Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn at Shaftman Performance Hall in Roanoke, VA

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Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn Shaftman Performance Hall, Roanoke, VA, 3/7/2014 Banjoists Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn are known the world over for building bridges across musical and geographical cultures. The pair of singer-songwriters have drawn influences from Appalachia to the Far East, from Earl Scruggs to ancient Chinese culture, reinventing the banjo as much […]

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Photos: Shakey Graves and Shovels & Rope at the Alabama Music Box

Shovels & Rope

One of Austin’s biggest heroes, singer/songwriter Shakey Graves, and Americana duo Shovels & Rope played at the Alabama Music Box on February 18, 2014.

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Photo Gallery: A Day In The Life Of J. Roddy Walston & The Business

This is a good way to remember my name, also an exercise in humility. I was having to throw a bra back to a girl who mistook me for someone from a very popular vampire movie series.

J. Roddy Walston walks you through a day in the life of his intrepid rock band, J. Roddy Walston & The Business. Here they are at Barclays Center in NYC during WFAN’s Big Hello To Brooklyn concert.

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Photos: Grayson Capps And Dylan LeBlanc At Callaghan’s Irish Social Club, Mobile, AL

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Rising southern songwriters Grayson Capps and Dylan LeBlanc took over Callaghan’s Irish Social Club in Mobile, Alabama on January 13, for a show sponsored by American Songwriter. First two photos by Chad Edwards.

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Photos: Nora Jane Struthers at Callaghan’s Irish Social Club

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Nora Jane Struthers performs at Callaghan’s Irish Social Club in Mobile, AL on December 4, 2013.

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Photos: Zac Brown Band’s Southern Ground Music and Food Festival

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Check out or Top Ten Moments from Zac Brown Band’s Southern Ground Music and Food Festival, which took place 9/27-28 at The Lawn at Riverfront Park in Nashville, TN.

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Photos: Alabama Tribute At Grimey’s

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On Saturday, 9/21, fans gathered at Grimey’s New and Preloved Music in Nashville, TN to watch a handful of bands play during the Americana Music Festival. T. Hardy Morris and Amanda Shires were on hand to perform their contributions from High Cotton: A Tribute To Alabama.

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Photos: Ben Harper And Charlie Musselwhite At The Ryman Auditorium

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Ben Harper and harmonica legend Charlie Musselwhite performed an evening of blistering blues at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on Friday, September 13, performing songs from their new album Get Up! Harper gave a shout out to local guitar maker George Gruhn, who set him up with session work before he was famous. Among the evening’s highlights […]

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