Lucinda Williams

Photos of the Week: Lucinda Williams, Jason Isbell, Lyle Lovett, Courtney Barnett and More

Your ND photographers have been quite busy of late, so it’s an opportune time to share their photographs. Especially so for the two hardest working …

Jason Aldean

What Did Your Parents Do Right and How Did They Mess Up?

In this day, preparing for the birth of your first baby usually involves analyzing a spreadsheet filled with stroller specs and ratings, consulting …

Parenting

Shocking Omissions: Patty Loveless' 'When Fallen Angels Fly'

<i>This essay is one in a series celebrating deserving artists or albums not included on NPR Music's list of 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women.</i><p>"Break us down by our elements / and you might think He failed," comes the voice, soulful and deep from the holler strong, of Patty Loveless over an acoustic …

Music

Two Trains Runnin' makes its South Carolina premiere at the Terrace tomorrow night

click to enlarge<p><i>Two Trains Runnin'</i>, a documentary about the search for two forgotten blues singers in Mississippi during the height of the American …

Charleston

Ten Strains to Help You Grub the F*ck Out on Thanksgiving

Remember to consume responsibly: You don't want to sound like Ozzy Osbourne when asking someone to pass the stuffing.<p>Booger.<p>Herbert Fuego<p><b>Booger</b><br>Booger …

Denver

10 Artists Who Defined Outlaw Country

In 1976, RCA Records released <i>Wanted! The Outlaws</i>. That album featured four artists who at the time didn’t have much to actually do with the label, …

Country Lifestyle

Robert Ellis and Courtney Hartman To Release ‘Dear John,’ Tribute to John Hartford | Twang Nation - The Best In Americana Music

Texan Robert Ellis and Coloradan Courtney Hartman bonded backstage at a music festival in 2013 over their mutual love of John Hartford songs. After a …

Baton Rouge

Kesha to Join Old Crow Medicine Show on 'CMT Crossroads' (Exclusive)

Pop star’s going Americana next month<p>It’s going down/CMT’s yellin’ “Timber!”: Kesha is set to join Grammy Award-winning Americana band Old Crow …

Celebrity News

Heart Of St Kilda

The Sacred Heart Mission’s annual concert is a major event – not only in the charity’s fundraising, but for the St Kilda community as a whole. For …

St Kilda

Watch Van Morrison Perform At The Americana Honors & Awards

This past September at the 16th annual Americana Honors & Awards ceremony in Nashville, the Americana Music Association handed out a number of prestigious awards for Album of the Year (<i>A Sailor's Guide To Earth</i> by Sturgill Simpson), Artist of the Year (John Prine), Emerging Artist of the Year …

Music

5(ish) Questions: Holly Gleason and 'Woman Walk the Line: How the Women of Country Music Changed Our Lives'

We all know music has the power to change us. I sometimes indulge in a “Sliding Doors” reverie, wondering what path my life might have taken if I …

Country Music

Lucinda Williams looks back in a transfixing Park West show

Lucinda Williams made the most of the intimate, seated setting Tuesdayat Park West. Backed by the always-sharp trio Buick 6 and performing the first of a two-night stand, she proved as transfixing of a storyteller as she is a songwriter during a stellar 160-minute show that touched on nearly every …

Drugs and Music: Ten Must Read Stories

Your cell phone pics of Red Rocks Amphitheatre aren't nearly this good.<p>Brandon Marshall<p>Amber Davies, who deejays as Amberdehn, performs at a …

Denver

Interview: Singer/Songwriter Sofia Wolfson: A new EP and cross-continental move from the burgeoning songstress

For centuries the world's been awash with performers—singers with an instrument and a story to tell. Some fade from memory, others never stuck. To grab hold of a listener, captivate and charm, there needs to be something more. With her new EP <i>Side Effects</i> out today, singer/songwriter Sofia Wolfson …

Carole King

New To Circulation: Wilco At Newport Folk Festival Los Angeles In 1998

The year 1998 was a fairly quiet one for Wilco outside of the release of their <i>Mermaid Avenue</i> collaboration with Billy Bragg. Wilco only played 29 …

