1. 615 Spotlight: Sam Riggs Ready to Bust Out of the Lone Star State

    January 08, 2014 3:45 PM EST Sam Riggs has a lot to be excited about as 2014 begins. His new album, "Outrun The Sun," recorded with his band The Night People, has been garnering some very strong reviews of late and the video for "When The Lights Go Out" rose to No. 1 on the CMT's "Pure 12…

  2. 615 Spotlight: Adam Hood Owes You One, Miranda Lambert

    December 28, 2011 5:00 PM EST The critics have been buzzing over the past few months, and with good reason, about the music of Adam Hood . The Alabama native has been receiving a lot of attention due to his musically diverse album "The Shape Of Things." Hood said that this is the type of attention he likes. …

  3. Willie Nelson, Shawn Colvin Pay Tribute to Guy Clark

    November 14, 2011 2:15 PM EST He's one of the most revered writers to ever roam Music City, and the cream of the musical crop will be paying tribute to the great Guy Clark with the release of "This One's For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark." "Guy's songs are literature," says Lyle Lovett,…

  4. Dave Rawlings Tops Americana Awards Nominations

    May 12, 2010 2:13 PM EDT D ave Rawlings is the top nominee for this year's Americana Music Association Awards. Rawlings, long happy to stand in the shadows as a producer and longtime collaborator with Gillian Welch , received four nominations, including album of the year for his debut, "A Friend of a Friend…

  5. On TV

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 9-15, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 9 "Attack of the Show," G4 Featured artist(s): Project 86 (also scheduled: Uwe Boll). "Influenc'd: Green Day," Fuse Featured artist(s): Green Day, Hawthorne Heights, blink-182, Bayside/Name Taken, Taking Back…

  6. Delirium Tremolos

    January 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ray Wylie Hubbard is not known for releasing CD after CD (this is only his fifth album), so when a new one comes along, more often than not, it is something special. Such is the case with "Delirium Tr Ray Wylie Hubbard is not known for releasing CD after CD (this is only his fifth album)…

  7. Lucky Ones

    November 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST On his latest set, "Lucky Ones," Pat Green takes a look at adult relationships. On his latest set, "Lucky Ones," Pat Green takes a look at adult relationships. Leadoff cut "Baby Doll" (a co-write with Rob Thomas) is a sharp slice of life, boasting slick hooks,…

  8. Acts Salute Jennings At Red River Fest

    August 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Red River Tribute, set for Sept. 19-20 at Saengerhalle in New Braunfels, Texas, will feature like-minded musicians honoring legendary outlaw Waylon Jennings as best they know how: by playing music The Red River Tribute, set for Sept. 19-20 at Saengerhalle in New Braunfels, Texas, will…

  9. Cracker Explores Its 'Countrysides'

    July 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Having always been part country band, part rock act, Cracker fully explores its redneck roots on "Countrysides." The set is due July 28 in the U.K. via Cooking Vinyl, and Oct. 14 through iMusic in the Having always been part country band, part rock act, Cracker fully explores its…

  10. Green Seeks Continued Major Label Success

    July 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. At a time when many artists are leaving the major-label system to put out their albums independently, Pat Green has gone the opposite route. After releasing six successful independent albums, Green signed with New York-based Republic/Universal…