Alt-Country / Blues / Folk / News / Tour

POST TO WIRE PRESENTS: Eighteen Strings: An Afternoon of Americana

MARK MOLDRE ~ JAMES THOMSON ~ DARREN CROSS Saturday June 7th, Petersham Bowling Club, 2-5pm $10 After the success of the last gig we put our name to at the Petersham Bowling Club (The Weeping Willows) we decided the gentlemen needed a look-in next. Accordingly we are proud to present three of our favourite NSW songwriters … Continue reading

Alt-Country / Americana / Bluegrass / Country / News / Tour

NEWS: Sydney gets a new weekly country music night

Thursday March 27th is the launch of a new weekly night at the Marrickville Bowling Club dedicated to country music – old time, roots and bluegrass. Regular events like Folk club showed that a genre-specific night is definitely sustainable and one catering to the Americana community is long overdue. PTW raises it’s hat to Fun … Continue reading

News / Tour

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

Alt-Country / Americana / Country / Gig Reviews / Photos

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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LIVE: The Wild Men of Folk feat. Mike McCarthy, Mark Moldre, Kris Morris and Adam Lang

On February 27th ‘The Wild Men of Folk’ will be playing at Lizotte’s Kincumber. Featuring Mike McCarthy, Mark Moldre, Kris Morris and Adam Lang the foursome will be playing a mix of their own material and sharing a few favourite covers ( incl. Mississippi John Hurt, Lucinda Williams, Tom Waits, Gillian Welch, Steve Earle, Lefty Frizzell and … Continue reading

Alt-Country / Americana / Videos

WILLIE NELSON: Bloody Mary Morning (live on ACL, 1974)

Austin City Limits has been running for forty years as a TV series and it continues to showcase the finest music across a range of genres. Americana gets a great look-in with recent shows including Dawes, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, Jason Isbell, Kacey Musgraves and Dale Watson. Here’s Willie Nelson playing the show’s pilot … Continue reading

Americana / Country / Indie Folk / New Music / Videos

WATCH: Fanny Lumsden & The Thrillseekers | Your Rattle & Your Roll

Fanny Lumsden and her band The Thrillseekers did a live session at Cleveland’s late in 2013. Here’s a great new song Your Rattle & Your Roll, gently overflowing with that magical melodicism that Lumsden seems to fill each song with. It’s set to be a big year for the band with plans to record and … Continue reading

Americana / Blues / Country / News / Stream

NEW MUSIC: Drive-by Truckers’ Mike Cooley releases solo LP

In the wake of Patterson Hood’s solo record Mike Cooley has also decided to release a new solo album of some fan favourites in an acoustic style, live. Fool on Every Corner is out Dec 11, 2012 and features Carl Perkins Cadillac, 3 Dimes Down, Marry Me, Shut Up And Get On The Plane and more plus one … Continue reading

Americana / Country / Folk / Gig Reviews / Indie Folk

CONCERT REVIEW: First Aid Kit @ OAF, Sydney 09/09/10

written by Chris Familton Daisy M. Tulley has been building a solo career alongside her day job in Bridezilla and it is proving to be impressive one. In front of the growing crowd she silenced the chatterers at the bar and delivered a set of haunting, stately songs that grew and faded at a funereal … Continue reading