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September 2013 Blog Posts (57)

Ep159 Bill Kirchen

On episode 159 of the Americana Music Show, Bill Kirchen plays three tracks from “Seeds and Stems” and talks about his “slack-jaw ham-fisted rock & roll,” predating the outlaw movement, and passing his songs on to the next generation.  

Also on this episode, country rock from The…


Added by Calvin Powers on September 30, 2013 at 6:30 — No Comments

Dayna Kurtz, The Constitutional Club, Lewes. September 25th 2013

It was serendipity…there was I just getting ready to go to work but sneaking in time to check out what was happening in the land of Facebook and could hardly believe my eyes when I saw a post by the Con Club in Lewes stating that Dayna Kurtz was playing there that evening…oh my! I last saw her at the Blue Highways festival in Holland in 2008 and have been waiting for a chance to see her again in live performance. Less than fifteen miles from my front doorstep – well I wasn’t going to pass up…


Added by Jela Webb on September 29, 2013 at 15:17 — No Comments

Federal Charm -- Federal Charm (Mystic Records)

Federal CharmFederal Charm (Mystic Records).

Manchester’s Federal Charm has released a debut album that befits a true Rock band. This is a joy from start to finish and classic Rock themes abound from Too Blind To See, the stinging and throbbing Reaction and Any Other Day. Their Blues influences appear on The Stray and the rocking I’m Not Gonna…


Added by David Blue on September 28, 2013 at 19:53 — No Comments

Freight Train Boogie #227 featuring Austin Lucas, Robbie Fulks, Meaghan Blanchard, Maurice Tani, Truth & Salvage Co. and more...

FTB podcast #227  features the new album by Austin Lucas called Stay Reckless. Also new music from Robbie Fulks, Meaghan Blanchard and Truth & Salvage Co. Here's the…


Added by Bill Frater on September 27, 2013 at 17:57 — No Comments


Young, upcoming Denmark blues band Mojo Makers are loaded in energy and who place their foot down hard on this record that also contains rock, Memphis soul and Southern flavours that seep through on “Wait Till The Morning”. That  is after the out on the spare, not…


Added by Maurice Hope on September 27, 2013 at 6:56 — No Comments

Amanda Pearcy Dutch Dates. Amanda tells us more

"My maternal grandmother, one eighth Cherokee on her mother's side, born and raised in NW Arkansas on the foothills of the Ozarks and 59 miles from Tahlequah, Oklahoma, which was founded as a capital of the original Cherokee Nation for those forced west on the Trail of Tears".…


Added by Editorial on September 24, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments

Josh Harty More dates added, scotland england holland and france.


The son of a North Dakota Police Chief & preacher, By the age of 10 Harty had sung gospel and country with his father at "every Lutheran Church, Eagles Club, and Senior Citizen Centre in North and South Dakota." By age 12 he had made two records with his dad,…


Added by Editorial on September 23, 2013 at 22:30 — No Comments

Jimmy LaFave and Night Tribe, Tingewick Village Hall, September 20th 2013

I first saw Jimmy LaFave play live, a decade ago, in Rhode Island when he was touring the Woody Guthrie tribute ‘Ribbon of Highway, Endless Skyway’. It was opening night of the Newport Folk Festival and as a memento of that occasion I bought a poster hoping to get it signed by the ensemble of performers. I managed to secure just three signatures – Bob Childers,…


Added by Jela Webb on September 23, 2013 at 18:00 — No Comments

On episode 158 of the Americana Music Show, Leo Rondeau talks about his Austin gigs, his non-crybaby song, working with R.S. Field, and the false starts making Take It And Break It. He also introduce…

On episode 158 of the Americana Music Show, Leo Rondeau talks about his Austin gigs, his non-crybaby song, working with R.S. Field, and the false starts making Take It And Break It. He also introduces and plays three tracks from the album.

