Lilly Hiatt “Walking Proof” (New West, 2020)

It can be surprisingly difficult to establish a long-term career as a musician if you have a parent who is also a successful musician. Obviously you get first hand knowledge of the music industry, and you will get help with starting your career, but very quickly you will find you will, more often than not, … Continue reading “Lilly Hiatt “Walking Proof” (New West, 2020)”

Lilly Hiatt has a new album out soon – here’s the first song from it

We leave you this week dear reader with the first song to be released from the new album from Lilly Hiatt ‘Walking Proof’ which comes out on March 27th. The record follows up 2017’s ‘Trinity Lane’ and features guests including Amanda Shires, Aaron Lee Tasjan, and of course her dad John “Mr” Hiatt who plays … Continue reading “Lilly Hiatt has a new album out soon – here’s the first song from it”

Lilly Hiatt heads to UK for dates

Lilly Hiatt comes from americana royalty being the daughter of John, so it’s fair to say she should receive a state welcome when she arrives in the UK Wednesday next week for three dates (all in the South sorry Northerners, which we include ourselves in) the first of which takes place at Nell’s Jazz and … Continue reading “Lilly Hiatt heads to UK for dates”

Lilly Hiatt, Nell’s Jazz and Blues, West Kensington London, 25th April 2018

It would be an understatement to describe Lilly Hiatt’s introduction to London as understated. But when you are courageous enough to hang yourself out to dry, literally and metaphorically, in full view of the audience, you don’t need bells and whistles, or even a full band. Instead Hiatt sings ‘Championship Fighter,’ from her 2012 debut … Continue reading “Lilly Hiatt, Nell’s Jazz and Blues, West Kensington London, 25th April 2018”

Video premiere: Lilly Hiatt “I Wanna Go Home” (Acoustic)

Well this is a little treat to start Bad Thursday with. Lilly Hiatt’s latest album ‘Trinity Lane’ is out now via New West Records and she’s heading to the UK next month for a series of dates. Rolling Stone called the record”the most cohesive and declarative statement of the young songwriter’s career” and Lilly has shared a … Continue reading “Video premiere: Lilly Hiatt “I Wanna Go Home” (Acoustic)”

Interview: Lilly Hiatt

On ‘Trinity Lane’ her third and most visceral album to date, East Nashville’s Lilly Hiatt pulls no punches. Written mostly from a wooden chair looking out at the trees that surround her house on Trinity Lane, the album embodies both a kick-ass rock ‘n’ roll spirit – which Hiatt has in bucketloads – with a deeper, personal … Continue reading “Interview: Lilly Hiatt”

Lilly Hiatt announces dates and UK release date for new album

Lilly Hiatt’s “Trinity Lane” has its UK release on February 2nd 2018 via New West Records and she’s also announced UK dates for April. The 12-song set was produced by Michael Trent of Shovels & Rope and engineered by Andy Dixon at Trent’s Studio Bees in Johns Island, SC. In addition to Hiatt’s backing band, Trent … Continue reading “Lilly Hiatt announces dates and UK release date for new album”

Lilly Hiatt talks about new album and sobriety

RS Country (our eternal source of all good things americana once we’ve weeded out the Kenny Chesney, sorry Kenny) have an interview with Lilly Hiatt, daughter of John, which is an interesting read: “One day last summer, Lilly Hiatt sat down in her new East Nashville apartment and began writing a love song. It was … Continue reading “Lilly Hiatt talks about new album and sobriety”

The Long Road 2020 postponed to next year

Joining the long list of cancelled or postponed festivals due to the current Covid-19 outbreak is another casualty, the Long Road Festival which has been cancelled for this year but will take place in 2021 on 10th-12th September – tickets for 2020 remain valid for next year. The organisers’ statement reads: “As the response to … Continue reading “The Long Road 2020 postponed to next year”

AmericanaFest 2018 begins today in Nashville

The 2018 Americana Music Festival and Conference kicks off in Nashville today, and Americana UK’s Mark Underwood is there covering the festival for us.  Until he gets his wi-fi sorted, RS Country have published a list of 21 artists they recommend for you to see if you’re there (moneybags), including Will Hoge, Lilly Hiatt, Erin Rae, … Continue reading “AmericanaFest 2018 begins today in Nashville”