Video: Waiting For Wednesday “Bad Company”

‘Bad Company’ is the latest release from Yorkshire duo, Waiting For Wednesday and is taken from their upcoming EP, ‘Assembly Point Sessions’.  The EP will be released on Sunday 8th March to coincide with International Women’s Day and to raise awareness of women’s rights and issues around the world. This track is an older one, … Continue reading “Video: Waiting For Wednesday “Bad Company””

Americana Music Fest, 28th – 29th January, Various Venues, Hackney

Americana Music Fest, organised by the Americana Music Association UK, is two glorious nights of artist showcases that take place from about 6PM until almost midnight in a half dozen venues.  That’s a lot of acts to catch, with a lot of choices to be made – here’s what David Chalfin selected.

UK Americana Gig Guide

Welcome to the 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. For more information on an artist, just click on their name. If you’re a promoter/artist and want your UK gig listed, … Continue reading “UK Americana Gig Guide”

Southern Fried Festival’s 10th Year has a stellar line up

Perched up in the fair city of Perth, regarded as the gateway to the Highlands, Southern Fried has grown in stature over the years to become the premier Americana Festival in Scotland. With its mix of formal concerts, free open stage and late night revelries it is compact (awarded Best Small Festival in 2014) with … Continue reading “Southern Fried Festival’s 10th Year has a stellar line up”

Listen to Tift Merritt’s new album pre-release on NPR

A dozen years ago, Tift Merritt was mentioned in virtually every journalistic round up of rising talent in the alt-country and Americana scenes and here we are 12 years later waiting with baited breath for her new record “Stitch of the World” which has been produced with Iron and Wine’s Sam Beam.  She also hits the … Continue reading “Listen to Tift Merritt’s new album pre-release on NPR”