Posts tagged "Greg Brown"

Compass Records Acquires Red House Records

Compass Records Group has added Red House Records to its family of labels. The Nashville, TN-based company announced its acquisition of the St. Paul, MN-based imprint on Nov. 7. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 03-08-13

Australian singer-songwriter Paul Kelly's Spring and Fall tops the Roots Music Report folk radio airplay chart for a third consecutive week, while Greg Brown's Hymns to What is Left returns to the #1 spot on the roots country chart. [To view the current Folk and Roots Country Top 50 albums charts, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 02-08-13

Mark Knopfler's Privateering continues to top the Roots Music Report folk radio airplay chart this week, while Greg Brown's Hymns to What Is Left retains the #1 position on the roots country chart. [To view the current Folk and Roots Country Top 50 albums charts, click on the headline.]
Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 02-01-13

Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 02-01-13

Mark Knopfler's Privateering continues to top the Roots Music Report folk radio airplay chart this week, while Greg Brown's Hymns to What Is Left retains the #1 position on the roots country chart. [To view the current Folk and Roots Country Top 50 albums charts, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 01-25-13

Mark Knopfler's Privateering continues to top the Roots Music Report folk radio airplay chart this week, while Greg Brown's Hymns to What Is Left moves into the #1 position on the roots country chart. [To view the current Folk and Roots Country Top 50 albums charts, click on the headline.]
Quick Q & A with Garnet Rogers

Quick Q & A with Garnet Rogers

Canadian singer-songwriter Garnet Rogers has been hailed by the Boston Globe as “a brilliant songwriter,” “a charismatic performer and singer,” and “one of the major talents of our time.” The venerable folk music publication Sing Out! noted that he “may be one of the greatest male interpreters and vocalists performing in the contemporary folk scene.” Kathy Sands-Boehmer posed some questions to him recently. [To read Kathy's Quick Q & A with Garnet Rogers, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk & Roots Country Radio Charts, 12-30-11

Albums by Pieta Brown, Abigail Washburn, Madison Violet, June Tabor and Gene & Gayla Mills retain the top five spots on the Roots Music Report folk radio chart this week, while albums by Robert Earl Keen, Joe Ely, Gillian Welch, Blackie & the Rodeo Kings and Greg Brown (Pieta's dad) continue in the top five spots on the roots country chart. [To view the current Folk and Roots Country Top 50 charts, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk & Roots Country Radio Charts, 12-16-11

Pieta Brown's Mercury continues to top the Roots Music Report folk radio chart this week,followed by albums by Red Molly, Abigail Washburn, Madison Violet and June Tabor. Robert Earl Keen's Ready for Confetti retains the #1 spot on the roots country chart for the seventh consecutive week and is followed by albums by Joe Ely, Gillian Welch, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, and Greg Brown (Pieta's father). [To view the current Folk and Roots Country Top 50 albums charts, click on the headline.]

Bill Morrissey, Singer-Songwriter of the Common Folk, 1951-2011

A private memorial service took place in New Hampshire on Friday, July 29, for Bill Morrissey, a Grammy-nominated, nationally touring folksinger-songwriter, for whom the granite state was home and its small-town life the inspiration behind much of his material. Morrissey died at age 59 of complications of heart disease in Georgia on July 23 while on tour. [To read the full article, click on the headline.]

AcousticMusicScene.com Hosts Song Swaps and Mini-Showcases at Falcon Ridge and Huntington Folk Festivals This Summer

AcousticMusicScene.com will host song swaps and mini-showcases during the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, July 22-24, and the Huntington Folk Festival, August 6. Both festivals take place in New York State. {to view the entire article, including schedules, click on the headline.]

24 Acts Selected for 2011 Falcon Ridge Emerging Artists Showcase

Twenty-four artists/bands have been selected from among hundreds of applicants to perform in the Falcon Ridge/Grassy Hill Emerging Artists Showcase during the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival on Friday afternoon, July 22, 2011, from noon to 4:30 p.m. They are Brooke Annibale, Blair Bodine, Brittany Ann, Ellen Bukstel, Lori Diamond and Fred Abatelli, Friction Farm, Bulat Gafarov, Sharon Goldman, Jason Myles Goss, ilyAIMY, Layah Jane, Devlin Miles, Louise Mosrie, My Brothers Banned, Occidental Gypsy, Karyn Oliver, Pesky J. Nixon, Grace Pettis, Paul Sachs, Putnam Smith, Split Tongue Crow, Suzie Vinnick, Gail Wade, and The Whispering Tree. [To view the entire article, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 07-17-09

Roots Music Report compiles weekly radio airplay charts for various roots-related genres. These are based on spin totals reported by music directors and DJs from more than 400 terrestrial and Internet radio stations. The latest Folk chart is posted here with permission. [To view the latest Roots Music Report Folk radio airplay chart, click on the headline.]