George Strait, Dixie Chicks, Willie Nelson & More Raise Over $500,000 for Texas Wildfire Victims

Country stars came together in Texas on Monday night to raise money for victims of recent wildfires that have devastated parts of the state. Willie Nelson, George Strait, Dixie Chicks, The Avett Brothers and Asleep At The Wheel were just some of the acts on hand for the concert in Austin which raised more than [...] 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

Robert Plant & Elizabeth Cook Lead 2011 AMA Nominations

Rosanne Cash announced the list of 2011 Americana Music Association Honors & Awards nominees during an event at the Gibson/Baldwin Showroom in New York City on Monday. The Civil Wars, Levon Helm and His Dirt Farmer Quartet featuring Jim Lauderdale and Rosanne, with Benmont Tench on keys all performed during the event with Nashville Mayor Karl Dean joining [...] Read More