Steve Earle, Lee Ann Womack & More Featured on Let Us In Americana

Reviver Records will release Let Us In Americana, the second album from its Let Us In series, on June 25. The album follows 2011’s Let Us In Nashville and features Steve Earle, The Wood Brothers, Buddy Miller, Lee Ann Womack, Will Hoge and more performing songs written by Sir Paul McCartney and John Lennon. Each [...] Read More

New Artist Spotlight: Kacey Musgraves

By Bob Doerschuk © 2013 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. One strength of country music is its ability to mirror real life. Rarer is the artist whose stories come to us not washed in neon but raised from a deeper, dreamier place. Kacey Musgraves is one such anomaly. Born in [...] Read More

Steve Earle to Release The Low Highway April 16

Steve Earle will release his new album, The Low Highway, on April 16. The 12-track album is the follow up to 2011’s GRAMMY-nominated album I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive and is the first billed as ‘Steve Earle & The Dukes (And Duchesses).’ It features his live band, The Dukes, and is Steve’s [...] Read More

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

GAC Album Review: Chris Knight’s Little Victories

Drawing inspiration from the blue-collar struggles of his hometown, Slaughters, Ky., Chris Knight’s eighth studio album, Little Victories, is a gritty and unflinching look at the troubles facing small town America. There’s a desperate tension running through the 11-song set, due in stores September 11, as the portrait here is often bleak. Yet, through Chris’ [...] Read More