Interview: Will Hoge

Nashville’s Will Hoge has been making records since the turn of the century and built a sizeable following for his brand of honest, heartfelt, and as on the new album, ‘My American Dream‘ thought-provoking music. Never one  to shy away from the issues of the day, Hoge has produced an album that perfectly encapsulates both … Continue reading “Interview: Will Hoge”

Will Hoge “My American Dream” (EDLO/Thirty Tigers 2018)

‘My American Dream’ is the new collection of songs from Nashville singer, songwriter and musician Will Hoge: 29 minutes and eight songs over which he vents his spleen at the state of his home nation. Someone once said that a message with imagery is poetry, a message without imagery is propaganda. There is no doubt … Continue reading “Will Hoge “My American Dream” (EDLO/Thirty Tigers 2018)”

Will Hoge announces politically charged new album “My American Dream”

Nashville singer-songwriter  Will Hoge has announced details of his new album ‘My American Dream’ which is due out on 5th October via EDLO/Thirty Tigers in the UK. It’s described as “the fiercest, angriest, and most heartfelt collection of songs he’s released… Eight songs of rabble-rousing political commentary that turns a critical eye on the crisis of … Continue reading “Will Hoge announces politically charged new album “My American Dream””

Will Hoge sets out his American Dream – October

Rolling Stone are reporting this morning that Nashville americana artist Will Hoge has announced a politically-charged new album called ‘My American Dream’, a collection of eight songs that touches on social issues including immigration and the homeless. The album will be released October 5th. They report: “In November, the Tennessee native released “Thoughts & Prayers,” … Continue reading “Will Hoge sets out his American Dream – October”

Will Hoge hits the UK for dates – tonight!

Will Hoge arrives in the UK today for a full band tour promoting his latest album ‘Anchors’ which Rolling Stone described as being “about that duality – an anchor itself both weighs things down and keeps them grounded, and Hoge explores the comfort and crush of small towns, the freedom and limits of love.” Support … Continue reading “Will Hoge hits the UK for dates – tonight!”

Will Hoge arrives in UK, new album on the way

Tennessee (what a word to spell at 10 in the morning) native Will Hoge arrives in the UK next week to promote his new album “Anchors” which is out on August 11th and features among other tracks a song he recorded with Sheryl Crow Little Bit of Rust which you can listen to below.  “I … Continue reading “Will Hoge arrives in UK, new album on the way”

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”

Interview with Jim Walker, At The Helm Records and Brighthelmstone Promotions

Jim Walker is managing director of At the Helm records and Brighthelmstone Promotions. Last year, he put together a festival in his hometown of Hassocks, West Sussex featuring two of our greatest loves – americana music and good beer. The Mid-Sussex americana beer festival is running again for a second year at the Hassocks hotel … Continue reading “Interview with Jim Walker, At The Helm Records and Brighthelmstone Promotions”

RS: “Country music stars are reluctant to speak up about Charlottesville”

There’s a great piece in RS Country at the moment about mainstream country music’s deafening silence since the events in Charlottesville a couple of weeks back which has echoes of a piece they wrote earlier in the year about its silence on Trump. Winona Dimeo-Ediger writes: “On August 12th, a group of white nationalists carrying torches … Continue reading “RS: “Country music stars are reluctant to speak up about Charlottesville””