Merlefest Announces 2021 Dates!

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Apr 212021
 

MerleFest, presented by Window World, announces 2021 festival September 16-19
Artist Announcement Celebration scheduled for June 10, vendor applications open April 15, and Chris Austin Songwriting Contest accepting entries April 15 to June 15
April 12, 2021 – Wilkesboro, North Carolina – Festivalgoers and music fans worldwide will be delighted to know that MerleFest, presented by Window World, will officially reconvene September 16-19, on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. MerleFest, dubbed by Rolling Stone as “the gold standard for bluegrass, Americana, and string music festivals,” is normally held the last weekend of April, but the 2020 festival was canceled due to public safety concerns amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. Officials stressed that this would be a one-time-only move to this fall and they plan to return to the traditional April weekend in 2022.
On June 10th, MerleFest will host the 2021 MerleFest Artist Announcement Celebration live stream. Beginning at 7 p.m. Eastern, the 2021 festival’s full artist lineup will be announced, tickets will officially go on sale, health and safety protocols will be covered, and the show will feature a nostalgic look back at MerleFests past. Be sure to subscribe to MerleFest’s YouTube channel and social media accounts for up-to-date information ahead of the Artist Announcement Celebration.
MerleFest will be accepting entries for the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest (CASC) from April 15 to June 15, 2021. CASC is one of the most acclaimed songwriting contests in roots and Americana music and has a reputation for launching careers as well as drawing attention to important new talent. The contest is split into four genre-based categories including bluegrass, general, gospel, and country. First through third place winners will be chosen in each category at MerleFest 2021, which is set to take place on September 16-19, 2021.
Now in its 29th year, CASC is an extraordinary opportunity for songwriters to have their original songs heard and judged by a panel of Nashville music industry professionals, under the direction of volunteer contest chairperson, Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Jim Lauderdale. Aspiring songwriters may submit entries to the contest at merlefest.org/CASC. All entries will require a $30 fee per entry. All lyrics must be written in English and no instrumental entries will be accepted. The deadline to enter is June 15, 2021. Finalists will be invited to the final round of the competition, which takes place Friday, September 17, during MerleFest. First-place winners will receive $1,000 cash and a performance slot at MerleFest.
“We are extremely proud of the career successes achieved by many CASC alumni. Among these are Gillian Welch (1993), David Via (1997, 2001), Johnny Williams (1998, 1999), Tift Merritt (2000), Becky Buller (2001), Michael Reno Harrell (2003), Adrienne Young (2003), Martha Scanlan (2003), Sam Quinn (2006) and Jeanette Williams (2007),” said Andrea Gimlin, coordinator of MerleFest’s CASC. “More recent alumni include Lara Lynn (2011) and Gary Alan Ferguson (2014). Other recent discoveries from the contest are Melody Walker of Front Country and Joseph Terrell of Mipso. I encourage all songwriters to put the final touches on your masterpiece and submit it to the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest!”
Net proceeds from the contest support the Wilkes Community College Chris Austin Memorial Scholarship. Since its inception, the Chris Austin Scholarship has helped 109 students and awarded over $47,100. For contest rules, how to enter, and more details about the contest, visit merlefest.org/CASC.
MerleFest, presented by Window World, will begin accepting applications from vendors for The Shoppes at MerleFest, as well as artisans and craftsmen who wish to be featured in the Heritage Crafts tent on April 15th. Those interested in participating in The Shoppes at MerleFest or the Heritage Crafts area may download an application and review the rules and guidelines at www.merlefest.org/vendors/. MerleFest will accept applications through May 31, 2021.
About MerleFest: MerleFest was founded in 1988 in memory of the son of the late American music legend Doc Watson, renowned guitarist Eddy Merle Watson. MerleFest is a celebration of “traditional plus” music, a unique mix of traditional, roots-oriented sounds of the Appalachian region, including old-time, classic country, bluegrass, folk and gospel, and blues, and expanded to include Americana, classic rock, and many other styles. The festival hosts a diverse mix of artists on its 13 stages during the course of the multi-day event. MerleFest is the primary fundraiser for the WCC Foundation, funding scholarships, capital projects, and other educational needs.
About Window World®: Window World®, headquartered in North Wilkesboro, N.C., is America’s largest replacement window and exterior remodeling company, with more than 200 locally owned franchises nationwide. Founded in 1995, the company sells and installs windows, siding, doors and other exterior products, with over 19 million windows sold to date. Window World is an ENERGY STAR® partner and its windows, vinyl siding and Therma-Tru doors have all earned the Good Housekeeping Seal. Through its charitable foundation, Window World Cares®, Window World and its franchisees provide funding for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. Since its inception in 2008, the foundation has raised over $11.75 million for St. Jude. Window World also supports veterans and the military through its Window World Military Initiative (WWMI). WWMI defines Window World’s commitment to honor and serve America’s veterans, active military and military families across the entire franchise system by focusing on three pillars: Careers, Community Outreach and Partnerships. The Veterans Airlift Command has been a partner since 2008. During that time, Window World has contributed over $2.5 million in flights and donations to the organization. For more information, visit WindowWorld.com or call 1-800 NEXTWINDOW. For home improvement and energy efficiency tips, décor ideas and more, follow Window World on Facebook and Twitter.

David Frizzell Re-Releases “You’re The Reason God Made Oklahoma” Featuring Mary Sarah

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Apr 202021
 
David Frizzell & Mary Sarah - "You're The Reason God Made Oklahoma"

Single Premiered on Wide Open Country & Acoustic Video Premiered on Taste of Country

Single Celebrates 40th Anniversary in 2021

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – CMA and ACM award-winning and Grammy-nominated hitmaker, David Frizzell along with The Voice Season 10 finalist, Mary Sarah partner with Time Life to release a new version of the iconic duet, “You’re The Reason God Made Oklahoma.” Originally recorded by Frizzell and Shelly West in 1980, the song was included on the soundtrack for Clint Eastwood’s film “Any Which Way You Can” and reached number one hit in 1981. In 2005, “You’re The Reason God Made Oklahoma” was included in CMT’s 100 Greatest Duets in country music, reaching number six. Now in 2021, commemorating the 40th anniversary of the hit single, Mary Sarah joins Frizzell to bring new life to the classic love song.

Visit HERE to listen to “You’re The Reason God Made Oklahoma” on Wide Open Country.

Visit HERE to watch the “You’re The Reason God Made Oklahoma” acoustic video premiere on Taste of Country.

Visit HERE to watch exclusive behind-the-scenes footage of their recording session.

“I am so beyond honored and excited to be a part of such a classic and iconic song. It’s honestly crazy how things come full circle in life. I have sung “You’re The Reason God Made Oklahoma” since I was a little girl with my dad and did I ever think that there would be a day where I would get to pay tribute and sing it with David Frizzell himself?! Not at all. So, this is so very big for me and I hope you enjoy it as much as we enjoyed remaking it!!. Thank you to David and Shelly for creating such an amazing song and allowing me to be a small part in sharing it with the world,” shares Mary Sarah.

Mary Sarah’s polished sound paired with Frizzell’s classic country tone stands out as “the duo that country music never knew they needed.” Now more than ever, the world needs a love song that slows time and sends a sense of passion into the hearts of all who listen. In times of varying levels of social distancing, Mary Sarah has done her best to continue to spread positivity to fans by sharing a new acoustic video on Instagram and YouTube every Wednesday and sharing family photos with their new little bundle of joy, Avalyn Mae.

“Every artist dreams of the day when one of their songs becomes a hit so big that it withstands the test of time,” shares Frizzell. “You’re The Reason God Made Oklahoma” has done just that. I am excited to be teaming with Time-Life and Mary Sarah to give this song a modern twist while remaining true to its classic sound.”

David Frizzell is one of the greatest voices in country music with a haunting resemblance to his older brother, the ultimate stylist, Country Music Hall of Fame member Lefty Frizzell. Both share that raw, forlorn quality that is essential to the interpretation of traditional country themes. As a producer of the popular Frizzell & Friends series of projects, David brings together some of the top performers in the business for both live and recorded projects such as Crystal Gayle, T. Graham Brown, Johnny Lee, Lacy J. Dalton, and more.

About David Frizzell:
David Frizzell was born in El Dorado, Arkansas, in 1941. He began touring with his legendary brother, Lefty Frizzell at the age of 12 throughout the 1950s and 60s. After serving in the Air Force, Frizzell signed with Columbia Records in 1970 and charted his first Billboard single with “L.A. International Airport” and then a Top 40 with “I Just Can’t Help Believing.”

During the 1970s, Frizzell appeared regularly on Buck Owens’ All American TV Show and began recording for Capitol Records. In 1981, he recorded his first number-one country hit, “You’re the Reason God Made Oklahoma,” a duet with Shelly West. The song won the Country Music Association’s Song of the Year and Vocal Duet of the Year awards in 1981, was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, and was featured in Clint Eastwood’s film ‘Any Which Way You Can.’ Frizzell and West also won the Academy of Country Music award for Vocal Duo of the Year in 1981 and 1982.

In 1982, Frizzell released “I’m Gonna Hire A Wino To Decorate Our Home,” which made its way to number one.

In recent years, Frizzell created his label Nashville America Records, and has released several albums including Frizzell & Friends: This Is Our Time which includes a bonus track, written in honor of Lefty Frizzell, Merle Haggard, and traditional music in general. “Lefty, Merle & Me” features David with Marty Haggard.

David Frizzell is a timeless and tireless entertainer who continues to share his many gifts to the delight of fans old and new across the US and throughout the world.

About Mary Sarah:
With more than 10 years of performing, you could say this young woman has been given a “coat of many colors”. The fabric of her life brings forth a vast array of opportunities and experience. Mary Sarah was raised in the Texas Opry circuit where she first began defining and honoring her traditional country roots. She then went on to land a major touring role with Kidz Bop at the age of 12. Combining her touring experience with her love of traditional country music gave way to a once-in-a-lifetime album – duets featuring Country Music Legend’s like Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Ray Price, and much more – all before the age of 18.

In 2016, America embraced her on the #1 rated TV show in the country, The Voice. Her blind audition garnered her a 4-chair turn singing country’s iconic “Where The Boys Are” by Connie Francis – a tune that continues to garner standing ovations and whispers of the greatness of her mentors; Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton, and the likes of Carrie Underwood and Miranda Lambert. She quickly advanced onto Team Blake.

Her undeniable talent and infectious spirit have since kept her in the spotlight. Since finishing 5th on of The Voice (Season 10) & serving as The Kohl’s Greenroom Host (Season 11), the Texas ingénue’s opportunities have only expanded coming off the show to include her Grand Ole Opry debut, Ryman stage appearances touring across the United States and hosting Radio Disney’s Red Carpet coverage for the CMA Awards. She has graced the iconic stage of the Opry a total of 5 times since.

About Time Life:
Time Life is one of the world’s pre-eminent creators and direct marketers of unique music and video/DVD products, specializing in distinctive multi-media collections that evoke memories of yesterday, capture the spirit of today, and can be enjoyed for a lifetime. TIME LIFE and the TIME LIFE logo are registered trademarks of Time Warner Inc. and affiliated companies used under license by Direct Holdings Americas Inc., which is not affiliated with Time Warner Inc. or Time Inc.

 

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Hear Shannon McNally’s Hard-Grooving Version of “I’ve Always Been Crazy” from her upcoming LP, The Waylon Sessions.

