Zac Brown Band Announces Southern Ground Music & Food Festival Lineups

Zac Brown Band has announced the lineups for their two Southern Ground Music & Food Festivals. The first one will take place in Nashville at Riverfront Park September 21-22 and then head to Charleston, South Carolina’ Blackbaud Stadium October 20-21. In Nashville, Zac Brown Band will perform super sets each night with special guests including [...] Read More

Alison Krauss Helps Launch Americana Meet ‘n Greet Series

The Americana Music Association will be auctioning off tickets and meet-and-greets with some of Americana’s most celebrated artists as part of the Americana Meet ‘n Greet Series. Alison Krauss is the first artist to donate the experience to the Association. Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas will be performing several shows over the [...] Read More

Albums You Should Own: GAC’s Top 10 of 2011

Though it may be hard to believe, 2011 is already drawing to a close. And being that this is the final month of the year, music reviewers are busy formulating their various “Top 10” lists of what they believe were the year’s best projects. It’s been a great year for country music, and the music [...] Read More

Alison Krauss & Union Station Added to MerleFest Lineup

Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas have been added to the MerleFest 25 lineup as the festival’s closing performance. MerleFest 25 will take place April 26-29 on the Wilkes Community College campus in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Held in memory of Eddy Merle Watson, son of Doc Watson, MerleFest is the primary fundraiser for [...] Read More

Robert Plant & Buddy Miller Win Big at 2011 AMA Awards

Robert Plant’s Band of Joy picked up album of the year honors, and Buddy Miller earned an Artist of the Year nod, during the Americana Music Association’s 10th Annual Honors and Awards tonight at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. The event celebrated a year of the best in roots music. It opened with a moving tribute [...] Read More