alternative country

Old Man Markley Goes 'Down Side Up' with New LP Due Out 3/5/13

Submitted by Secret Service… on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 6:35 pm

Los Angeles based bluegrass punks Old Man Markley will release their sophomore album, Down Side Up, on March 5th via Fat Wreck Chords.  The septet’s full-length follow-up to 2011’s critically acclaimed debut Guts n’ Teeth was produced by NOFX frontman Fat Mike, and will be available for pre-order soon.

Lucero Embarks on 2012 Summer Tour

Submitted by conqueroo on Fri, 06/08/2012 - 1:08 pm

Lucero’s current album, Women & Work on ATO Records, has received high critical praise. The New York Times called the band “one of the most dependable names in modern alt-country” while Billboard deemed it “Lucero’s tightest, most focused album yet.” Rolling Stone cited the disc’s range from “aching Memphis soul to rowdy, old-fashioned barroom boogie rock,” and The New Yorker raved, “Polished, soulful . . . the band delivers a rollicking collection.”

Ray Wylie Hubbard Plans Tour in Support of 'Grifter's Hymnal'

Submitted by conqueroo on Tue, 05/15/2012 - 6:12 pm

Texas troubadour Ray Wylie Hubbard will begin his Spring/Summer tour in support of his new album, The Grifter’s Hymnal, currently at #2 on the Americana Music Association’s radio chart, on May 31st in Seattle.Whether you’re short on time due to an impending apocalypse or simply need a tidy introduction to bring you up to speed on Texas troubadour Ray Wylie Hubbard, the opening track on The Grifter’s Hymnal, “Coricidin Bottle,” tells you everything you need to know in just under two

Danny Barnes & Wayne Gottstine Side Project & Tour Announcement

Submitted by Pipeline Productions on Mon, 04/23/2012 - 12:32 pm

The Split Livers is a collaborative project between two of the most influential musicians in the alternative/acoustic punk bluegrass scene.Danny is widely regarded as one of the most innovative and genre-bending artists of his craft, Barnes' musical interests are both varied and adventurous, and he incorporates that versatility into a progressive approach to an instrument that is musically polarizing and steeped in tradition.

Just Announced: Lambchop at Fox Theatre | 4|28|12

Submitted by mike on Fri, 02/03/2012 - 1:14 pm

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Lambchop at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, April 28th.  Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, February 10th for $15.00 in advance and $18.00 day of show.It’s been nearly two decades since Lambchop released its first album, at the time pronouncing itself “Nashville’s most fucked-up country band.” Provocative it may have been, but the description made sense: at the h

I See Hawks in L.A. plan new album March 6

Submitted by conqueroo on Mon, 01/16/2012 - 3:23 pm

I See Hawks in L.A. have released five critically acclaimed albums since they began writing songs in their Echo Park living rooms 11 years ago. The band’s sound layers electricity and Southern California psychedelia over acoustic guitars and rich vocal harmonies.Meanwhile, fans have always treasured the Hawks’ acoustic shows, where Rob Waller’s rich voice, the band’s subtle guitar arrangements, and the dark, literate lyrics take the spotlight.