Monday Mar 3
River Front Times
Lydia Loveless Rocks Harder, Still Censors Nothing
When Lydia Loveless came to national attention in 2011 with Indestructible Machine , her second album and first for Chicago's Bloodshot Records, she seemed like every country-punk dude's dream.
Video: Justin Townes Earle Performs Live with Recording King
Here's a video of singer songwriter Justin Townes Earle performing at San Francisco's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in late 2013.
Wall Street Journal
The Hard-Living Kid of Alt-Country
Lydia Loveless first attracted major notice for "Steve Earle," a song on her 2011 album, "Indestructible Machine," that imagined being on the receiving end of unwelcome attention from a fictional version of the veteran troubadour.
New Fires from Old Fuel
After a childhood in tiny Coshocton, Ohio, a move to Columbus and a gig playing bass in her family's New Wave/Rock band as a teenager, Loveless set out on her own musical path at the age of 17. In 2010, the 20-year-old Loveless released her debut album, The Only Man , which was critically acclaimed but just barely heard by the general public.
Monterey County Herald
Mac McDonald: Playing that American music all night long American music
Sacramento reggae rock band Arden Park Roots celebrates the release of its latest album Friday night at Mucky Duck in Monterey.
Night three of the International Folk Alliance was an absolute whirl
Walking into the Westin lobby for the Folk Alliance International Conferences is almost overwhelming.
Thursday To-Do: Robert Earl Keen
ROBERT EARL KEEN 8:30 p.m. Revolution. $30. Like Guy Clark, Jerry Jeff Walker and countless others before him, Robert Earl Keen has spent decades as one of progressive country's key cult figures, a musician's musician who's productive and beloved but in the margins, just barely out of frame.
Now Playing Onstage in Casper - Week of 2/16/2014
STEVE FRAME AND HIS WESTERN REBELS Artcore 2/22-2/22/2014 You stand at the intersection of Steve Frame and the Western Rebel Sound.
LIVE: Kathy Mattea @ Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, 2/1/14
The list of performers who have found full artistic flower on the far side of topping the charts is intimidating.