honors & Awards Show 2016

 

Dwight Yoakam’s New Album ‘Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars…’  Out Now

 Tour Dates

For the making of Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars…, Dwight Yoakam has assembled a band of bluegrass luminaries to reinterpret favorites from his catalogue featuring eleven Yoakam compositions and a new cover of Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’.

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Gillian Welch To Release Revival Bootleg

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David Rawlings and Gillian Welch – Americana Honors & Awards

GILLIAN WELCH SET TO RELEASE
BOOTS NO 1: THE OFFICIAL REVIVAL BOOTLEG

NOVEMBER 25 ON ACONY RECORDS

FEATURES PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED MATERIAL

‘Dry Town’ PREMIERES ON SIRIUSXM’S
OUTLAW COUNTRY CHANNEL AND NPR MUSIC

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Whitney Rose’s Boots

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Whitney Rose – photo Jim Jacob

WHITNEY ROSE RELEASES NEW SONG

“MY BOOTS” IN ADVANCE OF AMERICANAFEST

#RoadToAmericanaFest

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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Celebrates 50 Years

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The rousing finale at The Ryman

 

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to Release ‘Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Friends’ – Circlin’ Back: Celebrating 50 Years

CD and CD/DVD combo recorded live at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium

Some of us were fortunate enough to witness this event.

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Billy Bragg and Joe Henry

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#Roadtoamericanafest

An unlikely pairing perhaps?  Well, maybe not.

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Wilco’s Schmilco

 

Wilco Announces New Album And Streams Track 

 

Remember Nilsson Schmilsson, Harry Nilsson‘s iconic 1971 album?

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Rookies on the Rise

 

There are many new and talented alt. country/Americana artists emerging.

So many in fact it is pretty difficult to keep up with them all and their musical output.  The state of those genres continues to grow and is as healthy as ever.

Here are a few of my favourite emerging young artists and their releases that have come across my desk lately (in no order of importance).

 

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