Video Premiere: “Sweet Thursday” by Janie Barnett ft. Blue Room

Virginia native Janie Barnett cut her teeth on bluegrass festivals, church coffeehouses, and the American Folklife Festival.  When she met iconic Americana barnstormer and newgrass pioneer John Hartford at Folklife, so began her love affair with the alternate roots movement.… Continue Reading

Live Show Review: Jillette Johnson

Even made of brick and stone, one might wonder how the walls of The Basement in Nashville were able to contain the power of Jillette Johnson’s voice last Thursday night. Celebrating the release of her much-anticipated new record All I… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Under A Maybe Moon” by Tom Irwin

Chicago-based modern day troubadour Tom Irwin has spent most of his life schooling himself from the pages of the great American songbook, cutting his musical teeth on everything from Deep Purple to Johnny Cash. By the late 1980s, the award-winning… Continue Reading