Music Festivals

TVD Live: Lucinda Williams at the Lincoln Theatre, 10/30

<b>PHOTOS: RICHIE DOWNS</b> | <b>The increasingly popular ploy of celebrating a classic album on its anniversary came a little differently to Lucinda Williams.</b> …

In Defense of Tony Chachere's

When I first encountered Tony Chachere’s Original Creole Seasoning (pronounced SAH-shur-ee) I was twenty years old and living in Lake Charles, …

Acadiana

Chrysalis Recordings Acquires Lucinda Williams, Grant Lee Buffalo Catalogs From Warner Music Group

Chrysalis Recordings, the recording arm of Blue Raincoat Music, has acquired the catalogs of Lucinda Williams, Grant Lee Buffalo, Dario G, The...

Warner Music

Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile’s Joint Album is A Catalogue Of Shared Jokes

“It’s nice when it happens naturally”<p>“I love you, Court,” says Kurt Vile, onstage headlining the Desert Daze festival in Joshua Tree, California. The Philadelphian singer-songwriter is teeing up the crowd before playing a song called “Over Everything,” which is the reason he and “Court” (aka …

Lucinda Williams, an almost-Arkansan, set to play concerts in North Little Rock, Eureka Springs

Lucinda Williams<p>Two Arkansas concerts<p>• 6 p.m. Thursday, Center for Humanities and the Arts Theatre, University of Arkansas — Pulaski Tech, 3000 W. …

Hardened & Tempered: From the Inside Out

<i>Shout & Shine conversations revolve around expectations: expectations about roots music and its constituent genres and to whom they belong;</i> …

Bluegrass Music

CCFX: CCFX EP Album Review | Pitchfork

Despite their aesthetic overlaps, CCFX is formed around an odd couple of sorts. On the one hand, you have Chris McDonnell of Olympia band Trans FX—an artist methodically studied in writing romantic noir at its most evocative. In the three-part film that accompanied Trans FX’s 2016 album <i>The …

Iggy Pop

Fats Domino, Rock and Roll Pioneer, Dead at 89

Genial singer behind "Blueberry Hill" and "Ain't That a Shame" helped popularize early rock and roll<p>Fats Domino, the genial, good-natured symbol of …

Music

The ‘Church of Type’ Spreads the Gospel of Letterpress

If Johannes Gutenberg or Ben Franklin walked off of Pico Boulevard and into Kevin Bradley’s Santa Monica shop, they’d feel pretty much at home.“It’s …

Tennessee Williams

Album reviews: Niall Horan - Flicker, Pink - Beautiful Trauma, Destroyer - Ken

<b>Destroyer, Ken</b><p>★★★★★<p><i>Download: In the Morning; Tinseltown Swimming In Blood; A Light Travels Down The Catwalk; Rome; La Regle Du Jeu</i><p>According to Dan …

Niall Horan

What We’re Listening to This Week

Music from Miley Cyrus, Adanowsky, Ángel Canales, and Southern Albania.<p>Miley Cyrus, “Younger Now”<p>View more<p><b>Miley Cyrus’s</b> brash pop chameleonism is well documented by this point. After starring in Disney’s “Hannah Montana,” she emerged with a budding tweeny beat, followed by a bawdy, tongue-flashing …

Culture

Joan Osborne Brings Some Swagger to the Songs of Bob Dylan

Osborne brings the sounds of Dylan to the Heights Theater.

Houston

New Documentary Blends Civil Rights Murders With Hunt for Blues Icons

'Two Trains Runnin'' fuses the story of the Mississippi Burning murders with the search for Son House and Skip James<p>On June 21st, 1964 three young …

Music

Joan Baez Says She’s Retiring From Touring, and Has Some Parting Words for the Left

Joan Baez was one of several singer-songwriter luminaries to appear Tuesday night(Oct. 11) at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles for a benefit …

Joan Baez to retire from touring next year

Joan Baez was one of several singer-songwriter luminaries to appear Tuesday night (Oct. 11) at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles for a benefit …

Joni Mitchell