From his forthcoming album, Work, this is a fine and gritty track with echoes of Tom Petty. UK dates in November.
From the album Work, out on August 18th comes this great song and fun video from Ron Pope. He’ll be over in the UK in November too.
‘In Our Time’ is the second album by the Canadian, Stingray Award-winning artist, AHI. Following his DIY-released January 2017 debut ‘We Made It Through The Wreckage,’ this is his first album on the Thirty Tigers label. With no publicity or label, AHI had developed a fan base via word-of-mouth and viral campaigns, securing spots in the Billboard … Continue reading “AHI “In Our Time” (Thirty Tigers, 2018)”
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”
Half forgotten bands, albums that slipped away – that’s what this part of the site is about. Canada’s Acres and Acres were one of the first bands, possibly the actual first, that I reviewed a CD for back in the distant days of Americana-UK (but not the dim and distant days – that was before … Continue reading “AmericanA to Z: Acres and Acres”
Good morning everyone. The Boot website helpfully reports this morning the big winners in the categories you care about (a bit more than Adele vs Beyoncé) in last night’s Grammys. They report: “The winners of the 2017 Grammy Awards were revealed on Sunday (Feb. 12), during both the pre-telecast Premiere Ceremony and the televised awards show. A number of country, … Continue reading “Here’s the americana winners from the 2017 Grammys”
Rolling Stone Country reports: “Maren Morris, Sturgill Simpson and Kelsea Ballerini each scored an all-genre nomination when the categories for the 59th Grammy Awards were revealed this morning. Simpson’s latest record A Sailor’s Guide to Earth is nominated in Album of the Year, opposite efforts from Beyoncé, Drake, Justin Bieber and Adele, while Morris and … Continue reading “Sturgill Simpson and Avett Brothers nominated for Grammys”
Some decent americana-y musicians in here including Jerry Douglas. Good luck Jerry! Rolling Stone reports: “The 50th annual CMA Awards are set to award country’s top artists later this evening, but two trophies have already been presented this morning: Musical Event of the Year and Music Video of the Year. After performing on Good Morning … Continue reading “Here’s the Shortlist for Tonight’s CMA Awards (Updated with Winners)”
Recorded in Wiltshire, England, with his friends from acclaimed alt-country outfits The Snakes and The Redlands Palomino Company, Tommy’s third record as a solo artist – draws on a wealth of musical styles, from gospel-tinged soul and country duetting to delicate pop balladry and driving rock ’n’ roll, while at its centre sits its author’s … Continue reading “Dirty Dozen: Tommy Hale”