Tag: Americana Music

Americana Shows – Playlist – Week of August 22, 2016

Americana Shows – Playlist – Week of August 22, 2016

August 24, 2016 | By

Claire Lynch Band – Dear Sister and Doin’ Time Mandolin Orange – Morphine Girl and There Was a Time Danielle Miraglia – Carmella Rob Lutes – Mutineer Andrew Combs – Rainy Day Song Gretchen Peters – Blackbirds Rosanne Cash – A Feather’s Not A Bird Hal Ketchum – I’m The Troubadour Mary Gauthier – Walking […]

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Americana Playlist – Week of August 8, 2016

Americana Playlist – Week of August 8, 2016

August 10, 2016 | By

Gretchen Peters – Blackbirds and When All You Got Is A Hammer Sturgill Simpson – The Promise and Brace For Impact Darrell Scott – Big River Rosanne Cash – A Feather’s Not A Bird Andrew Combs – Too Stoned To Cry and Rainy Day Song Mary Gauthier – Walking Each Other Home and False From […]

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Five From This Week’s Playlists

Five From This Week’s Playlists

July 29, 2016 | By

When it gets to the end of the week, it can be a time for summarizing … so here you go … a little summary of what we’re playing this week on FolkNRoots Radio. Rosanne Cash has held the Feature Album of the Week slot this week, with her record The River and the Thread. […]

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Americana Playlist – Week of July 25, 2016

Americana Playlist – Week of July 25, 2016

July 25, 2016 | By

James McMurtry – Copper Canteen Margo Price – Four Years of Chances Darrell Scott – Down to the River Sarah Jarosz – Early Morning Light and House of Mercy Jamey Johnson – Mama’s Table Mary Gauthier – Walking Each Other Home and False From True HONEYHONEY – Big Man Andrew Combs – Too Stoned To […]

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Three From The July 23rd Playlist!

Three From The July 23rd Playlist!

July 23, 2016 | By

James McMurtry playing Copper Canteen … this is worth watching and listening to, just for the glorious sound of the Gibson 12 string guitar in the hands of Mr. McMurtry!   O’Connor Band playing Ruby, Are You Mad At Your Man. Yes it’s Mark O’Connor, and yes the younger O’Connor can play the strings off […]

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Americana Playlist – Week of July 11

Americana Playlist – Week of July 11

July 14, 2016 | By

Americana music may well be the most popular sub genre of roots music these days … and yet there is no real precise definition of what is included. That’s ok … we make our best efforts to put together a good Americana playlist each week … here’s the current lineup. Darrell Scott – Down To […]

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Feature Album of the Week: Blue Skies from Mountain Heart

Feature Album of the Week: Blue Skies from Mountain Heart

July 8, 2016 | By

Just because you’ve heard Mountain Heart  before, or even own a couple of their previous records, doesn’t mean you know what to expect from the new record, “Blue Skies“. The group which began their career back in 2009 as a bluegrass band with progressive leanings, has become an Americana band with bluegrass tendencies. That’s neither […]

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Four Roots Music Artists on the Verge of Bigger Things

Four Roots Music Artists on the Verge of Bigger Things

June 7, 2016 | By

There is always a ton of great music, being made by artists that most folks have never heard of … it’s just the nature of the game these days, and probably always has been. This came home to me once again on the weekend, at an open mic, when I was talking about artists influenced […]

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John Prine Talks About and Plays Angel From Montgomery

John Prine Talks About and Plays Angel From Montgomery

June 2, 2016 | By

John Prine, once something of a rebel on the folk music scene, has become something of a father figure to the up and coming songwriters in Americana music. Kacey Musgraves has even written about her idea of heaven being to ‘burn one with John Prine’. Here’s John, from back in 1990, talking about and playing […]

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FolkNRoots Radio Congratulates Americana Honors & Awards Nominees

FolkNRoots Radio Congratulates Americana Honors & Awards Nominees

May 13, 2016 | By

The nominees for the annual Americana Honors & Awards have been announced, and it is a stellar lineup indeed. Please don’t let anyone tell you there’s no great music, anymore. Album of the Year Something More Than Free, Jason Isbell (produced by Dave Cobb) The Ghosts of Highway 20, Lucinda Williams (produced by Greg Leisz, […]

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