Nashville’s Music City Roots Finds A New Home

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After four years at the Loveless Barn, the popular variety show Music City Roots is moving to a new venue. The inaugural show will take place tonight in Liberty Hall at The Factory at Franklin, and will be broadcast live on Hippie Radio 94.5 FM. The sold out show will feature performances by Emmylou Harris, […]

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Video: Backstage At The Americana Honors And Awards

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We sent Chris Funk of Black Prairie and The Decemberists backstage at the Ryman Auditorium to interview some of the winners and performers at this year’s Americana Music Association Honors And Awards. Artists like Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show and Sam Bush offered their thoughts on the growing Americana genre — “it sure […]

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Songs You Need To Hear: Ange Boxall, “Electric Blue”

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Ange Boxall hails from Tasmania, but that doesn’t mean all her songs are about Bugs Bunny. Boxall recently touched down in the United States to promote her excellent new album, Writing Letters, which finds her collaborating with Americana ringleader Jim Lauderdale and JD Souther, who’s penned hits for The Eagles and Linda Ronstadt. If you’re […]

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Sessions: Lera Lynn

We first caught up with Lera Lynn earlier this year at Merlefest , where the Athens songwriter took top honors in the country category of the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest. Recently, Lynn and her guitarist Ben Lewis stopped by our offices before her gig at Music City Roots in Nashville to promote her debut album, […]

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Cherryholmes Bid Adieu At Music City Roots

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(Cherryholmes) Nashville’s Music City Roots, a live concert series and radio broadcast held in a converted barn outside the famous Loveless Cafe, usually features a stacked lineup. Last night’s bill, featuring red hot Americana act The Civil Wars and one of the last ever shows from celebrated bluegrass band Cherryholmes, was more stacked than a […]

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John Oates And Sam Bush Bring Their Roots To Loveless Barn

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Out in the Tennessee backwoods, Music City Roots always delivers a great show. Held at the Loveless Barn, the show is a throwback to an older time. It plays live on the radio, but commercials are read over the microphone. There are five acts, but each uses the same drum set. It’s five songs and […]

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