The Academy of Country Music has teamed up with streaming service Beats Music to offer “playlists of editorialized music.”
The February/March issue of Garden and Gun will include a lengthy feature on Patterson Hood. Check it out.
Jamie O’Neal will release covers album Eternal (here’s the track listing) on March 18. Drunken Martina, who is releasing the covers album Everlasting two weeks earlier,is out for blood.
Steve Martin, Edie Brickell, and The Steep Canyon Rangers will be featured on PBS program Great Performances in March.
Gillian Welch’s “Wrecking Ball” almost made Todd Snider cry when he recorded it with his new band, Hard Working Americans.
Bob Dylan’s 30th anniversary concert, filmed in 1992, is getting released on CD/DVD/Blu Ray March 4. (warning: autoplay)
Juli Thanki is the editor of Engine 145 and a freelance writer whose work has appeared in the Washington Post, Bluegrass Unlimited, and M Music & Musicians Magazine. In 2011 she received the International Bluegrass Music Association Print Media Person of the Year award.