Americana Roots: Geraldine

Americana Roots highlights the freshest and most original Americana and bluegrass from across the pond in the US. It covers everything from brand-new, just out of the box bands, to cult favourites, to established acts who have yet to reach the UK’s shores. Reaching back into time is Geraldine from the storied bluegrass scene in Baltimore, Maryland.  The band’s dedication to bluegrass and country standards while focusing on writing original songs, is clear in how they honour the deep musical roots of an old-time sound while telling new stories in their own distinct voice. Continue reading “Americana Roots: Geraldine”

Victor Camozzi “Black Dog” (Volco Records, 2020)

Victor Camozzi has a compelling, warbling, Texas drawl that helps frame his lyrics with a tasteful sincerity.  On his fourth album, ‘Black Dog’, Camozzi sings about all the things you would expect a bearded, long-haired cowboy from Austin, Texas to sing about.  There’s whiskey, sad nights, fast trains, and even horses he won’t ride.  Continue reading “Victor Camozzi “Black Dog” (Volco Records, 2020)”

Americana Roots: Cris Jacobs Band

Americana Roots is a new feature here on AUK which highlights the freshest and most original Americana and bluegrass from across the pond in the US. It covers everything from brand-new, just out of the box bands, to cult favourites, to established acts who have yet to reach the UK’s shores.  This week, the Cris Jacobs Band, who is a timeless journey down the highway of Americana roots music delivered with subtle hints of Clarksdale blues, Memphis soul, and a swampy Southern guitar. Continue reading “Americana Roots: Cris Jacobs Band”