Tag: Chris Thile

LISTEN: Nickel Creek Debuts “Holding Pattern”

Nickel Creek’s new song, “Holding Pattern,” written by mandolinist Chris Thile, violinist Sara Watkins and guitarist Sean Watkins, is debuting today. Watch the band perform the song above. Reflecting on the song, the band shares, “The circular contrapuntal guitar figures are reminiscent of a holding pattern, a term often invoked …

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Americana Assoc. & Bluegrass Situation Announce Whiskey Sour Happy Hour

The Americana Music Association has partnered with The Bluegrass Situation, along with its co-founder, actor/comedian/musician Ed Helms, to present Whiskey Sour Happy Hour, a 21st-century online variety show to benefit MusiCares’ COVID-19 Relief Fund and Direct Relief, debuting on April 22 at 5 PM PT / 8 PM ET. With …

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LISTEN: Watkins Family Hour, “Bella and Ivan”

Watkins Family Hour's "brother sister" Out Today | Photo by Jacob Boll

“Bella and Ivan,” the latest song from Watkins Family Hour—the acclaimed musical collective featuring Grammy Award-winning siblings Sara and Sean Watkins—is debuting today. Listen above. The song is the third track from the group’s new album, brother sister, which is due April 10 via Family Hour Records/Thirty Tigers. Their first …

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Indigo Girls Release “Change My Heart” Ahead of 16th Album

Indigo Girls Tickets! Ryman Auditorium, Nashville June 11-12, 2023. Photo by Jeremy Cowert

Indigo Girls, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers are sharing “Change My Heart,” (Listen above) from their upcoming album, Look Long (April 24). Written by Saliers, the psych-rock “Change My Heart” is Indigo Girls’ take on physical and spiritual universes. “It’s a reminder for me to be humble in the face …

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