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HURRICANE RUTH LAMASTER - Winds Of Change (Hurricane Ruth)

Singer Hurricane Ruth, whose stage name obviously reflects the strength of her voice, was introduced by her father, owner of the the Glendale Tavern in Beardstown, Illinois, to many forms of music, but she was primarily drawn to the sound of the big bands. This four track CD EP reflects this. The first…
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Added by Norman John Darwen on May 31, 2016 at 11:24 — No Comments

Ep302 Andy Ferrell soaks up the NC mountain roots music scene

On Americana Music Show #302, Andy Ferrell plays tracks from At Home And In Nashville and talks about the Boone music scene, Doc Watson & Merlefest, and getting…

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Added by Calvin Powers on May 31, 2016 at 6:30 — No Comments

Chuck Hawthorne first European Tour July August 2016

Ex Marine Hawthorne is an American classic Winner - Kerrville Folk Festival Regional Performer 2014 Invited Performer - National Cowboy Poetry Gathering 2015 an now his acclaimed Silverline Album (produced by Ray Bonneville FT. Ray, Eliza Gilkyson & Gurf Morlix) is #6 in Martin Chilton Daily Telegraph top albums of 2015.

Accolades for Chuck & "Silverline" include Daily #6 in The Daily Telegraph…

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Added by The Medicine Show on May 30, 2016 at 14:00 — No Comments

VARIOUS —BOB HARRIS COUNTRY SESSIONS (Humphead Records) 2CDs

 

 

www.humpheadcountry.com

 

What a terrific collection this is! Modern country has its share of critics but this 34-song collection for the greater part shies away from the kind of music that’s…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 29, 2016 at 17:30 — No Comments

Talisco – Run (Roy Music).

Highly popular in Europe, Talisco releases his first album. Whether it’s the dance-tinged pop of Your Wish (used by Google) or the hook-laden The Keys (Toyota), there is something here for most.

The atmosphere is heavy on the haunting, rousing…

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Added by David Blue on May 27, 2016 at 10:39 — No Comments

CALE TYSON —CARELESS SOUL (Clubhouse Records)

 

http://clubhouserecords.com

 

http://caletyson.com 

Careless Soul is the 23 year-old Texas singer-songwriter’s second album (his first was Introducing Cale Tyson was really two EPs combined), and with Tyson exploring his roots even farther you have the feel of honky-tonk country warmed in a little southern soul on…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 25, 2016 at 20:00 — No Comments

Buddy Mondlock with Mike Lindauer UK Tour in June

 

Buddy is Nashville based, has written songs for Joan Baez and Nancy Griffiths – and many others.

Mike regularly plays with folk legend Al Stewart – including selected dates on his …

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Added by Editorial on May 24, 2016 at 21:43 — No Comments

Health & Happiness Hour (Dropkick Live in Germany Special) for May 25 2016

On this weeks Medicine Show Radio Health & Happiness Hour a Dropkick Live in Germany Concert Special for May 25…

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Added by The Medicine Show on May 24, 2016 at 21:10 — No Comments

Corinne West - UK Starlight Highway Tour Spring 2016

Based in California, USA Corinne West embarks on her first UK tour in four years in May / June 2016 to coincide with the UK release of her latest album Starlight Highway. Corinne is firmly established on the Country / Blues / Americana scene and has received rave reviews across the board including Legendary BBC radio DJ Bob Harris, who proclaimed, “I love Corinne’s music and truly believe in her as an artist. She has spirit, integrity and…

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Added by Editorial on May 23, 2016 at 13:00 — No Comments

VILLIERS AND THE VILLAINS —SONGS OF LOVE AND FATE (FBA Folk Blues Alliance)

http://tonyvilliers.com

 

Armagh, Northern Ireland singer-songwriter Tony Villiers and his band The Villains combine American Blues, roots and folk in outstanding fashion; his vocals are pure, rich and stories are well written in the…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 22, 2016 at 20:00 — No Comments

DUANE EDDY —DANCING WITH THE BOSS GUITAR (Jasmine Records) 2 CDs

 

www.jasmine-records.co.uk

 

King of twangy guitar, Duane Eddy placed his stamp on the playing of electric guitar, and back in the early 1960s he earned himself a hit or two (on both sides of the pond) through his distinctive…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 22, 2016 at 17:30 — No Comments

Woody Sez Eden Court Inverness live Review

I can't recommend Woody Sez more highly (the Woody Guthrie Story told in words and Music by David Lutken, Wolfe Hogan, Ruth Clark Irons and Eleanor Brunsdon).

It is a warm homage, beautifully conceived and skilfully delivered, they not only do justice to the drama of Woodys story, but bring the songs alive in their authentic setting in a beautifully understated but equally dramatic fashion.

