Winners of 11th Americana Honors & Awards Announced

Last night at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, the Americana Music Association celebrated its 11th Americana Honors & Awards presented by Nissan. Multiple generations of artists were honored, ranging from legends including Booker T. Jones, Bonnie Raitt, Richard Thompson and Guy Clark, favorites Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, and up-and-comers Alabama Shakes, Jason Isbell and The Civil [...] Read More

New Book Honors Townes Van Zandt’s Legacy

To mark the 15th anniversary of Townes Van Zandt’s New Year’s Day death in 1997, the John and Robin Dickson Series will release I’ll Be Here in the Morning: The Songwriting Legacy of Townes Van Zandt. The book, written by Brian T. Atkinson, chronicles the impact that Townes’ lyrics had on fellow and future artists. [...] Read More

Guy Clark Tribute 70th Birday Tribute Concert Planned in Austin

The Center for Texas Music History will host the benefit concert ‘Wish I Was In Austin: A 70 Birthday Tribute to Guy Clark’ on November 2 at the Long Center in Austin. The live show also celebrates the release of the double CD This One’s For Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark which is slated [...] Read More

Willie Nelson, Vince Gill on Guy Clark Tribute Album

Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Emmylou Harris, Patty Griffin, Rosanne Cash, Steve Earle and Vince Gill are just some of the artists lending their voice on a two-volume Guy Clark tribute album. This One’s For Him: A Tribute to Guy Clark will be released November 1 in celebration of Guy’s 70th birthday. Guy was born in [...] Read More

Country Music Hall of Fame Honors Hank Williams

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum will present a special program honoring Hank Williams on April 16. Titled “I Saw the Light: Songwriters Salute Hank,” the program will feature Rodney Crowell, Ashley Monroe, The Secret Sisters and Steve Young. I Saw the Light, which is presented in conjunction with the Museum’s exhibition Family [...] Read More