AUSTIN CITY LIMITS ANNOUNCES FALL BROADCAST SCHEDULE

Austin City Limits (ACL), the groundbreaking PBS television series, returns for an unprecedented 38th Season this fall with a stellar line-up of performers.  The first episode will premiere Saturday, October 6th, showcasing the iconic British band Radiohead in a rare full-hour television performance.  Check local listings for times.   Preview Radiohead on Austin City Limits Season Premiere   The upcoming…

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TERRI HENDRIX/ LLOYD MAINES FREE CONCERT TX HERITAGE MUSIC DAYS

The Texas Heritage Music Foundation will present a special free concert performance featuring Award winning Texas singer-songwriter Terri Hendrix and her musical partner Lloyd Maines on the evening of Friday, September 29 on the Schreiner University campus in the Cailloux Activities Center. This free concert is part of Texas Heritage Music Days (Sept 28-29), a…

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Iggy Pop Album Review: Après

Punk godfather Iggy Pop’s daytime gig is frontman for the legendary Stooges.  He’s worth a million in prizes.  He searches and destroys.  He’s dirt.   He’s 65 years old and he can rock harder than you.  However, his most recent solo releases are mostly laid-back affairs consisting of jazz arrangements, French chanson, and crooner classics. …

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Darrell Scott & Tim O’Brien To Release Live Album In Oct

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Darrell Scott and Tim O’Brien, known for their solo work as well as for stints in high-profile bands, have united for a live album. Titled We’re Usually a Lot Better Than This, and due for release October 9, 2012 on the Full Light Records label through Thirty Tigers, the album was recorded…

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Random Conflict, Dirty Dee & Sweaty Meat, Murder Junkies

Wednesday August 15th, 2012 was definitely the night to be at the FooBar in East Nashville.  Random Conflict, Dirty Dee and the Sweaty Meat, and Murder Junkies!!!  If you are a fan of old school punk and you didn’t get out to this show with these three kick-ass bands…..you missed out! The three band show was…

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GLEN CAMPBELL & JIMMY WEBB CD/DVD: IN SESSION SEPT 25

  Glen Campbell and Jimmy Webb In Session CD/Dvd is a previously unreleased package to be issued by Fantasy Records on September 25, 2012, on the heels of Glen Campbell’s Goodbye Tour. The legendary artist and songwriter reflect on their wildly successful history together. Discs also feature insightful commentary from Webb. LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Glen Campbell’s…

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A Conversation w/ Billy Joe Shaver by Michael Franklin

I’ll admit to a bout of nervous anxiety when faced with the prospect of interviewing Billy Joe Shaver.  After all, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, and Johnny Cash have all called him the greatest songwriter alive.  He wrote almost every song on Waylon Jennings’ classic Honky Tonk Heroes album.  Dylan famously mentioned Shaver in “I Feel…

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In Five with Nashville Musician Stacie Collins

Stacie Collins is a FORCE. Armed with a powerful voice, a magnetic stage presence and mean harp skills, Collins is the full, real deal. Her releases: Stacie Collins Self Titled,  The Lucky Spot and Somtimes Ya Gotta… are all stellar packages that are country blues rockin’ soulful honkytonk. Check out her video for “Tied To…

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The Trishas Album Review: High, Wide & Handsome

The new album from The Trishas, High, Wide & Handsome, drops today. Following an EP, They Call Us The Trishas, and a lovely version of “She Ain’t Going Nowhere” on This Ones For Him: A Tribute To Guy Clark (Icehouse Music), The Trishas official debut album has arrived. High, Wide & Handsome is a melting pot…

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