Posts Tagged ‘Awaiting The Flood’

Q&A with Emmylou Harris at All for the Hall Fundraiser, L.A.

Q&A with Emmylou Harris at All for the Hall Fundraiser, L.A.

By Jim Simpson/Jason Estopinal Emmylou. Like Elvis, Dolly, Liza and Frank, she’s attained single-name recognition. It seems as though she’s been around forever, but she arrived in Nashville in 1970, driving a beige Ford Falcon that she bought from her uncle for $400. She was waited tables at a Polynesian restaurant and then played and […]

Q&A with Taylor Swift at All for the Hall Fundraiser, L.A.

Q&A with Taylor Swift at All for the Hall Fundraiser, L.A.

By Jason Estopinal/Shannon Hutchison When one sees a fundraiser entitled “All for the Hall” held for the County Music Hall of Fame, one’s first thought may be “I think the Country Music Hall of Fame is doing okay. I mean, it’s a Hall of Fame; I don’t see the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto […]

Album Review: “From The Land of Ice And Snow: The Songs of Led Zeppelin” (Jealous Butcher)

Album Review: “From The Land of Ice And Snow: The Songs of Led Zeppelin” (Jealous Butcher)

By Melissa Haklitch Having grown up in a house where Led Zeppelin set the standard for what is Music (with a capital M), I was excited to see Jealous Butcher Records is releasing a compilation covers album with some of the band’s greatest hits. Normally, I have some trepidation about modern bands trying to reproduce […]

Video: Marshall Chapman & Tim Krekel: “I Love Everybody”

Video: Marshall Chapman & Tim Krekel: “I Love Everybody”

This gem was recorded in Louisville on May 30, 2009 at the Vernon Club at Bobbie Waston’s Dance or Die. The incomparable, rockin’ Nashville singer-songwriter Marshall Chapman (with 40 years in the business) joins her friend, guitarist Tim Krekel onstage at this music club/bowling alley (the alley is above the bar). Sadly, Krekel died of […]

Album Review: Kingsley Flood – “Dust Windows” – (Kingsley Flood)

Album Review: Kingsley Flood – “Dust Windows” – (Kingsley Flood)

By Krystal Dawn Muhlbach When I was sixteen my best friend and I got aboard a train that darts from our mundane little city to the bigger, more thrilling city of Los Angeles. Broke, underage, and with a borderline lethal sense of adventure, we got on that train without a penny in our pocket or […]

Bob Dylan Makes Rare TV Appearance: Pawn Stars?

Bob Dylan Makes Rare TV Appearance: Pawn Stars?

First there were the Victoria’s Secret commercials, and now (of all places) Pawn Stars. What seems like a staged scene is reportedly totally off the cuff. Pawn shop gofer “Chumlee” — named for the lovable-yet-dopey cartoon walrus buddy of Tennessee Tuxedo — stopped Dylan outside Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas and got him to sign […]

News: Details of Justin Townes Earle’s Arrest in Indy

News: Details of Justin Townes Earle’s Arrest in Indy

Various sources have uncovered more details on JTE’s JAIL time after a show on Sept. 16, 2010 at Radio Radio in Indianapolis, IN. According to SavingCountryMusic.com “[the performance] apparently went horribly wrong, with Earle getting in verbal altercations with the audience and venue staff, reportedly trying to start fights and breaking things, and eventually taking […]

Album Review: Dylan LeBlanc – Paupers Field – (Rough Trade)

Album Review: Dylan LeBlanc – Paupers Field – (Rough Trade)

What were you doing when you were twenty? I was slogging through what would become a very average college career, partying and drinking copious amounts of beer, and maybe that’s why I’m a lowly hack music writer. But enough about me. Soulful, sparse, haunting, polished and mature are all fitting adjectives to describe twenty-year-old Dylan […]

Album Review: J. Shogren “Birds Bones & Muscle” JAHA!

Album Review: J. Shogren “Birds Bones & Muscle” JAHA!

Sounding like some weird-ass acoustic version of Southern Culture on the Skids, “Birds Bones & Muscle” busts out of the gates, front loaded with three great songs, and while the album may be a little uneven, it’s hard to deny its best cuts.  “Pulp Americana” is what Shrogen calls it, and according to his website […]

“It Makes No Difference” – The Band from The Last Waltz

“It Makes No Difference” – The Band from The Last Waltz

Nothing we can say about this performance will do justice to it. Simply sit back and enjoy Rick Danko’s “It Makes No Difference” from The Band’s classic film, The Last Waltz.

Happy Birthday, Hank Williams (Terry Bradshaw Would Approve)

Happy Birthday, Hank Williams (Terry Bradshaw Would Approve)

Hank Williams (September 17, 1923 – January 1, 1953), born Hiram King Williams, was an American singer-songwriter and musician regarded as among the greatest country music stars of all time. He charted eleven number one songs between 1948 and 1953, though unable to read or write music to any significant degree. He was 29 when […]

Loretta Lynn Celebrates Legendary Career with 50th Anniversary Event Sept. 25

Loretta Lynn Celebrates Legendary Career with 50th Anniversary Event Sept. 25

Country music legend Loretta Lynn is celebrating her 50th year making music with a “A Tribute to an American Icon” 50th anniversary celebration with her final performance of the year at her Hurricane Mills ranch and home, to be held Saturday, Sept. 25. The concert is open to the public and is one of the […]

Contest Giveaway: Rare Signed Copy of Charlie Louvin’s “Hickory Wind”

Contest Giveaway: Rare Signed Copy of Charlie Louvin’s “Hickory Wind”

10/04/10 UPDATE: Congratulations to our WINNER, Rusty from Lafayette, Louisiana! We’ll be sending out the autographed copy of Charlie Louvin’s wonderful Hickory Wind. Enjoy, Rusty! Charlie Louvin is a living legend. He’s been a star for much longer than anyone else in the recording business. He’s a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame […]

Nick Lowe Tour Announced, Joins Elvis Costello in San Fran

Nick Lowe Tour Announced, Joins Elvis Costello in San Fran

Ah, Nick Lowe, the Jesus of Cool. Long before Awaiting the Flood was born, editor Jim Simpson caught Nick’s live show with Paul Carrack in NYC. “I remember he rocked the bass and guitar pretty hard,” recalls Simpson, “roared through a ton of his hits including a smashing ‘I Knew the Bride,’ and he smoked […]