At 38, Aaron Watson is no rookie. The Texas country singer has put 12 albums since 1999 and fashioned himself a career out of touring in his home state and eventually beyond. But outside of the Lone Star State, Watson […]
Fresh off their Grammy win for Best Contemporary Folk Album, Ray LaMontagne & the Pariah Dogs announced Tuesday their 2011 summer tour in support of “God Willin’ & the Creek Don’t Rise.” The tour will begin in Waterbury, Conn. […]
“Mission Bell,” the fourth album from Amos Lee, debuted at number 1 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart this week, earning the Philadelphia-born singer-songwriter the highest chart position and best sales week of his career. First-week total sales […]
Levon Helm returned home last Thursday after nearly a week-long hospital stay, his label said today. Helm caught a “slight cold,” which was complicated by his Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease condition. “As a precautionary measure, he was admitted into the […]
Johnny Cash will be inducted into the Gospel Hall of Fame in January. Cash was among four performers named to the hall along with DeGarmo & Key, the Golden Gate Quartet and Bill “Hoss” Allen. The inductions will be on […]
From the countrystandardtime.com web site: Jessica Lea Mayfield signs with Nonesuch Thursday, November 10, 2011 – Jessica Lea Mayfield signed with Nonesuch Records with her label debut, “Tell Me,” due Feb. 8, 2011. Produced by The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, […]
Austin artist Elizabeth McQueen has a new CD “The Laziest Girl in Town.” She made a video for the first track on the record, “You’re to Blame.” Directed by 17 year old filmmaker Emily Hagins, the video was filmed in […]
Frequent Bonnie “Prince” Billy collaborator Cheyenne Marie Mize is releasing her debut full-length, Before Lately, on October 12th. She will hit the road for a North American tour. She’ll be supporting Icelandic singer/multi-instrumentalist Olof Arnalds (who has spent the last […]
By Jeffrey B. Remz (This review appears in slightly different forms on the Country Standard Time and Standard Time web sites) David Gray and Ray LaMontagne may be a lot more different than they are the same musically and otherwise, […]
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