‘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 times over the years. They've shared the stage at the Americana Music Awards, where Jim served as host while Buddy led the All-Star Band, and also have their own radio show, "The Buddy
ACM Honors 2012 Adds More Big Stars to Lineup
The 6th Annual ACM Honors is sure to be a night of outstanding music. Hunter Hayes, Will Hoge, Buddy Miller and musician and producer T Bone Burnett have been added to the lineup. Additionally, Big & Rich's Big Kenny has joined the list of presenters for the evening, which recognizes special honorees and the non-televised category winners from the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, h
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 Records, according to Music Row. Th...
Emmylou Harris Hosts Woofstock Music Festival
Emmylou Harris loves animals as much as she does music, so it was a natural move for her to create Woofstock, a music festival that welcomes dogs. The event, to be held Aug. 18 at the Fontanel mansion just outside Nashville, will help raise money for Bonaparte's Retreat, the facility Emmylou founded to help rescue dogs from certain death and place them in homes with loving, responsible owners... R
Buddy Miller Is Americana’s Artist of the Year
A surprised Buddy Miller walked to the podium at the Ryman Auditorium twice last night (Oct. 13) at the Americana Music Awards in Nashville, both times practically protesting his name being called as an award recipient. The first time was for Instrumentalist, the second for the night's biggest honor: Artist of the Year...
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss’ Follow-Up Disc Is on Hold
Alison Krauss and Robert Plant will likely record a follow-up to their five-time Grammy Award winning 2007 album 'Raising Sand,' but don't expect that to happen right away. Although fans have clamored for a second album from the duo, Robert says that a 2009 session with Alison didn't produce the music they hope to release, according to an article in the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine... Re
Robert Plant Finds ‘Joy’ in Musical Kinship
Former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant has become something of an Americana fixture, thanks to his multi-award-winning album, 'Raising Sand,' recorded with Alison Krauss and the tour which followed, featuring Americana kingpin and ace musician Buddy Miller...

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