Browsing articles tagged with " Doc Watson"
Aug
21

Austin Lucas Invites Friends On ‘Minimum Overdrive’ Tour

August 21, 2014 - By Trigger  //  News  //  10 Comments

New West recording artist Austin Lucas has just announced a string of new tour dates across the United States and a few stops in Canada, but this won’t be your garden variety Austin Lucas tour. Joining him on stage in acoustic collaborations will be mandolin extraordinaire Jayke Orvis, Jon Snodgrass, Canadian singer/songwriter Northcote, and Caleb Caudle for select dates.

Jul
15

Album Review – Old Crow Medicine Show’s “Remedy”

July 15, 2014 - By Trigger  //  Reviews  //  30 Comments

Old Crow Medicine Show’s new album Remedy is the first album the string band has released since officially minting a #1 song in the form of Darius Rucker’s take on “Wagon Wheel”, and the first as the freshest members of the prestigious Grand Ole Opry. 2013 was a big year for the buskers, and the band has gone from riding praise from Doc Watson and the kind mentoring from David Rawlings ….

Apr
23

The Secret Sisters Shine Through In “Put Your Needle Down”

April 23, 2014 - By Trigger  //  Reviews  //  21 Comments

Produced by T Bone Burnett, the new Secret Sisters album called Put Your Needle Down—the sister duo’s first record in nearly four years—was produced by T Bone Burnett. T Bone Burnett produced this sophomore effort, and lending his efforts in a production role was T Bone Burnett. T Bone Burnett, T Bone Burnett, T Bone Burnett.

Aug
16

Old Crow Medicine Show Invited to be Grand Ole Opry Members

August 16, 2013 - By Trigger  //  News  //  32 Comments

For the first time in the last half decade, the Grand Ole Opry is poised to induct a traditionally-leaning country music act into its distinct and coveted roster of permanent members. Opry member Marty Stuart surprised Old Crow Medicine Show on the Opry stage tonight (8-16) with an invitation to join the storied institution during Old Crow’s scheduled performance.

Mar
23

Lonesome Wyatt’s Gothic Country “Ghost Ballads”

March 23, 2013 - By Trigger  //  Reviews  //  12 Comments

Lonesome Wyatt is a pioneer of Gothic country with his band Those Poor Bastards, and one of the originators of underground country whose song “Pills I Took” was covered by Hank Williams III on his landmark album Straight to Hell, he is one of the few artists who will never be forgotten regardless of the long-term fortune of the underground country sub-genre.

Feb
19

The Music That Paved The Way For Mumford & Sons

February 19, 2013 - By Trigger  //  Reviews  //  49 Comments

Many of the bold changes in the direction of popular music begin with artists that are too fey, too polarizing to become popular themselves. So it takes others who understand how to soften music with sensibilities to make it accessible to the masses, and hopefully, if time is on their side, transect the popularity timeline, resulting in superstardom.

Sep
12

2012 Americana Music Award Winners & Recap

September 12, 2012 - By Trigger  //  News  //  21 Comments

Wednesday night (9-12-2012) country music’s mother church The Ryman Auditorium was alive with the sounds of The 2012 Americana Music Awards that saw an always talented, eclectic (and sometimes confusing) flock of musicians, songwriters, and performers amass to give credit to the best and brightest of the year.

May
27

UPDATE – RIP: Family Called to Doc Watson’s Side

May 27, 2012 - By Trigger  //  News  //  18 Comments

Doc Watson’s family has been called to his bedside at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC. The 89-year-old folk and bluegrass guitar legend’s heath issues started on Monday (5-21) after a fall at his home. No bones were broken, but the incident exposed other health problems. Watson’s condition never improved from “critical” and he remains in Wake Forest Baptist’s Intensive Care Unit.

Jun
8

Your Opinion – Old Crow Medicine Show

June 8, 2010 - By Trigger  //  Random Notes  //  62 Comments

When I first heard Old Crow’s self-titled album, I ate it right up. With instant classics like “Tell It To Me” and “Wagon Wheel,” OCMS became a […]

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