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”

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”

2018 Americana Music Association Awards nominees revealed

News in from the AMA overnight (the US version) of their list of nominees for their honours and awards for 2018, and there’s good news for Mr Isbell, Margo Price and Brandi Carlile among others – in fact the lists are dominated by the 3 artists, although they are also joined by Mary Gauthier for her … Continue reading “2018 Americana Music Association Awards nominees revealed”

Listen to Margo Price concert via NPR

Margo Price was easily one of the most memorable acts of the last year’s (wet) End of the Road. NPR Music report: “Breakout country artist Margo Price makes her debut on Mountain Stage, recorded live at the Civic Center Little Theater in Charleston, W.Va. Price grew up surrounded by music, whether it came from personal favorites like … Continue reading “Listen to Margo Price concert via NPR”

Dirty Dozen: Aaron Lee Tasjan

Like a modern day Cosmic Cowboy, Tasjan creates a heady blend of country-flecked rock-n-roll, veering from acoustic blues to garage-pop psych to smooth Nashville sounds to lush Laurel Canyon fare… filled with Tasjan’s remarkable story-telling, imbued with wry wit, a sharp tongue and a lot of heart – bringing to mind the showmanship and humour … Continue reading “Dirty Dozen: Aaron Lee Tasjan”