Singer-songwriter Josh Rouse chats about skipping lunch and dismissing himself from his first solo gig.
Singer-songwriter Anthony D’Amato talks about supporting local and independent businesses while on tour and the day job that came full circle.
I recently caught New York-based folk singer D.B Rielly as part of a tour celebrating the 2019 winners of the Grassy Hill Kerrville New Folk Competition. That event, part of the famed Kerrville Folk Festival, identifies noteworthy emerging songwriters. All the performers that night – Rielly, Scott Mulvahill, Daniel Neihoff and Boston’s Lisa Bastoni* – […]
The creative process of writing good music has been compared to catching lightning in a bottle. The implication is that it’s random good luck. Yet time and time again you hear of artists who have a process they follow and a string of great songs that came out of it. Similarly, musicians frequently get together […]
Calling Chip Robinson criminally under-rated doesn’t quite do him justice. Those who know – especially his fellow Americana musicians – know damn well how impressive his songs truly are. The Backsliders singer-songwriter doesn’t stray to far from his North Carolina home these days, truly a shame for those who have yet to have a Robinson […]
Jesse Farrar of bluegrass outfit Old Salt Union talks about the group’s less than ideal tour diet and some of the unique day jobs that band members did before pursuing music full-time.
Norwegian singer-songwriter Malin Pettersen recalls the first time that she broke a guitar string and talks about the virtues of public transportation in Norway.
Singer-songwriter John Calvin Abney recently stopped Breathing Rhythm Studios in Norman, OK to perform “Maybe Happy”, the moving closing song from his recently released Safe Passage. Abney, along with Brent Cowles and The Reverent Few, is appearing at The Twangville Sunday Social in Dallas, TX this coming Sunday (11/3). Come join, won’t you? Details here.
Twangville continues our Sunday Social concert series in Dallas on November 3rd (details HERE) with three incredible artists: John Calvin Abney, Brent Cowles and The Reverent Few. As we eagerly await an afternoon of songs and stories, here is a video playlist to whet our appetites. John Calvin Abney – “Cowboys and Canyon Queens”, the […]
When we last checked into the intrepid folk music hero, Terri Hendrix, she was releasing the first record in a 5 part project she was calling, simply, Project 5. She recently released the final music in an EP, the album Talk To A Human, and a book. I haven’t read the book, but the album […]