Everett’s Music Barn 50th Anniversary

October 30, 2013 / 0 comments

Atlanta, GA –  Everett’s Music Barn in Suwanee, Georgia is proud to celebrate its 50 year tradition of providing the best in bluegrass and gospel music in the Southeast by announcing an upcoming two-day fundraiser event with live music, food and family fun. The 50th Anniversary Benefit Celebration will take place April 11-12, 2014 from…

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International Acoustic Music Awards

October 30, 2013 / 0 comments

The 10th Annual IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards) deadline is fast approaching. IAMA promotes excellence in Acoustic Music Performance and Artistry. Acoustic artists in various genres can gain exciting radio and web exposure through this competition. Participating sponsors include New Music Weekly, Loggins Promotion, AirplayAccess.com, Acoustica, SongU, Acoustic Cafe Radio Show, NoisyPlanet, Sonicbids, Broadjam and XM…

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Town Mountain Top Honors

October 30, 2013 / 0 comments

Town Mountain received an IBMA Momentum award for Band of the Year and the band’s lead vocalist, Robert Greer, also received a Momentum award for Male Vocalist of the Year. The Momentum Awards focus on artists and business people who are in the early years of their careers in bluegrass music. IBMA Momentum Awards are intended…

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Jackson Headlines MerleFest

October 30, 2013 / 0 comments

MerleFest, presented by Lowe’s and slated for April 24-27, 2014, kicks off its 27th year with the announcement that country superstar Alan Jackson will be part of the festival’s Thursday schedule. MerleFest, a four-day event that is an annual homecoming of musicians and music fans, will once again take place on the campus of Wilkes…

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Robin And Linda Williams “Back 40″

October 30, 2013 / 0 comments

The Virginia-based duo have made it their mission to perform the music that they love, a robust blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country that combines wryly observant lyrics with a wide-ranging melodicism. Today some might call it “Americana,” but these two revered music masters were living and breathing this elixir 20 years before that…

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Richie Havens Last Songs

October 30, 2013 / 0 comments

Richie Havens is gifted with one of the most recognizable voices in popular music. His fiery, poignant, always soulful singing style has remained unique and ageless since he first emerged from the Greenwich Village folk scene in the early 1960s – the coffee house era. It’s a voice that has inspired and electrified audiences from…

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Blind Willie Johnson Salute Project

October 30, 2013 / 0 comments

Salute to legendary gospel singer-guitarist Blind Willie Johnson, with new recordings by Tom Waits, Sinead O’Connor, Lucinda Williams, Luther Dickinson, Cowboys Junkies, Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi, Blind Boys of Alabama and Rickie Lee Jones, is a Kickstarter project in the works. LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Johnson’s music was charred with purgatorial fire — more…

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Country’s Family Reunion

October 30, 2013 / 0 comments

Series Features the Best of Country’s Family Reunion’s 15 Years Nashville, TN  – Country’s Family Reunion (CFR), which celebrates the greatest performances, stories and songs of Country music, will premiere its newest series, “Lookin’ Back AGAIN,” this Friday, October 18 on the RFD-TV network. Like its forerunner, Country’s Family Reunion’s “Lookin’ Back,” “Lookin’ Back AGAIN” will…

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Cowboy Christmas 20th Anniversary

October 30, 2013 / 0 comments

Michael Martin Murphey Celebrates … Christmas is a season of tradition, and no one knows that better than Michael Martin Murphey.   The iconic musician has worked diligently to keep alive the spirit of the first Cowboy Christmas Ball and this year celebrates his 20th Anniversary for his popular Cowboy Christmas Tour. This year, Murphey and…

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Americana Pioneers Celebrate Forty Years

September 16, 2013 / 0 comments

With a rich career spanning four decades, Virginia-based duo Robin & Linda Williams have made it their mission to perform the music that they love, a robust blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country that combines wryly observant lyrics with a wide-ranging melodicism. Today some might call it “Americana,” but these two revered music masters…

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