Win Big: Meet Stephen Kellogg

How would you like to meet Stephen Kellogg and see him perform? Well, here’s your chance! To celebrate Kellogg’s upcoming “All Love, Future’s Bright” tour, Twangville is giving away an incredible prize package that includes a pair of tickets to a show* on the tour plus a special meet-and-greet with Stephen at the show. To […]

Bakersfield – Review & Giveaway

Although we tend to think of the rebellion against the slick production values that Nashville country music is perhaps best known for as a fairly recent phenomena, it dates back over 50 years to a group of artists, and a Capitol Records producer, that called Bakersfield, California, home.  The Bakersfield Sound eschewed the strings and […]

Win Big: Signed Twangville Music Festival Poster

So, the Twangville posse is just about recovered from last month’s Twangville Music Festival, a weekend’s worth of fantastic performances from six incredible artists. We’re not done yet, however. We’re giving away a couple of limited edition Festival posters. Even better, the posters are signed by each of the musicians who performed at the Festival: […]

Win Big: A Joe Pug Signed Vinyl Give-Away

One of the best parts of Twangville is discovering an artist early in their career. It is incredibly satisfying watching said performer build an audience and grow as an artist. In that light, it was great to see Joe Pug when he passed through Boston a few weeks ago. From his early days as an […]

Win Big: a Fleetwood Mac “Rumours” Give-Away

Dave Grohl’s documentary on fabled California recording studio Sound City has been garnering a lot of attention lately. One of the classic albums that can trace some of its history to Sound City is Fleetwood Mac’s classic Rumours. Rumours remains one of the biggest selling albums of all time. It is perhaps not a surprise […]

Who Will Win the Americana Grammy (plus a Paul Kelly give-away!)

With the Grammy Awards scheduled to take place on Sunday 10 February, this seems a good time to see who the Twangville community would like to see win the Americana Award. To sweeten the pot, everyone who comments will be eligible to win a special prize package. So who do you think should win? Post […]

Win (Really) Big: Paul Kelly Box Set

If ever there was a Twangville give-away that I would want to win, this would be it. Several years ago Australian singer-songwriter Paul Kelly began playing multi-night shows during which he performed songs from his catalog in alphabetical order. The shows begat plans for a box set; the planned box set begat a book. Although […]

Win Big: Elvis!

Is there anyone out there who doesn’t know Elvis? From the early Sun Studio years to the Vegas spectacles, he blazed a distinctive trail. Dig beneath the out-sized legacy, however, and you’ll find the heart of a musician. Over the course of his career, Elvis wrapped his voice around everything from gospel to country to […]