Interview: Sean McConnell

“It’s just me with a guitar and a piano on this tour,” says veteran country-folkster Sean McConnell, who is currently on tour supporting his new acoustic album, Undone, out via Rounder Records. “Maybe I could sell a few more tickets… Continue Reading

AmericanaFest 2017: Don Gallardo

“I’ve been calling my music ‘Americana’ since 2001 and feel very fortunate to be able to continue playing music as profession,” says traveling troubadour Don Gallardo, who will play his first official showcase at this year’s AmericanaFest. “We’re really excited… Continue Reading

Interview: Rose Cousins

“If my guts had a landscape, it would be Prince Edward Island,” Rose Cousins says with a laugh of her seaside Canadian upbringing. “The further I get away from how I grew up, like thinking it wasn’t that interesting, I… Continue Reading

Interview: Travers Geoffray

Travers Geoffray has music—and New Orleans—in his DNA. “My grandfather was a musician in New Orleans, so was my great-grandfather who came from France to New Orleans,” he explains. “My dad wasn’t a professional musician, but because of our family… Continue Reading

Interview: Cory Branan

Mississippi-born Nashville-based alt-country veteran Cory Branan is currently on tour, and set to play for the hometown crowd on Friday, August 12th at Nashville’s Basement East, before heading out with Lucero this fall. Branan has no reservations when playing in… Continue Reading

Preview: Corb Lund at 12th & Porter on 4/14/16

Canadian award-winning veteran country and folk artist Corb Lund is on tour supporting his latest album, Things That Can’t Be Undone, which came out last October via New West Records, and was produced by the legendary and beloved Nashville-based Dave Cobb.  “He’s very hands-on.  He’s… Continue Reading

Preview: Penny and Sparrow at City Winery on 3/29/16

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Andy Baxter, who, with Kyle Jahnke, comprises folkicana duo Penny and Sparrow.  The pair released their delicious new album, Let A Lover Drown You, on March 11th via Single Lock Records, and… Continue Reading