Expect great things from new or emerging artists in the country and Americana worlds in 2013. Here's the 615's picks for ten artists to keep a keen eye on, from the Brooklyn-based Americana band the Lone Bellow to a new album from Pistol Annies star Ashley Monroe to the throwback sounds of Coy Taylor.
Amber Hayes -- Few country newcomers have as much reverence for the format's past - as well as an optimistic eye to the future as Hayes. Her latest EP, "Any Day Is A Good Day," shows tremendous growth as not only an artist, but as a writer as well. Look for big things from this Oklahoma native in 2013.
High Valley -- With their debut single "Love You For A Long Time" poised to make an impact, this trio of brothers from Canada have the talent, harmonies, and the songs to make it in 2013.