by Bruce Sylvester Hmm. It’s been a good year for Americana and roots music. Let’s look back on some worthy discs – some by big stars, some by barely known people. (There were so many strong albums that an article …
Lance Canales’ new album “The Blessing and the Curse” is a great addition to recent Americana releases
The activist and folk singer lived long enough to see some of his dreams — including the Obama election and cleanup of the Hudson River — become reality.
Last weekend’s Newport Folk Festival presented the future and long-ago past of American roots music.
Always one to eschew predictability, Bob Dylan embarked on a tangled trajectory that veered from folk and religion to rock and weirdness in his 50-year recording career.
This July’s Newport Folk Festival is already totally sold out except for Friday evening’s show by Wilco, Blitzen Trapper, and Megafaun.
All-star concert set for April 14 in Los Angeles is among GRAMMY Museum events marking folk legend’s centennial
Bruce Springsteen, Donovan, Heart and others make their presence felt at annual music conference/festival in Austin, Texas
Rounder Records announced the re-release of “The Live Wire” – Woody Guthrie’s only known live recording – on April 19.
Until her final years, Lucia Sutera — a retired ultrasonongrapher — never checked the cardboard barrels in her padlocked storage bin in her Brooklyn apartment building’s basement. A neighbor, the daughter-in-law of Stinson Records’ late owner Herbert Harris, had left them to her, mentioning that they contained unissued recordings by America’s populist poet laureate, Oklahoma-born Woody Guthrie (1912-67).