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Americana singer-songwriter, Eliza Gilkyson is one of those artists who did not gain recognition until she…


Added by Maurice Hope on April 18, 2014 at 19:40 — No Comments



Brighton folk singer-songwriter Carrie Tree has appeared at numerous festivals and toured or collaborated with among others Damien Rice, Fink, Duke Special, Ben Taylor, Martha Tilston, Runner and…


Added by Maurice Hope on April 18, 2014 at 8:30 — No Comments

Lachlan Bryan and The Wildes: Black Coffee

              After a successful solo outing, Aussie country singer Lachlan Bryan got his old band back into the studio and came up with this cracker of an album. It was released in the autumn of last year in Australia and subsequently picked up a major award as “Alternative Country” album of the year.…


Added by John (Biscuits and Gravy) Davy on April 17, 2014 at 22:26 — No Comments

Matt Andersen: Weightless

         New Brunswick blues/rock man Matt Andersen is back with a new album. A great guitarist, he’s even more notable as a vocalist, a natural heir to the likes of Joe Cocker. Teaming up with producer Steve Berlin at The Sonic Temple studio…


Added by John (Biscuits and Gravy) Davy on April 17, 2014 at 12:31 — No Comments

Mercer Street Artist Spotlight presented by MM55productions

Brennan Leigh & Noel McKay

Brennan Leigh and Noel McKay are two musicians that seemed destined to connect... Although they are accomplished singer/songwriters seperately, to hear them together is magical... Their songwriting styles meld…


Added by Chris Harkness on April 15, 2014 at 22:36 — No Comments

The latest International Americana Music Show, #1410, features all cover songs...

This week's show is a little is filled completely with cover songs. You can hear versions of songs originally written, or performed, by Johnny Cash, Bruce Springsteen, Woody Guthrie and The Rolling Stones - amongst others - and all covered by artists from countries including Canada (Matt Andersen), England (The Redlands Palomino Company), South Africa (Laurie Levine) and Scotland (Phil Campbell). Some fairly dramatic reinterpretations... I hope you enjoy…


Added by Michael Park on April 15, 2014 at 18:39 — No Comments

2014 CD PLAYGROUND now available!

Kevin Danzig releases new CD  PLAYGROUND

Click here to purchase PLAYGROUND

On this, his 9th release of original songs, Danzig sings and plays the guitar alongside Faith Crawford and a handful of other Colorado-based musicians, including Dean…


Added by Kevin Danzig on April 15, 2014 at 17:36 — No Comments

Reagan Boggs on Americana Music Show #187

On episode 187 of the Americana Music Show, Reagan Boggs plays 3 tracks from Quicksand and talks about writing songs about tough ladies and the value of simple songs.

Also on this episode, heartland rock & roll from Chuck Ragan,…


Added by Calvin Powers on April 14, 2014 at 6:30 — No Comments

Gunther Brown: Good Nights For Daydreams

      Hailing from Portland, Maine, Gunther Brown are a four piece rock-based Americana band. Their debut album presents a pleasingly lo-fi rough and ready approach to their music that sounds refreshingly honest and straightforward. Songwriter and lead…


Added by John (Biscuits and Gravy) Davy on April 13, 2014 at 0:40 — No Comments

PJ Pacifico: Overlooking The Obvious

           PJ Pacifico, Connecticut-based singer-songwriter, has been over in the UK this week and will be back in July for a further push of his sweet, folk-based pop music. Actually, I’m with those who think that pop music is folk music; at its most trivial, it is disposable…


Added by John (Biscuits and Gravy) Davy on April 12, 2014 at 16:53 — No Comments

Kelley McRae duo DATES

In the last 2 years, the Kelley McRae duo has played over 300 shows coast to coast in the US and travelled over 75,000 miles in their VW van. Kelley’s music can be described as heartfelt Folk/Americana carrying a sense of hope and light, and she has found impressive fans: Paste Magazine gave her four stars,…


Added by Editorial on April 12, 2014 at 2:02 — No Comments

Cahalen Morrison & Eli West Return Dates this month

When Cahalen Morrison and Eli West released their début album, The Holy Coming of The Storm it met with instantaneous reaction on both sides of the Atlantic.

Bob Harris invited them to record a studio session for his BBC Radio 2 show, saying their music was “quite extraordinary”, and after they created such an impact during their first ever UK tour, Celtic Connections festival gave them a show of…


Added by Editorial on April 9, 2014 at 22:48 — No Comments

What do Fraser Anderson and a classic Citroen 2CV have in common?

Fraser Anderson is a Scot now living in London who played in Dougie MacLean's band for many years and was inspired by Dougie to make his own music, this is his homecoming tour. 

8 years ago he upped sticks and moved to France with his young family, bought a run down near derelict cottage learned how to build it up, started doing house concerts which paid for the renovations and his community clubbed…


Added by Editorial on April 9, 2014 at 22:00 — No Comments

Medicine Show Cigarbox Don in session April 9 2014


Added by The Medicine Show on April 9, 2014 at 1:30 — No Comments

The latest International Americana Music Show, #1409, features music by artists from countries including Scotland, Italy and Sweden

After being away for a week, I'm back in NY and have just uploaded the latest International Americana Music Show (#1409) to Mixcloud:…


Added by Michael Park on April 8, 2014 at 17:40 — No Comments



New Jersey-born singer-songwriter John Gorka pulls on blues, folk, country and more as he spins his carefully woven…


Added by Maurice Hope on April 7, 2014 at 20:59 — No Comments

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