Our House: The Cozy, Complex, Interconnected World of House Concerts

One warm spring evening not so long ago, I spent a few hours in the company of friends. We listened to music in their living room, shared food and a bottle of wine. It was over too quickly, as such gatherings always are. Sounds like a perfectly normal suburban happening, except the chairs were...

What is Americana Music? Answer Spans Decades

- By Rich Gordon What's Americana music? Is it "American roots music based on the traditions of country"? That's how the Americana Music Association defined Americana in 2003. Or "music that honors and is derived from the traditions of American roots music"? That was the association's...

Americana Awards Celebrates All the Roots of American Music

For all the talk one hears in Americana circles about this being music for old white guys, you'd have been hard-pressed to maintain that argument during last night's Americana Music Awards. Unlike so many music industry events -- which can be as much about the fashion and accolades as they are...



Langhorne Slim ~ "Whisperin'/Givin' In", Craig Young, July 30, 2014

ONE ON ONE: Langhorne Slim April 15th, 2014 City Winery New York Full Set

Tom Waits ~ "Raised Right Men", Craig Young, July 29, 2012

Tom Waits - Raised Right Men (Live @ Late Night With Jimmy Fallon)

The Duhks ~ "Beyond The Blue", Craig Young, September 19, 2014

The Duhks "Beyond The Blue"

Pokey LaFarge / Shovels & Rope / eTones - "30 Days", Amos Perrine, September 18, 2013

Pokey LaFarge / Shovels & Rope / eTones - "30 Days" (eTown webisode 278)

Marty Stuart & The Fabulous Superlatives ~ "Jailhouse/Streamline", Craig Young, August 31, 2014

Marty Stuart "Jailhouse" and "Streamline"

Jonathan Wilson ~ Full Performance (Live on KEXP), Craig Young, June 15, 2014

Jonathan Wilson - Full Performance (Live on KEXP)

Son Volt ~ "Drown", Craig Young, August 24, 2014

Son Volt - Drown

The Allman Brothers Band feat. Eric Clapton ~ "Why Has Love Got To Be So Sad", Craig Young, July 6, 2014

Eric Clapton with The Allman Brothers Band "Why Has Love Got To Be So Sad"

X ~ "I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts", Craig Young, August 13, 2014

X - I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts (Live @Pickathon 2014)

Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires ~ "Opelika", Craig Young, July 17, 2014

Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires - Opelika (Live on KEXP)