Lucinda Williams

Rosanne Cash Readies New Album, Shares Two New Songs

Rosanne Cash is set to release her first new album in nearly five years and has unveiled the first two tracks from the LP, titled <i>She Remembers</i> …

New Albums

The making of 'Blaze': Tale of doomed musician was born in Louisiana

"Blaze” began with two friends talking about Texas musicians.<p>In 2015, during Ethan Hawke’s breaks from filming “The Magnificent Seven” in East …

Baton Rouge

Ethan Hawke Biopics Singer/Songwriter Blaze Foley with Blaze

by Ciara DolanDirected by Ethan Hawke, <i>Blaze</i> explores the legacy of country singer/songwriter Blaze Foley, who belonged to the same scene as Townes …

Portland, OR

In ‘Blaze,’ a winning view of a beautiful loser

“Blaze” is Ethan Hawke’s fourth and best feature as a director; it’s immensely touching, and only deceptively shapeless.

Boston

Paula Abdul To Perform At Wall Street Theater In Norwalk

The theater has also announced its all-star fall lineup, which includes Blue Oyster Cult​ and a LIVE Karaoke Night.<p>NORWALK, CT — The Wall Street …

Wall Street

Ruby Boots Says She’s Not A “Country” Artist In Exclusive Long Road Interview

Ruby Boots (aka Box Chilcott) differs from the UK and US performers <b>at the inaugural Long Road Festival</b> simply because hails from Perth in Western …

Music

John Prine, Lucinda Williams, Joe Louis Walker top lineup for Oct. 19 Americana-Blues foundations benefit

The deep connection between blues and Americana music is at the heart of a benefit concert slated for Oct. 19 in Los Angeles.<p>The event will boast a raft of prominent musicians including singer-songwriter John Prine, recently named artist of the year for the second consecutive year by the Americana …

Bands

Bob Weir Performs At Pathway To Paris Event In San Francisco

On Friday night the fourth annual Pathway To Paris concert was held at the Masonic in San Francisco. The event, which capped the Global Climate …

San Francisco

Don Was: The Renaissance ‘Music’ Man

A hitmaker in his own right with Was (Not Was), producer of hundreds of key albums by everyone from <b>the Rolling Stones</b> to Bob Dylan and from <b>Bonnie</b> …

Music

Marc Ribot – “Bella Chao (Goodbye Beautiful)” (Feat. Tom Waits)

Crusty, eccentric 68-year-old Tom Waits does things on his own schedule, when he feels like it. Before this morning, we hadn’t heard a new recording …

Tom Waits

Lucinda Williams, Drive-By Truckers coming to Jannus Live in St. Petersburg

Too bad if you don't already have a cabin on the upcoming Outlaw Country Cruise, which departs Tampa in January, and features acts like <b>Steve Earle</b> …

Alternative Music

Shawn Mendes to Perform With Zac Brown Band on ‘CMT Crossroads’

Recent <i>Variety</i> cover star Shawn Mendes and the Zac Brown Band are teaming up for a performance on “CMT Crossroads,” premiering Oct. 24 at 10 p.m. …

Music

Stream Waxahatchee’s New Great Thunder EP

As a follow-up to the roaring Out In The Storm, Waxahatchee's Katie Crutchfield decided to pare back her sound for a new collection of songs called …

Songwriting

Big Freedia set to perform at the Contemporary Art Museum

New Orleans bounce artist Big Freedia is at Contemporary Art Museum at 9 p.m. Dec. 14.<p>Big Freedia’s voice has been heard on Beyonce’s “Lemonade” …

Art

Zakkomix 020918

This week the mix is a bit different with two 10 minutes plus tracks by Pink Floyd and Taraf de Haidouks and three tracks from the Tea Partys’ Edges …

Joni Mitchell

Wedding bells to ring again at First Ave on Friday (and you're all invited)

The club awarded a lucky couple with a free ceremony complete with an all-star wedding band.

