Check out the new video from The Steel Wheels for their song “Rescue Me, Virginia”

The Steel Wheels just released the new video for their song “Rescue Me, Virginia”.  The video was filmed at The Fayetteville Roots Festival. For more info and upcoming tour dates for the Steel Wheels, check out their artist page, here. Read more

Josh Ritter’s New Single “Where The Night Goes” from his forthcoming album, “Sermon on the Rocks” Debuts on Paste!

Josh Ritter’s new single, “Where the Night Goes” premiered yesterday on Paste! The Song is off of his new album, Sermon on the Rocks, which will be released on October 16. Paste says of Josh: “The energy that Ritter and his Royal City Band have long brought to live shows courses through the 12 songs Read more | Listen to Josh Ritter's new single on Paste here

Josh Ritter Announces Upcoming Album Release and Fall Tour Dates

Josh Ritter announced on Wednesday that his new album, “Sermon on the Rocks” will be released on October 16. Josh said of the new album, “I wanted the wind off the Gulf. I wanted the air that touches the skin. I wanted the paint that sticks to the back of the eyeball. I wanted the Read more | click here to visit Josh Ritter's website

Samantha Crain’s new album, “Under Branch and Thorn and Tree” Reviewed by No Depression

“No Depression” has just given a glowing review to Samantha Crain’s new album, “Under Brand and Thorn and Tree”. No Depression writes: “Last time around, on 2013’s Kid Face, Crain told me in an interview that she was making a concerted effort to move away from fiction elements and closer to autobiography in her songs. Read more | Read the No Depression review here

Sam Lee featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered”

Sam Lee was featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered” on July 28 – NPR says of Sam Lee delights in making surprising connections in his music. He mixes conch, percussion and trumpet with an old Scottish Travellers song called “Johnny O’ The Brine.” Lee does this partly because he didn’t have any notions about what Read more | Listen to Sam Lee on NPRs "All Things Considered" here

Rhiannon Giddens “Cry No More” – her response to the events in Charleston – featured on NPR’s First Watch

“Cry No More,” a new song released solely as a one-take, live video and written in direct response to the Charleston shooting last month, features only Giddens’ haunting frame drum, her voice and a choir that echoes her. Its genre delineations apply more to the human condition than to music. This song is about black Read more | Watch the video on NPR here

ROSANNE CASH SELECTED AS 2015 ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE AT COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME® AND MUSEUM

NASHVILLE, Tenn., – July 7, 2015 –Rosanne Cash will be the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s 2015 artist-in-residence. A Grammy-winning singer and songwriter, Cash has recorded 15 albums and is the recipient of numerous awards, including three Grammys for her latest album The River and the Thread. As artist-in-residence, she will present intimate Read more | Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame's website here

Check out the premiere of Bhi Bhiman’s video “Up In Arms” Featuring Rhiannon Giddens

Sunday Living has just premiered the video for Bhi Bhiman’s new single “Up In Arms” featuring Rhiannon Giddens. Bhi Bhiman says of the song, “‘Up In Arms’ is a song about political and social struggle for African-Americans. The song is sung in the first person of Huey P. Newton, the Black Panther Party co-founder. It’s Read more | Watch the video premiere for "Up in Arms" on Southernliving.com

WENDELL HOLMES, DECEMBER 19, 1943 – JUNE 19, 2015

Wendell Holmes, vocalist, guitarist, pianist and songwriter of the critically acclaimed soul/blues band The Holmes Brothers, died on Friday, June 19 at his home in Rosedale, Maryland of complications due to pulmonary hypertension. Earlier this week, Wendell addressed his fans and friends in an open letter as he moved into hospice care. He was 71. Read more

WENDELL HOLMES OF ACCLAIMED SOUL/BLUES BAND THE HOLMES BROTHERS WRITES OPEN LETTER AS HE ENTERS HOSPICE

Wendell Holmes, vocalist, guitarist, pianist and songwriter of the critically acclaimed soul/blues band The Holmes Brothers, penned an open letter to his friends and fans as he entered hospice care. Wendell recently retired from touring when he was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension. Holmes Brothers drummer Willie “Popsy” Dixon died on January 9, 2015 of complications Read more