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Sara Watkins interview 2016
Photo by Maarten deBoer, courtesy of New West Records
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Interview: Sara Watkins Shakes Off Complacency With ‘Young in All the Wrong Ways’

Sara Watkins talks to The Boot about her new solo album, 'Young in All the Wrong Ways'.

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Top Americana, Alt-Country and Folk Albums of 2016
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Top 5 Americana, Alt-Country and Folk Albums of 2016 (So Far)

Though we could spend hours chatting about every record that has hit our turntables this year, we've whittled our favorites down to a more comprehensive list.

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Robbie Fulks interview 2016
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Interview: Robbie Fulks Discusses Working With Steve Albini, Why He Doesn’t Listen to His Older Music

The Boot chats with Robbie Fulks about his new album, 'Upland Stories', and what it's like working with Steve Albini.

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best Americana alt country folk songs 2016
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Top 5 Americana, Alt-Country and Folk Songs of 2016 (So Far)

The Boot counts down the best Americana, alt-country and folk songs of 2016 ... so far.

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Houndmouth band lineup
Photo by Keith Griner
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Houndmouth’s First Impressions of Each Other? Not Great

Houndmouth's Zak Appleby and Matt Myers tell The Boot about their first impressions of each other.

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Darlingside Mountain Jam 2016
Keith Griner
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Darlingside’s Craziest Tour Mishap Involves a Ferry and a Very Important Instrument

Darlingside tell The Boot about misplacing something a musician NEVER wants to misplace!

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Photo by Joshua Timmermans
Photo by Joshua Timmermans
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5 Best Things About Mountain Jam 2016

The Boot counts down our favorite things about Mountain Jam 2016.

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Mountain Jam 2016 Saturday recap photos
Photo by Keith Griner
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Saturday at Mountain Jam 2016: Nathaniel Rateliff, Up-and-Comers Get the Spotlight [PICTURES]

Saturday (June 3) at Mountain Jam 2016 featured sets from Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, Houndmouth, Darlingside and Warren Haynes.

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Photo by Joshua Timmermans
Photo by Joshua Timmermans
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Friday at Mountain Jam 2016: Jason Isbell Thrills With Solid Songwriting [PICTURES]

Friday (June 3) at Mountain Jam 2016 included performances by Jason Isbell, the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, the Marcus King Band and more.

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Billboard Americana and Folk Albums chart
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‘Billboard’ Creates Chart for Americana Albums

'Billboard' has announced the creation of the Americana and Folk Albums chart, giving Americana music a home within its chart system.

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