Back Porch Festival: Deer Tick — Massachusetts

The fourth annual Back Porch Festival returns March 1-4, with all-star line-ups of American roots artists at the Academy of Music and The Parlor Room.

Country soul and Delta blues, old-time gospel and hardcore punk, it’s all in there. Each successive Deer Tick record reveals more colors and increased perspective, the rave-ups get wilder, the ballads more knowing and hurt. Read More …

Back Porch Festival: Say Darling — Massachusetts

The fourth annual Back Porch Festival returns March 1-4, with all-star line-ups of American roots artists at the Academy of Music and The Parlor Room.

March 1 — Say Darling will get you off your chair and dancing, or keep you spellbound with evocative vocals and performances. No one else can so effortlessly combine their influences in one electric and contemporary package. Read More …

Cornbread Cafe #009

We’re going to get right into the music this show, because the hardcopy of the EP, Tired Old Town, by Chris Anres with Gary McDannold showed up in the mail just a couple days ago, and I have been impatient to share it with you. I couldn’t decide between the five tracks on this 2017 release, so I figured we’d go with the title track, Tired Old Town, to get things goin’. Read More …

The Cornbread Cafe #8: Not a Valentine’s Day episode. Unless’n you want it to be.

Tanya Gallagher [explicit lyrics], Kate Lush, The Suitcase Junket, Bumper Jacksons, Faint Peter, Birds of Chicago Read More …

Mile 0 Fest — Key West, Florida

Mile 0 Fest Key West is a brand-new music festival assured to be a “must see” in the burgeoning Red Dirt & Americana music scene. Fanatics & first-timers alike will be overwhelmed by the star-studded lineup in our inaugural year and the charm of the Keys will have you pining for more island time for years to come. Read More …

The Cornbread Cafe #7: Charlie Parr and a few others we’ve been keepin’ warm for ya’.

By popular urging, the Cornbread Cafe is going to experiment with a shorter, half-hour format. But we’ll still be overstuffed with great new tunes from the likes of Charlie Parr, Chrystyna Marie, and Kurt Fortmeyer! Read More …

30A Songwriters Festival — Florida

The 30A Songwriters Festival production team transforms amphitheaters, town halls, restaurants, theaters, bars and covered patios into unique music venues ranging in capacity from 75 to 500 seats indoors and 5,000 outdoors to feature a mind-blowing combination of Americana, Country, Folk, Alternative and Blues songwriters. Read More …

MusicFest — Colorado

Steamboat MusicFest, the ONLY festival that brings the finest Texas and Americana music to the snow, sweeps the Colorado Rockies each January for a full week of sport and song. Read More …

The Cornbread Cafe #6: INTERVIEW with Janie Barnett, too many new tracks to list!

Janie Barnett discusses her gracefully drifting release, You See this River. Welcome! brothers and sisters to Episode #6—of the Cornbread Cafe. I am the mongrel, and I will be your waiter today. Cazh and cozy, we’re located at the five-corners of Blues, Americana, Folk, Country, Read More …