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Kerrville Festival NewFolk winner Rachel Laven UK Summer Tour

Texan Rachel Laven is a young yet seasoned singer songwriter with 15 years of professional stage experience. She has performed nationally and internationally at festivals, theatres, house concerts, and small venues alike.  Rachel has a new album out, Love & Luccheses, an 11 song Texas Country album, encapturing the last four years of her love life.  Make no mistake,…


Added by Editorial on June 27, 2017 at 16:00 — No Comments

Brace & Jutz Head to the UK in July


July 6 through July 16

Details on all the concerts are at

Thu. July 6 / Southport, England / House Concert


Fri. July 7 / Tansley,…


Added by Editorial on June 14, 2017 at 13:43 — No Comments

Rebbecca Loebe On Tour (and new album)

Rebecca Loebe’s new album Blink was inspired by mix tapes and the IRS.

Blink was born one summer night on the way home from a gig in South Texas when a song that Loebe had put on about a million high school mix tapes…


Added by Editorial on April 26, 2017 at 7:11 — No Comments

The Medicine Show goes to Nashville! Legendary producer Bil Vorndick shows me around & some friends perform on Music Row

 I got to be there when Bobby's Idle Hour (Music Rows only live music…


Added by Editorial on March 14, 2017 at 16:30 — No Comments

The Kasey Rausch Country Duo in session and conversation with Rob Succotash Kansas City

Kasey Dawn Rausch is a central figure on The Kansas City music scene her weekly River Trade…


Added by Editorial on February 23, 2017 at 15:32 — No Comments

JOHN LEWIS UK TOUR Welsh Rockabilly hero to play his way from Land’s End to John O’Groats.

Welsh Rockabilly John Lewis' hits the road next month on a full UK tour that will see him play in venues all over the country.

He will perform in a solo capacity with just his electrifying guitar skills, commanding voice and stomping foot for accompaniment, to help promote and showcase his first ‘Solo…


Added by Editorial on January 25, 2017 at 12:43 — No Comments

Handsome Family European Tour

Husband and wife duo The Handsome Family released their 10th studio album ‘Unseen’ on September 16th via Virtual Label, their first release since their unexpected worldwide fame when their song “Far From Any Road” was picked as the True Detective Season 1 theme song. With its unique mix of country instrumentation and intriguing surrealist lyricism, the album explores the unseen stories, people, and…


Added by Editorial on January 23, 2017 at 16:57 — No Comments

Jeff Finlin & Clive Barns UK dates february

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, the grandson of Irish railroad workers (who seemed to be in the habit of leaping from trains), Jeff Finlin is a fascinating, unique artist. His career has taken many twists and turns.

He began with wanderlust, traveling America using…


Added by Editorial on January 22, 2017 at 19:23 — No Comments

Mountain Men set to make the jump.

Mountain Men are Frances leading Roots Rock Combo, they release their third album at the crest of a wave with a sting of prestigious French venues, that will doubtless see them break out across Europe in 2017 

Mountain Men are Guilloue Mat &  and Aussie harmonica and sax force of nature Barefoot Iano they will be joined by Denis Barthe formerly  &…


Added by Editorial on January 10, 2017 at 12:00 — No Comments

In Memory: Townes Van Zandt 20 years gone

Added by Editorial on January 2, 2017 at 11:47 — No Comments

Seasick Steve UK dates


Seasick Steve will be performing 4 headline shows in the UK this coming April.

This year has already seen Steve perform his biggest ever headline show at The SSE Arena, Wembley and achieve his 5th consecutive Top 10 album in the UK with his new album, which was released on 7th October.

These dates will be…


Added by Editorial on December 12, 2016 at 16:00 — No Comments

Rayna Gellert & Kai Welch Dates

A founding member of old-time supergroup, Uncle Earl (which re-formed for a successful US tour in 2016) Rayna Gellert is renowned for her rich depth of knowledge and masterclass performances of traditional fiddle music…and being a composer highly regarded by her peers, who has produced albums that won praise on both sides of the…


Added by Editorial on December 6, 2016 at 11:03 — No Comments

Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys

Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys make a welcome return after their triumphant UK tour of 2016. Last time around, Maverick magazine said this was “uplifting rootsy acoustic music of the finest quality.” You betcha!