Weddings

A real blues from ‘Blaze’: Charlie Sexton covers Townes Van Zandt’s ‘Marie’

Charlie Sexton is featured on the upcoming soundtrack to “Blaze” performing Townes Van Zandt’s song “Marie.” JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN<p>Accolades …

Austin

Pathway To Paris Adds Jim James, Talib Kweli, Dhani Harrison, & Lucinda Williams

<b>Pathway To Paris</b> is a concert that coincides with the <b>Global Climate Action Summit</b>, bringing together high-profile musicians, artists, activists, …

Live Music

John Prine, Bob Weir, Lee Ann Womack Set for ‘Across the Great Divide’ Concert

In what will be a groundbreaking first for two of the most important roots-music organizations in the country, the Americana Music Association and …

Music

Bob Weir, John Prine, Lucinda Williams, & More Tapped For 'Across The Great Divide' Benefit

On Friday, October 19th, a number of music legends will come together in Los Angeles to perform at <i>Across The Great Divide</i>, a benefit for <b>The Americana</b> …

Live Music

All-Star Benefit Concert 'Across The Great Divide' To Feature Bob Weir, John Prine & More

An impressive array of musicians spanning multiple genres and generations will perform at <i>Across The Great Divide</i>, a benefit concert for The Americana …

Bands

tix on sale: Julien Baker/Phoebe Bridgers, Lucinda Williams, Travis Scott, more

<b>Tickets</b> for the <b>Julien Baker</b> and <b>Phoebe Bridgers</b> with <b>Lucy Dacus</b> shows at Brooklyn Steel go on AmEx presale at noon.<p><b>Tickets</b> for the <b>Lucinda Williams</b> <i>Car</i> …

Performing Arts

Bob Weir, John Prine, Lucinda Williams & More Slated for 'Across the Great Divide' Benefit Concert

The Americana Music Association and The Blues Foundation are teaming up for the first time ever to host the Across the Great Divide benefit concert, …

Music

Bob Dylan Announces November Show In Waterbury; Travis Scott Coming To Hartford

Bob Dylan ($56.50-$126.50) is set to play the Palace Theater in Waterbury on Nov. 20. Tickets go on sale Aug. 24. palacetheater.com<p>Travis Scott …

Music

Vanessa Parr On World Cafe

Normally when a guest sits down for a <i>World Cafe</i> interview, our producers or I help them adjust their microphone to the correct distance and angle. And if a piece of technology is misbehaving, we'll sort it out and hopefully our guest will be none the wiser. Not Vanessa Parr. On the day she visited …

Los Angeles

LSD: Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle, Dwight Yoakam in Nashville

The thing one notices about Nashville these days is the huge amount of construction and the cranes that litter its skyline. So it was quite a …

Dwight Yoakam

Lucinda Williams announces Car Wheels On a Gravel Road 20th anniversary tour*

Lucinda Williams<p>This year marks the 20th anniversary of <i>Car Wheels On a Gravel Road</i>, Lucinda Williams’ 1998 Americana masterwork. To celebrate, the …

New Jersey

Lucinda Williams Announces 20th Anniversary ‘Car Wheels On A Gravel Road’ US Tour

Lucinda Williams has revealed she will be embarking on a 20th anniversary North American tour of her Grammy-winning album <i>Car Wheels On A Gravel Road</i> …

Music

Lucinda Williams Announces Car Wheels On A Gravel Road Anniversary Tour

Lucinda Williams will embark on a 20th anniversary tour of <i>Car Wheels On A Gravel Road</i> in November. She’s set to play the landmark Americana LP in full, plus a second set featuring songs from throughout her career. Find the dates—including shows in Boston, New York, Toronto and Chicago—on her …

Music

Lucinda Williams announces 'Car Wheels On A Gravel Road' 20th anniversary tour

Alt-country vet <b>Lucinda Williams</b>‘ fifth album, 1998’s <i>Car Wheels On A Gravel Road</i>, turns 20 this year, and Lucinda is celebrating the anniversary with …

Alternative Music