Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale No. 1 on Americana Radio Chart

Buddy and Jim, the new duets album from Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale, is No. 1 on the Americana Radio Chart this week. In support of the album, the pair will tour together as a duo for the first time. Singer-songwriter Max Gomez will join them as a special guest. “Stylistically I think we both [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Donna Ulisse’s All the Way to Bethlehem

It all started with a conversation around the fire. Donna Ulisse and her bluegrass troupe, the Poor Mountain Boys, were in Arkansas to perform when the promoter shared an intriguing story about the land in Bethlehem where Jesus was born on Christmas night. Inspired by the events of the evening, Donna quickly gave voice to [...] Read More

Lisa Marie Presley Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut

Lisa Marie Presley made her Grand Ole Opry debut on August 21. She wowed the audience with performances of “Over Me,” “Storm of Nails” and “Weary,” all of which are found on her latest album, Storm & Grace. “It’s an honor for me to be here,” she said as she took the stage. “Thank you [...] 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

Lucinda Williams, Blind Boys of Alabama To Attend the Americana Festival

Lucinda Williams, Peter Rowan, Nanci Griffith, James McMurtry and the Blind Boys of Alabama will attend the Americana Music Association Festival & Conference, to be held in Nashville October 12-15. More than twenty additional artists including Sierra Hull, Will Hoge, Marty Stuart and Matraca Berg are scheduled to appear during the event. The Americana Music [...] Read More