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    Photos: 5 reasons to see Parker Millsap live

    The Oklahoma singer-songwriter, Parker Millsap, opened his set on Nov. 5 at Club Congress cranking through “Hands Up” with an effervescence that only got more exciting as the nearly two-hour set ended. It was an intimate setting for the last night of his “Other Arrangements” tour.  AXS was there to...
  • Railroad Earth announce back to back dates at The Ogden Theatre

    Railroad Earth announce back to back dates at The Ogden Theatre

    Jamgrass band Railroad Earth is returning to Denver for their annual winter shows at the Ogden Theatre. The group heads to the Ogden Friday & Saturday, Jan. 18 & 19. RRE is touring around their 2017 EP Captain Nowhere. You can find ticket information to Railroad Earth’s Ogden shows below. It...
  • The Devil Makes Three return to Red Rocks in 2019 with special guests Lucero

    The Devil Makes Three return to Red Rocks in 2019 with special guests Lucero

    Americana group The Devil Makes Three will return to Red Rocks in the spring of 2019. The Santa Cruz, California-based trio hits the iconic Colorado venue on Friday, May 24. Alt-country rockers Lucero will act as support. You can find ticket info on AXS by following this link. The Devil Makes Three...
  • Top 10 best Patty Griffin songs

    Top 10 best Patty Griffin songs

    Patty Griffin has had a way with words since debuting in the 1990s. Her song lyrics paint vivid pictures of heartache, longing, inspiration and so much more. She’s been covered dozens of times by well-known artists and has toured with some of the best as well. Long after she’s finished creating...
  • Animal Years announces winter 2018 tour dates

    Animal Years announces winter 2018 tour dates

    New York rock band Animal Years just completed their run of shows as the support act to Blues Traveler's fall tour, and are now ready to return to their northeast base for their own headlining shows to close out the year. The roots-rock band announced earlier this week that they’ll head out on a...
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    Photos: 5 reasons to see I’m With Her live

    I’m With Her’s show Monday night at Tucson’s Fox Theatre was an example of stunning female harmony in singing and virtuosity. The review could stop with that one sentence, but Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan (pronounced ee-fuh) deserve much more to be said about their highly...
  • Jason Isbell and David Crosby announce Red Rocks performance for September 2019

    Jason Isbell and David Crosby announce Red Rocks performance for September 2019

    Roots rock guitarist and singer Jason Isbell and his band The 400 Unit will team up with David Crosby again next fall when the two parties play a show at the famous Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado on Sept. 17, 2019. Isbell and Crosby had performed a few songs together during this year’s...
  • Watch: Margo Price drops surreal new video 'Leftovers'

    Watch: Margo Price drops surreal new video 'Leftovers'

    Americana singer/guitarist Margo Price may be playing down under this week, but her new music video for “Leftovers” shared on Tuesday completely over the top with awesome outfits, mirror rooms and plenty of cannabis to go around. Price’s latest video for “Leftovers” is part of Amazon Music’s...
  • Mandolin Orange announces North American tour dates

    Mandolin Orange announces North American tour dates

    Indie-folk duo Mandolin Orange announced on Monday that their follow up studio album to 2016’s Blindfaller will arrive early next year, along with an accompanying North American winter tour. The album will be titled Tides of a Teardrop, and is scheduled to arrive on Feb. 1. via indie North Carolina...
  • Margo Price announces New Year’s Eve concert at New York’s Music Hall of Williamsburg

    Margo Price announces New Year’s Eve concert at New York’s Music Hall of Williamsburg

    As artists begin to roll out their plans for New Year's Eve this December, Americana singer/guitarist Margo Price announced that she’ll be ringing in the new year with a show at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, New York with support from Lilly Hiatt. The rising country singer announced...
  • Interview: The Kay Brothers are ready for hometown Roots N Blues N BBQ festival