Plus, bare knuckled soul from Barrence Whitfield…


Added by Calvin Powers on September 23, 2013 at 6:30 — No Comments

Seasick Steve Continental Dates

Added by Editorial on September 23, 2013 at 3:09 — No Comments

The Carrivick Sisters: Over The Edge

        The prodigiously talented Carrivick Sisters from Devon are back with a new album; this is their fifth, and the girls are barely into their twenties. If the previous album, From The Fields, felt…


Added by John (Biscuits and Gravy) Davy on September 22, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments

Rob Ellen talks to and enjoys gypsy-jazz noir outfit Adopted As Holograph

The Medicine Shows Rob Ellen likes to visit as many genres and styles of roots music as he can on his radio show, he catches up with Glasgow thoroughbreds Adopted as…


Added by Editorial on September 21, 2013 at 22:00 — No Comments

Freight Train Boogie #226 featuring the new albums by Tim Easton, Sam Baker, Band of Heathens and more

FTB podcast #226 features the new album by Tim Easton called Not Cool. Also new music from Sam Baker, Alice Gerrard and The White Buffalo. Here's the iTunes link to subscribe to the FTB podcasts. Here's the direct link to…


Added by Bill Frater on September 21, 2013 at 19:49 — No Comments

Dana Fuchs – Bliss Avenue (Ruf Records).

This is Fuchs’ third album and follows 2011’s Love To Beg. Opening with the eponymous title track, a rough and ready Blues Rock with Janis Joplin vocal, she rips through 12 original songs. She’s not a one trick pony and changes style with ease; there’s Country (Rodents In The Attic, Daddy’s Little Girl, Nothin’ On My Mind), Rock (Vagabond Wind, How Did…


Added by David Blue on September 21, 2013 at 17:38 — No Comments





Extraordinary talented singer-songwriter Fabian Holland’s self-titled, Mark Hutchinson…


Added by Maurice Hope on September 19, 2013 at 7:30 — No Comments

Mark Huff & Jon Byrd LIVE in the UK & IRELAND!

Nashville songwriters bring Americana/Roots to

England, Scotland, and Ireland this October. // …


Added by Editorial on September 18, 2013 at 19:33 — 1 Comment

LUCY WARD —SINGLE FLAME (Navigator Records)


Single Flame is singer-songwriter Lucy Ward’s follow-up to her 2011 debut album, Adelphi Has To Fly, and with her utilising traditional tunes either found in America’s Appalachian Hills and chiselled out of stone there or earlier in its life in the…


Added by Maurice Hope on September 18, 2013 at 7:17 — No Comments

Danny & The Champions Of The World Release New Album + UK/Ireland Tour




Danny and the Champs head out on the road next week in support of their  new album 'Stay True', which was released this week through Loose…


Added by The Medicine Show on September 17, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments

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HAYES CARLL / What It Is / Dualtone *MM, *SZ
2 -- 66
DANNY SCHMIDT / Standard Deviation / Live Once Records *JJ, *HdB,
*TK, *AN, *GS, *MF, *SP
3 2 53
PHIL LEE / The Horse He Rode In On / Palookaville Records *MP,
*PvG, *ME
4 -- 49
MERCY JOHN / Let It Go Easy / Butler *LK, *JD
5 3 45
THE DELINES/ Imperial / El Cortez *FSch
6 4 44
VICKY EMERSON / Steady Heart / Independent
7 -- 42
RYAN BINGHAM / American Love Song / Thirty Tigers *HB
8 6 36
SUZANNE JARVIE / In The Clear / Wolfe Island *CRS
9 24 35
KALYN FAY / Good Company / Horton *JV, *JBo
11 35
MANDOLIN ORANGE / Tides of a Teardrop / Yep Roc Records
11 -- 34
VARIOUS / Songs of Our Native Daughters / Smithsonian Folkways
*FCe, *PJ, *PK
12 8 28
TINY LEGS TIM / Elsewhere Bound / Independent *FB
-- 28
J.S. ONDARA / Tales of America / Verve Records *AL, *WV
14 -- 28
MADELEINE ROGER / Cottonwood / Independent *LM
15 -- 24
KIM LENZ / Slowly Speeding / Blue Star *MvP
-- 24
LILY & MADELEINE / Canterbury Girls / New West *TJ
17 12 23
LEYLA McCALLA / Capitalist Blues / Jazz Village *DH, *BH
18 -- 22
ETHAN JOHNS with The Black Eyed Dogs, Anamnesis, Three
Crows/Proper *RK, *JB
-- 22
LONG RYDERS / Psychedelic Country Soul / Cherry Red Records *JS
20 5 19
LULA WILES / What Will We Do / Smithsonian Folkways
21 -- 18
YOUNG VALLEY / Young Valley / Dial Back Sound *DHo, *CvL
-- 18
KERRI POWERS / Starseeds / Continental
23 -- 17
THE CACTUS BLOSSOMS / Easy Way / Walkie Talkie *KG
24 -- 16
DALE WATSON / Call Me Lucky / Red House *PR
-- 16
MICHAEL McDERMOTT / Orphans / Pauper Sky *JDoel *

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