Posts tagged "Iris DeMent"
2017 Americana Honors & Awards Show to be Streamed Live on Sept. 13

2017 Americana Honors & Awards Show to be Streamed Live on Sept. 13

The 2017 Americana Honors & Awards will be presented September 13 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. Hosted by Jim Lauderdale and featuring an all-star band led by Buddy Miller, the awards show is the highlight of the 18th annual AmericanaFest, a six-day festival and conference celebrating American roots-inspired music that is put on by the Americana Music Association. A live video stream of the show will be webcast via NPRMusic.org starting at 6:30 p.m. CDT, while a live simulcast will air on SiriusXM’s Outlaw Country and several Nashville area radio stations. [To continue reading this article and see the list of nominees in six categories, click on the headline.]
Philadelphia Folk Festival Set for Aug. 18-21

Philadelphia Folk Festival Set for Aug. 18-21

Thousands of music lovers are expected to converge on Old Pool Farm in Upper Salford Township, near bucolic Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, Aug. 18-21, for the annual Philadelphia Folk Festival. Now in its 55th year, the event, produced and presented by the Philadelphia Folksong Society, is the longest continuously running musical festival of its kind in North America. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]
Top Albums and Songs of November 2012 (FOLKDJ-L)

Top Albums and Songs of November 2012 (FOLKDJ-L)

Chris Brashear's Heart of the Country, Annie Lou's Grandma's Rules for Drinking and Iris DeMent's Sing the Delta were reportedly the most played albums on folk radio during November 2012, according to charts compiled by Richard Gillmann from radio playlists submitted to FOLKDJ-L, an electronic discussion group for DJs and others interested in all folk-based music on the radio. The title track of Canadian singer-songwriter Annie Lou's new CD also was the most-played song, closely followed by Anne Hills' rendition of "Early Snow" from The Things I Notice Now: Anne Hills Sings the Songs of Tom Paxton. [To view the Top Albums and Songs charts for November 2012, click on the headline.]

Long Island AcoustiCalendar for July-August 2009

Detailed listings for nearly 200 concerts, festivals, open mics, jam sessions and musical workshops slated to take place during July and August in Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties appear in this installment of AcousticMusicScene.com’s Long Island AcoustiCalendar. AcousticMusicScene.com is pleased to be hosting unplugged showcases featuring artists from LI and the Hudson Valley area during the Huntington Folk Festival at Heckscher Park on Saturday afternoon, August 1, as well as late-night song swaps featuring artists from New York and beyond during the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, July 23-26, on Dodds Farm in Hillsdale, New York. [To view the entire calendar, click on the headline.] Editor's Note: Links to Websites covering other parts of the New York metropolitan area, the Northeast...