Molly Tuttle + Ole Kirkeng, Night & Day, Manchester, 11th April 2019

Molly Tuttle has been creating quite a lot of noise recently and on tonight’s evidence she’s no empty vessel. Twenty-six year old Tuttle grew up in San Francisco and started to play the guitar when she was eight years old. Four years ago, she moved to Nashville, releasing a seven track mini- album ‘Rise’ in … Continue reading “Molly Tuttle + Ole Kirkeng, Night & Day, Manchester, 11th April 2019”

Get ready for Molly Tuttle – but be quick about it

Americana Music Association’s instrumentalist of 2018, Molly Tuttle, is about to embark on a UK tour later this month, but you’ll need to act fast seeing as 6 of the dates are already sold out. The supremely talented musician and singer-songwriter is about to launch her debut album, ‘When You’re Ready,’ backed up by latest … Continue reading “Get ready for Molly Tuttle – but be quick about it”

Molly Tuttle “When You’re Ready” (Compass Records 2019)

Any artist who can secure the talents of someone such as Jason Isbell on background vocals for their debut album clearly has something going for them, and Molly Tuttle certainly has something going for her. Having already bagged a hatful of industry awards, Tuttle’s first full album release ‘When You’re Ready’ is an album of … Continue reading “Molly Tuttle “When You’re Ready” (Compass Records 2019)”

Molly Tuttle’s new song features Isbell and Sierra Hull – Listen

‘Million Miles’ is the new single from award-winning songwriter-guitarist Molly Tuttle which is taken from her forthcoming debut album ‘When You’re Ready’ which lands on Friday, April 5th via Nashville’s Compass Records. The single features Jason Isbell on backing vocals and Sierra Hull on mandolin.

Molly Tuttle “Take The Journey” – Listen

Molly Tuttle is a phenomenal flat-picker, and this song, co-written with Sarah Siskind , displays that prowess.  The song is inspired by the archetypal  hero’s journey – the quest to achieve something followed by the all important return to a, more often than not, changed home.  Molly Tuttle is touring the UK with The Transatlantic Sessions, … Continue reading “Molly Tuttle “Take The Journey” – Listen”

Rachel Baiman, The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol, 22nd January 2019

Bristol’s Wardrobe Theatre is a bohemian gem of a venue in a neglected but vibrant corner of the city, offering up a mix of independent productions and cutting edge Americana to an audience made up of old and young. A taste for low key performances and local craft ale seems to be a prerequisite for … Continue reading “Rachel Baiman, The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol, 22nd January 2019”

Rachel Baiman “Thanksgiving” (Free Dirt Records, 2018)

This four track EP showcases bluegrass music at its very best. Rachel Baiman is a Nashville-based roots songwriter with a conscience, delivering songs that explore the less shiny side of the holiday season. Clearly this work references Thanksgiving but the issues and feelings raised are easily transferrable to the Christmas and New Year holidays. The … Continue reading “Rachel Baiman “Thanksgiving” (Free Dirt Records, 2018)”

Tyler Childers: “Americana ain’t no part of nothing”

Yeah all right mate! Have a good weekend dear readers, leaving you today with news from the AMA awards on Wednesday night where several artists were outspoken on topics ranging from gun control to country music feeling like “purgatory”.  If you’ve ever listened to Luke Bryan’s last album, you’ll know exactly what they mean. RS … Continue reading “Tyler Childers: “Americana ain’t no part of nothing””

Jason Isbell dominates at 2018 AMAs

The 2018 Americana Music Association Awards took place last night, hosted by the lovely Milk Carton Kids, and no surprises for guessing who won a number of them (literally no surprises as we told you in the headline).  Rolling Stone Country reports: “Jason Isbell reinforced his status as the king of the Americana genre at the … Continue reading “Jason Isbell dominates at 2018 AMAs”

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”