Ep#213 Town Mountain knows how fast they’re goin’

Town Mountain

Robert Greer plays tracks from Town Mountain’s Live At The Isis, talks about the winning an IBMA award and what it means to be a tarheel. Also on this episode, rock & roll from the Ben Miller Band, Piedmont blues from Beverly “Guitar” Watkins, folk rock from Jonathan Byrd, jive blues from Luke Winslow-King, roots rock from Lachlan Bryan and the Wildes, a Sleepy John Estes cover by Dave Ray, a beautiful waltz by Mandolin Orange, soul music from Elvin Bishop, and a country crooner from Lee Ann Womack.

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Ep#212 Paul Thorn writes some feel-good anthems

Paul Thorn

Paul Thorn plays tracks from Too Blessed To Be Stressed, and talks about his feel-good anthem songs and kissing babies on the campaign trail. Also on this episode, blues rock from The Heckhounds, a beautiful country crooner from Emma Swift, alt-folk from Shakey Graves, bluegrass from the Whiskey Gentry, roots rock from Tim Easton, electric blues from Sean Chambers, Appalachian folk from Malcolm Holcombe, honkytonk from Tyller Gummersall, swamp punk from Les Claypool’s Duo DeTwang.

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Blues Homecoming at the Music Maker Relief Foundation

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Mark your calendar for a once in a lifetime blues event: The Music Maker Relief Foundation Homecoming Celebration! 50 blues artists from the deep south.

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Adds: Marcia Ball, Gary Clark Jr., NQ Arbuckle, Music Maker Relief Foundation

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New piano boogie from Marcia Ball, blues jams from Gary Clark Jr. barroom rock from NQ Arbuckle, honkytonk from Laura Benitez, and roadhouse blues from Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, and a double CD release from the Music Maker Relief Foundation.

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Luke Winslow-King and Esther Rose perform “The Comin’ Tide”

Luke Winslow-King The Coming Tide

Luke Winslow-King and Esther Rose perform “The Comin’ Tide.” I would have sworn on a stack of Bibles that this was an old-time gospel song

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Lachlan Bryan & the Wildes – Black Coffee

Lachlan Bryan

Lachlan Bryan & Wildes are bringing Black Coffee from rural Australia to the U.S. and it’s going fit right in with other great americana albums.

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Marcia Ball makes the piano sit up and beg

Marcia Ball Tattooed Lady and the Alligator Man

No one does rattle-the-windows, shake-the-rafters piano boogie better than Marcia Ball and The Tattooed Lady And The Alligator Man is her best album yet.

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Live tonight! Cahalen Morrison, Cory Branan, & Shakori Hills Tickets!

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Live tonight 9pm EDT UTC/GMT-4 Cory Branin, Cahalen Morrison, plus ticket giveaway the The Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival

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Adds: Elvin Bishop, Emma Swift, The Whiskey Gentry, Canebreakers

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New music from Elvin Bishop, Emma Swift, The Whiskey Gentry, and the Canebreakers.

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Ep#211 Grace Askew gets janky and raw

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Grace Askew talks about “bluntry,” admiring the growls and tenacity of Howlin’ Wolf and Lightnin’ Hopkins, and being inspired by virga. Also on this episode, cowpunk from Cory Branan, alt-folk from Shakey Graves, a beautiful Townes VanZandt cover by Kathleen Grace, heartland rock by Lachlan Bryan and the Wildes, country rock from the Old 97’s, boogie blues from Elvin Bishop, rockabilly from Tammy Lynn and Myles High, and some meltdown blues from Gary Clark Jr.

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