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Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman Concert Series Kicks off June 20

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The 20th Annual Springer Mountain Farms Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman concert series will kick off Thursday, June 20 with a performance by Vince Gill.

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Dawn Sears Cancer Diagnosis: Time Jumpers Member Undergoing Treatment

Dawn Sears, a member of the Grammy-nominated band the Time Jumpers, has been diagnosed with Stage 3B lung cancer. Sears, who is also a longtime member of Vince Gill's touring band, and an in-demand background v

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‘Buddy and Jim’ Album Teams Two Americana Icons

The pairing of Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale on the new album, Buddy and Jim, was a long time coming. The old friends, both considered master musicians and pioneers of Americana music, have collaborated many tim

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Frank Dycus Dead: Legendary Songwriter Penned Hits for George Strait, George Jones

Frank Dycus, who wrote such memorable country hits as "Unwound" and "Marina del Ray" for George Strait and "I Don't Need Your Rockin' Chair" for George Jones, died Friday (Nov. 23). He was 72.

"He was a great writer, w

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Buddy Miler, Jim Lauderdale Team for Duets Album

Longtime friends (and Americana music stalwarts) Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale are set to unveil a country duets album. Titled Buddy & Jim, it's the first such effort for the pair and will be released Dec. 11 on New West

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Americana Music Association Award Winners 2012

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It was a night of numerous standing ovations for Americana artists at the Americana Music Awards last evening (Sept. 12). Held at Nashville's famed Ryman Auditorium, a venue steeped in multiple musical traditions, the celebration of music built from the roots of all American music genres saw multiple nods go artists as young as the Civil Wars and as ageless as Bonnie Raitt and Booker T Jones of Booker T and the MG's fame (who is pictured above with the Wallflowers' Jakob Dylan, Executive Director of the AMA, Jed Hilly, and fellow music legend Sam Bush)

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Jim Lauderdale Fans Will See ‘Carolina Moonrise’ on Sept. 25

Singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale is set to release the 21st album of his career. The eclectic performer will unveil his latest bluegrass disc, Carolina Moonrise, Sept. 25 on Sky Crunch Records. The new project once again pairs

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Americana Music Awards Nominations 2012 Led by Jason Isbell, Gillian Welch

At a ceremony in Los Angeles today (May 31), actor and music lover John C. Reilly helped unveil the nominees for the 2012 Americana Music Honors and Awards. Jason Isbell leads the pack with four nods, while Gillian Welch scored three

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‘Music City Roots’ CD Celebrates Live Nashville Radio Show

'Music City Roots' is both a star-studded throwback to live radio performances and a musical treat for a worldwide audience. A radio show presented live at the Loveless Cafe Barn, one of the Nashville area's most exciting new venues, the weekly series showcases country, folk, bluegrass and Americana acts, presenting a blend of new and established artists.

To cel

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Jim Lauderdale Finds ‘Reason and Rhyme’ With New Album

Master lyricists Jim Lauderdale and Robert Hunter have united, once again, to release 'Reason and Rhyme,' the follow-up to their critically-acclaimed 2010 project, 'Patchwork River.'

"This one's back to total bluegrass," Jim explains of the new album, released this week. "We started on this one last Augu

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