Tag Archives: Jim Lauderdale

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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August Desk Clearing: Shovels & Rope, Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, NRBQ and The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Another busy month in the music world. What with Sir Paul re-signing with Capitol. R.E.M. announcing a big reissue of Out Of Time to celebrate the CD’s 25th anniversary. News that Bob Weir will release his first new solo album … 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 LA April 6-13 (The Howl/Luna/Ride Edition)

For those gearing up for the first weekend of Coachella, or just sitting it out, there is plenty of music to enjoy. The week has a particularly flashback flavor as there are performances from musicians from the ‘60s (Arlo Guthrie, … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Desk Clearing: John Denver, Johnny Cash, Skinny Puppy and Wild Honey in the news

I have been meaning to share some news that has come across my radar in the past couple weeks. From the House of Cash comes news that a new, posthumous Johnny Cash collection Out Among The Stars is due in … Continue reading

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Duos Rule The Americana Award Nominations

I had the pleasure of attending the Americana Music Association’s Award nominee announcement event yesterday at the Grammy Museum. It marks one of those times when the question “What is Americana?” arises. The list of nominees doesn’t really provide simple … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Dec. 10-11 (The John Cale/Jim Lauderdale edition)

The combination of a number of notable shows and a busy start of the work week has led me to do a mini-2 day version of Go See Hear. Monday boasts a pair of cool shows. UK crooner Willy Moon … Continue reading

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