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Apr 192021
 
Hear Shannon McNally’s Hard-Grooving Version of “I’ve Always Been Crazy” from her upcoming LP, THE WAYLON SESSIONS
Album out May 28th; Watch the video for “I’ve Always Been Crazy” now
Releasing via Compass Records, in partnership with Blue Rose Music
April 16, 2021 – Nashville, TN – “I have always loved his defiantly existential but immediately accessible common man’s music and how it boogies,” says Shannon McNally of the man whose timeless music is the subject of her new album THE WAYLON SESSIONS, Waylon Jennings. Upon the album’s completion, McNally’s collection of tunes ended up being not so much a tribute as it is a recontextualization; a nuanced, feminine rendering of a catalog long considered a bastion of hetero-masculinity. “The world has changed a lot since these songs were first recorded,” says McNally. “I have never heard a woman sing any of them, but these tunes are poignant and relevant to me and to women in general right now.”
Last week, Glide Magazine premiered the music video for “I’ve Always Been Crazy,” the unapologetic groover from Jennings’ 1978 album of the same name. “The name Shannon McNally just rolls off the tongue as one of legitimacy: kind of like Reba, Tanya, or Martina. Or perhaps.. kind of like Waylon,” said Glide in their song review, adding “McNally professes a twangy charm that teaches new-school outlaws like Sturgill Simpson, that her voice deserves top of the playlist rotations.” Fans can watch the video for “I’ve Always Been Crazy” right here and pre-order or pre-save THE WAYLON SESSIONS ahead of its May 28th release date at this link.
With THE WAYLON SESSIONS, McNally set out to revisit the songs and spirit of Waylon Jennings, a legend with whom she’s always had an ongoing fascination. Over and over again, she manages to locate a smoldering intensity, a searing hurt buried deep within the music’s deceptively simple poetry, and she hones in on it with surgical precision on this new album, which features special guests like Jessi Colter, Buddy Miller, Rodney Crowell, and Lukas Nelson. “The world has changed a lot since these songs were first recorded,” says McNally. “I have never heard a woman sing any of them, but these tunes are poignant and relevant to me and to women in general right now. As a songwriter, bringing a song to its full potential so that a larger or different audience can connect is all I’ve ever cared about.”
McNally knew that assembling the right band would be essential to capturing Jennings’ mix of laid back charm and swaggering bravado, so she called AMA-winning guitarist Kenny Vaughan (Marty Stuart, Lucinda Williams) to help her assemble a team that included drummer Derek Mixon (Chris Stapleton), pedal steel legend and longtime Jennings bandmate Fred Newell, Texas keyboard mainstay Bukka Allen (Robert Earl Keen, Jerry Jeff Walker), and bassist Chris Scruggs (Marty Stuart, Charlie Louvin). Working live and raw, they tracked sixteen songs in just five days, relying on instinct and intuition to guide their decisions at every turn. As brilliant as the band’s performances are, it’s McNally that breathes new life into the music here, tackling the tunes with an honesty and a maturity that transcends genre and gender. She doesn’t swap pronouns or couch her delivery with a wink; she simply plays it straight, singing her truth as a divorced single mother in her 40’s in all its beauty, pain, and power.
“My goal wasn’t to force anything onto the music that wasn’t there already,” explains McNally. “There’s a feminine perspective hidden somewhere inside each of these songs. My job was to find a way to tap into that and draw it out.” The result is that rare covers record that furthers our understanding of the originals; an album of classics that challenges our perceptions and assumptions about just what made them classics in the first place.
THE WAYLON SESSIONS:
I’ve Always Been Crazy
You Asked Me To – feat. Buddy Miller
Out Among The Stars – feat. Jessi Colter
You Show Me Yours And I’ll Show You Mine – feat. Lukas Nelson
Black Rose – feat. Buddy Miller
This Time
I Ain’t Living Long Like This – feat. Rodney Crowell
I’m A Ramblin’ Man
Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys
Help Me Make It Through The Night
We Had It All
Only Daddy That’ll Walk The Line*
Waltz Me To Heaven*
*CD/digital bonus track
On tour:
May 1 – Mobile, AL – People’s Room of Mobile
May 2 – Ridgeland, MS – The Ridgeland Fine Arts Festival
May 28 – Nashville, TN – City Winery show and Mandolin live stream
More About Shannon McNally: Born and raised on Long Island, McNally has, at various points, called New Orleans, Nashville, and Holly Springs, Mississippi, home, but it was in Los Angeles that she first came to national attention in the early 2000s with her Capitol Records debut, Jukebox Sparrows. A restless creative spirit with a magnetic personality, McNally would go on to release a wide range of similarly lauded albums, EPs, and collaborations over the next 15 years, performing on stage and in the studio with the likes of Willie Nelson, Dr. John, Bonnie Raitt, Levon Helm, Charlie Sexton, Derek Trucks, Terry Allen, and many more along the way. In 2018, she partnered with Joe Poletto at Blue Rose to develop her new album, THE WAYLON SESSIONS—a collection of songs from Waylon Jennings and his outlaw cohorts. The album will be released on Compass Records on May 28, 2021.

Oh Boy Records turns 40!

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Apr 182021
 
Songwriting Legend Mr. John Prine left us so much to enjoy in life, that his soul will never die..especially in Nashville. He left behind so much wonderful music, and his own label Oh Boy Records.

His entire life he spent on stages entertaining millions with his songs full of charm and wit. He ushered in many of the younger artists we have today, and mentored them in the ways of showmanship and business.

I had the amazing opportunity to get to speak with him upon many occasions, he used to freely frequent most show venues that all of us enjoy the same upon. I am not absolutely sure if he knew how important he was to us, but he always made his fans feel how important they were to him.

I wrote a bunch of articles for all of the albums that were being re issued recently to get prepared for this celebration here. This Article here has all of the information on the new releases.

It’s Our 40th Anniversary!

 40 years ago, John Prine and his manager Al Bunetta decided to do the unthinkable and start their own record label. We are celebrating this milestone all year long! Look for re-issues, new music from our artists, exclusive 40th-anniversary merchandise, special edition releases, and lots more

 

Follow Oh Boy Records on social media as we will be celebrating a different album from our catalogue each week. 

And a very special thank you to all of you who have been supporting us from the beginning.  Your love and support are what’s kept us going all these years. Here’s to the next 40!

Love, Oh Boy Records

“Every time I’d go to a little concert hall or a club, I was filling it up. So I thought, “Why not make music just for those people.” And that’s when I talked to Al about starting Oh Boy. “I’m really proud of it,” says Prine. “As time’s gone by and people starting independent record companies has kind of become the thing, it’s great that we’ve stayed afloat for this many years.”

– John Prine

News On Record Store Day.

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Apr 172021
 

One of my yearly things I look forward to the most in this music journey, is Record Store Day. This year, once again they are going to have two different drops whereas last year there were four. As of now, I am still going through the fine tuning for a complete list of titles, and drop dates.

Many stores will be open for limited capacity shopping, per their own state’s restrictions and laws dictating to them what they can and cannot do. Others will allow folks in with an appointment only, while others may be full on open!

From the website:
We’ve spent the last few months watching the news, listening to health officials, talking with record stores, labels, and RSD organizers the world over, and because we still don’t have a magic 8-ball to tell us what things are going to look like in a few months, we’ve decided the smartest thing to do is bring back the concept of RSD Drops for 2021.

The RSD Drops will take place on June 12 and July 17 at participating stores worldwide.

These are street dates for special titles coming to participating indie record stores. As with the successful RSD Drops dates in 2020, the focus this year is on supporting indie record stores with sales, and saving the big parties, shows, in-stores, crowds and celebrations for (fingers crossed) Record Store Day 2022.

As they did last year for the three RSD Drops, stores will be handling sales and store procedures in the way they determine to be right for themselves and their community and that may mean something different than you’re used to. We recommend you check in with your local record stores –join their email lists, follow them on social media– so you’re as in the loop as possible.

We’ll be launching the List of titles for both RSD Drops dates soon.

This week we announced the first two volumes of a compilation series we’re launching with Vans.

SONGS FOR YOU VOL. 1 and VOL. 2 are coming to record stores as part of Record Store Day 2021. Spotlighting Black artists from a wide array of genres, styles, and decades, and benefitting Black-owned record stores in the US.

We’re looking forward to sharing some Songs For You soon!

Songs For You Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 features music from 6LACK, Black Thought, Cautious Clay, Common, DUCKWRTH, Lupe Fiasco, Roberta Flack, Nubya Garcia, Freddie Gibbs, HER Music, Amber Mark, Curtis Mayfield, Keb’ Mo’, Otis Redding, Run The Jewels, Real Pop Smoke, Esperanza Spalding, Tank and the Bangas, Summer Walker

 

 

📸via @amoebahollywood IG

We’re very excited to announce that
FRED ARMISEN
is the 2021 Record Store Day Ambassador.

One of the reasons he’s going to make a great Ambassador is that he’s shown up on more record store social media accounts than almost any other musician/comedian/actor/writer/bandleader, because he’s constantly hitting them up wherever he goes!

Why, that’s him celebrating Record Store Day 2016 at Amoeba Hollywood, and speaking of exciting, they’ve just announced that they’ll be re-opening their doors at their sparkling new location on April 1!

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“Through The Mists of Time” / “Witch’s Spell” AC/DC Columbia Records 12″ Picture Disc RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 5000
People In the City AIR WM France 12″ Picture Disc RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th
Born Innocent Alcatrazz Silver Lining Music 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 1200
Sunset On The Golden Age (DLX Version) Alestorm Napalm Records 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1000
From Here To Infirmary Alkaline Trio Vagrant Records LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 3000
Live On The Internet All Them Witches New West Records 3 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 2000
Hazy-O! Jimmie Allen Stoney Creek Records Vinyl RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 900
The Final Note The Allman Brothers Band Allman Brothers Band Recording Company 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 9000
Cover, Demos, Live Versions, B-Sides Amigo the Devil Liars Club LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 1500
Olias Of Sunhillow – 45th Anniversary Edition Jon Anderson Cherry Red LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 1200
Prospect Hummer Animal Collective Domino Record Co. 12″ Vinyl RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 2500
20/20 Division Anti-Flag Spinefarm LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1500
Dead By Daylight (Official Soundtrack) Michel F. April Return To Analog LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 1000
Parade Meeting Fred Armisen ORG Music Vinyl RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 1000
Hunter Gather Avatar eOne 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1200
Angel Miners & The Lightning Riders Live From 2020 Awolnation Better Noise LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1500
Raleighwood The Backsliders Record Store Day Vinyl RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 250
Live + Unplugged Bad Omens Sumerian Records 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 1000
4 songs by your buds in The Band Camino The Band CAMINO Elektra 12″ Vinyl RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 3000
Dirt on the Angel Danny Barnes Terminus Records 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1000
Vs. (Other People’s Heartache, Pt. III) Bastille Capitol 12″ Picture Disc RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 2000
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Heaven & Hell Black Sabbath Warner Records LP Picture Disc RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 4000
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Energy II Tommy Bolin Friday Music Vinyl RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 2500
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From Dayton Ohio Brainiac Touch & Go 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1000
Attic Tapes Brainiac Touch & Go 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1000
Understanding Roy Brooks Reel To Real 3 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 1500
Blocc Movement Brotha Lynch Hung/C-Bo RBC 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1000
The Bruisers Singles Collection 1989-1997 the Bruisers TAANG! 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1000
Live from Grimeys The Brummies Sandbox Entertainment LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 750
Fool Me Good Precious Bryant Terminus Records LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1000
I Know This Much Is True (Music from the HBO series) Harold Budd All Saints 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 750
Sea of Memories (10th Anniversary) Bush eOne 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 1800
A Different Compilation Buzzcocks Cherry Red 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1200
Penitentiary Chances C-Murder / Boosie Badazz RBC 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1000
Canned Heat Blues Band (Trans Gold Vinyl/Limited Anniversary Edition) Canned Heat Friday Music LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 2500
Living The Blues Canned Heat LMLR (French Import) 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 2500
Village Of The Damned (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) John Carpenter & Dave Davies Varese Sarabande 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 2000
Ghosts of Mars (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) John Carpenter Varese Sarabande LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 2200
AKA Jihad Jerry & The Evildoers DEVO’s Gerald V. Casale Real Gone Music LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1350

 

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Italian Stallion OST Del Casher ORG Music LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 1000
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Prototype 3000 Cautious Clay Cautious Clay LLC 7″ Vinyl RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1200
TBC The Chemical Brothers Imperial/Republic 12″ Vinyl RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1500
GloToven Chief Keef / Zaytoven RBC LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 3000
Dedication Chief Keef RBC 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 2000
If Music Could Talk The Clash Legacy 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 3600
New Age Norms: 1 + 2 Cold War Kids AWAL / CWKTWO Corp 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1000
Live Albert Collins with the Barrelhouse Munich Records LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1500
At The Village Gate Larry Coryell Culture Factory LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1500
In Stereo The Creation Demon Records 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1200
“You Don’t Mess Around With Jim” / “Operator (That’s Not The Way It Feels)” Jim Croce BMG Vinyl RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 2000
Déjà vu Alternates Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Atlantic LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 10000
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Faith The Cure Elektra LP Picture Disc RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 8000
Wild Mood Swings The Cure Elektra 2 x LP Picture Disc RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 8000
Live From Leimert Park Denzel Curry & Robert Glasper Loma Vista Recordings 7″ Picture Disc RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 2500
Meddle With Metal Czarface/MF Doom Record Store Day 3″ Vinyl RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1500
Czar Noir Czarface Silver Age LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 4000
Bug Dave Davies Green Amp Records 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 1500
The Matrix–The Complete Edition Don Davis Varese Sarabande 3 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 2500
CHAMPIONS – Rare Miles from the Complete Jack Johnson Sessions Miles Davis Legacy LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 7500
Live In Oxford Def Leppard Island/Mercury 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 4000
“Digital Bath (Telefon Tel Aviv Version)” / “Feiticeira (Arca Remix)” Deftones Warner 12″ Picture Disc RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 8500
King of Ska: The Early Singles Collection, 1963 – 1966 Desmond Dekker BMG 7″ Vinyl Box Set RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 500
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Cubafrica El Cuarteto Patria & Manu Dibango Music Box LP RSD Drops 2021 Jun 12th 1800
Ani DiFranco (30th Anniversary Edition) Ani DiFranco Righteous Babe 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 1500
Dinner Party: Dessert Dinner Party Sounds of Crenshaw/EMPIRE LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 2000
God Hates Heavy Metal Dio BMG 12″ Picture Disc RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 3500
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Kiss My Ass Goodbye (John Prine tribute) Various Artists Devil’s Tower 2 x LP RSD Drops 2021 Jul 17th 1000
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News On 2021 Music Festivals.

