NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile added another trophy to her shelf as she won artist of the year at the 2021 Americana Honors and Awards show, while country singer Sturgill Simpson took home the album of the year award.
ASHEBORO, N.C. (AP) — With a street name and a few local attractions in Randolph County in common, Naomi Wise is likely a familiar name to local residents.
NEW YORK (AP) — George Wein, an impresario of 20th century music who helped found the Newport Jazz and Folk festivals and set the template for gatherings everywhere from Woodstock to the south of France, died Monday.
One day not long ago, I watched my soon-to-be 3-year-old son jump up and down to the sound of “ho” and “hey.”
Adam Bolt’s new EP is a bit of a travelogue through the human heart. Hear his latest when he performs an album release show at Wolf Hills Brewing in Abingdon on Saturday, May 22. In the aftermath of last year’s “And the Vines Grow Still,” Bolt heralds his latest EP, “Gazeteer.”
The Bosses convene on Saturday, May 8, at The Cascade Draft House in downtown Bristol, Tennessee. Kimberly sings. Daniel plays guitar. Together, the folk music duo's style isn't driven on protest songs or political statements; they tend to shape lyrics into odes of life.
WISE, Va. — Seven-time Grammy Award-nominated artist John McCutcheon will perform an exclusive livestreamed concert on Sunday, April 18, at 7 p.m. as a part of Pro-Art’s Spring 2021 season.
Unable to perform live during the coronavirus pandemic, one local musician is sharing her harp performances online to help offer comfort during these unsettling times.
Alt-rock vets Guided By Voices will stream live to benefit Chicago’s Metro club on Friday.
Generations of folk musicians created memorable odes far beyond folk music’s names of fame like Joan Baez and Bob Dylan.
Billy Crawford Band presents Lady Sings the Blues
Jason Harrod exemplifies a secular musician of faith. An opportunity for immersion into Harrod’s music arises when he appears on Monday, Oct. 14 at King University Memorial Chapel in Bristol, Tennessee. That’s in the morning. In the evening, he turns up at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, Virginia. Each comes within King University Institute for Faith & Culture’s 2019‑2020 series.
BRISTOL, Va. — Louis Armstrong sang of dancing cheek to cheek. A key lime bar sat next to a half-consumed Diet Coke.
Hear the truth according to Ian Feathers and his life led when the Ian Feathers Band encamps at Quaker Steak & Lube in Bristol, Virginia, on Friday, Aug. 9.
Take a drive. Head for nowhere or New York City, for in neither place can one find a person quite like Abby Roach.
The world knows her as Abby the Spoon Lady.
Lend a cheer upon the return of The Fiddle Scene. The all-female band of fiddlers will apply bows to strings on June 26 at the Crooked Road General Store in Bristol, Virginia. Oh, they’ll cure the most forlorn of Monday blahs.
As gentle as an Appalachian sunrise, the music of Tyler Hughes and Sam Gleaves soothes the weariest of souls.
Treasure undiscovered brands the music of Scotty Melton. Add fellow gem Mark White.