Acclaimed Duo Penny & Sparrow To Release “Wendigo” On September 1st

Wendigo, the masterful new album from acclaimed duo Penny & Sparrow is set for a September 1st release on I Love You. Wendigo features an artfully arranged collection of 14 songs that combine the literary inspired poignant lyrics of Andy Baxter with the lush arrangements of Kyle Jahnke. The duo’s memorable harmony style combined with their captivating live performances have …

Deer Tick Return With Two Contrasting New Albums – September 15

For the first time in four years the acclaimed and beloved band Deer Tick announce the September 15 release of a long-awaited new album…actually, two. Never a group to stand by conventional protocol, the celebrated Providence, RI quartet will release two separate albums of original material, Deer Tick Vol. 1 and Deer Tick Vol. 2 (Partisan Records), recorded at Ardent …

“Ben Sollee And Kentucky Native” Releases On August 11th

Acclaimed cellist, composer, songwriter and activist Ben Sollee announces the release of Ben Sollee And Kentucky Native (Soundly Music) on August 11th. Tracing the origins of a traditional American genre back to early immigrants, Sollee takes a nontraditional approach, blending the influences of early Irish and Scottish musicians with the rhythms of Mexico, Africa and India. This album is Sollee’s …

Aaron Watson Announces New Tour Dates For 2017

NASHVILLE, TN — Country music’s independent force Aaron Watson has announced new tour dates for 2017 in support of his acclaimed album Vaquero. The tour includes U.S. and international stops, with five marquee shows that were announced in five days across his social media last week. Watson will perform at the CMA Music Festival Chevrolet Riverfront Stage on June 10th and …

Lucinda Williams receiving honorary degree (L to R): Berklee President Roger H. Brown, Lucinda Williams, and Berklee senior vice president for academic affairs and provost Lawrence J. Simpson (photo credit: Dave Green)

Lucinda Williams Receives Honorary Doctorate From Berklee College Of Music

Celebrated multi-Grammy Award winning artist Lucinda Williams received a special honor on Saturday, May 13 when she was awarded an honorary degree from the esteemed Berklee College of Music in a ceremony that took place at Boston University’s Agganis Arena. Williams received the honorary doctorate for her musical achievements and pioneering influence through her nearly four-decade career. Williams said of …

New Tour Dates Announced For Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit – New Album June 16

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit have announced the second leg of their U.S. tour in support of the highly-anticipated album The Nashville Sound, out June 16 on Southeastern Records/Thirty Tigers. The new dates include a Midwest run featuring two nights in Chicago followed by West Coast dates with stops in Los Angeles, Oakland and Seattle along with shows planned …