Posts Tagged ‘Justin Townes Earle’

15 for ’15: Albums to “Watch” in the New Year

15 for ’15: Albums to “Watch” in the New Year

Twenty-fifteen will be an interesting year for music and, for many musicians, a year of transition. We will see some old masters moving in new directions: Steve Earle trying his hand at blues, Robert Earl Keene at bluegrass and Fat Mike at a punk rock opera. Some intriguing cover albums loom on the horizon, from […]

Justin Townes Earle “Nothing’s Gonna Change the Way You Feel about Me Now” – (Bloodshot)

Justin Townes Earle “Nothing’s Gonna Change the Way You Feel about Me Now” – (Bloodshot)

In the midst of strong reviews of his last album, Harlem River Blues, Justin Townes Earle made the kind of splash he undoubtedly did not want to make.  For various reasons, Earle entered re-hab (again) for drug addiction.  I mention this mainly as a reference point for the songwriting on the album.  While there are […]

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 […]

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival 2010 Lineup Announced!

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival 2010 Lineup Announced!

The Righteous Brothers got it right. “If there’s a rock ‘n’ roll heaven, well you know they got a hell of a band.” If there’s a festival in the Great Beyond, it would be just like Hardly Strictly Bluegrass: It’s in San Francisco. In Golden Gate Park. For three days. It’s FREE. The lineup is […]

Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit w/ Justin Townes Earle – Sticky Fingerz, Little Rock, AR

The sign above the door just read “Wed – Jason Isbell,” but I gotta admit as much as I was looking forward to hearing what Isbell’s new band could do live, I was more excited about catching a Justin Townes Earle show. I wasn’t alone, as I noticed some people that knew every song he […]