Shook Twins say no to American Idol

Last week, the Shook Twins received an email from the producers of American Idol asking them to audition for the popular show. You might wonder

The Sweet Lowdown: Chasing The Sun

          By Devon Leger There’s something about living on the edge of the Western world that tends to encourage far-reaching perspectives.

Poor Man’s Whiskey, plus High Council & Heels to the Hardwood coming to Seattle

Poor Man’s Whiskey with special guests High Council & Heels to the Hardwood will perform at The Nectar Lounge, in Seattle, November 20th. Poor

Cahalen Morrison & Country Hammer Play Portland, OR on 12/6 in Support of The Flower of Muscle Shoals

Fresh off the release of their new album The Flower of Muscle Shoals (Free Dirt Records), Cahalen Morrison & Country Hammer are playing a

Cassie & Maggie MacDonald: Sterling Road

By Devon Leger Born in Halifax, but raised in the little seaside village of Antigonish, Nova Scotia, within sight of both Cape Breton and

Folk Alliance International Announces Rita Coolidge as Keynote Speaker

Two-time Grammy Award winner, author, visual artist and Native American activist Rita Coolidge will be a keynote speaker at the 27th annual Folk Alliance

Annie Lou: Tried and True

By Devon Leger British Columbian roots songwriter Anne Louie Genest a.k.a. ANNIE LOU has spent years chronicling the rural lifepaths of Canada, writing songs

Henhouse Prowlers and Wild Rabbit at Nectar Lounge

HENHOUSE PROWLERS and running mate *Wild Rabbit* (formerly known as *BR’ER RABBIT*) in a *Special Election Day Bluegrass Throwdown!* What: Stomp! Hoot! Holler! VOTE!! When: *Tuesday,

The Show Ponies: Run For Your Life

By Devon Ledger There’s California sunshine in the music of Los Angeles indie Americana band The Show Ponies, even a hint of that West

Chris Jones & The Night Drivers: Live at the Old Feed Store

How do you follow an album that features three #1 and two #2 bluegrass radio hits? If you’re Chris Jones & The Night Drivers,