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

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KATIE BRIANNA: Dark Side Of The Morning (Video)

Katie Brianna released one of the best Americana albums in Australia last year. Dark Side Of The Morning is a record built on her wonderful voice that brings with it barrels of tears and heartache amid a certain uplifting resilience and strength. With wonderfully sympathetic instrumentation it’s a sweetly melancholic collection of songs that draws … Continue reading

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COUNTRY COVERS #3 Katie Brianna chooses a favourite

Coming up on Sunday October 27th is an afternoon/evening of Sydney (and Newcastle) artists covering some of their favourite country songs plus they’ll play a few of their own. Inner Western (FB Event) is happening at the Petersham Bowling Club from 2pm. Ahead of the show we’ve asked some of the artists appearing to choose a favourite country … Continue reading

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REPORT: The Americana Music Festival 2013, Nashville TN

Laura Coates is one half of the Australian duo The Weeping Willows who visited the USA earlier this month for the Americana Music Festival in Nashville TN. Laura has kindly written a piece for us describing the enviable event from the point of view of a visiting fan and participatory musician. Andrew Wrigglesworth and I … Continue reading