Sahara Smith — New Faces
Artist: Sahara Smith
Sounds Like: Norah Jones meets Alison Krauss
Hometown: Wimberley, Texas
Why We Dig Her: The dusky voice, haunting melodies and deeply textured lyrics of Sahara Smith certainly belie her 22 years. The Austin-born singer was just 15 when she placed second in a contest for young songw…
Gregg Allman Releasing First Solo Album in 14 Years
Founding member of the legendary Allman Brothers Band, Gregg Allman will release his first solo record in 14 years, January 18, 2011 on Rounder Records, the same label that reignited Robert Plant's solo career in recent years. Produced by T-Bone Burnett, 'Low Country Blues' (the coastal Georgia regi…
Bill Monroe Big Screen Movie in the Works
He developed the style of music known as bluegrass over a performing career that spanned 60 years. Often referred to as "The Father of Bluegrass," Bill Monroe is enshrined in both the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame...