Israel Nash + Leslie Stevens, Oran Mor, Glasgow, 26th August 2019

Coming to the end of a long series of tours promoting his latest album ‘Lifted’, Israel Nash and his road warriors are by now fully blooded and it showed tonight as they treated this audience to a magnificent 90 minutes of epic sounds. Freely trading on his Neil Young comparisons, Nash adds a splendid dollop … Continue reading “Israel Nash + Leslie Stevens, Oran Mor, Glasgow, 26th August 2019”

Israel Nash, Oslo, London, 25th January 2019

Just a few weeks after his last appearance in London at The Scala, Israel Nash hit the capital again with his band, this time in Hackney in the even more intimate surroundings of Oslo – a music venue above a bar/eatery.  Hitting the stage at about 8:30, Israel Nash was clearly happy to be back … Continue reading “Israel Nash, Oslo, London, 25th January 2019”

Israel Nash + Treetop Flyers + Brent Cowles, Scala, London, 22nd November 2018

Israel Nash proved tonight that not only can he rock out with the best of them, but his big musical sound also draws from the desert folklore of that part of Dripping Springs in Texas where he currently resides that’s the inspiration for so much of his muse nowadays. Opening with ‘Rolling On,’ the first … Continue reading “Israel Nash + Treetop Flyers + Brent Cowles, Scala, London, 22nd November 2018”

Israel Nash “Lifted” (Loose, 2018)

This is Big Music. It’s all about the production, which seems to have everything, with bells on – figuratively on ‘Northwest Stars (Out of Tacoma)’. Kitchen sink isn’t actually listed as an instrument, but if it had been used it would have fitted as well as anything else on this glorious album. Orchestra, choir, endless … Continue reading “Israel Nash “Lifted” (Loose, 2018)”

New Israel Nash album will lift you up in July

Believe it or not, there is an Israel in the world that doesn’t kill unarmed protestors with an eerie regularity and he’s much more fun to spend some time with. Texas’ genre-bending rock ‘n’ roller Israel Nash has announced his fifth studio album ‘Lifted’ which Loose (the label he’s on these days) describes as “a … Continue reading “New Israel Nash album will lift you up in July”

Israel Nash announces more European/UK dates

Israel Nash, no relation to Graham or the Middle Eastern country, and his band are set to return to London this November with their biggest headline show to date at the Scala on 22nd November. The 17-date run across Europe will be preceded by two UK solo shows in Oxford and Guildford next month and … Continue reading “Israel Nash announces more European/UK dates”

Israel Nash, The Islington, London, 22nd February 2017

Israel Nash is on tour opening for Band of Horses, but this was a night off and an opportunity to play if not quite a secret gig then at the least an incredibly intimate one. The Islington is not such a big pub, and the performance space is tiny – a capacity of sixty or … Continue reading “Israel Nash, The Islington, London, 22nd February 2017”

UK Americana Awards 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award to go to Graham Nash

And we’ve got details of other awards here too. The fourth annual  UK  Americana Awards will take place on Thursday 31st January  2019  at  HackneyEmpire, and the AMA-UK has chosen Graham Nash to receive its highest honour, the  2019 Lifetime Achievement Award, in recognition of his contribution to the  Americana genre over the span of his … Continue reading “UK Americana Awards 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award to go to Graham Nash”

Remnose “Waiting On The Wind” (Independent, 2019)

‘Waiting On The Wind’ is the new album from Remnose, an indie-folk/rock band based in Detroit. The band are made up of brothers Morton (Marlon on lead vocal and rhythm guitar and Carson on drums) plus Alex Wildner on bass guitar Sam Sparling on piano and lap steel. Collectively their sound can be broadly characterised … Continue reading “Remnose “Waiting On The Wind” (Independent, 2019)”