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Margo Price and Husband Jeremy Ivey Expecting Third Child

Margo Price Baby No. 3

Congratulations are in order for Americana singer Margo Price and her husband Jeremy Ivey. The couple are expecting their third child this May. Margo took to Instagram to share the news that she announced during concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Jeremy plays guitar in Margo’s band. They couple was on stage when Margo announced the … Read more

The 2018 AmericanaFest Releases Its Stacked Lineup

The 2018 AmericanaFest has announced it’s initial lineup and it is stacked, to say the least. The festival has been known to bring as many as 250 artists onstage to a variety of Nashville’s most historic stages including (but not limited to) Mercy Lounge, City Winery, and Bluebird Cafe. The festival is scheduled to run Sept. 11-16 … Read more

Jason Isbell’s “If We Were Vampires” Performance With Wife Amanda Shires on “Austin City Limits” Was Literally Perfect

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit’s The Nashville Sound album is so good that every country music outlet and Americana music outlet claimed it as their own in 2017. The album was nominated for CMA Album of the Year and is up for Best Americana Album at the GRAMMYs. The song, “If We Were Vampires” … Read more

John Oates’ New Music Video For “Arkansas” Is A Love Letter To The State

Arkansas is a frequently forgotten state. The world doesn’t run through Little Rock. But once someone visits the Natural State, it’s hard for them to leave it behind. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member John Oates found this out when he visited the cotton fields of Wilson, Arkansas that line the banks of the … Read more

11 Best Americana Songs Of 2017

Americana is closely knit to country music but often overlooked for it’s almost anti-pop sound. As a result, it attracts the misfits, the fed up, the individualists, and the non-conformists. But that isn’t a bad thing. The men and women who make music with their own set of rules tend to make some pretty amazing … Read more

Lukas Nelson Carves His Own Path In Music With His Hit Album ‘Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real’

Willie Nelson’s legacy lives in the volumes of music he has developed over a lifetime and the musicians who have been influenced by his rambling outlaw style. But no music echoes and evolves his influence like that of his son Lukas. Lukas Nelson and his band, Promise of the Real, take what Willie started and … Read more

Jason Isbell Doesn’t Like Country Music and He Thinks There Aren’t Many Good Christian People Left in Rural America

If you haven’t listened to Jason Isbell’s latest album, The Nashville Sound, you’re truly missing out. It packs a punch on topics like race, politics, women, love and everything in between. Like the album, Isbell is full of sharp, witty opinions. Normally, he shares these opinions on Twitter, but he also shared a few with … Read more

Sturgill Simpson Is Having The Time Of His Life In Japan

Summer is a slow time in the music industry. Artists are either on tour, vacation, or generally hiding from the spotlight. Some go to the beach, some stay at home watching Netflix and generally chilling. But no one is like Sturgill Simpson who is winning the hearts and minds of the Japanese people one karaoke … Read more

Jason Isbell’s Performance on “CBS This Morning” Will Make You Want To Put ‘The Nashville Sound’ On Repeat

Jason Isbell was told he would alienate himself from his fans if he spoke his mind. The thinking goes that his folk-country fan base would rather have a singer spin fake yarns than talk about what matters to them. His most recent album, Nashville Sound, proved that thinking wrong. Isbell is making the talk show … Read more

Jason Isbell’s Emotional Perfomance On “The Daily Show” Is A Must-Watch For Every Country Fan

Jason Isbell’s “Nashville Sound” doesn’t have the party-pop feel of contemporary country music. Despite the name, it is atypical of today’s Nashville sound. It is more at home with classic country and the politically charged music of The Outlaws in the 1970’s. Because of this, some people look to Isbell as a reformer, or savior, … Read more

You Can Stream Jason Isbell’s New Album ‘Nashville Sound’ Before It Comes Out

Country music took on new life when it came to Nashville. The ballads of lonesome Texas cowboys blended with folk tunes and bluegrass from Appalachia into a lush, easy listening new country sound dubbed the Nashville Sound. It was radio friendly, reflected pop sensibilities, and brought country music to the mainstream. The style was so … Read more