The Mavericks Use Concert Special to Raise Funds for PBS

The Mavericks will lend their signature sound to PBS to help the network raise funds during its December pledge drive programming. Throughout December, PBS stations nationwide will air The Mavericks: In Time, a concert special featuring hits like “All You Ever do is Bring Me Down” and “Here Comes the Rain” in addition to new [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Neal McCoy’s Pride: A Tribute To Charley Pride

The year was 1981 when a young Neal McCoy entered and won a singing competition in Dallas, Texas. Sitting in the club that night was award-winning singer Janie Fricke. You see, Janie was on the verge of country music stardom (she won the CMA Female Vocalist of the Year award in 1982 and 1983) and [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: The Mavericks’ In Time

Nearly 10 years after their last studio album, The Mavericks are getting the band back together– and they’re bringing the polyphonic rhythms and mariachi horns with them. It makes sense that a group known for their tremendous live shows would reunite for a new record after first reuniting onstage. Their first official performance in seven [...] Read More

Americana Music Association Unveils Top 100 Albums of 2012

The Americana Music Association has announced the Top 10 and top 100 Albums of the Year. The Top 100 albums are based on records reported to the Americana Airplay Chart between November 15, 2011 and November 17, 2012. JD McPherson’s Signs and Signifiers comes in at No. 1 for the year with Darrell Scott’s Long [...] Read More

The Mavericks Will Release In Time January 29

The Mavericks will release their first album in seven years on January 29, 2013. In Time, their debut project for The Valory Music Co., will hit stores in conjunction with the band’s 20th anniversary of their major label album release. The 14-track album was produced by lead singer Raul Malo and Niko Bolas. Though it’s [...] Read More