The Monochromatic State of Americana

The Nashville-based Americana Music Association, who has taken up the mantel of preserving traditional music, making it known, and propelling it forward, defines “Americana,” in the musical sense, this way: “Americana is contemporary music that incorporates elements of various American roots music styles, including country, roots-rock, folk, bluegrass, R&B, and blues, resulting in a distinctive... Continue Reading →

Interview: Guthrie Brown and the Family Tree

Nashville-based folk-rock outfit Guthrie Brown and the Family Tree have been a busy lot, touring around with the legendary Jonny Lang, playing shows at Nashville's Musicians Corner, performing at this year's Americana Fest, and gearing up for their show the inaugural Pilgrimage Music Fest in Franklin, Tennessee this Saturday.  I had a chance to chat with frontman... Continue Reading →

Interview: Anthony D’Amato

I'm a strong proponent of going to shows early enough to see the never know the treasures that await you!  Case in point..I first saw folk n' roller Anthony D'Amato when he opened for one of my favorite bands, Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, at 3rd & Lindsley in Nashville.  I was enamored by... Continue Reading →

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