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Masters Return with Essential Offerings

Astounding returns from celebrated artists Bonnie Raitt and Rick Springfield, as well as new albums from singer-songwriter Bill Carter, indie rockers Dr. Dog, modern-day rock ‘n’ soul standout James Hunter Six and Tommy Castro & the Painkillers make for an impressive and highly-recommended parade of new music. Also available is an essential disc filled with previously-unreleased…
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Doheny Blues Festival Review

When the 18th edition of the Doheny Blues Festival began on Saturday, many people were compelled to pay tribute to the late B.B. King – who had performed at the Dana Point event three times in the past – in various ways. Some wore the legendary bluesman’s t-shirts, bought his CDs from an on site music vendor and rushed to sign walls in King’s honor.
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Americana Congratulates Bonnie & Mumford, Emmy/Rodney and Friends During Grammy Week

The Americana Music Association congratulates Bonnie Raitt who won in the Best Americana Album category and Mumford & Sons who took home the prestigious Album of the Year award at the 55th GRAMMY® Awards.  In a week of ceremonial tributes and unforgettable …
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The Americana Honors & Awards Also Known as “The Good Stuff”

The Americana Music Festival and Conference wrapped up over the weekend, with the spotlight of the week being The 11th Annual Americana Honors & Awards at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium the night of September 12. Hosted by Jim Lauderdale, he gladly gave his take on the famous question that many Americana artists have heard ever so often: what is Americana music? Jim joked with the crowd, “We are often asked to define Americana. Usually, we just say it’s the good stuff, and walk on.” The show, honoring some of the finest in…
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Alabama Shakes, Jason Isbell, Gillian Welch, Guy Clark Win Big At Americana Awards

With arguably the best house band of any awards show backing them, some of the finest American roots artists in the world took the stage tonight at the Ryman Auditorium to celebrate the Americana Music Association’s 11th Americana Honors & …
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Bonnie Raitt To Receive Americana Lifetime Achievement Award For Performance

The Americana Music Association today announced the selection of
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Eagles, Tom Petty, Foo Fighters and More To Perform At 2012 Jazz Fest

The Eagles, Tom Petty & the Heart
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