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Apr 172021
 

Bluegrass Heritage Festival – April 23 – 25th
Mile 0 festival – April 27th – May 1st
Larry Joe Taylor Festival – September 13 – 18th
James Wimmer Bristol Spring Bluegrass – April 9th – 10th
The Calf Fry – April 29th – May 1
Backwoods At Mullberry Mountain – August 26 – 29th
Red Dirt And Barbeque Festival – May 1st
DelFest – September 23-26th
Roots Under The Texas Sky – November 1 – 3rd
The Western Swing Out – May 28-31st
Dr. Ralph Stanley Memorial – May 26 – 29th
Valley Bluegrass Festival – May 1 and 2nd
Moonrunners Music Festival – October 9th and 10th
Texas Crab Festival – May 7 -9th
Bluegrass Island Festival – October 21 – 23rd
Plum Hollow Festival – May 27th – May 29th
Pickathon – July 30th – August 2nd
The Blue Ox – August 19 – 21st
Back 40 folk Festival – June 3 – 6th


Mountain Music Festival – June 3rd – 5th
Pondstock At Lake Hedke – June 10 – 12th
Stringbean Memorial Bluegrass Festival – June 17 – 19th
ROMP – June 23 – 26th
So Cal Hoedown – June 26th
Camp Greensky – June 3 – 5th
Telluride Bluegrass Festival – June 17 – 20th
Tailgates And Tallboys – June 3 – 4th
Moccasin Creek Music festival – June 17th – 21st
Laurel Cove Music Festival – June 11th – 12th
The Campout – June 18th – 20th
The Albino Skunk Festival – May 13th – 15th

Windy City Music Festival – July 9-11th
Floyd Fest – July 21 – 25th
Winnipeg Folk Festival – July 8 – 11th
Northwest String Summit – July 15th – 18th
Red Ants Pants – July 21 – 25th
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival – July 16-19th
The Redwood Ramble – July 15-18th
Red Wing Roots Music Festival – July 9 – 11th
Under The Big Sky Festival – July 17 – 18th
Rockygrass Bluegrass Festival – July 22 – 25th
Master Musicians Festival – July 16-17th
Oyster Ridge Music Festival – July 23-25th
Podunk Bluegrass Festival – August 12-15th
Pickin’ In Parsons – August 3 – 7th
Braun Brothers Reunion – August 12 – 14th
Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival – August 13 – 15th
Fayetteville Roots – August 26 – 29th
Hoxeyville Music Festival – August 13-15th
Symco Hotrod Weekender – August 13th and 14th
Railbird Music Festival – August 20-21st
Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival – August 13 – 16th
Moondance Festival – August 13-16th
Viva Las Vegas – September 9-12th
Merlefest – September 16 – 19th
Americanafest – september 21 – 26th
Doyle Lawson Bluegrass Festival – September 24- 26th
Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival – September 19 – 26th
Chet Kingery Memorial Bluegrass – September 4th
Festival of The Horse – September – 10 – 12th
Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival – September 16 – 18th
Oldtone Roots Festival – September 12 – 14th
Bristol Rhythm And Roots – September 10 – 12th
Walnut Valley Bluegrass Festival – September 12-20th
New England Shake Up – September 24 – 26th
Freshgrass Bluegrass Festival – September 24-26th
Pickin’ In The Pines – September 17- 19th
Hoopla At Devil’s Backbone – September 25 – 27th
Vine Grove Bluegrass Festival – September 23 – 25th
Bluebird music Festival – September 25th and 26th
Firewater music Festival – Sept 30th – October 2nd
Locki’n Music Festival – October 1-4th
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass – October 1- 3rd
Hangtown Music Festival – October 21 – 24th
ACL Fest – October 1 – 10th
Old Settler’s Music Festival – October 21st – 24th
Old Mill Music Festival – November 6 and 7th
Moonshiner’s Ball – October 7 – 10th

Local Shows In Tennessee, Kentucky And Alabama.

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Apr 172021
 

 

 

Courtney Marie Andrews
April 22nd, 2021
The Basement East

Lilly Hiatt
April 23rd, 2021
The Basement East, Nashville Tn

Sunny Sweeney
April 23rd, 2021
The Southgate House Revival, Newport Ky

David Frizzell
April 24th, 2021
Shepherdsville City Park, Shepherdsville Ky at noon

Them Dirty Roses
April 30th, 2021
The Warehouse, Clarksville Tn at 7PM

Drew Holcomb And The Neighbors
May 2nd, 2021
The Caverns, Pelham, Tn 8PM

Jeff Shepherd
Justin Wells
May 8th, 2021
The Basement East, Nashville Tn 8PM

Blackberry Smoke
May 7th 8th and 14th, 2021
The Shed, Maryville, Tn at 6PM

John Moreland
May 8th, 2021
The Burl, Lexington Ky at 8PM

Craig Gerdes
May 11th, 2021
Bobby’s Idle hour, Nashville, Tn at 7PM

Riley Downing
Jaime Wyatt
May 12th, 2021
The Basement East, Nashville Tn

The Steel Woods
Friday. May 14th 2021
The Nashville Palace, Nashville Tn

Sadler Vaden
May 14th, 2021
The Basement East

Rowdy Johnson
Saturday, May 15th, 2021
Spillway, Bowling Green, Ky at 7PM

Alex Williams
May 15th, 2021
3rd And Lindsley, Nashville Tn

Wynonna Judd
May 15th, 2021
The City Winery, Nashville Tn

Charley Crockett
Jesse Daniel
May 18th and 19th, 2021
Lafayette’s Music Room, Memphis Tn

Joshua Ray Walker
May 19th, 2021
The City Winery, Nashville Tn

Charley Crockett
Jesse Daniel
May 21st, 2021
The Burl, Lexington Ky

Billy Strings
May 21 and 22nd,2021
The Lawn At Waterfront Park, Louisville Ky

Mandy Barnett
Saturday, May 22, 2021
Playing at Capitol Theater, Lebanon, TN at 7PM

Charley Crockett
Jesse Daniel
May 22nd, 2021
3rd And Lindsley, Nashville Tn, at 7PM

Ray Wylie Hubbard
May 22nd, 2021
The Shed, Maryville Tn, at 7PM

Nick Dittmeier And the Sawdusters
May 22nd, 2021
The Southgate House, Newport Ky

Brent Cobb
May 23rd, 2021
Music City Winery, Nashville Tn at 8PM

Margo Price
May 28th, 2021
The Caverns, Pelham Tn at 9PM

Nick Dittmeier And The Sawdusters
May 28th, 2021
Headliners Music Hall, Louisville Ky

Nick Dittmeier And The Sawdusters
May 29th, 2021
The Sutler, Nashville Tn

Mandolin Orange
June 5th and 6th, 2021
The Caverns, Pelham Tn 7PM

Gene Watson
June 11th, 2021
The Nashville Palace, Nashville Tn

Doug Stone
June 12th, 2021
Homestead Hall, Columbia Tn 8PM

49 Winchester
June 15th, 2021
3rd And Lindsley, Nashville Tn.

Ashley McBryde
June 18th, 2021
Mars Music Hall, Huntsville Alabama

Justin Wells
June 19th, 2021
The Burl, Lexington Ky

Wade Hayes
June 25th, 2021
Cahoots Dancehall And Honkeytonk, Lebanon Tn 8PM

 

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BEAST IS BACK!

 

We are excited to see you again! The venue capacity is reduced by 74% to accommodate socially distanced tables/pods. If we are full this weekend, please join us another weekend. We will be open at this capacity at least Fridays and Saturdays until we can do full shows.

All guests, artists and staff are required to uphold The Basement East Core Safety Policy:

FACEMASKS are required for entry and must be worn at all times in common public areas (entry, restrooms, etc). While in a guest’s assigned pod, facemasks may be removed to allow eating and drinking. For the comfort of guests in nearby pods, facemasks are encouraged at all other times within the pod.

TEMPERATURE CHECKS at entry will measure for guests exceeding 100.4 degrees fahrenheit. Entry for guests with higher temperatures will be denied out of an abundance of caution for other guests.

SOCIAL DISTANCING 6’ or more from one another is required except when in one’s own pod. Guests are encouraged to remain in their pods at all times other than when using restrooms or visiting the food truck.

HAND HYGIENE is encouraged. Hand wash stations and hand sanitization stations are provided near entry, restrooms and bar.

SANITIZATION of frequent touch points in public areas (doors handles, counters and equipment) occurs routinely throughout the show.

SEE SOMETHING SAY SOMETHING is encouraged of all guests. Any violations of the Core Safety Policy or behavior creating discomfort for guests or staff should be reported to venue staff.

Confederate Railroad
June 5th, 2021
The Shed, Maryville, Tn at 6PM

Patterson Hood
June 20th, 2021
City Winery, Nashville Tn

Trampled By Turtles
June 25th and 26th, 2021
The Caverns, Pelham Tnat 8PM

June 26th, 2021
The Shed, Maryville, Tn at 7PM

The Lost Dog Street Band
July 9th, 2021
Marathon Music Works, Nashville Tn at 8PM

Ward Davis
July 17th, 2021
The Shed, Maryville Tn at 6PM

The Steel Woods
July 23rd, 24th 2021
The Shed, Maryville Tn at 7PM

The Cadillac Three
August 14th 2021
The Shed, Maryville Tn at 7PM

Ricky Skaggs And Kentucky Thunder
August 14th 2021
Red Barn Convention Center, Ohio

Whiskey Myers
August 20th and 21st 2021
The Shed Maryville Tn at 7PM

The Bellamy Brothers
August 21st 2021
Red Barn Convention Center, Ohio

Gene Watson
August 28th 2021
Red Barn Convention Center, Ohio

The Cadillac Three
September 1st and 2nd
The Ryman Auditorium, Nashville Tn at 8PM

Steve Earle
September 4th, 2021
Beaver Dam Ampitheatre, Beaver Dam Ky

Daryl Worley
September 26th, 2021
Red Barn Convention Center, Ohio

Emi Sunshine
October 2nd
Farmhouse Living Fair, Lebanon Tn

Ronnie McDowell
October 9th, 2021
Red Barn Convention Center, Ohio

Gene Watson
October 11th, 2021
Renfro Valley, Mt. Vernon Ky

Neal Mccoy
October 16th, 2021
Red Barn Convention Center, Ohio

Jo Dee Messina
October 23rd, 2021
Red Barn Convention Center, Ohio

The Supersuckers
October 29th, 2021
Growler’s, Memphis Tn

Shane Smith And The Saints
November 3rd, 2021
The Basement East, Nashville Tn

Southern Culture On The Skids
November 6th 2021
The Mercy Lounge, Nashville Tn at 7PM

The Mavericks
December 3rd and 4th 2021
The Ryman Auditorium, Nashville Tn

Chris Stapleton
December 5th, 2021
Knoxville Tennessee,

2022 Dates:

Lost Dog Street Band
January 15th, 2022
Cannery Ballroom, Nashville Tn 8PM

Master Musicians Festival Announces Lineup And More!

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Apr 172021
 

My dear friends over in Eastern Kentucky are brewing up an absolutely amazing festival right as we speak, and I am keeping a watchful eye upon this event. I covered this event for many years, before the covid basically stopped all life last year. Every single festival that I deal with on a yearly basis had cancelled for 2021, and even then some have once again moved to 2022.

The Master Musicians Festival has once again launched a fantastic campaign to make your July even hotter this year. I’m going to be talking about many of the musical acts that will be adorning the stages that weekend, and I’ll also delve into some of the different things to do there.

I’ve always been a huge advocate for this festival, because of the outstanding job they do on behalf of the community. See, this one isn’t your typical run of the mill festival here. They rely solely on sponsors and US to provide the revenue possible to continue to hire the talent.

For the last 6 months, I have been researching and making articles on how we can all do our part in resurrecting live music again. All  of the smaller venue shows have returned, as well as larger shows now. NOW IS the most important time to come forth and financially, and physically support whatever music community you love…more to come.

The History Of Master Musicians Festival

2021 will be the 28th year for the premier summer event in the Lake Cumberland region. The 2018 festival headliner was the beloved singer-songwriter John Prine, while recent years featured Willie Nelson, The Counting Crows, and Steve Earle.

Named as a Kentucky Travel Industry Association’s Top 10 Summer Festivals & Event, and the Southeast Tourism Society’s (STS) Shining Example of the Year, the Master Musicians Festival is a premier event in the Lake Cumberland region and beyond.

This festival has remained true to its roots, paying special tribute to “Master Musicians” who have devoted much of their lives to preserving their musical heritage and whose contributions have had a significant effect in their musical genre. Musicians such as Willie Nelson, Howard Doc Watson, Odetta Vassar Clements, Guy Clark and J.D. Crowe have entertained thousands.

In addition to the headliners, the festival has featured some of the best new and upcoming artists, like Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, as well as local talent. Other performers have included Amanda Shires, Dawes, Mark O’Conner, “Pigmeat” Jarrett, Nickel Creek, Richie Haven, Punch Brothers, Robert Lockwood, Jean Ritchie, The Avett Brothers, Old Crow Medicine Show and hundreds of other captivating acts.

Over nearly three decades, the festival has averaged 3,000 – 6,000 attendees. MMF has tremendous community support, with an all-volunteer/working board of directors. Over 150 volunteers from across the county and many public/private partnerships work together each summer to ensure that the festival is a continuing success for the thousands that come to Somerset every year to see and hear true Master Musicians perform their magic8

Non-Profit Board Keeps Ticket Prices Low

The Master Musicians Festival endeavors each year to bring a wide variety of multi-cultural, multi-generational and multi-racial music to our eclectic stage – from the blues to bluegrass, from celtic to Haitian roots, from rock ‘n’ roll to jazz to progressive newgrass to country to Americana and everything in between – for the best ticket price around.

The Master Musicians Festival is led by a non-profit, all volunteer board of directors dedicated to bringing musical excellence to rural Kentucky.

Bluegrass Legend Bobby Osborne Releases His Grassified Version Of Merle Haggard’s White Line Fever Today.

