OCMS Added to MerleFest Lineup; Musgraves to Perform at Grammys; CMA Songwriters Series Heads to Sundance
Old Crow Medicine Show was added to the MerleFest 2014 lineup. (via press release)
Billboard is celebrating the 70
th birthday of the Hot Country Songs chart with a look back at the chart’s top songs and artists.
Bitch premiered the video for Caitlin Cary and musician/poet Shirlette Emmons’ “My Body Politic.”
published a feature on The Australian Victoria Avenue, a trio that, based on the YouTube clips I listened to, sounds like Australian SHeDAISY.
, a reality show about young musicians trying to make it big in Nashville, Jersey Shore South Crazy Hearts premieres tonight on A&E.
Bluegrass Today writer Lisa Jacobi
interviewed Larry Cordle.
Lee Ann Womack, Chris Stapleton, Brandy Clark, and Brett James will perform at Sundance as part of the CMA Songwriters Series.
Alejandro Escovedo, The Infamous Stringdusters, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Mavericks, and Robert Earl Keen are a few of the acts who’ll be appearing at this year’s New Orleans Jazz Fest.
Speaking of Escovedo,
American Songwriter raved about his “memorable musical tour of Austin history.”
Give a listen to
Dawn Landes’ “Cry No More,” featuring Norah Jones on piano and harmony vocals.
Becky Buller has signed with Dark Shadow Recording. She’s currently working on a new solo project.
Tom Finkel wrote a
feature on Lucinda Williams and the upcoming reissue of her self-titled album.
David Crosby talks about his influences and new album in this video. (warning: autoplay)
Kacey Musgraves, Taylor Swift, and Keith Urban have been added to this year’s lineup of Grammy performers, which already included Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, and Blake Shelton.
Justin Moses is leaving Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder.
Barry Bales is now a columnist at The Bluegrass Situation.