Dan Parsons “Sunday Morning Cinema”(Metropolitan Groove Merchants, 2018)

Where is the next great Americana album going to come from? How about out of Queensland, Australia? That isn’t exactly true; Dan Parsons’ fourth album ‘Sunday Morning Cinema’ was recorded in Melbourne. But Parsons himself grew up in rural Queensland; an only child with a reel to reel 4-track and a developing talent for playing … Continue reading “Dan Parsons “Sunday Morning Cinema”(Metropolitan Groove Merchants, 2018)”

Interview: Broken Witt Rebels

The Broken Witt Rebels have just completed a headline tour and widespread success seems to be knocking on their doors following the release of their debut album. They’ve given up their days jobs in order to seek fame and fortune, remember their values, and are prepared to work hard – but are still at a level … Continue reading “Interview: Broken Witt Rebels”

UK Americana Gig Guide

Welcome to the new Americana UK gig guide. You can search by artist name, town or venue – if you want gigs just in Liverpool for instance, just start typing ‘Liver’ in the search box below. If you’re a promoter/artist and want your UK gig listed, please click here to find out how. Americana UK … Continue reading “UK Americana Gig Guide”

Emmylou exhibition to open at Country Music Hall of Fame

If you’ve never been to the CMH of Fame and Museum you’re missing a treat, it’s much less cheesy than you might imagine and great in terms of highlighting the genre’s connection to changes in society over the last century.  ANYWAY, news today from RS Country about its newest exhibition, Emmylou Harris: Songbird’s Flight which it … Continue reading “Emmylou exhibition to open at Country Music Hall of Fame”

William Matheny “Strange Constellations” (Misra Records, 2017)

It’s rare to hear a debut album as accomplished as Strange Constellations – but then William Matheny isn’t exactly a completely fresh face on the music scene as he’s had a number of years in the Athens (Ohio) based Indy-folk band Southeast Engine. On his debut solo release William Matheny unarguably demonstrates that he’s honed … Continue reading “William Matheny “Strange Constellations” (Misra Records, 2017)”