Mark Erelli talks about the future of artist incomes and what he most remembers when he gets home from touring.
John Prine’s family shared the news yesterday that John is in critical condition battling the Covid-19. I’m certain that all here join Twangville in sending him best wishes for a speedy recovery. Here’s Prine singing with some friends, including “Angel From Montgomery” with Bonnie Raitt, “In Spite of Ourselves” with Iris DeMent, and “The Speed […]
Nerissa and Katryna Nields share some memorable tour van names (“Moby Juan Van Kanobe”), rehearsing in the car, and how they spent the money that they earned at their first gig.
Many of us got to know Kenny Rogers through his solo hits of the late 1970’s and early 1980’s, not to mention his duets with everyone from Dolly Parton to Lionel Richie. Before that, however, Rogers made some magic with the First Edition, including this classic, which came around again in 1998 when it was […]
It’s time like these when music can really soothe the soul. All the better when it’s from an artist that you’ve probably never heard – or even heard about – before. Meet Texicana, purveyors of a fresh new rock sound emerging from Dallas, Texas. Like many a good band, the group came together at a […]
Lumar Leblanc, founder of The Soul Rebels, talks about band rehearsals at New Orlean’s famed Le Bon Ton and how the band got its name.
Kevin “Frenchie” Sciou of Frenchie’s Blues Destroyers talks about touring in a Toyota Yaris and shares a favorite Seasick Steve quote.
I’ve had John Lennon’s “Nobody Told Me” running through my head the past week, I can’t understand why…. Nobody told me there’d be days like theseNobody told me there’d be days like theseStrange days indeedmost peculiar, Mama
Don’t let the name deceive you: Frenchie’s Blues Destroyers are more than a blues band. Sure, Kevin “Frenchie” Sciou is well-studied in the genre and can unleash a heavy – and heavenly – blues riff with his guitar. That being said, Praise, the sophomore release from the duo of Frenchie and drummer Brother Pete Coatney, […]