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Apr 162021
 

BLUEGRASS LEGEND BOBBY OSBORNE RELEASES HIS GRASSIFIED VERSION OF MERLE HAGGARD’S “WHITE LINE FEVER” TODAY

Featuring  Alison Brown (banjo), Stuart Duncan (fiddle), Trey Hensley (guitar, harmony vocals), Sierra Hull (mandolin), Tim O’Brien (harmony vocals) and Todd Phillips (bass)

“The song was a hit for Merle Haggard who cut it in late 1960s with a mid-tempo country feel, but it always seemed to me that it would make a great bluegrass song.”
Alison Brown (banjo, co-producer)

Bluegrass legend and GRAMMY-nominee Bobby Osborne, known as the voice of “Rocky Top,” releases his grassified version of Merle Haggard’s “White Line Fever” today.

Producer Alison Brown explains the track grew out of a recording session she gave Bobby for his 89th birthday in December. She thought the country classic would make a great bluegrass tune and Osborne was excited to bring his soulful bluegrass vocals to the task. To augment the rearrangement of Haggard’s story of life on the road, Brown and co-producer Garry West asked Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy to craft a new verse reflecting on Osborne’s 60-plus year career and the many white lines under his wheels, both as a member of the iconic Osborne Brothers and as a solo artist.

The Bluegrass Situation is premiering “White Line Fever” today to coincide with the release of the digital single through all digital service providers.

Jamie Lin Wilson Releases Mickey Newbury Cover, “T Total Tommy”

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Apr 152021
 

JLW TTOTAL ART

Jamie Lin Wilson has built a career on highlighting the details that most of us miss, a talent that also extends to reinterpreting the songs of others. In 2021 she’s releasing a set of covers — beginning with Mickey Newbury’s “T Total Tommy,” out tomorrow, April 9.

Recorded at Austin’s legendary Arlyn Studios, “T Total Tommy” is from Newbury’s 1969 album, Looks Like Rain. “To me, [“T Total Tommy”] touches on the overly poetic: the balance of trying too hard and being blocked, both feelings I know well,” Wilson told The Boot. “This song told me that I needed to sing it, and it did so by opening up new avenues of creativity and observation. Also, it has a really great groove.”

“Last year, I went into the studio just for an experimental day. I took this song and a couple more, with the intent of sparking some sort of creativity by getting out of my comfort zone a little and having a great time making music with friends,” she continues. “I’ve always loved putting a fresh perspective and voice on other people’s words, and I hope I’ve done that here.”

“T Total Tommy” is the first release of three covers that Wilson has slated for 2021, including Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ “Ways to be Wicked” and Lyle Lovett’s “South Texas Girl.”

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Wilson’s own songs tap into the poetic pieces of everyday life in a singularly familiar way, garnering comparisons to legendary writers including John Prine, Guy Clark and Emmylou Harris. Her rich character sketches narrate stories both close to her life at home with her family — she’s married to her college sweetheart and a mom to four kids — as well as what she’s observed in her time spent on the road.

Rolling Stone Country notes that Wilson “sings with warmth and precision, telling stories of how to see the light when everything feels grey, or how to keep going when the road seems hopelessly long,” as evidenced on both of her critically-acclaimed full-length albums, 2018’s Jumping Over Rocks, and 2016’s Holidays & Wedding Rings. She’s become a sought-after collaborator in her home state of Texas and beyond, adding harmonies to projects from American Aquarium, Jack Ingram, Turnpike Troubadours and Mike & the Moonpies, as well as a long list of others.

Before striking out on her solo career, Wilson fronted beloved bands the Gougers and the Trishas. She’s played stages at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Kerrville Folk Festival, AmericanaFest, Mile 0, Medicine Stone and the MusicFest, where she’s become a festival favorite for both her sets and what she adds to the stage when she sits in with friends. Her work has received praise from Billboard, No Depression, American Songwriter, among others.

DelFest announces lineup for 14th annual festival

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Apr 142021
 

More Bands? DelYeah!

DelFest has added some incredible musicians to this year’s DelFest, including Railroad Earth, Béla Fleck My Bluegrass Heart featuring Michael Cleveland, Sierra Hull, Mark Schatz, and Bryan Sutton, Cabinet, the Seldom Scene, Hawktail and Jacob Jolliff Band. DelFest returns to the beautiful Allegany Fairgrounds where it celebrates over 13 years of music along the Potomac River.

Unfortunately, the Infamous Stringdusters will be unable to perform this year, and tickets to their late night will be refunded automatically.  No further action is required by ticketholders. We will be announcing this year’s late nights soon, so keep an eye out or sign up for our email list HERE to get the latest DelFest updates.

Tickets for this year’s festival go on sale tomorrow April 22, 2021 at noon EST.

We look forward to sharing more bands with you soon!

For Immediate Release:
DelFest announces lineup for 14th annual festival
Sept. 23-26 in Cumberland, MD
Initial lineup announced today with more acts to be announced
Cumberland, MD – March 31, 2021 – Del Yeah! DelFest, the beloved genre-spanning festival brainchild of McCoury Music and High Sierra Music is pleased to announce the initial lineup for its 14th annual festival, once again taking place in beautiful Cumberland, Maryland, on Sept. 23-26.
This year, festival hosts The Del McCoury Band and The Travelin’ McCourys will be joined by Old Crow Medicine Show, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Sam Bush, The Infamous Stringdusters, The Lil Smokies, Della Mae, Cris Jacobs Band, Hot Club of Cowtown, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, The Broomestix, Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, Steve Poltz, Sister Sadie, Lonesome River Band, Ghost of Paul Revere, Dre Anders, Twisted Pine, Fireside Collective, The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers, Crying Uncle Bluegrass Band, Birches Band, Haint Blue, Dirty Grass Players, and The 9th Street Band. As always, Joe Craven, will emcee for the weekend.
In addition to traditional stage sets by these world-class artists, attendees can again expect to see one-of-a-kind collaborations, special guest sit-ins, various tributes to Del McCoury and his musical legacy, and intimate appearances from the aforementioned artists. Delfest will, as usual, be immediately preceded by the 3-day DelFest Academy hosted by The Travelin’ McCourys and other all-star players.
Located along the Potomac River in the scenic Appalachian Mountains, and personally chosen by Del, the Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, MD (2.5 hours from Baltimore and D.C.) serves as the ideal location for DelFest. The fairgrounds are conveniently located near four major airports and can be easily reached by rail or road. The city of Cumberland, MD, is a welcoming host offering multiple hotel options, a charming downtown, and great amenities that include biking, fishing, and kayaking, as well as a steam train engine and museum, and interesting dining options. Come for the music, and perhaps stay an extra day to explore the area offerings which are well suited for music fans and outdoor enthusiasts alike.
The festival, which typically happens Memorial Day weekend, will make a one-time move to the fall in 2021 to ensure a COVID-safe gathering. Festival organizers are working with local and state health officials to ensure musicians, attendees, and staff are cared for, and will adhere to local, state, and federal safety mandates. COVID-specific protocols will be announced closer to the festival.
DelFest announces lineup additions for 13th annual festival, tickets on-sale now
Sept. 23-26 in Cumberland, MD
Railroad Earth, Béla Fleck My Bluegrass Heart feat. Michael Cleveland, Sierra Hull, Mark Schatz, and Bryan Sutton, Cabinet, the Seldom Scene, Hawktail, and Jacob Jolliff Band join festival hosts The Del McCoury Band and The Travelin’ McCourys
Cumberland, MD – April 21, 2021 – DelFest, the beloved genre-spanning festival brainchild of McCoury Music and High Sierra Music is pleased to announce additional acts for its 13th annual festival, once again taking place in beautiful Cumberland, Maryland, on Sept. 23-26.
Announced today, festival hosts The Del McCoury Band and The Travelin’ McCourys, will be also joined by Railroad Earth, Béla Fleck My Bluegrass Heart feat. Michael Cleveland, Sierra Hull, Mark Schatz, and Bryan Sutton, Cabinet, the Seldom Scene, Hawktail and Jacob Jolliff Band.
“We are so glad that many acts were able to move with us to this fall, and glad that more friends have agreed to join us. I feel like we’ve got a little something for everyone here, and the best news is, we aren’t quite finished yet,” says Ronnie McCoury of the lineup and fall festival. “I know one thing is for sure, this DelFest is going to mean more to me and my family than any of the previous ones. It’s going to be so special (and probably emotional) getting to play our second home again.”
Previously announced artists include Old Crow Medicine Show, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Sam Bush, The Lil Smokies, Della Mae, Cris Jacobs Band, Hot Club of Cowtown, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, The Broomestix, Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, Steve Poltz, Sister Sadie, Lonesome River Band, Ghost of Paul Revere, Dre Anders, Twisted Pine, Fireside Collective, The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers, Crying Uncle Bluegrass Band, Birches Bend, Haint Blue, Dirty Grass Players, and The 9th Street Band. As always, Joe Craven, will emcee for the weekend.
Tickets are, as of today at 12 PM EST, officially on-sale and music fans are encouraged to act fast. DelFest’s famed Late Night programming will be announced in the coming months.
In addition to traditional stage sets by these world-class artists, attendees can again expect to see one-of-a-kind collaborations, special guest sit-ins, various tributes to Del McCoury and his musical legacy, and intimate appearances from the aforementioned artists. Delfest will, as usual, be immediately preceded by the 3-day DelFest Academy hosted by The Travelin’ McCourys and other all-star players.
Located along the Potomac River in the scenic Appalachian Mountains, and personally chosen by Del, the Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, MD (2.5 hours from Baltimore and D.C.) serves as the ideal location for DelFest. The fairgrounds are conveniently located near four major airports and can be easily reached by rail or road. The city of Cumberland, MD, is a welcoming host offering multiple hotel options, a charming downtown, and great amenities that include biking, fishing, and kayaking, as well as a steam train engine and museum, and interesting dining options. Come for the music, and perhaps stay an extra day to explore the area offerings which are well suited for music fans and outdoor enthusiasts alike.
The festival, which typically happens Memorial Day weekend, will make a one-time move to the fall in 2021 to ensure a COVID-safe gathering. Festival organizers are working with local and state health officials to ensure musicians, attendees, and staff are cared for, and will adhere to local, state, and federal safety mandates. COVID-specific protocols will be announced closer to the festival.
For information including camping, parking, partners, and more, please visit delfest.com and follow DelFest on all social platforms. Can’t wait until September for Del-centered goodness? Refresh with and relive the magic of DelFest on the festival’s Youtube page. To apply for a media pass, click here.

Del Fest is one of the northeastern festivals that I have always made informational articles for each year. This festival community offered many online streaming concerts before they announced the actual festival dates for 2021.

Many festivals have announced a return this year, and this one is one of the more important ones to many. I will be reporting more on this festival, as well as tons more, with all the information you need to enjoy the festival.

Album Feature – Ottoman Turks – Ottoman Turks II

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Apr 132021
 

By Joshua Wallace

The Ottoman Turks are back with the follow up to their 2019 self titled debut called Ottoman Turks II.  This record leans more into the heavy rock aspects of their sound and gives us glimpses of country and rockabilly mixed in.  If you miss the days when Hank 3 would do shows that would include both country and rock/metal in the same night, this is definitely a band to check out.

The album kicks off with “Wound Up”, which is a fun rocker with an infectious gang vocal chorus.  It’s a fun way to start the record and this is a good one to get the blood pumping.  Another favorite is “Vaquero” and this is another banger of a rock song.  Clocking in at under 3 minutes, this song reminds me a lot of R.E.M.’s “It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)” but heavier.  Joshua Ray Walker is on fire with the solo on this track and it’s a real jam from start to finish.

“Travelin’ Blues” is one of the more country songs on the record.  It’s still a rocker at heart, but it has a bit of a shuffle to it and some extra twang thrown in.  “35 To Life” switches things up a bit and goes into metal territory with a bit of a sludge inspired blues rock sound.  I dig the vocals on this one and it just creates a different vibe at the middle point of the album.  Finally, another highlight on this record is “Zootstack Lightning”.  This is another killer guitar track with some crazy riffage from Joshua Ray Walker.  It’s also a track that has Nathan Wells, Joshua Ray Walker and Billy Law taking verses.  It’s tracks like this that show the range the band employs in their sound.

If you’re a fan of bands that can stretch their legs and hit multiple genres in one record, I highly recommend this one.  The Ottoman Turks go from punk rock to rockabilly to country to sludge metal and heavy blues all in the span of 34 minutes.  I have only touched on some of the tracks here, but if any of this intrigues you, give Ottoman Turks II a listen.  You won’t be disappointed.  This album is out everywhere as of April 2nd, 2021.

Favorite Tracks : Wound Up, Vaquero, Travelin’ Blues, 35 To Life, Zootstack Lightning, American Male

Check out the band’s Bandcamp page

Ottoman Turks – Ottoman Turks II (2021)

  1. Wound Up
  2. Vaquero
  3. Travelin’ Blues
  4. Conspiracy Freak
  5. 35 To Life
  6. Cigarettes & Alcohol
  7. Low Down Blue Dog Whine
  8. Zootstack Lightning
  9. American Male
  10. Militant Preacher
  11. Rootless Tree

News On Hardly Strictly Bluegrass.

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Apr 132021
 

Greetings, Music Fans-

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass is fortunate to have so many friends around the globe.  When we called upon HSB veterans to support our broadcast we received resounding support. Jon Langford and Sally Timms of The Mekons, were kind enough to do  a special set for us from The Hideout in their hometown of Chicago.

