Tag Archives: Jason Isbell

Congrats To This Year’s American Music Award Nominees

Yesterday, the Americana Music Association announced its nominees for the 16th annual Honors & Awards Show. It might sound like a cliche but each category is packed with greatness. Sturgill Simpson notched the most nominations with three: Album of the … Continue reading

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AMA Honors Isbell, Stapleton, Harris & Crowell

In you didn’t have the good fortune to get to Nashville for the Americana Music Festival, you missed out on many things including the Wednesday night’s Award show. I just wanted to salute the winners that night: Album of the … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 11-17 (the Bob Mould/Andrew Bird edition)

I’ve got a crazy busy week so I will skip the preamble and get to the good stuff, and hopefully I won’t discover additional interesting shows after I hit “publish.” Wed. 5/11 You can bid farewell to the Motion City … Continue reading

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What’s News: Slobberbone, Feelies and Hard Working Americans

  The Hard Working Americans are living up to their name. The group – Todd Snider (vocals, guitar), Dave Schools (bass guitar, background vocals), Neal Casal (guitars, background vocals), Duane Trucks (drums and percussion), Chad Staehly (keyboards, background vocals) and … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions for 2016 – Bloodshot, Creem & the Infamous Stringdusters

Fans of the late, lamented rock mag Creem Magazine (the first one I read religiously) will be shouting “Boy Howdy!” over the news that there is a documentary on the magazine in the works. Scott Crawford, the filmmaker who chronicled … Continue reading

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Sturgill Simpson, The Mavericks & Shakey Graves Top Americana Awards Winners

This week, the Americana Music Association held their annual festival in Nashville this week and one of the yearly highlights is the awards show, which again was held at the historic Ryman Auditorium. This year, the big winner was Sturgill … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Aug 10-12 (The Dustbowl Revivial/Heartworn Highways edition)

I just wanted to quickly ship out information on shows happening the beginning of this week. Mon. 8/10 Top Show: Pony Boy rides into the Satellite in advance of her new CD Blue Gold. You can check out her sultry … Continue reading

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