For the 2nd week The Del McCoury Band’s Del & Woody, a collection of lyrics left behind by Woody Guthrie and put to music by McCoury, reached #1 on the Billboard Bluegrass chart. As best we can tell (with help from the Woody Guthrie Center), a few songs of Woody’s have charted on radio before, but no project that included only his songs has ever risen to the top of the Billboard album
Bruce Molsky is “one of America’s premier fiddling talents” (Mother Jones) and a twice-Grammy-nominated artist on fiddle, banjo, guitar and song. He has dug into the deepest reaches of mountain music, while growing his own unique voice.
Led by 23-year-old soul sensation Ziek McCarter, San Francisco's Con Brio has mesmerized crowds with performances on some of the world's biggest stages including Austin City Limits 2015 and Byron Bay Bluesfest 2016 (Australia).
Catskill Chill Music Festival has released the initial lineup for the seventh annual event, which will take place September 23rd – 25th, 2016 at New Minglewood, a private summer camp in Lakewood, PA. Headlining Catskill Chill is Phish bassist Mike Gordon featuring musicians Robert Walter, Scott Murawski, John Kimock and Craig Myers.
Earning rave reviews for their acclaimed self-titled debut album--which has achieved Top Ten status on the Americana Airplay chart and reached #2 on the Roots MusicReport (country) chart--WYNONNA & THE BIG NOISElook forward to an eventful spring and summer on the road.
Submitted by Webster PR on Mon, 05/02/2016 - 17:25
As previously announced, G Fest organizers are continuing plans for the inaugural event in honor of the late Okie from Muskogee, Merle Haggard. The festival, which features some of the biggest names in Country, Rock and Americana, along with the best up-and-coming and local talent, will take place as scheduled June 16-18 in Muskogee, Okla.