On Monday night, Joe Ely took to the Birchmere stage in front of an enthusiastic crowd that at times sang along with him, and at other times rewarded him with a standing ovation. Ely seemed relaxed and in good spirits, peppering […]
Tom Russell’s talent and penchant for experimentation have fueled some terrific projects over the course of his four-decade, 28-album career, but never more so than in recent years. In 2013, for example, he issued Aztec Jazz, a genre-bending classic that […]
Without Getting Killed or Caught: The Life and Music of Guy Clark traces the life of music pioneer Guy Clark, who, with his wife Susanna, shaped the contemporary folk and American roots music scene much like F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald […]
Tom Russell is nothing if not a dedicated advocate for creative Americana. Just two years ago he released “Aztec Jazz” , a compendium of his songs preformed live with the Norwegian Wind Ensemble. He has now created a massive opus […]
Tom’s ancestral and musical triptych finally reaches fruition – Tá sé iontach, tá sé go hálainn More decades ago than he’d probably care to be reminded, Thomas George Russell graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a […]
Earlier this year, Devon Leger over at Hearth Music sent out an email blast touting a new release he was working. It was the debut album from an old-time music duo by the name of Billy Strings and Don Julin […]
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