This week we’re bringing you music from a dozen artists that we’re excited to see at Americanafest 2017, happening all this week in and around Nashville. We’ve got music from Aaron Lee Tasjan, Deer Tick, Willie Watson and 9 more artists to be exact.
This week, we’ve got new music from 12 amazing artists, including Pokey LaFarge, Will Hoge, and a group that’s been making music together since 1939 - The Blind Boys of Alabama.
New music from Margo Price, an investigation of John Mellencamp's 1987 roots rock release The Lonesome Jubilee, and we pay tribute to the Rhinestone Cowboy, Glen Campbell, who passed away this past week after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s.
Unexpected roots from Fleetwood Mac, The Secret Sisters perform an exclusive acoustic performance of their beautifully haunting song Mississippi, and we celebrate the 30th anniversary of our BGS Artists of the Month for August - the Indigo Girls.
August is just around the corner, and there’s a ton of great new music being released to get you through the dog days of summer. We’ve got you covered with tracks from The War On Drugs, Iron & Wine, and so much more.
An exclusive live performance from Nashville Western Swing Superstars the Time Jumpers featuring Vince Gill on vocals, Los Angeles’s Dustbowl Revival share a mixtape of the exclectic artists that have influenced their unique blend of Americana including a favorite track from Wilco, and we look back at a pivotal record from Lucinda Williams, her self-titled third record released in 1988.
New music from the Dave Rawlings Machine and Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer, Glen Campbell bids us all ‘adios’ with a moving final record, and we bring you new music from our BGS Artist of the month for July, Jason Isbell.
July 2, 2017 - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Ralph Stanley, and Offa Rex (AKA The Decemberists new side project)
Unexpected roots track from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, we list off a few of the albums we’re looking most forward to hearing in the second half of 2017, and we bring you a handful of our favorite roots musicians tearing it up under the age of 25.
New music from Ani DiFranco, an exclusive live performance from Front Country, and The Secret Sisters provide us with a lesson in survival.