The 2018 MerleFest Lineup Is Here!

MerleFest, presented by Window World, has announced the initial lineup for MerleFest 2018, which will be held April 26th – 29th. The annual homecoming of musicians and music fans returns to the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North… Continue Reading

Video Premiere: “Hills Of Caroline” by The Contenders

Americountry duo The Contenders will release their debut full-length, Laughing With The Reckless, on November 3rd via Rock Ridge Music. The album, a follow-up to their 2014 EP Meet The Contenders, explores the perseverance of hope in dark times, and… Continue Reading

Get Ready for Medicine Stone 2017!

“It’s tribal but it’s libel to make you wobble and bobble. It’ll put your head right and make your heart light as a feather. Whether fair or inclement weather. I just love the way they love to get together and… Continue Reading

Fervor Records Features “My World” by Waylon Jennings

Phoenix-based independent label Fervor Records is releasing both music from new artists as well as compiling and maintaining an impressive collection of cult hits, deep cuts, and rarities from the 1920s to current day. The label was founded in 1989 by David Hilker… Continue Reading

Flambeau Festival Announces Inaugural 2017 Lineup

Flambeau Fest has been announced! The festival’s inaugural weekend will take place at Ascension Fields at Lamar Dixon in Gonzales, Louisiana, minutes outside Baton Rouge, on October 7 and 8, 2017. Its superstar country and classic rock lineup of Sam Hunt, Hank Williams Jr.,… Continue Reading

Live Show Review: India Ramey

It was a crowded house for alt-country songstress India Ramey’s Snake Handler album release show at cozy Nashville venue The Basement. Though her brilliant new effort’s autobiographical subject matter is somber, recounting heartbreak, domestic abuse, and brutalization at the hands… Continue Reading