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October 12, 2019 - "Nah nah," "la la" and "Wee oh" populated a number of songs from The Head and the Heart. Yes, the Seattle-based band does pen a good amount of sing-along songs that were... »»»
October 10, 2019 - Carrie Underwood may have been off the road for three years, during which time she had two boys and did not release an album until "Cry Pretty" 13 months ago, but the most successful American... »»»
October 7, 2019 - Lyle Lovett is a very funny man. He peppers his performances with an array of anecdotes and observations, delivering them with an unassuming attitude and a decidedly low key commentary.... »»»
October 7, 2019 - For The Paper Kites, the concert was a tale of two widely different segments. For the first roughly two-thirds of the night, the Australian indie folk group were content to go slow - and sometimes... »»»
September 27, 2019 - Toby Keith's tour, "That's Country Bro," begins with the new single accompanied by a video that is a roll call of old-school country acts, from George Strait and Patsy Cline to Dolly... »»»
September 25, 2019 - Lola Kirke may be best known for her acting ("Mozart in the Jungle" on Amazon, "Gone Girl"), but lately she's dipped her toes into music, specifically country.... »»»
September 23, 2019 - Brent Cobb has established himself as a top-shelf songwriter with cuts from the likes of Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Little Big Town, Miranda Lambert and a bunch of others. But unlike some songwriters, who... »»»
September 21, 2019 - Steve Forbert may forever be known as the singer behind "Romeo's Tune," but that would be cutting him short as an artist. Forbert showed on Saturday that he has more than one worthy song... »»»
September 17, 2019 - Vince Gill played host to an entertaining guitar pull, a show which also featured his longtime friend, Emmylou Harris, slightly newer friend Sheryl Crow and brand-new friend Luke Combs.... »»»
September 11, 2019 - The key to enjoying AmericanaFest is not to lament the fact that there will be dozens of artists that the attendee won't be able to see due to the sheer amount of concurrent performances and vast... »»»