1. Backbeat: Americana Music Award Noms With John C. Reilly, Lucinda Williams, Shelby Lynn

    June 01, 2012 12:52 PM EDT (L-R): Amy Reitnouer, Editor in Chief, The Bluegrass Situation; Jed Hilly, AMA Executive Director; and Michelle Aquilato, marketing director, AMA, pose at the Americana Music Association's Awards nomination event. (Photo: Ryan J. Downey) John ...

  2. Bound for Glory: Woody Guthrie Centennial Concert an Inspired Tribute

    April 16, 2012 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Woody Guthrie centennial celebration landed in Los Angeles for a weekend of scholarly discussions and a sold-out, 3-1/2 hour concert that ended with a most unlikely sight -- more than 2,000 people pogo-ing while singing Guthrie's best-known ...

  3. Bon Iver Releasing Second Album in June

    April 20, 2011 11:54 AM EDT 0 0 0 B on Iver , the critically acclaimed rock outfit led by Justin Vernon, will release its slavishly anticipated second album on June 21 through Jagjaguwar. The project, titled "Bon Iver, Bon Iver," includes 10 new songs recorded at April Bas ...

  4. Billboard Bits: Christina Aguilera Joins Twitter, Selena Gomez Announces Tour Dates

    March 23, 2011 7:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Christina Aguilera Joins Twitter As she prepares to join Cee Lo Green , Blake Shelton and Maroon 5 's Adam Levine as a singing coach on NBC's "The Voice,&q ...

  5. Majestic Silver Strings Close 'World Tour' At Grammy Museum

    March 11, 2011 2:46 PM EST 0 0 0 The Majestic Silver Strings, Buddy Miller's consortium of esteemed guitarists Bill Frisell, Marc Ribot and Greg Leisz, opened and closed their 2011 "world tour" in one night, performing Thursday (Mar. 10) at the Grammy Museum in Los A ...

  6. Steve Earle Explores Mortality on New Album and Novel, Talks 'Treme'

    January 24, 2011 11:42 AM EST 0 0 0 S teve Earle didn't intend for his new album and upcoming novel -- both titled "I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive" -- to connect, but in hindsight he's not surprised they did. "This is the longest I've ever ta ...

  7. Sixpence None the Richer Start New 'Conversation'

    May 21, 2010 2:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sixpence None the Richer brings the reunion it started in 2008 to fruition this summer with the Aug. 24 release of "Strange Conversation," the Nashville pop group's first new album in eight years. After announcing its dissolution in 2 ...

  8. Eagles' Timothy B. Schmit Sets Solo Album Release Date

    September 15, 2009 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eagles bassist Timothy B. Schmit is planning an Oct. 20 release date for "Expando," his first solo album in eight years, on Lost Highway. The 11-track set includes a variety of guests, including Kid Rock , Dwight Yoakam , Graham Nash , Keb ...

  9. John Fogerty Enlists Springsteen, Eagles For New Blue Ridge Rangers

    July 21, 2009 1:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 John Fogerty 's "The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again," a new collection of Fogerty recordings of some of his favorite classic songs, is set for release Sept. 1 on Fortune Son/Verve Forecast. The album, recorded under the guise of the m ...

  10. John Fogerty Enlists Springsteen, Eagles For New Blue Ridge Rangers

    July 20, 2009 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 John Fogerty's "The Blue Ridge Rangers Rides Again," a new collection of Fogerty recordings of some of his favorite classic songs, is set for release Sept. 1 on Fortune Son/Verve Forecast. The album, recorded under the guise of the my ...

  11. John Fogerty Revisits Blue Ridge Rangers

    May 21, 2009 8:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 John Fogerty says that he can "take a deep breath and kind of go, 'OK, we're done' " now that he's finished his next album, "John Fogerty: The Return of the Blue Ridge Rangers," a sequel to his 1973 solo album ...

  12. Fogerty Revisits 'Blue Ridge' On New Album

    December 10, 2008 12:01 AM EST 0 0 0 A pair of returns will mark a creative outburst from John Fogerty in 2009. The former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman is finishing work on "John Fogerty: The Return of the Blue Ridge Rangers," a sequel of sorts to his 1973 solo set o ...

  13. Boz Scaggs Tackling Standards On New Album

    June 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Boz Scaggs is staying on the standards path for his next album. Boz Scaggs is staying on the standards path for his next album. Scaggs -- who's currently finalizing a label deal for the planned September release of "Speak Low" -- tell ...

  14. Heartbreakers, Imposters, Nickel Creekers Make The Scrolls

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 They don't have a record deal or release date for their album yet, and their name still isn't even a 100% firm, but a new "supergroup" featuring members of the Heartbreakers, Elvis Costello's Imposter They don't have a ...

  15. New Kathleen Edwards Album Due In March

    November 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Kathleen Edwards will release her first album in three years come March. "Asking for Flowers," due March 4 via Zoe/Rounder, was produced by the songwriter herself... Kathleen Edwards will release her first album in three years come March. ...

  16. Wainwright Revisits Early Songs With Henry

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Loudon Wainwright III and Joe Henry's collaboration for the "Knocked Up" film and "Strange Weirdos" album has given birth to another joint project. Loudon Wainwright III and Joe Henry's collaboration for the "Knock ...

  17. Doe Back From The 'Wilderness' On New Album

    March 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 John Doe figured out a unique way to finish his forthcoming solo album, "A Year in the Wilderness": he didn't give himself a choice. John Doe figured out a unique way to finish his forthcoming solo album, "A Year in the Wildernes ...

  18. Colvin Stretches Beyond 'Four Walls'

    July 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Shawn Colvin will ring in the "second half" of her life with "These Four Walls," due Sept. 12 via Nonesuch. Shawn Colvin will ring in the "second half" of her life with "These Four Walls," due Sept. 12 via Non ...

  19. Sweet, Hoffs Team Up For '60s Covers Fest

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Veteran power-pop singer/songwriter Matthew Sweet and Bangles crooner Susanna Hoffs may not seem to the casual fan like the perfect pairing for a duets album. Veteran power-pop singer/songwriter Matthew Sweet and Bangles crooner Susanna Hoffs may no ...

  20. Frisell Unites 'East/West' On Live Set

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Guitarist Bill Frisell captures two trio performances on an upcoming live album, "East/West. Guitarist Bill Frisell captures two trio performances on an upcoming live album, "East/West." Due Aug. 9 via Nonesuch, the double-disc chroni ...

  21. Willie's 'Outlaws' Special Heads To CD

    August 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Musical highlights of the third Willie Nelson & Friends television special will be released on CD Sept. 21 via Lost Highway. Musical highlights of the third Willie Nelson & Friends television special will be released on CD Sept. 21 via Lost ...

  22. Sweet Celebrates Life With Two New CDs

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Power-pop maestro Matthew Sweet is returning to North American audiences after a five-year hiatus between solo releases with two new albums. Power-pop maestro Matthew Sweet is returning to North American audiences after a five-year hiatus between so ...

  23. The Intercontinentals

    April 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 One of the most prolific record-makers around (some have said too prolific) guitarist Bill Frisell has turned beyond his extended Americana itinerary, although Route 66 is still on the map. One of the most prolific record-makers around (some have sa ...

  24. Hot Product for Monday, Jan. 15, 2001

    January 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new music from Alabama, Patti Page, and more. Goin' 'South' "If I never did another CD, this is the one I will always point to as the one that I was happy with the most," says Alabama lead vocalist Randy Owen abou ...