Charlie Louvin Documentary Celebrates Singer’s Legacy
Ira and Charlie Louvin, who performed together as the Louvin Brothers in the '50s and '60s, became one of country music's most heralded duos. From the late Gram Parsons to George Jones and the rock band Cake, countless musicians acknowledge the brothers' "blood harmonies" as one of the best sounds country music will ever produce...
2011 Americana Lifetime Achievement Recipients Revealed
The Americana Music Association is gearing up for their annual conference and awards ceremony next month in Nashville, during which they'll add a quintet of names to those honored with their prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award. Lucinda Williams, Gregg Allman, Jerry Douglas, Rick Hall and Bob Harris will be this year's recipients during the special Honors and Awards show, held October 13 at the
Lucinda Williams Teams With Amos Lee for Summer Tour
Getty Images (2) Lucinda Williams and Amos Lee will hit the road together this July for nine co-headlining tour dates. The two recently collaborated on the tune 'Clear Blue Eyes,' which can be found on Amos' 'Mission Bell' album, released earlier this year.
Lucinda Williams Talks Staying Sexy at 58
In a music industry that caters to the youth market, Lucinda Williams wears her 58 years well. The singer-songwriter says she's proud to be inching toward 60 and doesn't dwell on the fact that most of the reigning top-selling artists are less than half her age...
Lucinda Williams Revels In Her ‘Blessed’ Life
Talk to Lucinda Williams and you will begin to understand how she became one of the most lauded singer-songwriters in country music, winning three Grammy Awards and an array of other honors. Like her 2008 album 'Little Honey,' her just-released collection, 'Blessed' has received rave reviews...
New Orleans Jazz Fest Welcomes Willie Nelson, Jamey Johnson
Once again, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has opened its doors to several country acts. The 2011 lineup is out, and Music City is headed to the Big Easy April 29 - May 1 and May 5 - 8. Willie Nelson, Jamey Johnson, Kid Rock, Ricky Skaggs and Lucinda Williams are just a few of the artists who are scheduled to perform during the seven-day event. Th...
Susan Cowsill Brings Rich Textures to Americana
Susan Cowsill may be the best-kept secret in Americana. Just ask the packed crowd at any one of her concert stops on the tour in support of her latest release, 'Lighthouse.' If you think the album's 12 songs -- including the much-heralded 'Avenue of the Indians,' on which she duets with old family friend Jackson Browne -- are powerful, wait until you hear Susan's husky, expressive voice in concert
Jim Lauderdale Honored With SESAC Inspiration Award
His lengthy list of writing credits includes songs cut by George Strait, the Dixie Chicks, Lucinda Williams, Blake Shelton, Elvis Costello and Jack Ingram, covering genres from bluegrass to country to a little bit of rock 'n' roll, yet Jim Lauderdale still has the humility of a brand-new songwriter...

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