TAKE ME TO TAMWORTH TOWN
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TAKE ME TO TAMWORTH TOWN

Take Me To Town, the 3CD, 47 track compilation of contemporary Australian alt-country music is heading to Tamworth 2019, with a very special showcase gig featuring an all-star line-up of Ben Leece & Left Of The Dial, Katie Brianna, The Weeping Willows, Hana & Jessie-Lee, Lachlan Bryan, Jen Mize and Mitch Power. If you are … Continue reading

NEWS: PTW Showcase at Late Nite Alt at Tamworth
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NEWS: PTW Showcase at Late Nite Alt at Tamworth

We’re excited to be part of what is becoming a tradition and Americana highlight of the Tamworth country music festivities in recent years. Now in its fourth year, Late Nite Alt has found a new home downstairs at Tamworth Services Club. As well as a new venue, they’ve also partnered with Footstomp Music, The Americana Music Association of Australia, … Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Katie Brianna – Victim Or The Heroine
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ALBUM REVIEW: Katie Brianna – Victim Or The Heroine

One her 2013 album Dark Side Of The Morning Katie Brianna seemed to find her voice and settle into her own songwriting. Now in 2016 she has taken that self-belief, crafted an even stronger set of songs and produced a world class album of soulful country-tinged music. With production courtesy of Shane Nicholson, the album … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Katie Brianna – Birmingham
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NEW MUSIC: Katie Brianna – Birmingham

Sydney’s Katie Brianna has announced that her new album Victim or the Heroine is set for release on Friday August 19 (MGM Distribution). The Shane Nicholson produced album is reportedly a more restrained set of songs than her previous album. Here’s Birmingham, the first single from the record, of which Brianna says in her own words: “I think this … Continue reading

VIDEO: Live acoustic session clips from Mark Lucas, Katie Brianna and The Weeping Willows
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VIDEO: Live acoustic session clips from Mark Lucas, Katie Brianna and The Weeping Willows

Photographer and director Lyn Taylor has started producing some great clips of live acoustic performances of Australian folk and alt. country acts with Nick Payne recording and mixing the audio. The pair also form the core of folk/bluegrass group Dear Orphans. Here are three of our favourite sessions so far with Mark Lucas, Katie Brianna … Continue reading

NEWS: The Petersham Bowling Club Presents Oxjam Inner Western
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NEWS: The Petersham Bowling Club Presents Oxjam Inner Western

As part of the 2015 OXJAM Music Festival the Petersham Bowling Club is presenting OXJAM Inner Western featuring musicians from the local Americana banding together to raise money to support OXFAM’s efforts to reduce world poverty. Now in Australia & started in the UK in 2006, Oxjam is a month-long party against poverty where music lovers from all … Continue reading

THE WEEKLY ROUND-UP: May 22nd, 2015
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THE WEEKLY ROUND-UP: May 22nd, 2015

As we roll into the weekend and look back at the last week, our highlight was last night’s double album launch featuring Ruby Boots (Solitude) and Raised By Eagles‘ (Diamonds in the Bloodstream) with local gent Andy Golledge opening with a superb set in trio band mode (see photos). Both the headliners more than did … Continue reading

FEATURE: The Americana Music Festival & Conference 2014 – Nashville, TN
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FEATURE: The Americana Music Festival & Conference 2014 – Nashville, TN

Each year in September the Americana Music Festival & Conference is held in Nashville TN with dozens of music showcases from labels, genres and collected offerings from specific countries. Australia has a good profile at the event with shows like Tamworth Presents: Australiana @ Americana, Sounds Australia Presents: The Aussie BBQ and other smaller shows organised by … Continue reading

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NEWS: Fanny Lumsden & the Thrillseekers announce Sydney residency

Fanny Lumsden & the Thrillseekers have announced an exciting new residency for the month of May at Marrickville’s Vic on the Park. It’s being billed as Swamp Thursdays at the pub and entry is free of charge. Lumsden has an array of guests lined up for the month including some of favourite Americana artists, Katie … Continue reading

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PTW PRESENTS: The Weeping Willows, Katie Brianna, Caitlin Harnett @ The PBC

Last year we presented some shows by a couple of our favourite artists, Mark Moldre and Fanny Lumsden and now we are very excited to announce PTW is presenting An Americana Afternoon featuring The Weeping Willows (VIC), Katie Brianna and Caitlin Harnett at the Petersham Bowling Club on Saturday, 19th April. This will be a … Continue reading

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Inner Western 3: Country Covers @ Petersham Bowling Club (09/03/14)

Yesterday saw the third instalment of Inner Western, the country covers afternoon at the Petersham Bowling Club in Sydney. It was another great event with covers of songs from Hank Williams, Neil Young, Ryan Adams, Lucinda Williams, Iris Dement, Blaze Foley, Gillian Welch, The Rolling Stones, Gram Parsons and of course Townes Van Zandt. The … Continue reading