Added by Editorial on December 6, 2016 at 10:30 — No Comments

Ben Hunter, Joe Seamons and Phil Wiggins Dates

Jump into the creek and take an invigorating swim with Ben Hunter, Joe Seamons and Phil Wiggins presenting their swirling musical whirlpool of pre-war American music. This is music that paved the way for everything we enjoy today.

In the UK for a rare visit as one of the main overseas attractions at Glasgow’s Celtic…


Added by Editorial on December 6, 2016 at 10:30 — No Comments

Nathan Bell Euro Dates


Raised in Iowa City, the son of a nationally-recognised poet, by 1983, he’d formed the duo Bell & Shore with then-wife Susan Shore. The two scored a record deal, began touring heavily, and would eventually release a pair of records, the…


Added by Editorial on December 6, 2016 at 10:30 — No Comments

Texas Martha continental dates

Now bassed in France and taking Europe by storm Texas Marthas musical roots are in Appalachia, but heart is in the Honky Tonks of Texas.

Concerts coming soon! Concerts à venir. More info here &…


Added by Editorial on December 3, 2016 at 16:00 — No Comments

Andy White tours the UK and Dublin this November

Andy White tours the UK and Dublin this November and December to support the release of twelve-CD box set, Studio Albums 1986–2016. Songs from Andy's freewheeling back catalogue and latest album Imaginary Lovers,…


Added by Editorial on November 20, 2016 at 21:08 — No Comments

Whispering Bob Harris’ first ever festival! Under The Apple Tree Roots Festival

Whispering Bob Harris’ first ever festival! Under The Apple Tree Roots Festival will be a beautiful, intimate event featuring all of Bob’s favourite artists, held in the prestigious Cadogan Hall. The inauguralUTAT festival will bring together all of the things Bob’s career has been built on – authentic, wonderful music in a relaxed…


Added by Editorial on August 30, 2016 at 10:00 — No Comments

Douglas Greer & Dick LeMasters Dutch dates

Texas troubadours Douglas Greer & Dick LeMasters take their own variety of Texas Country, classic rock, classic country, blues, Americana, roots and folk to The Neitherlands this…


Added by Editorial on August 24, 2016 at 15:00 — No Comments

Hilltop Noir on Tour

Legendary BBC presenter “Whispering” Bob Harris is a fan and has described their music…


Added by Editorial on July 7, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

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Levi Parham
90 pts.
These American Blues
Music Road Records
Martha Fields
86 pts.
Southern White Lies
Carter Sampson
75 pts.
Wilder Side
Anna Elizabeth Laube
65 pts.
Ahh...Pockets! Records
Michael McDermott
60 pts.
Willow Springs
Pauper Sky Records
Shovels & Rope
54 pts.
Little Seeds
New West
Robert Ellis
53 pts.
Robert Ellis
New West Records
Sturgill Simpson
52 pts.
A Sailor’s Guide to Earth
Atlantic Records
Douglas Greer
50 pts.
Baja Louisiana
Zilker Park Records
Lucinda Williams
46 pts.
The Ghosts Of Highway 20
Highway 20 Records
Buddy Miller & Friends
44 pts.
Cayamo Sessions at Sea
New West Records
Wink Burcham
43 pts.
Cleveland Summer Nights
Continental Song City
Eric Brace & Peter Cooper
42 pts.
C&O Canal
Red Beet Records
Brent Cobb
41 pts.
Shine On A Rainy Day
Elektra Records
Daniel Romano
41 pts.
New West
Leonard Cohen
41 pts.
You Want it Darker
Sony Music
Christian Kjellvander
40 pts.
A Village: Natural Light
Tapete Records
Drive-By Truckers
39 pts.
American Band
ATO Records
Birds of Chicago
38 pts.
Real Midnight
Five Head Entertainment
John Prine
37 pts.
For Better, or Worse
Oh Boy Records
The Cactus Blossoms
36 pts.
You’re Dreaming
Red House Records
Richmond Fontaine
35 pts.
You Can’t Go Back
Décor Records
Gillian Welch
34 pts.
Boots No.1: The Official Revival Bootleg
Acony Records
Sarah Jarosz
33 pts.
Sugar Hill
Joe Purdy
32 pts.
Who Will Be Next?
Mudtown Crier Records
The Devil Makes Three
32 pts.
Redemption & Ruin
New West

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