David becomes Woody and the audience suspends belief and are taken into his world.… Continue

Added by Editorial on May 21, 2016 at 9:38 — No Comments

Tim Darling Ian Carr Neil Harland Rhona Darling UK July

 





The buzz created when Tim brought this show to Glasgow’s Celtic Connections Festival in January, set need-some-of-this wheels in motion as other promoters and venues sought opportunities to grab a slice of the action.



Due to the…

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Added by Editorial on May 19, 2016 at 20:22 — No Comments

The Mike + Ruthy Band lined up for Cambridge and other UK dates.



The Mike + Ruthy Band was singled out by Celtic Connections Festival’s artistic director, Donald Shaw as one of his Top Ten highlights of the 2016 event in an interview for BBC - and went on to wow the crowd as predicted when they played Glasgow’s Old Fruitmarket.



When they released the Bright As You Can album, it won instantaneous…

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Added by Editorial on May 19, 2016 at 20:12 — No Comments

10 String Symphony UK July





When they released their superb Weight of The World album earlier this year, it created instantaneous reverberations on both sides of the Atlantic, and was so well received in America that it ended up at the No 3 position on the hugely-influential Billboard Bluegrass Chart.



This will be the duo’s UK debut and it is eagerly…

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Added by Editorial on May 19, 2016 at 20:00 — No Comments

Hillfolk Noir UK July

   





One of the hardest-working bands on the US roots music circuit, Hillfolk Noir have built themselves a Stateside following playing what has been described as music“filtered through a country-tinged, swampy-swingin’, hillbilly-…

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Added by Editorial on May 19, 2016 at 19:59 — No Comments

California Feetwarmers Ireland and Scotland in June





MASTERS of ragtime, Dixieland blues and early swing, The California Feetwarmers are renowned for an earthy depth of character that sets them apart from others who have followed that throwback path to New Orleans, Circa 1920.



Their boisterous on-stage antics are solidly underpinned by playing that is as close to the source as…

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Added by Editorial on May 19, 2016 at 19:52 — No Comments

JOANA SERRAT —CROSS THE VERGE (Loose)

http://loosemusic.com

 

Singer-songwriter Joana Serrat hails from a small place called, Vic near Barcelona, Spain but for her latest release (Cross The Verge) she headed across to Montreal, Canada…

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Added by Maurice Hope on May 18, 2016 at 20:56 — No Comments

REG MEUROSS Tales of Unicorns & Beatles - MAY/JUNE gigs:

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Added by The Medicine Show on May 18, 2016 at 15:33 — No Comments

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May 2016

1
Hayes Carll
72 pts.
Lovers and Leavers
30 Tigers
HDB,LK
2
Sturgill Simpson
62 pts.
A Sailor’s Guide to Earth
Atlantic Records
HH,HB,FCE
3
Hackensaw Boys
50 pts.
Charismo
Free Dirt Records
BM
4
Kacy & Clayton
49 pts.
Strange Country
New West
HO,JSM
5
Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer
48 pts.
Off-Grid Lo-Fi
Dave & Mandy Music
KG,SZ
6
Carter Sampson
46 pts.
Wilder Side
Independent/CRS
PJ
 
Michael Fracasso
46 pts.
Here Come The Savages
Blue Door Records
CVL,DHO,LM,RB
8
Slobberbone
43 pts.
The Bees and Seas
New West
BK,FC,RK,MVP
9
Luther Dickinson
42 pts.
Blues & Ballads Vol. 1 & 2,
New West Records
TJ
 
Wink Burcham
42 pts.
Cleveland Summer Nights
Continental Song City
MM,CRS,AN,JD
11
Richmond Fontaine
35 pts.
You Can’t Go Back
Décor Records
 
12
Robbie Fulks
33 pts.
Upland Stories
Bloodshot Records
BR,PK
13
Grant-Lee Phillips
30 pts.
The Narrows
Yep Roc Records
 
14
Thomas Hine
29 pts.
Some Notion Or Novelty
THM Records
NC,EZ
15
Birds of Chicago
28 pts.
Real Midnight
Five Head Entertainment
FS
 
Rodney DeCroo
28 pts.
Campfires On The Moon
Tonic Records
JJ
17
Cale Tyson
27 pts.
Careless Soul
Clubhouse Records
AR,BH
18
Brooks Williams
26 pts.
My Turn Now
Crimp
GC
 
Mountain Heart
26 pts.
Blue Skies
Compass Records
JB
 
The Wood Brothers
26 pts.
Paradise
Blue Rose Records
 
21
Kelley McRae
25 pts.
The Wayside
Independent
 
22
Wild Ponies
23 pts.
Radiant
No Evil Records
JS
23
Hidden Agenda DeLuxe
21 pts.
Pan Alley Fever
Continental
 
 
Left Arm Tan
20 pts.
Lat Lorene
Independent
DH,MF
24
Margo Price
20 pts.
Midwest Farmer's Daughter
Third Man Records
JR
 
The Mystix
20 pts.
Rhythm and Roots
Independent
MP

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