We also want to welcome Ashley Monroe who performed as part of Buddy Miller’s Cavalcade of Stars.  Her set includes a song co-written by the late Guy Clark.

We sure hope you enjoy this episode which features a great archival memory with the Burlington Welsh Male Chorus singing back up on a classic version of “Delilah” made famous by Tom Jones.

Thanks for listening.

Your friends at Hardly Strictly

Tune in:
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www.youtube.com/hsbfest
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Each year, I am always very supportive of the mighty festival out in California called Hardly Strictly Bluegrass. Just about every festival had to reschedule for a 2021 date, and many of them had to take whatever dates their respected venue would allow. Another issue is different states have different laws for reopening public functions.

October 1 – 3rd their 19th annual free ( YES I SAID FREE ) festival, would have been their 20th if not for the pandemic, and they have not yet announced a lineup. When they do provide one, I’ll be one of the first ones publishing the information on here.

One of the many reasons that I love this festival is because of their versatile lineups, and their contributions to their community through music. Many of these independent festivals help the local music community, by juxtaposing local music acts with all of the national acts, thusly exposing more people to their music. Creating new fans is what it’s all about.

Miss Bri Bagwell Wins Award.

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Apr 122021
 

I try my best to stay in the loop in the Texas music community, and I use organizations like this one to do that. The Texas Regional Radio Report is one of the many resources I use to obtain information. In this article here, I will tell you why I like them so much.

I was finished going through my divorce in 2006, and in 2007 I began once again delving into the music to heal. MySpace and internet radio were other ways I found, I discovered Ryan Bingham, Son Volt and many others.

I could list thousands of bands that influenced me back then with Texas music, as well as Roots music. Currently all of these years later, I enjoy spending time studying and writing about Country Music and other genres, and I enjoy local music as well.

In 2004, they started this fine resource information project for upcoming talent, that people like me lust after to find new artists to feature. This is a chart based publication that has a purpose to help regional talent.

They feature TWO different charts to generate notice for the ones considered “Texas Red Dirt” and the “Texas  Only” bands. They reflect the song activity of each individual artist, that best suit them.

Press Release on the Texas Regional Radio Report Awards Show:

Bri Bagwell, revered as a long-time trailblazer for female acts in the Texas music scene, received her eighth Texas Regional Radio Report “Female Vocalist of the Year” award last week (March 22, 2021) in Arlington, TX. She was also surprised with a “Decade Award” for most Female Vocalist wins in 10 years, presented by former Dallas Cowboys and NFL Pro Bowler Jay Novacek.

“Every female touring act deserves an award,” says Bagwell. “But I’m honored and humbled by this recognition. This music scene has been my home for ten years, and I’m so grateful to make a living doing what I love.”
Bagwell, who hails from Las Cruces, NM, has had charting success with seven #1 singles on the Texas charts, and even a national independent single in the high fifties on the Music Row chart last year.
She continues to shine as an indie female artist through her grit, energetic live shows, and genuine song lyrics.“I just write what I know, and stay true to my roots as much as possible. People keep buying tickets and I get to keep playing the music that I love. That’s living the dream.”Bagwell’s next single “Heroes” will be out this May, and the much anticipated release is, according to Bagwell, “…a song about loving someone who also loves Willie, Waylon, Dolly, and all of the greats, just as much I do .”

You can follow Bri Bagwell on all social media @bribagwell, and also at www.bribagwell.com

 

Miss Bri Bagwell has been one of the many women I have been enjoying in the “Texas red Dirt” market for many years. To be completely honest, I just call it all good music, and I try not to make boxes or lump people into those boxes.

Even though we haven’t heard a new album from her since 2018’s “In My Defense”, we do have a new single from her called “As Soon As You”. And even though we have a lapse in time for new music, she runs a very strict show schedule and performs many shows a year.

Shawnee Cave Amphitheater To Reopen And Host A Bluegrass Festival.

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Apr 112021
 
Yes Sir, there are quite a few times yearly that I venture out into the state of Illinois for music functions. I am a huge fan of independent venues and outdoor theaters that host amazing national acts, and we especially love the ones that support the local music scene.
There are so many outdoor amphitheaters around the country such as the mighty Red Rocks that are hallowed ground to the masses of music nerds like me. We are all so ardently trying to save venues like the Exit In from being destroyed, that a story like this one is a breath of fresh air.
This one here, The Shawnee Cave Amphitheater many of you may have never heard of until now. I have done a little research this week, and this venue does indeed have a truly rich history both locally and nationally. Even though it is only 200 miles away, I , like everyone else never had the opportunity to go there…..until now.
See, unlike the many iconic venues being bought and demolished by corporate greed for motels, THIS VENUE was in fact BROUGHT BACK. The new owners are so very proud to have spent a plethora of time and energy into buying this venue in 2004.
Originally built in 1969, this stage and natural environment built into a cavern side hosted a then 15 year old Tanya Tucker, as well as other bands into the 90s and 2000s. After it’s glory days and all of it’s life had been gone, it went into foreclosure.
The venue was purchased and set to launch around 2019 before all of the corona virus and other major life events happened. They took the time from being closed due to the pandemic, to complete further renovations to the venue and build further accommodations to provide service for shows like this one on Memorial Day weekend.
Yeah it is true, we have been tracking and making news on hundreds of festivals all over America, I finally stumbled upon this one set up for Memorial Day weekend. It features some pretty darn good acts on this two day bill, with many of the acts to play a separate set each night.
We are going to highlight many of the things that come with your ticket price, and what you can and cannot do here for this 2 day outdoor camping event.

Are there any age restrictions?
All ages are welcome! Children under six gain free admission to the event. Children 6-12 years of age are half price, at the gate only.

Is the venue seating area in an actual cave?
The venue is not in an underground cave but it is adjacent to a roughly 100’ tall sandstone rock formation.The stage is underneath the overhang and the venue seating is open air.

What time is the shuttle?
4pm daily for VIP and 5 for GA.

Is there re-entry?
Once attendees are in the venue there is no re-entry with few exceptions.

Are there any provisions for handicapped?
Yes, please contact ahead of time to arrange accommodations.

Is smoking allowed?
Smoking is allowed in designated areas but please be considerate of your neighbors. Security may ask you to refrain from smoking if it bothers those around you.

What should I bring in with me?
Shawnee Cave Amphitheater is an outdoor music amphitheater that is a rain or shine event venue. Please bring a jacket, sunscreen, appropriate walking shoes, and bug spray. All items carried into the venue are subject to be searched by venue security. No food or beverage are allowed in the venue area!

What time do the event gates open?
12-3pm camping check in
3pm daily for VIP
5pm for General Admission Day users

What time should we arrive?

We encourage everyone to arrive early and allow enough time to get situated in your group’s personal area before the show begins.

Are Flow toys allowed?

Flow toys are allowed as long as they stay within the borders of your dedicated group space and are used safely, not bothering or endangering anyone in (or out of) your party. Note- keep fire toys at home.

What forms of payment do we accept?

Credit Card and Cash payments will be accepted with onsite ATMs.

COVID INFO

Are masks required? 

Guests are required to provide and wear their own facemasks. The State of Illinois has a mask policy in effect, we will have a zero-tolerance policy on this. Anyone not following this rule will be asked to put on a mask or leave the venue.

What steps are being taken to enforce social distancing, & safe dancing?
We are selling LIMITED CAPACITY tickets to ensure people can spread out and properly distance both in the venue area and the campground.  Upon arrival, a staff member will take guests temperatures, administer the COVID health screening, and explain the process verbally to guests. Staff will then give guests the Welcome Handout.

Guests are encouraged to show up with their party. Please limit any trips outside of your groups personal area to restroom needs and quick merchandise or concession visits. No congregating in other patron’s spaces.

6-foot markers will be placed in these approved common areas such as concessions, merch and restrooms.

5 Ambassadors will be throughout the venue to observe, remind, and facilitate our COVID safety standards.

VIP QUESTIONS

Can I buy a VIP upgrade at the venue?
Upgrades at the venue will be available until VIP packages are sold out.

What does The Rock VIP weekend experience ticket include?
*Closest viewing area for audience at the Cave Venue
*Early Venue Access beginning at 3pm
*Unlimited Access to The Rock- Shawnee Cave’s main stage VIP Lounge
*Exclusive Access to VIP Viewing Area at Main Stage
*Private VIP Comfort Stations
*$10 in Shawnee Cave merchandise money
*Shuttle Priority Pass
What does single day VIP upgrade tickets include?
*Closest viewing area for audience at the Cave Venue
*Early Venue Access beginning at 3pm
Unlimited Access to The Rock- Shawnee *Cave’s main stage VIP Lounge
*Exclusive Access to VIP Viewing Area at Main Stage

Private VIP Comfort Stations
$5 in Shawnee Cave merchandise money
Shuttle Priority Pass

What are Comfort Stations?
The Rock VIP Lounge is equipped with comfort stations that include private restroom facilities, concessions vendors, and cocktail tables.

CAMPING QUESTIONS

Shawnee Cave Amphitheater is proud to announce our onsite camping area.

Kids 6 and under are free. 6-12 1/2 price at the door
Each person in your party will need a camping pass for each night
If you are upgrading to an RV spot, only one RV upgrade will be needed per RV

Is the upper camping area walkable to the venue area?
Yes, there is a walkable path for folks who wish to walk down to the venue area.  We will also be utilizing a shuttle to help those with mobility limitations, to better control the crowd, as well as provide shuttle services for VIP patrons.

What is the layout of the campground?
Our primitive campground area is in an open field with properly spaced campsites in order to meet COVID safety guidelines.

Are you allowed to drive out of the campground and leave the property?
If you purchased a camping bundle, you will be allowed to leave and re-enter the campground area between the hours of 9-5pm. After 5pm no vehicle will be allowed to enter or exit the campground area. If you have a camping package and you wish to re-enter the venue after 5pm you will be directed to park in GA parking.

Are generators allowed?
Yes, if the exhaust is properly ventilated.

Is there swimming on the property?
No swimming on property. Check out Cedar Lake Beach or Lake Kinkaid for more information about local swimming areas

Is there water and electricity?
Primitive camping and primitive RV. No water and electric hook ups.

Is there hiking on site?
We currently do not have any hiking trails on property, but the Shawnee National Forest borders our property and has ample hiking opportunities that range in difficulty levels to accommodate your groups abilities.

Are dogs allowed?
Dogs are not allowed in the venue area.   If you have an RV upgrade and a way to secure your dog inside your RV during show it would be permitted in the campground as long as it was on leash at all times when outside the RV.

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The Grey Eagle Has Re Opened .

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Apr 102021
 

 

Here at Gary Hayes Country, we do not jumble a bunch of epexegesis and click bait together to generate hits on this site. In fact, we do a lot of direct information on our articles on behalf of all of the bands and venues.

I myself am an ardent advocate for ALL of the interdependent venues, located all over America. I have a ton of separate articles for these venues and festivals, and the thousands of bands that adorn their stages.

The Grey Eagle in Ashville North Carolina is another of the few venues we promote, that I have not been to yet. Time has always prohibited me from visiting this venue, as it has prohibited all of us on things.

The world of music is a vast, amazing mass of people and places that spans a large area. Getting the chance to get to all of these places, for all of these bands and artists isn’t always easy. In time, I shall indeed get to them all.

 

The Grey Eagle Announces Plans to Reopen Thursday, April 1st

Asheville’s longest running music venue and neighborhood taqueria will welcome guests for dining and socially distanced concerts after a winter hiatus

ASHEVILLE – Live music fans rejoice; Asheville’s beloved River Arts District music venue The Grey Eagle is set to emerge from winter hibernation this Thursday, April 1st. Following a short pandemic-induced hiatus, the city’s longest running live music establishment is ready to shake the frost off its bones and welcome fans back to its flagship location with heightened safety measures and a stacked calendar of socially distanced events on the horizon.

“We couldn’t be more excited to get back to it,” says venue owner Russ Keith. “Putting on shows and giving people the opportunity to enjoy live music in a safe environment is the heartbeat of our business; not to mention allowing artists the chance to perform and connect with their fans once again. Our industry has gone through a lot in the past year, but we’re relieved to have made it to this point, and now we’re just looking ahead toward the future.”

In anticipation of its grand reopening, The Grey Eagle has already announced a bevy of limited capacity, reserved seating events taking place both indoors (with generously-spaced tables and masks required) as well on its airy outdoor patio. Highlights include an intimate duo performance by Charleston’s Stop Light Observations (April 16 at 8:00 PM), a sold out double-header evening with Brent Cobb + Kendell Marvel (May 22 at 6:30 PM and 9:30 PM, respectively), and a special Father’s Day performance featuring Firecracker Jazz Band (June 20 at 4:00 PM and 6:00 PM). Following a string of successful off-site events, The Grey Eagle looks forward to reviving its drive-in series with Big Something + Too Many Zooz at Maggie Valley Festival Grounds (May 28), with additional drive-ins to be announced soon. For a full lineup of calendar listings, visit www.thegreyeagle.com/calendar.

Although The Grey Eagle’s brick and mortar site has been closed to the public since December, the venue and its taqueria counterpart have had a surprisingly busy year. In late 2020, The Grey Eagle Taqueria welcomed two new locations under its wing, linking arms with both BearWaters Brewing Company in Maggie Valley, NC and Big Pillow Brewing in Hot Springs for exclusive food programming.