    Interview: The Kay Brothers are ready for hometown Roots N Blues N BBQ festival

    One of autumn’s most highly-anticipated music festivals is just around the corner; the Roots N Blues N BBQ Music Festival (RNBNBBQ) is set to take place Sept. 28-30 in Columbia, Missouri. The event will feature lots of internationally-known stars; Los Lobos, Taj Mahal, Keb’ Mo’, Trombone Shorty...
  • Review: Mike Farris returns to his soulful blues roots with 'Silver and Stone'

    Review: Mike Farris returns to his soulful blues roots with 'Silver and Stone'

    Mike Farris is a man of many musical hats. Coming to prominence in the early '90s with blues rockers Screamin' Cheetah Wheelies, Farris battled addiction and a changing musical landscape that found his band out of favor with its major label. He found success stint as an in-demand collaborator on the...
  • Marcus King Band make their national television debut with rocking performance on ‘Conan’

    Marcus King Band make their national television debut with rocking performance on ‘Conan’

    Roots-rock guitarist and singer Marcus King and his band made their national television performance debut on Tuesday. The band from South Carolina performed live on "Conan" to help promote their upcoming studio album, Carolina Confessions. The band premiered two the new singles set to appear on the...
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    5 things you may not know about Farm Aid

    The 2018 Farm Aid Festival will take place at the Xfinity Theatre in Hartford, Connecticut on Saturday, Sept 22. Farm Aid is a celebration of music and family farmers. Each year the festival location is different in order to get a picture of the challenges that local family farmers face in different...
  • Interview: John Oates revisits his roots, sets sights on Rock Hall

    Interview: John Oates revisits his roots, sets sights on Rock Hall

    John Oates is feeling his roots these days. The Philadelphia-bred musician set new standards for soul in the ‘70s and ‘80s with partner Daryl Hall, with whom he’d go on to sell some 40 million records (six certified gold, seven platinum) around the world. Together, Hall & Oates notched a string...
  • Listen: Elle King returns with new single and music video for ‘Shame’

    Listen: Elle King returns with new single and music video for ‘Shame’

    Elle King blew onto the mainstream scene in 2015 when her debut studio album, Love Stuff, arrived on RCA Records in February of that year. The album included the hugely successful indie rock/Americana hit, “Ex's & Oh's,” which carried King out of the Brooklyn circuit and onto the tops of radio...
  • 7 best John Prine cover songs

    7 best John Prine cover songs

    John Prine is widely regarded as one of the greatest songwriters in the world. Since his debut in 1971, Prine laid the groundwork for most of the Americana music scene, influencing high profile acts like Sturgill Simpson, Jason Isbell, and Brandi Carlile. But his songwriting prowess goes beyond...
  • Review: Amanda Shires expands her musical range with 'To the Sunset'

    Review: Amanda Shires expands her musical range with 'To the Sunset'

    The cover of Amanda Shires' new album To the Sunset depicts a fuzzy image of the artist dressed in shimmering shades of purple and black, only her face in focus. It's a departure for an artist whose previous covers have been straightforward “portrait of the artist” Americana cover fare. It's a...
  • Review: We Banjo 3 find 'Haven' in the space between Celtic and bluegrass

    Review: We Banjo 3 find 'Haven' in the space between Celtic and bluegrass

    The connections between traditional Celtic music and bluegrass are strong ones. Many of the most beloved bluegrass traditions have origins in ballads from Ireland, Scotland, or Wales. In spite of this strong historical link, there aren't a lot of bands who explore the spaces between the two musical...
  • Interview: Hawks and Doves singer Kasey Anderson talks sobriety, new album 'From a White Hotel'

    Interview: Hawks and Doves singer Kasey Anderson talks sobriety, new album 'From a White Hotel'

    Musicians, like most figures that put themselves in the public eye, generally love publicity. For the Portland-based Americana rocker Kasey Anderson, he’s once again able to read his press without getting nauseous. Anderson has put some distance between today and a very troubled time in his life...
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