Posts tagged "Lori McKenna"
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.]

Winners Named in 59th Grammy Awards’ American Roots Music Field

Winners in the 59th Grammy Awards’ American Roots Music Field were recognized during a Premiere Ceremony that streamed online prior to The Recording Academy’s televised awards show on Sunday, February 12, from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]

Nominees Named for 2017 Grammy Awards

Nominees in 84 categories have been named for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards to be presented by The Recording Academy on Sunday, February 12, 2017. Of particular interest to readers of AcousticMusicScene.com are the nominees for awards in the American Roots Music Field that will likely be presented prior to the live broadcast airing on CBS television stations that evening from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Lori McKenna leads the nominees in the American Roots Music Field with three nominations. [To continue reading this article and see the list of nominees in the American Roots Music Field, click on the headline.]

Grammy Award Winners Named in American Roots Music Field

Prior to a live broadcast from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 15, 2016, winners in the 58th Annual Grammy Awards’ American Roots Music Field were revealed by The Recording Academy. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]

Grammy Awards Nominees Named

Nominees in 83 categories have been named for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards to be presented by The Recording Academy on Monday, February 15, 2016. Of particular interest to readers of AcousticMusicScene.com are the nominees for awards in the American Roots Music Field that will be presented prior to the live broadcast airing on CBS television stations that evening from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. [To continue reading and see a listing of the nominees in the American Roots Music Field and select others, click on the headline.]
Quick Q & A with Mark Erelli

Quick Q & A with Mark Erelli

Mark Erelli is a New England-based singer-songwriter who has been a winner in both the Kerrville New Folk Competition and the International Songwriting Competition. He’s played venues ranging from intimate coffeehouses and house concerts to the main stage at the Newport Folk Festival. As a multi-instrumentalist sideman, he has accompanied such artists as Paula Cole, Mary Gauthier, Lori McKenna and Josh Ritter. Kathy Sands-Boehmer posed some questions to him recently. [To read Kathy's Quick Q & A with Mark Erelli, click on the headline.]
Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 12-21-13

Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 12-21-13

The David Bromberg Band's Only Slightly Mad topped the Roots Music Report folk radio airplay chart last week, while Lori McKenna's album Massachusetts returned to the #1 spot on the Americana/roots country chart. [To view the Folk and Americana/Roots Country Top 50 albums charts, which are posted on AcousticMusicScene.com with permission, click on the headline.]
Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 12-07-13

Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 12-07-13

Memories and Moments by Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott continued in the #1 spot on the Roots Music Report folk radio airplay chart last week. Massachusetts by Lori McKenna tops the Americana/Roots Country chart. {To view the Folk and Americana/Roots Country Top 50 albums charts, which are posted on AcousticMusicScene.com with permission, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 11-30-13

Memories and Moments by Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott continued to top the Roots Music Report folk radio airplay chart last week, while Internal Sounds by Canadian alt-country rockers The Sadies retained the #1 spot on the Americana/roots country chart. Linda Thompson's Won't Be Long Now and Lori McKenna's Massachusetts moved into the #2 positions on the respective charts. [The current Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Top 50 albums charts are posted with permission on AcousticMusicScene.com. To view them, click on the headline below.]
Folk Music Fills the Streets of New Bedford, July 6-7, 2013

Folk Music Fills the Streets of New Bedford, July 6-7, 2013

The New Bedford Folk Festival, formerly known as the Greater New Bedford Summerfest, is one of the Northeast’s most pleasant, refined and enjoyable music festivals. Slated for July 6-7, 2013 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, the festival takes over the cobble stoned streets of this historic New England port city –which is part of the New Bedford Whaling National Historic Park. [To read the full article, click on the headline.]

Philadelphia Folk Festival Set for Aug. 17-19

Mary Chapin Carpenter, Steve Earle and the Dukes, Mary Gauthier, Tracy Grammer, John Hiatt, Brother Sun, The Holmes Brothers, Little Feat, Mark Erelli, Lori McKenna, Atwater-Donnelly, Paul Thorn, Lucinda Williams, rockabilly queen Wanda Jackson, The HillBenders, Red Clay Ramblers, Roosevelt Dime and Spuyten Duyvil are among the dozens of artists and acts slated to perform during the 51st annual Philadelphia Folk Festival, August 17-19, at the Old Pool Farm in Upper Salford Township, near Schwenksville, Pennsylvania. The festival is produced and presented by the nonprofit Philadelphia Folksong Society. [To read the full article, click on the headline.]