Featured Bonnaroo Artist: Houndmouth

houndmouth_wide-9fc71485ee19bd148658e05caa89ab2326e62061-s6-c30 copyA “discovery” at SXSW by musical tastemaker and Rough Trade’s Geoff Travis led to Houndmouth’s debut, “From the Hill’s Below the City”. They have opened for acts like the Drive by Truckers, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, and the Alabama Shakes and if you like those bands, you will probably like Houndmouth, a band with the same southern sensibility.

Billy Currington Scores 10th No. 1
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Billy Currington scores his 10th No. 1 hit today with “Don’t It” topping both the Billboard and Mediabase charts. The smash hit, written by Jaren Johnston, Ashley Gorley and Ross Copperman, is the lead single off Currington’s sixth studio album, Summer Forever, releasing on June 2 on Mercury Nashville.

With the rise of “Don’t It,” Currington Read more…

Luke Bryan Kicks Up Some Dust
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Luke Bryan is certainly ‘kickin’ the dust up’ on the country charts, as his new single – “Kick the Dust Up” – was released earlier this week. The song, penned by “That’s My Kind of Night” writers Dallas Davidson, Ashley Gorley and Chris DeStefano, is the first single from his forthcoming album, Kill the Lights, Read more…

New Music From Darrell Scott And A Dear Friend
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The story behind the making of this CD brings you in but the imagery, themes, and slice of life style writing, is classic Darrell Scott even though he did not write any of these songs. 10 – Songs of Ben Bullington, is a tribute to a friend of Scotts, Montana doctor/songwriter Ben Bullington, who Read more…

2015 Americana Honors & Awards Nominees Announced
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2015 Americana Honors & Awards Nominees

Album of the Year (Award goes to Artist and Producer)
And The War Came – Shakey Graves; Produced by Alejandro Rose-Garcia and Chris Boosahda
Down Where The Spirit Meets The Bone – Lucinda Williams; Produced by Lucinda Williams, Tom Overby and Greg Leisz
Metamodern Sounds In Country Music – Sturgill Simpson; Produced by Read more…

Bonnaroo Featured Artist: Rubblebucket
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Photo by Shervin Lainez

The Who stage is shaping up to be one of our go to locations this year. If you are looking for some danceable indie pop with occasional reggae rhythms check out Brooklyn’s Rubblebucket on the Who Stage Thursday night at at 10:15. They’ll have horns, possibly dancers, and if Read more…

Country Legends To Perform For Vanderbilt Children's Hospital
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Johnny Lee and Shenandoah’s Marty Raybon have joined the star-studded line-up for A Night With Legends concert set for Wednesday, June 10 at Nashville’s Wildhorse Saloon. Artists already confirmed to perform include The Oak Ridge Boys, Mickey Gilley, Larry Gatlin, The Bellamy Brothers, Lorrie Morgan, Eddy Raven, T. Graham Brown, David Frizzell, Restless Heart’s Read more…

Kacey Musgraves To Perform At Bonnaroo Friday June 14th
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Want to hear some new Kacey Musgraves music before the new album drops on June 23? She’s bound to play some at her June 14th Bonnaroo performance on “That” stage. Her sophomore album, Pageant Material, features her current single “Biscuits,” which is climbing the charts at country radio. Musgraves co-wrote all tracks on Pageant Material Read more…

Lynyrd Skynyrd And Brantley Gilbert Team Up For Crossroads
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A decade after Lynyrd Skynyrd made their first appearance on the music series CMT Crossroads (with Montgomery Gentry, 2004), the rockers return to the Franklin, Tenn. stage for a collaboration with Brantley Gilbert on Saturday, June 27 at 9 p.m. CT on CMT.

Gilbert will release Just As I Am Platinum Edition on May 18, which Read more…

Bonnaroo Featured Artist: Robert Plant & The Sensational Shape Shifters
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Rock and Roll Hall of famer, Robert Plant is making another Bonnaroo appearance with his most exciting collaboration yet. Surely this will be his most rocking Bonnaroo performance to date. Plant’s eclectic band, the Sensational Shape Shifters consists of guitarist Justin Adams, who has produced Tinariwen. John Baggot on keys and bassist Billy Fuller Read more…