With Byron Luiters on bass and Nicky Bomba on drums, Butler dug into various facets of the blues (rural slide guitar, then electric urban) without watering down any of their flavors
Last weekend’s Newport Folk Festival sold out in advance for the first time in 52 years with a strong combination of old timers and younger post-punk Americana acts.
2Cellos never dreamed that their self-produced video, a classical interpretation of Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal,” would launch their career.
Richard and Mimi Farina were among the earliest ‘60s folk acts, and among the best, to move into rock. They were the stuff of legend.
A tail-end look at Jim Bianco plus a bit of newcomers Aunt Martha
In honor of the Robert Johnson centennial, Delaware’s Dogfish Head Craft Brewery has created “Hellhound On My Ale,” a super-hoppy brew.
Dickens, the stark voice of the Appalachian coal country, died after a short illness on April 22, at the Washington Home Community Hospice in Washington, DC.
Surf guitar sounds often surface on lightning-fingered Stray Cat Brian Setzer’s first all-instrumental disc, Instru-mental (Surfdog Records).
Johnson’s hometown of Greenwood, MS, is doing his legend justice.
As Adele’s tour bus traveled across the States in support of her top-selling debut, 2008’s 19, the driver pumped the sound system with American roots music.