Bloodshot Records is offering a free download of The Waco Brothers’ version of Neil Young’s “Revolution Blues.”
If you like rockabilly and/or watching scantily-clad women eat steak, the Reverend Horton Heat’s new video is for you.
CMT Edge posted a video of Brian Wright performing “We Don’t Live There” with Jen Gunderman and Audley Freed.
Ohio State Senator Jim Hughes introduced a bill that would make Rascal Flatts the state’s official country music group.
Faith Petric, a central figure in the San Francisco folk scene who was nicknamed the “Fort Knox of folk music” due to her impressive memory bank of folk songs, passed away late last month at the age of 98.
The track listing for the Hard Working Americans’ (Todd Snider’s new band) self-titled debut album — due out in January — includes songs penned by Gillian Welch, Donnie Herron and Chuck Mead, Kieran Kane, Hayes Carll, and others.
Kix Brooks produced and starred in the new, straight-to-video Western Ambush at Dark Canyon, which will be available at Walmart in January (it’s currently available to rent and stream if you just can’t wait for the DVD). He also told Billboard that he’s recently begun writing for a new project.
Operation Troop Aid will present Hank Jr. with the Patriot Award at Bocephus’ New Year’s Eve show in Nashville.
James McMurtry signed with L.A. label Complicated Game. He’s heading into the studio later this month to start work on his next record.
Tonight on Music City Roots: April Verch, The Greencards, The HillBenders, and more.
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.