Now in its 26th year of operation, The Grey Eagle continues to deliver top notch live music experiences and delicious latin-inspired cuisine to the mountains of Western North Carolina. Stay tuned for additional show announcements and mark your calendars for The Grey Eagle and The Grey Eagle Taqueria’s grand reopening on April 1st. For up-to-date information on all things The Grey Eagle, including show listings, safety protocols, and more, visit www.thegreyeagle.com.

This brings me to another subject I wanted to talk about, which was the long awaited album from Mr. John Moreland called Live At The Grey Eagle.  Mr. Gordon Wilson and Mr. John himself make this album, that was released in 2020 an instant classic, and a must have in your collection.

He delves deeply into his older albums, while using material from his “Big Bad Luv” album. The songs “Avalon” from his first album Earthbound Blues, and his 2012 second album called ‘In the throes” included songs like “Blacklist” and also “3:59 am”.

While he is obviously focused upon his more current albums, he equally maintains the relevance of his older songs. He breaks the album up with ( what is in my opinion ) his greatest song he has ever released, with a whopping 4 and a half minute performance of that song.

His live shows are a quality of wordsmith and poignant guitar playing, that would be ruined by a full band. This man was meant to play an intimate and acoustic setting….like this album

Billy Bob’s Texas Celebrates 40th Anniversary

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Apr 102021
 
Billy Bob’s Texas Celebrates 40th Anniversary Featuring Some Of The Biggest Names In Country Music Including Hank Williams Jr., Larry, Steve & Rudy: The Gatlin Brothers, Midland, Dwight Yoakam, Miranda Lambert, The Bellamy Brothers & More
Miranda Lambert / Billy Bob's Texas
Miranda Lambert Sells Out All Five Shows for Anniversary Celebration 

Thomas Rhett Sells Out First Three Shows in May With Two Extra Shows Added May 14 & 15

New concerts announced and tickets on sale now for Travis Tritt, Jimmie Allen, Joe Nichols, and more

 

FORT WORTH, Texas – Located in the heart of the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, Billy Bob’s Texas first opened its doors in April of 1981. Since then, music stars of all genres and generations have graced the stage for more than 17 million visitors of all walks of life to enjoy live music every weekend, making it an iconic stop in Texas. Not only is Billy Bob’s Texas a country music lover’s dream, but it has also hosted music’s biggest names from all genres over the past 40 years. Ranging from today’s hottest stars such as Luke Combs and Kacey Musgraves to rock legends such as the Styx to the most recognized artists in country music such as Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash, the talent alone speaks to the caliber of the venue. Along with concerts, the unique atmosphere of the “World’s Largest Honky Tonk” also includes live bull riding, and two-step and line dance classes for guests to embrace their inner cowboy. Billy Bob’s Texas has started a year-long celebration for its 40th Anniversary by bringing in some of music’s most well-known artists as well as a few up-and-coming stars from across the nation.

As part of the special anniversary celebration, there will be a cake cutting, vintage memorabilia display, commemorative 40th-anniversary merchandise, and a special word from Billy Bobs’ partners, friends, and more! The celebration will take place on Thursday, April 1st from 6-9 pm with an exclusive performance from The Gatlin Brothers beginning at 9 pm. The performance will take place 40 years to the day since The Gatlin Brothers performed on opening night in 1981.

The 12-time ACM “Country Music Club of the Year” certainly did not disappoint with the broad lineup of talent from beginning to end as part of their milestone celebration in April. Starting out strong, Larry, Steve & Rudy: The Gatlin Brothers (Apr 1) will kick off the festivities, followed by a blend of southern blues, rock, and country from Country Music Hall of Fame member Hank Williams Jr. (Apr 2 & 3), iconic country artists Midland (Apr 8, 9 & 10) and Dwight Yoakam (Apr 15, 16 & 17). Country music superstar Miranda Lambert (Apr 22, 23, & 24, May 1 & 2) will be bringing her loveable yet fierce energy to the stage, as well as American pop and country duo The Bellamy Brothers (Apr 30) to close out the month just as exciting as it started. Fans will not want to miss these unforgettable performances this month at the legendary Billy Bob’s Texas!

Billy Bob’s Texas has released a book titled, ‘Billy Bob’s Texas: 40 Years at the World’s Largest Honky Tonk.’ The book features everything Billy Bob’s Texas and includes historical documents, vintage photography, and personal anecdotes. The Billy Bob’s Texas 40th Anniversary coffee book takes a never-before-seen look into The World’s Largest Honky Tonk. The result is a collection that explores the rich history and larger-than-life stories of Billy Bob’s Texas.

April Concert Lineup:
APR 15 – Dwight Yoakam (Ticket Info)
APR 16 – Dwight Yoakam (Ticket Info)
APR 17 – Dwight Yoakam (Ticket Info)
APR 22 – Miranda Lambert – SOLD OUT
APR 23 – Miranda Lambert – SOLD OUT
APR 24 – Miranda Lambert – SOLD OUT
APR 30 – The Bellamy Brothers (Ticket Info)

New Concerts Announced & On Sale NOW!

More new shows have just been announced on Billy Bob’s concert calendar. Tickets are on sale NOW for the following concerts:

MAY 01 – Miranda Lambert – SOLD OUT
MAY 02 – Miranda Lambert (Ticket Info)
MAY 06 – Thomas Rhett – SOLD OUT
MAY 07 – Thomas Rhett – SOLD OUT
MAY 07 – Danielle Nicole @ the 81 Club (Ticket Info)
MAY 08 – Thomas Rhett – SOLD OUT
MAY 14 – Thomas Rhett (Ticket Info)
MAY 15 – Thomas Rhett (Ticket Info)
MAY 21 – Gary Allan (Ticket Info)
MAY 22 – Gary Allan (Ticket Info)
MAY 28 – Kody West (Ticket Info)
MAY 29 – Aaron Watson (Ticket Info)
JUN 04 – Travis Tritt (Ticket Info)
JUN 05 – Joe Nichols (Ticket Info)
JUN 10 – Jimmie Allen (Ticket Info)
JUN 25 – Shenandoah & Collin Raye (Ticket Info)
JUN 26 – Ramon Ayala y Su Bravos Del Norte (Ticket Info)
JUL 30 – Ted Nugent (Ticket Info)
OCT 09 – Jon Pardi (Ticket Info)
OCT 10 – Jon Pardi (Ticket Info)
NOV 5 – Robert Cray (Ticket Info)

For the full concert calendar, special event, and visitor information, please go to www.billybobstexas.com

Location:
Billy Bob’s Texas
Historic Fort Worth Stockyards
2520 Rodeo Plaza
Fort Worth, Texas 76164
(817) 624-7117

Billy Bob’s: Lending a Hand to Music History:
Artists placing their hands in cement has been a tradition at Billy Bob’s for more than two decades.

Many of the club’s showcased artists have been honored with various awards and accolades. For some, however, their favorite honor is being part of what is now known as Billy Bob’s ‘Wall of Fame’.

Patrons can visit the Wall of Fame and see the handprints and autographs of Garth Brooks, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and even Ringo Starr to name a few. Many fans enjoy comparing their hand size to celebrities.

To view the gallery, click here.

About Billy Bob’s Texas:
Located in the heart of the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, the 100,000 square foot cattle barn became Billy Bob’s Texas in 1981. Since then more than 17 million visitors have enjoyed live entertainment and real bull riding at “The World’s Largest Honky Tonk.”

The facility can hold 6,000 rowdy patrons on a given night and has been host to hundreds of musical acts, from Alan Jackson to ZZ Top. On Fridays and Saturdays, the venue also features live bull riding – a step up from the mechanical variety. It seems like an unlikely source for a series that has sold millions of albums.

Billy Bob’s has been named the Country Music Club of the Year 10 times by the Academy of Country Music.

To buy Billy Bob’s Texas merch or any of the Live at Billy Bob’s Texas CDs and DVDs, click here to visit the online store, or to buy tickets for special events and concerts, go to billybobstexas.com.

 

Eric Gales

 

Thursday, May 13, 2021, at 9:00 PM CDT

 

The 81 Club at Billy Bob’s Texas

 

Kenny Wayne Shepherd

 

Saturday, July 3, 2021, at 10:00 PM CDT

 

New Shows On Sale at Billy Bob's Texas

UPCOMING EVENTS

Midland - Thursday

 

Midland – Thursday

 

Billy Bob’s Texas

 

Thursday, April 8, 2021, at 9:00 PM CDT

Dwight Yoakam w/ Tennessee Jet - Thursday

 

Dwight Yoakam w/ Tennessee Jet – Thursday

 

Billy Bob’s Texas

 

Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 9:00 PM CDT

Dwight Yoakam w/ Tennessee Jet - FRIDAY

 

Dwight Yoakam w/ Tennessee Jet – FRIDAY

 

Billy Bob’s Texas

 

Friday, April 16, 2021, at 10:00 PM CDT

Dwight Yoakam w/ Tennessee Jet - SATURDAY

 

Dwight Yoakam w/ Tennessee Jet – SATURDAY

 

Billy Bob’s Texas

 

Saturday, April 17, 2021, at 10:00 PM CDT

The Bellamy Brothers

 

The Bellamy Brothers

 

Billy Bob’s Texas

 

Friday, April 30, 2021, at 10:00 PM CDT

Danielle Nicole

 

Danielle Nicole

 

The 81 Club at Billy Bob’s Texas

 

Friday, May 7, 2021, at 9:00 PM CDT

Larry Joe Taylor Announces New festival.

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Apr 092021
 

 

Greetings!
We are excited to announce the Rhymes & Vines line up for April 21-24, 2021 at Melody Mountain Ranch in Stephenville Texas. Rhymes & Vines will take place on the larger stage this year with plenty of room to spread out if you desire. The front stage area is BYOB and lawn chairs and tents are welcome. There will also be daily shows in T-Birds Garage Pub adjacent to the large stage. Onsite food vendors, showers, Ice, beer store and artist merchandise also available on site. Click HERE for more details.
50 amp electric sites $60 per night (only a few sites left)
30 amp electric sites $50 per night
Dry camping sites $25 per night
Basic small RV $799
Mid-size RV $1099
Large 5th Wheel $1599
1 day ticket (Saturday Only) $19
2 day ticket (Friday & Saturday) $39
3 day ticket (Thursday- Saturday) $54
4 day ticket (Wednesday- Saturday) $69
VIP Ticket (includes admission ticket, backstage VIP access, daily meals, private bars, stage suite viewing and seating,and access to flushable toilets) $275 (limited availability)
For more details please visit http://larryjoetaylor.com/rhymes_and_vines.htm
Taking place on Saturday 4/24, we will once again have the popular World Champion Jalapeno Popper Cook-Off from 12 pm to 2pm.
If you have a popper you like to cook or an idea of something unique, this is a fun casual competition where everyone cooks together in one area and submits their finished product to be judged in hopes of winning special prizes and bragging rights!
All the details and signup information can be found here. http://larryjoetaylor.com/rhymes_and_vines/cookoff.htm
Just a few more weeks until the 16th Annual Rhymes & Vines Festival kicks off April 21-24, at Melody Mountain Ranch. Tickets and camping on sale HERE or give us a call at 254-968-8505 from 10am – 3pm. We have a few electric and water sites still available.
Taking place on Saturday 4/24, we will once again have the popular World Champion Jalapeno Popper Cook-Off from 12 pm to 2pm.
If you have a popper you like to cook or an idea of something unique, this is a fun casual competition where everyone cooks together in one area and submits their finished product to be judged in hopes of winning special prizes and bragging rights!
All the details and signup information can be found here. http://larryjoetaylor.com/rhymes_and_vines/cookoff.htm
FINAL SONGWRITER SHOWCASE This SUNDAY!
The final songwriting showcase is Sunday April 18th at T-Birds Garage Pub and Melody Mountain Ranch
Doors open at 4PM, free admission, food. Get there early to support these artists, plus CROWD VOTES COUNT! Finalist performs at LJT Fest in September.
RHYMES & VINES
Next week the 16th Annual Rhymes & Vines Festival kicks off at Melody Mountain Ranch April 21-24. Tickets and camping on sale HERE or give us a call at 254-968-8505 from 10am – 3pm. We have a few electric and water sites still available. We are excited to see everyone.
A few reminders:
  • Gates open at Noon Wednesday 4/21, Noon Thursday 4/22, 11AM Friday 4/23 and 10AM Saturday 4/24
  • We will have marked off spaces for pop up tents and chairs
  • The main front stage area is BYOB
  • We will have camping locators on site during gate hours so if you need help finding your camp site please let the front gate know when you arrive and we can have someone take you to your site.
  • The Mini Super will be open for Ice and carry out beer Thursday at Noon, Friday and Saturday at 10AM
  • VIP areas open Thursday at 6pm, Friday & Saturday at 2pm. VIP laminates can be picked up Wednesday at T-Birds starting at 4pm, Thursday at artist merchandise booth at 6pm, Friday & Saturday at artist merchandise booth at 2pm
  • View the Rhymes & Vines brochure HERE for stage times and additional information
Taking place on Saturday 4/24, we will once again have the popular World Champion Jalapeno Popper Cook-Off from 12 pm to 2pm. We have a few spots remaining if you would like to enter.
All the details and signup information can be found here. http://larryjoetaylor.com/rhymes_and_vines/cookoff.htm

Some News From Podunk Music Festival.

