Calico Stands with Roots in California Country

As Calico the band releases its debut album, Rancho California, they stand in the stream of a rich tradition of country music founded and developed in the Golden State. With a triple threat consisting of the distinctive writing, vocal and instrumental talent of Kirsten Proffit, Manda Mosher and...

Generation R: How Roots Music Calls and Cultivates Young Artists

The first time artist manager Denise Stiff encountered a 15-year-old Alison Krauss singing at a bluegrass event, she knew she was witnessing something special. “I was floored,” Stiff recalls. Krauss' talent was immense, even back then; but there was something else about her — a wisdom, poise, and...


Joni Mitchell - "California", Paul Wilner, May 19, 2014

Joni Mitchell-California (BBC)

Rodney Crowell ~ "Oh Miss Claudia", Craig Young, June 11, 2014

Rodney Crowell "Oh Miss Claudia" Live at KDHX 6/5/14

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Johnny Copeland ~ "Tin Pan Alley", Craig Young, June 13, 2014

Stevie Ray Vaughan Tin Pan Alley (with Johnny Copeland)

Chris Smither - "No Love For Today" , Amos Perrine, August 23, 2014

'No Love Today' - Chris Smither - From The Extended Play Sessions

Connor Kennedy with Amy Helm ~ "Only You Know and I Know", Craig Young, June 16, 2014

Connor Kennedy ft. Amy Helm- "Only You Know and I Know" (Delaney & Bonnie Cover) - Mountain Jam 2014

Loretta Lynn - "Success'' , Paul Wilner, August 22, 2014

Loretta Lynn on The Porter Wagoner Show

The Deadly Gentlemen ~ "Bored Of The Raging", Craig Young, June 18, 2014

The Deadly Gentlemen - "Bored Of The Raging" (eTown webisode #615)

Iron and Wine ~ "Pagan Angel and a Borrowed Car", Craig Young, April 20, 2010

Iron and Wine - Pagan Angel and a Borrowed Car (Live)

Red Molly - "Willow Tree", Amos Perrine, July 10, 2014

Red Molly - Willow Tree (Live @ Rhythm & Roots 2013)

John Hiatt ~ "Tennessee Plates", Craig Young, April 30, 2010

John Hiatt - Tennessee plates