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Willie Nelson to release FOR THE GOOD TIMES: A TRIBUTE TO RAY PRICE on Septmber 16

Legacy Recordings, the catalogue division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Willie Nelson’s latest album, FOR THE GOOD TIMES: A TRIBUTE TO RAY PRICE, on 16th September.    On his new album, Willie has teamed up with a pair of longtime friends – producer Fred Foster and conductor/arranger Bergen White – who, like Nelson, are American country music veterans …

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John Scofield releases new studio album COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN

Like jazz, blues and country music developed from American frontiers before dispersing throughout the world. Influential jazz guitarist John Scofield has never made a secret of his country and folk roots that naturally lead him to George Jones, Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard and Hank Williams, and his new album COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN, set for release on …

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Jared & The Mill announce release of the ORME DUGAS EP on September 9

The Tuscon-based Americana outfit Jared & The Mill will release theORME DUGAS EP on September 9.  The themes of the EP touch on life on the road as a touring band and the impact the setting has on relationships. The  five-song alt-country EP is full of telecaster twang, sizzling banjo, savory pedal steel and soaring harmonies.

 Produced, mixed & engineered by Grammy winner Ryan Hewitt (Tom Petty, Dixie …

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Confederate railroad releases latest album LUCKY TO BE ALIVE in stores now

Multi-platinum recording artist Confederate Railroad is back with their latest album, Lucky to be Alive, which is now available on iTunes, Amazon and music retailers nationwide. The project marks the first release by the chart-topping band in nine years, and showcases their unique style, bringing their southern–rock-meets-country-conscience front and center. A key highlight on the album includes a special 20th Anniversary edition …

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Dead Horses Release Third Album CARTOON MOON

On their forthcoming full-length release, CARTOON MOON, the Milwaukee-based trio Dead Horses offer listeners their fresh, insightful take on folk music along with lyrical parallels to American writers like Whitman and Steinbeck. Out September 30, 2016, their third collection of songs features ruminations on loneliness, existence, love and meaning. Produced by Ken Coomer (Uncle Tupelo, Wilco), Cartoon Moon sounds comfortable …

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Kenny & Amanda Smith announce new album UNBOUND

Kenny and Amanda Smith have released the first single, ‘You Know That I Would’ from their forthcoming album,UNBOUND . The CD, the 7th release from the Smith’s and their band, is set for release on September 23, 2016. Winners of the International Bluegrass Music Association’s prestigious Emerging Artist of the Year award in 2003, the Kenny and Amanda …

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Andy Watts & The Blue Mountain Rockers announce new album TURN THE LIGHTS OUT

Multi-instrumentalist singer songwriter Andy Watts trades brass for ballads on his stunning Americana inspired album, TURN THE LIGHTS OUT. TURN THE LIGHTS OUT is the exceptional new album from multi-instrumentalist singer songwriter Andy Watts. Teaming up with a gang of like-minded musicians dubbed the Blue Mountain Rockers, Watts brings his fresh and captivating perspective to the …

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Bobby Rush signs to rounder records with new album PORCUPINE MEAT set for September 16 release

Naming one’s album after a song titled “Porcupine Meat” may seem a little unusual — unless, of course, you’re Bobby Rush, who earned his first gold record in 1971 with a hit entitled “Chicken Heads.” He elaborates on his recent composition:  “If a lady won’t treat me right, but she doesn’t want anyone else to have …

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