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Apr 092021
 

“Bluegrass has brought more people together and made more friends than any music in the world. You meet people at festivals and renew acquaintances year after year”

Bill Monroe

Over here at Gary Hayes Country, we write about 275 festivals from many genre of music, and all over America. We scour the festival websites and social media for all of these different festivals, and groups.

Podunk is one of those festivals currently on their 24th year in 2021. Like many of the festivals I have done articles for this past week, they are TITANS of the Bluegrass festival circuit. They are juggernauts of the Bluegrass world, and I’m super proud to write articles for them.

They have the main stage for the bands, and regional acts on the showcase stage. There are so many other things to do at this one folks, and it’s one of the more prominent northeastern festivals.

It’s also one of the more popular festivals for what they call “back porch picking” which usually happens at every festival, but they actually designate an entire area for it. Every festival usually has campfire jams at each one, to be honest some of the best songs I’ve heard at festivals were intimate settings.

As with other festivals, I’m going to be launching other articles for them…and many, many more!

 PURCHASE 2021 TICKETS 

THINGS ARE LOOKING UP IN GOSHEN
Our confidence is growing daily.  The vaccination schedule for all adults in CT has been moved up a month to April 1st and the governor is expected to announce new loosening of restrictions in the next week or so.
Here’s Where We Stand at the Moment
  • Our talent team has worked very hard to bring back the same great lineup you were expecting in 2020 with only a couple adjustments. Click HERE to see the Main Stage artist list
  • We have frozen our ticket prices through June 30th.  None of the normal price escalations will take place this spring.
  • We are extending our no-fee ticket offer through the month of April.  If you buy the tickets directly on the Podunk site HERE now through April 30th instead of through Eventbrite we will absorb the fees.
  • Ticket sales have been brisk all month (30 AMP electric service is nearly sold out) so with the possibility that we might have to limit ticket sales based on state mandates at the time we suggest that you don’t wait too long to order.
  • We have decided to open up volunteer submissions.  Go ahead and pick your crew but be aware that due to possible changes in how we might have to operate in August we may need to shuffle things around.   Go here to get your name in – VOLUNTEER LINK
  • If we are a go we will of course take all the precautions necessary to keep everyone safe including strict enforcement of what ever mask and spacing mandates will be in place at the time.  The festival may look different but the music will sound the same.
PODUNK TRADING POST WEBSTORE IS NOW OPEN
Support Podunk’s Veterans Appreciation Day at next year’s festival by purchasing this unbleached 100% cotton face mask embroidered with the Podunk logo.All masks are lined and have adjustable ear bands, copper nose wires and a filter pocket for a custom fit. Handcrafted by a local Connecticut sewist.
Free shipping and handling.
Limited quantities available at this time.
VENDOR OPPORTUNITIES
Applications are now being accepted for vendor spaces.
For more information go HERE or contact our Vendor Coordinator Mary at vendors@podunkbluegrass.com 

Viva Las Vegas 2021 News.

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Apr 082021
 

Right now, I am focusing on music festivals information. Lineups are changing daily, as they are all striving to book last year’s advertised lineup. While that is a noble and fan worthy concept, it is just simply not possible for the bands to be at all of them at once. In fact, I wouldn’t be surprised if the lineup slightly changed when you arrive.

What I will be doing further on in the year, is publish a separate article for each one of these festivals, however I will be making extra articles with all of the information you need to start planning your experience.

Rockabilly has a TON of Legendary festivals that have paved the way for many smaller ones. The Viva Las Vegas rockabilly Weekender is the KING of them, as they are currently the largest Rockabilly festival in the world.

This one annually invokes over 20,000 people to the event, for not only music, but car shows and fashion shows as well. Bowling, Tattoo expos, even sober and singles meetings. The only thing they do not have are info panels like Americanafest has.

Like the other festivals I am promoting this year, I’ll be writing more on each individual festival according to the year portion. So near the time of each festival, keep in touch with us.

2 GREAT EVENTS
VIVA LAS VEGAS #24
SEPTEMBER 2021
VLV24 will be upon us before we know it. All indications are that it will be a good one. There is some information below.
VIVA LAS VEGAS #25
APRIL 2022
Everyone is asking when will rooms in The Orleans go on sale. Keep reading down this email information about that so that you do not miss out.
We have added a Covid information page to the VLV website. This will have information as we receive it about event restrictions imposed by the local health authority. It also has links to state and county information for Las Vegas. There is a link to what Boyd Gaming are doing for customers safety at The Orleans. This page is not complete as it will change as the situation changes in Las Vegas.
Click on the green image above or use this URL
https://www.vivalasvegas.net/covid-updates/
VLV25 HOTEL ROOMS
Hotel rooms for VLV25 in April 2022 will go on sale some time in early April. Look out for another email newsletter sometime in the near future which will have that information. The date and links to book. The rooms cannot be booked until then and are strictly one room per person.
VLV TICKETS
VLV24 Tickets are available now on the website or by clicking the image to the left. If you have VLV23 tickets we must transfer them to VLV24 and issue new tickets. You cannot arrive at VLV expecting to use VLV23 tickets. This is to control numbers at VLV24.
VLV25 Tickets will go on sale on 1st June 2021 on the VLV website.
A MESSAGE TO VENDORS
TO OUR RETURNING VENDORS
Please check email and spam/bulk folders. Robbyn has reached out to everyone but still has not heard back from everyone. If you can’t find your email, please let her know at robbyn@vivalasvegas.net She will get you all up to date on everything.
TO POTENTIAL NEW VENDORS
We have a few spaces left at the car show. If you are interested, please email Robbyn at robbyn@vivalasvegas.net
FASHION SHOW
We have one spot for a designer/company in our Fashion Show. For more info, please email robbyn@vivalasvegas.net
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VLV25 HOTEL ROOMS
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Rooms for THE ORLEANS and THE GOLD COAST
Go on sale ONLINE ONLY at 1am USA Pacific Time
On Wednesday April 7th 2021
Phone reservations start at 7am
STRICTLY 1 ROOM PER RESERVATION/PERSON
There will be a special link and group code that will be sent out about an hour before 1am. You will need this to book your room online. It will be sent by a newsletter and posted on the VLV website.
HOTEL RATES
THE ORLEANS HOTEL
  4/9 –  $99.00
                4/10 – $49.00
                4/11 – $49.00
                4/12 – $49.00
                4/13 – $49.00
                4/14 – $69.00
                4/15 – $134.00
                4/16 – $134.00
                4/17 – $69.00
                4/18 – $49.00
                4/19 – $49.00
Resort Fee: $31.99+ Per room, per night plus occupancy tax.
THE GOLD COAST HOTEL
4/9 – $104.00
                4/10 – $49.00
                4/11 – $49.00
                4/12 – $49.00
                4/13 – $49.00
                4/14 – $65.00
                4/15 – $120.00
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                4/17 – $65.00
                4/18 – $49.00
                4/19 – $49.00
Resort Fee: $30.99+ Per room, per night plus occupancy tax.
ABSOLUTELY NO RESERVATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED VIA TELEPHONE UNTIL Room Reservations open for calls 7am -9pm Pacific time.
800-675-3267
LINKS TO BOOK VLV25 HOTEL ROOMS
Here are the links to book hotel rooms at THE ORLEANS HOTEL and THE GOLD COAST HOTEL.
Booking opens at these times:
1am USA Pacific – 4am USA Eastern – 9am UK – 10:00 EU – 19:00 AEDT
These times are online bookings only. Telephone bookings open at 7am Pacific time.
Each person may only book one room.
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Luck Reunion Presents The High Holidays.

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Apr 072021
 

The team behind Luck Reunion is asking music fans to help establish the “High Holidays” in honor of the Cannabis plant and Willie Nelson’s birthday
Sign the petition to make 4/20 through 4/29, Willie Nelson’s birthday, the national “High Holidays”
April 2, 2021 – Luck, TX – Ever feel like twenty-four hours isn’t enough time for your 4/20 celebration? Well, you’re in Luck. Team Luck is collecting signatures to petition the U.S government for the “High Holidays” to be celebrated nationally. Luck’s iteration of the High Holidays begins on 4/20, of course, and ends with a celebration of Willie Nelson’s birthday, which falls on 4/29. This petition, while slightly in jest, aims to destigmatize Cannabis usage and users, and to broaden the dialogue with Congress re: decriminalization and the many benefits of the Cannabis plant.
Help us: Luck Presents is petitioning the Biden Administration and Congress to make 4/20 to 4/29 the national “High Holidays” in honor of Willie Nelson’s contribution to the Cannabis industry, and to celebrate his birthday. Sign the petition here. More info can be found at high.holiday.
He said it best: Willie Nelson, the unofficial patron saint of weed, said, “I think people need to be educated to the fact that marijuana is not a drug. Marijuana is an herb and a flower. God put it here. If He put it here and He wants it to grow, what gives the government the right to say that God is wrong?”
About Luck Presents: Luck Presents is a rogue cultural collective headquartered in Willie Nelson’s Luck, TX. Anchored by its flagship event, the annual Luck Reunion, Luck Presents creates experiences that embrace our past while cultivating new traditions in American roots culture.

Americanafest News: There WILL be one in 2021.

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Apr 062021
 

I know that with great certainty that many of you will be logging on to my website for the many articles about the festivals, as they all announce their intention to have an actual festival in 2021. Now mind you, some of them have announced their decision to cancel the 2021 season.

Americanafest is one of my TOP 5 favorite mega festivals of all time. Not only do you get the best bang for your bucks, as it involves hundreds of acts for one price, but it also gives you a plethora of industry information.

Basically, everyone is in town during that week, whether it is from the Nashville scene or Texas music front. There are informational panels going on, and so much knowledge being shared….and the networking is beyond integral for someone like me. For two reasons, as a journalist I need the connections, and as a music fan…I LOVE to listen and learn.

Whether they know who I am or not, whether they care who I am or not, I GET TO stand around and LISTEN to what they  have to say, and learn from them. See, one side of this music thing YOU don’t see is the business side of it, like I get to see. THIS FESTIVAL encompasses that side of the business, that people like me fail from not knowing…and that’s exactly why I learn it!

Each year, I try my best to come out and get involved in every way I can there on their behalf. I am currently now supporting all of the venues, and bands, trying to put money into the local music economy and preaching the word of supporting local music. So, we will be posting more information SOON!

Photo: Nathan Zucker

Know of any artists/bands interested in playing for some of the top Americana tastemakers and industry in the country? Let them know that showcase submissions for AMERICANAFEST 2021 are now open and will be accepted through Friday, April 30, 2021.

Here’s how to submit:
Americana Music Association artist and industry members may submit online at no cost.

Consider becoming an artist or industry member today and take advantage of showcase submissions, access to our expansive global community, discounted AMERICANAFEST rates and more! To join, click here. Once you join, you’ll find the submission form link in your welcome letter.

Become a Member to Submit Today

Selected artists will showcase Thursday, September 23 through Saturday, September 25 at many premier venues throughout Nashville, TN.

What do artists/bands get out of playing this festival? You can read all about the opportunities that come with being selected for an official showcase here.

“The coolest music scene today.” – The New York Times

The annual event brings together fans and music industry professionals alike, offering four days of celebration through seminars, panels and networking opportunities by day and raw, intimate showcases each night.

Our 21st annual AMERICANAFEST will take place September 22-25, 2021, gathering thousands of artists, fans, and industry professionals from all over the world in Nashville, TN. 2021 promises to once again be the must-attend event for anyone who loves the melting pot of Americana’s influences including roots, folk, country, blues and soul-based music. Each year, AMERICANAFEST brings together legendary artists, the next generation of rising stars, fans, and industry professionals for multiple days of music and education.

Our conference portion features numerous panels, seminars, exclusive day time performances, and much more, proudly providing Nashville’s most educational music industry forum. This special event covers the interests and needs of artists, managers, labels, radio stations, publishers, agents, promoters, retailers, legal and business affairs executives, merchandisers and new media professionals – all enthusiastically attended and presented by music industry leaders.
 And FYI, you do not have to be a member of the Americana Music Association or in the music industry to purchase a Conference + Festival Pass and attend all the events. We encourage all music lovers to be a part of the conference experience.

If you choose not to be a part of the entire AMERICANAFEST experience through a Conference + Festival Pass, then our Festival Pass is the option for you. For four nights, AMERICANAFEST will feature hundreds of live performances at Nashville’s most prominent venues and much, much, more! However, passes do not guarantee entry if venue is at capacity. If there is a must-see band on your list we suggest arriving to the venue early.

We’re back, y’all!
Limited Passes Are Now On Sale

Grab yours today

Photos: Nathan Zucker

It’s been a while, friends. Come celebrate our incredible Americana music community during AMERICANAFEST, our annual music festival and conference, taking place Sept. 22-25, 2021 in Nashville, TN. Buy your pass here

For over 20 years now, our community has gathered in Music City for music discovery, industry insight, quality hangs and unforgettable times in over 70 venues.

Find out which pass is right for you.

  • $349* // Conference + Festival Pass: For those wanting the full AMERICANAFEST experience, including access to panels, showcases and all special events.
  • $175* // Festival Pass: For those who are just interested in music discovery, including access to all nighttime showcases and select special events.Even more bang for your buck. In years past, Festival Pass holders were a second priority to those with a Conference + Festival Pass for access to showcase venues. Now, they’re of equal priority, so no more waiting behind those other guys!
What to expect:
Our full schedule will be available later this summer. For now, here’s a little breakdown of this year’s AMERICANAFEST over four days, Sept. 22-25, in Music City.
  • Wednesday – Friday: Learn from top music industry pros and artists as they talk about today’s important topics and issues during many panels at The Westin Nashville, the home of our daytime conference.
  • Thursday – Saturday: Experience the joy of live music discovery at one of the hundreds of nighttime showcases at many premier venues in Nashville, TN.
  • Wednesday – Saturday: Check out incredible special events that highlight our community on Wednesday night and during the day throughout the whole week. These fun hangs are hosted by our friends and supporters.

