Whether you love Oliver Anthony or think he’s a fudge rounder, he’s definitely sparked off a ton of national interest in earnest songwriters who can stand in front of a microphone with just an acoustic guitar.
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The appeal for independent country has become so robust, we now have megafestivals sprouting up all across the country to cater to the fans of this music. But the first, and still the biggest of these events is Under The Big Sky Festival.
Archertown, Bella White, CAAMP, Charley Crockett, Colby Acuff, Colter Wall, Cristina Vane, Drayton Farley, Elle King, Gabe Lee, Hank Williams Jr., Izaak Optaz, Jamie Wyman, Kat Hasty, LeAnn Rimes, Marcus King, Nikki Lane, Radio Ranch, Ryan Bingham, Shane Smith and the Saints, The Dead South, The Helnore Highwater Band, The Local Honeys, The Texas Gentlemen, Under The Big Sky Fest, Vincent Neil Emerson, Whiskey Myers, Yellowstone, Zach Bryan
If you’re heading to Whitefish, Montana or are already there, congratulations, you’re about to experience one of the greatest assemblages of talent in independent country and roots music that happens all year.
49 Winchester, Archertown, Charley Crockett, Christina Vane, Colby Acuff, Drayton Farley, Helnore Highwater Band, Hogslop String Band, Jamie Wyman, Kat Hasty, Molly Tuttle, Shane Smith and the Saints, The Local Honeys, The Red Clay Strays, Under The Big Sky Fest, Whiskey Myers
The Railbird Festival has been around for a few years now, mixing Kentucky horse racing culture and the state’s favorite spirit of bourbon with a diverse musical experience. But in 2023, Railbird is leaning more into the independent country side of music and their Kentucky roots.
A relentless and unmerciful expedition to unearth the essence of authentic Kentucky expressions captured in musical form will find one in the audience of Linda Jean Stokley and Montana Hobbs, known collectively as The Local Honeys. Already a decade of performing…
By the powers vested in me by the institution of country music, I hereby declare July 15th, in the Year of Our Ford 2022, an official country music holiday due to the incredible volume of important country and roots music releases being debuted on this day.
Acoustic Syndicate, Arlo McKinley, Bishop Plainview, Don Morris, Merle Jagger, Nick Dittmeier and the Sawdusters, Parker Twomey, Tami Neilson, The Broken Spokes, The Local Honeys, Tom Skinner, Tom Skinners Science Project, We Banjo 3, Whitney Lockert, Willi Carlisle, Zach Bryan