Kendell Marvel is one of the up and coming Country voices in the Waylon Jennings Mold. Here, he covers the classic Lee Hazelwood Country-politan hit song, “Houston.”
One of the purveyors of the Gothic Country craze that seems to be sweeping the country, Charlie Crockett along with Orville Peck is turning the genre on its ear with his new record, Welcome To Hard Times.
Dallas based Joshua Ray Walker is one of the fresh voices on the Americana music scene. His songs are all about Honky Tonks, lives lived, and loves lost.
One of the best quarantine acts going, Lucas Nelson and the Promise of the Real perform a live rendition of “Couldn’t Break Your Heart” from their release earlier this year, Sacred Garden.
There is a whole lot of Dolly and Emmylou in Hugton Beach-based country chanteuse. Stay tuned for her debut record to be released later this summer with the coolly named Jesus, Red Wine & Patsy Cline.
All you really need to know about Arlo McKinley is that he was the last and final artist that John Prine signed to his Oh Boy Records label. This song is special and don’t sleep on his debut album to be released in August.
These guys are from the plains of Texas, and that sounds about right based on their sound. Down and dirty Texas dirt Rock and Soul drenched all over this single and entire album recently self-titled release. Come for the cool band name, stay for the great music.
Charlie Starr and the boys in Blackberry Smoke really know there way around a Southern Rock cover song. Here, they slay the heck out of the classic Marshall Tucker Band road song.
When you are named after a farm equipment company your hardscrabble Americana deep Roots credentials better be set in stone, and these guys don’t disappoint. With songs in the Uncle Tupelo, Jayhawks, and Backsliders mode their cinematic storytelling includes bad motels, whiskey, and long stretches down the highway.
Blackberry Smoke will be releasing a special 6 song E.P. on June 19th with a portion of all proceeds are going to the Recording Academy’s MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund to help people in and around the music community affected by Covid-19. This version of the Allman Brothers classic was recorded live at Capricorn Studios.