We’ll also be celebrating Americana music’s finest during the Americana Honors & Awards on Wednesday, Sept. 22 at the Ryman Auditorium. Tickets for the ceremony are separate and will be on sale at a later date.

So want to join the party? Don’t wait! The earlier you buy your pass, the more you’ll save.

Buy Your Pass
Your safety is our number one priority.
At this time, in accordance with Metro Nashville and recommended CDC guidelines, we’ve released a limited number of passes for sale. In addition to following local and national guidelines, we’ll also be following each venue’s COVID-19 safety protocol to help ensure the safety and wellbeing of all our attendees. We’ll continue to monitor the situation closely as our event date approaches.

Bristol Rhythm And Roots Announces Lineup.

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Apr 052021
 

As usual during a normal year, I am ardently working on more festivals that I can handle, however I do it anyways and I pull it off quite well. I will be making additional posts for these festivals, as well as my monthly informational posts.

As you can read below, they (like almost every festival) are trying very hard to keep the same lineup as they had for 2020, when they decided to postpone. This year will not only be their 20th anniversary, this will also further solidify their place in the community as THE premiere Roots Music festival.

Many times I have wrote about the intense significance of the history of the Country Music that was recorded here. Much like Memphis, the music CAME FROM Bristol, and the earliest recordings in time came from this area.

“The Big Bang” of Country Music came from this era in the late 1920’s, and is one of the areas of music history I study in an intense fashion. These wonderful folks always have and still do to this day uphold and cherish the values and dignity of THE MUSIC here.

What makes me so excited about this festival is that it spans such a vast area of the entire Virginia and Tennessee border, utilizing 20 outdoor stages and indoor venues. When you combine that with the museum, and all of the other attractions, you have a haven for Country Music lovers like me.

2021 Bristol Rhythm Lineup Announced
Bristol, Tenn./Va. (March 31, 2021) – The Birthplace of Country Music (BCM) has announced its full roster of talent slated to appear at Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion this September, including Philadelphia indie-rock stalwart Dr. Dog, who will join Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit, Tanya Tucker, Blackberry Smoke, Yola, The SteelDrivers, Rhonda Vincent, and Hayes Carll as headlining acts for the 20th anniversary event. The Steel Woods, Son Little, the Lonesome River Band, Ian Noe, and Charley Crockett are but a few of the acts announced today.

BCM was forced to cancel the festival in 2020 due to the pandemic, but are hopeful the event will happen as planned in Historic Downtown Bristol this year.

“We worked hard to keep our lineup as consistent as we could with the lineup we had hoped to have at last year’s cancelled event, but the pandemic forced us to make some difficult decisions,” said Leah Ross, BCM Executive Director. BCM is the parent nonprofit organization of Bristol Rhythm, the Birthplace of Country Music Museum and Radio Bristol.

The Festival has approximately 100 bands on the roster for this year’s three-day Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion, an event which draws more than 40,000 people to Historic Downtown Bristol each year. An independent study of Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion in 2015 revealed that the festival pumps more than $16 million into the region’s economy.

“The music and tourism industries have been hit hard by COVID-19, and our Downtown businesses are struggling to survive,” added Ross. “We hope our festival provides a boost to Bristol’s economy to help get us back on track.”

BCM has also extended the deadline for food and craft vendors to turn in applications if they want to be considered for this year’s Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion. Vendors now have until April 30 to fill out the online form at BristolRhythm.com. Vendors who were accepted for last year’s cancelled event will need to re-apply this year.

Scheduled for September 10-12, 2021 in Historic Downtown Bristol, Tennessee-Virginia, Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion is a celebration of the legendary 1927 Bristol Sessions recordings, the music that brought country music, The Carter Family, and Jimmie Rodgers to the mainstream and created what scholars now refer to as the “big bang” of country music.

“We are ready to welcome our friends and family back to Bristol. We are ready for live music to make a comeback on State Street!”

The entire Bristol Rhythm for 2021 lineup is as follows:

Weekend passes to the 20th annual Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival are on sale now for $100 plus tax and fees, with a simple payment plan that gives guests the option of purchasing in monthly installments. For more information visit BristolRhythm.com.

 

 

 

 

Headed For The Hills Gets Issued Digitally Via Bandcamp.

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Apr 042021
 

 

Jim Lauderdale – Headed For The Hills

Available for the first time on Bandcamp!

You read that correct folks, and I’m hoping that vinyl sales follow this digital release  like other artists that do this. This album that came out in 2004 , and along with about 49 other albums that inspired me as a music fan, this album here would be one of the top ones.

Even though it came out for me at a later age, it still gripped a stronghold on me, as a solid album from a timeless icon. I also used this album during my divorce period as a catalyst for healing and moving on.

I dug and dug for music by many of my musical heroes in a three year period, and I just absolutely immersed myself into every album I could find. So many of these icons were releasing their most prime albums during the 90s and 2000’s, and Mr. Jim Lauderdale is one of them.

Buy ‘Headed For The Hills’

Today, for the first time, my album Headed For The Hills co-written with Robert Hunter will be available digitally via Bandcamp.

One of my heroes, Robert Hunter, very graciously agreed to write with me when I was about to begin my first record with Ralph Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys. Soon after, Robert came to visit Nashville for a few months and we wrote a lot. We chose some out of our batch of 33 songs and began the recording process with my friend, engineer and co-producer Tim Coats. Robert went back home and I gradually added more guests that he and I discussed and who he also wanted to play on these songs, including Gillian Welch and David RawlingsEmmylou HarrisBuddy MillerTim O’BrienDarrell ScottAllison MoorerBucky BaxterBryan SuttonByron HouseRandy KohrsDonna The Buffalo and many more.

So began the first of 6 records that I got to record of songs Robert and I wrote together through the years. Working with and getting to know him as a friend was one of the most profound and greatest things I could ever possibly experience and it’s still hard to believe it ever happened. Thanks for listening and hope to see you out on the road soon.

– Jim Lauderdale

Today, from midnight to midnight Pacific Time, Bandcamp will be waiving its revenue share on all purchases. We encourage you to purchase titles from Bandcamp to support hardworking independent artists like Jim Lauderdale!

Exit In NEED US NOW!

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Apr 032021
 
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Right now, we are in the middle of a period of dire and immediate need of ALL OF US that adore local music, to step up to the plate. You can be one of those couch warriors that cry out when a business closes….and they never supported it when it was open anyways.

Right now, businesses and music venues are now being allowed to re open  and host live music again. The Exit/In is one of my favorite venues in Nashville, and right now they need us more than they have in fifty years!

We go around town calling ourselves music fans, and we go around social media posting stuff to make us LOOK like the kings and queens of music fandom….but how many of us actually GO TO SHOWS, and fund what we love so ardently?

Well to answer that question….TONS OF US! It’s going to take a LONG TIME for the money we spend to start flowing again, after this last year of being closed. And that is where we are going to sadly end up loosing many of the venues. And then there will be some instances like this one, where legal turbulence is once again rearing it’s ugly head…which may result in the loss of one of our most beloved Legendary venues.

Unlike many other music websites, I try my best not to include internal business on here, for many reasons. But more often than not, it usually ends up being the case and it doesn’t end up good.

According to Mr. Chris Cobb, the owner of the club that has hosted iconic acts since 1971, the club went up for sale this past February, and was sold to AJ Capital Partners. Now, as it stands the staff at the Exit In is currently on a mission to buy the property from current owners, the real estate firm Grubb Properties.

What TRULY concerns me now about this entire debacle, is that the venue offered the asking price to the owner, and was passed up on for another offer…only the accepted offer was the same. It’s reported that this was purposely done based on a grudge held from a past campaign called “Save The Rock Block” which prevented a budget hotel development.

AJ Capital Partners specializes in renovating historic properties that are dilapidated into modern developments. It’s hard to truly come out and make a guess as to what will happen to the iconic venue, but for right now I’m going to tell you how YOU can make a HUGE difference!

 Dear Listener,

What an unprecedented year this has been with challenges we have never encountered before. Through it all, WMOT has been here for you with the priceless gift of radio, delivering the inspiring and restorative power of great music, and the comfort of friendly and knowledgeable voices.

We at WMOT are bound and determined to make our authentic music mix accessible to everyone in Nashville and Middle Tennessee, and that is one more reason WMOT is such a unique, irreplaceable community treasure, and why your vital support to keep WMOT strong is so important during our Spring Members Drive, March 22 through 28.

There is excitement in the months ahead, as we have renewed hope and dreams of the new normal. The next few months offer promise, inspiration and reconnection — these are revitalizing changes never more needed than now.

For WMOT to have stayed strong through this past year and for what lies ahead, we continue to rely on your strong support — listener donations are the most powerful part of WMOT’s funding base.

Can we count on you to help?  Please make your generous contribution to WMOT.

HERE’S MY SUPPORT FOR WMOT
The music, companionship and information provided by WMOT will continue to be an irreplaceable service for our community as we all work to restore so much that has been broken apart.

WMOT is here for you! Please be here today for WMOT.

With gratitude for your wonderful support,

Jessie Scott

Program Director, WMOT 89.5

 

P.S. Wide access to great music is essential to the inspiration everyone needs in tough times. With your support, WMOT will be here offering the restorative power of great music to everybody.

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2021 Music Festival Information.

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Apr 032021
 

Bluegrass Heritage Festival – April 23 – 25th
Mile 0 festival – April 27th – May 1st
Larry Joe Taylor Festival – September 13 – 18th
James Wimmer Bristol Spring Bluegrass – April 9th – 10th
The Calf Fry – April 29th – May 1
Backwoods At Mullberry Mountain – August 26 – 29th
Red Dirt And Barbeque Festival – May 1st
DelFest – September 23-26th
Roots Under The Texas Sky – November 1 – 3rd
The Western Swing Out – May 28-31st
Dr. Ralph Stanley Memorial – May 26 – 29th
Valley Bluegrass Festival – May 1 and 2nd
Moonrunners Music Festival – October 9th and 10th
Texas Crab Festival – May 7 -9th
Bluegrass Island Festival – October 21 – 23rd
Plum Hollow Festival – May 27th – May 29th
Pickathon – July 30th – August 2nd
The Blue Ox – August 19 – 21st
Back 40 folk Festival – June 3 – 6th


Mountain Music Festival – June 3rd – 5th
Pondstock At Lake Hedke – June 10 – 12th
Stringbean Memorial Bluegrass Festival – June 17 – 19th
ROMP – June 23 – 26th
So Cal Hoedown – June 26th
Camp Greensky – June 3 – 5th
Telluride Bluegrass Festival – June 17 – 20th
Tailgates And Tallboys – June 3 – 4th
Moccasin Creek Music festival – June 17th – 21st
Laurel Cove Music Festival – June 11th – 12th
The Campout – June 18th – 20th
The Albino Skunk Festival – May 13th – 15th

Windy City Music Festival – July 9-11th
Floyd Fest – July 21 – 25th
Winnipeg Folk Festival – July 8 – 11th
Northwest String Summit – July 15th – 18th
Red Ants Pants – July 21 – 25th
Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival – July 16-19th
The Redwood Ramble – July 15-18th
Red Wing Roots Music Festival – July 9 – 11th
Under The Big Sky Festival – July 17 – 18th
Rockygrass Bluegrass Festival – July 22 – 25th
Master Musicians Festival – July 16-17th
Oyster Ridge Music Festival – July 23-25th
Podunk Bluegrass Festival – August 12-15th
Pickin’ In Parsons – August 3 – 7th
Braun Brothers Reunion – August 12 – 14th
Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival – August 13 – 15th
Fayetteville Roots – August 26 – 29th
Hoxeyville Music Festival – August 13-15th
Symco Hotrod Weekender – August 13th and 14th
Railbird Music Festival – August 20-21st
Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival – August 13 – 16th
Moondance Festival – August 13-16th
Viva Las Vegas – September 9-12th
Merlefest – September 16 – 19th
Americanafest – september 21 – 26th
Doyle Lawson Bluegrass Festival – September 24- 26th
Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival – September 19 – 26th
Chet Kingery Memorial Bluegrass – September 4th
Festival of The Horse – September – 10 – 12th
Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival – September 16 – 18th
Oldtone Roots Festival – September 12 – 14th
Bristol Rhythm And Roots – September 10 – 12th
Walnut Valley Bluegrass Festival – September 12-20th
New England Shake Up – September 24 – 26th
Freshgrass Bluegrass Festival – September 24-26th
Pickin’ In The Pines – September 17- 19th
Hoopla At Devil’s Backbone – September 25 – 27th
Vine Grove Bluegrass Festival – September 23 – 25th
Bluebird music Festival – September 25th and 26th
Firewater music Festival – Sept 30th – October 2nd
Locki’n Music Festival – October 1-4th
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass – October 1- 3rd
Hangtown Music Festival – October 21 – 24th
ACL Fest – October 1 – 10th
Old Settler’s Music Festival – October 21st – 24th
Old Mill Music Festival – November 6 and 7th
Moonshiner’s Ball – October 7 – 10th