Saturday, September 24, 2016

Routes & Branches 9/24/16

Today I played some folks who were honored this week at the Americana awards even though I missed watching it due to real life. I also had local musician Chico Schwall along with George Mann in the studio to support their performance tonight at the Labor Music Festival.
Coming up this next week I'm looking forward to seeing the Drive-By Truckers in Portland. I don't have their new CD yet... Look for it next week.

Rat Dog - El Paso - 4/3/2002 McDonald Theater 
Watkins Family Hour - Brokedown Palace - Watkins Family Hour 
Greensky Bluegrass - Past My Prime - Shouted, Written Down & Quoted
The Devil Makes Three - I'm Gonna Get High - Redemption & Ruin
Dwight Yoakam - Purple Rain - Swimmin' Pools, Movie Stars…
Billy Bragg - Handyman Blues - Tooth & Nail
Elise Davis - Penny - The Token
Lydia Loveless - Wine Lips - Somewhere Else
Drive-By Truckers - Three Dimes Down - It's Great To Be Alive!
Drive-By Truckers - The Righteous Path - It's Great To Be Alive!
Shovels & Rope - The Last Hawk - Little Seeds
Joan Baez - Hard Times Come Again No More - 75th Birthday Celebration
Woody Guthrie - John Henry - The Very Best of Woody Guthrie
Jim Lauderdale - Doin' Time in Bakersfield - I'm A Song
Session Americana w/ Jefferson Hammer - Missippippi Mud - Great Shakes
Brent Cobb - Let the Rain Come Down - Shine On Rainy Day
William Chico Schwall - Folded Arms - Live In The KRVM Studio  
George Mann - Which Side Are You On - Live In The KRVM Studio  
William Chico Schwall - We're Already Payin' It Now - Live In The KRVM Studio  
Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle - Come What May - Colvin & Earle
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell - Bring It On Home to Memphis - The Traveling Kind
Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line - Lovin' You - Wake
Cold Beer & Broads - Virginia - Six Pack
Brad Absher & Swamp Royale - Miss Your Water - Lucky Dog
Jason Isbell - If It Takes a Lifetime - Something More Than Free

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Routes & Branches 9/17/2016

My wife and I attended the Sisters Folk Festival last weekend and what a great festival it is!
I enjoyed seeing several of my favorite groups and for connecting with artists like Max Gomez and Nora Jane Struthers along with her husband Joe Overton. This was the beginning of my show this week which then went into some new music to the station and an interview with local artist Jake McNeillie and Company in support of their new CD "Delirium" (A Southern Gothic Fable).
I finished up the show featuring artists who have been nominated for various awards at the Americana Music Awards this week. Good Luck to all the nominees. I'll feature the winners on my show next week.

Whitehorse - Nadine - The Northern South, Vol. 1 - EP
Max Gomez - Love Will Find A Way - Rule the World
Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line - The Skillet Blues - Country EP No.1
Joe Overton - Introvert Boogie - Clear Blue Sky
Session Americana With Jefferson Hamer - One Skinner - Great Shakes
Don Gallardo - Ophelia, We Cry (Ode to Levon Helm) - Hickory
J. Micheal Laferty - That Guy - Well Seasoned... Not Quite Done
The Buffalo Ruckus - Carolina Calls - Peace & Cornbread
Decker - The Phantom - Snake River Blues
Joe Purdy - Kristine - Who Will Be Next? 
Joan Baez - House Of The Rising Sun - 75th Birthday Celebration
Jake McNeillie and Company - Carcosa - Delirium
Jake McNeillie and Company - Be Here For You - Live In The KRVM Studio
Jake McNeillie and Company - Find Your Way Home - Delirium 
Dan Weber - Oh Woody - What I'm Lookin' For
Lake Street Dive - You Go Down Smooth - Bad Self Portraits
The Milk Carton Kids - Honey, Honey - The Ash & Clay
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell - The Traveling Kind - The Traveling Kind
Watkins Family Hour - Feelin' Good Again - Watkins Family Hour
Bonnie Raitt - Gypsy in Me -  Dig In Deep
Lucinda Williams - Factory - The Ghosts of Highway 20
Jason Isbell - 24 Frames - Something More Than Free
Whitehorse - Come On In My Kitchen - The Northern South, Vol. 1 - EP

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Routes & Branches 9/3/16

This week's show was a mix of Labor day tunes, artists appearing at next week's Sisters Folk Festival and my choices for the August Freeform American Roots chart.

Chuck Prophet - Countrified Inner City Technological Man - Night Surfer
Angie and the Deserters - The Gift - Blood Like Wine - EP
Beth Wood - Backroads - The Weather Inside
Shawn Mullins - The Great Unknown - My Stupid Heart
The Brothers Comatose - 120 East - Respect the Van 
The Earl Scruggs Revue - T For Texas - Live At Kansas State
Blackberry Smoke - Good One Comin' On - Leave a Scar: Live in North Carolina 
Shinyribs - Take Me Lake Charles - Gulf Coast Museum
Kenny Davin Fine & The Tennessee Texans - You Gotta Be Good - Brand New Road
Richard Thompson - Guitar Heroes - Still
Session Americana - Beer Town - For Example: A Collection 
Session Americana - Willing to Be Lucky - Pack Up the Circus
Lauren Adams - Seminole Wind - Somewhere Else
Jim Patton & Sherry Brokus - Drunk in Baltimore - The Hard Part of Flying
The Devil Makes Three - I Gotta Get Drunk - Redemption & Ruin
Whitehorse - Big Boss Man - The Northern South, Vol. 1
Dave Insley - South Of The Boarder - Here With You Tonight
Dave Insley - God Loves the Working Man - Here With You Tonight
Dolly Parton - 9 To 5 - The RCA Years 1967-1986
Warren Haynes Feat. Railroad Earth - Coal Tattoo - Ashes and Dust
Merle Haggard - Workin' Man Blues - Hag: The Best Of Merle Haggard
Hank Williams III - Workin Man - Damn Right Rebel Proud
James McMurtry - We Can't Make It Here - Childish Things
David Allen Coe - Take This Job and Shove It - If That Ain't Contry
Just Dave Band - (I Got a) Smile from Beer to Beer - Rules to Live By
Bill Kirchen & Austin de Lone - The Times they Are a-Changin' - Transatlanticana

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Routes & Branches 8/27/16

A mix of new music to the station as I always like and some folks who are coming to town in the next couple of weeks.
Next week a preview of the upcoming Sisters Folk Festival and a few Labor Day tunes.

Jerry Garcia & David Grisman - Friend of the Devil - Jerry Garcia & David Grisman 
David Nelson Band - Any Naked Eye - Once in a Blue Moon
Just Dave Band - Rules to Live By - Rules to Live By
The Batture Boys - Rabbit Hole Blues - Muddy Water
Anna Troy - How Long Will It Be -Single
Mama Coal - Medley: Blue Rock Montana / Raven Haired Vixen - Raven Haired Vixen  
Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur - Diamond Joe - Penny's Farm
Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur - Penny's Farm - Penny's Farm 
Brian Cutean - Next Big Thing - The Sound Of Photosynthesis
Shinyribs - Red Quasar -  Okra Candy
Okkervil River - Judey on a Street - Away

Jim Patton & Sherry Brokus - My Hometown's Not My Hometown Anymore -The Hard Part of Flying
Jim Patton & Sherry Brokus - Down at the Anchor Inn - The Hard Part of Flying
Kiefer Sutherland - Can't Stay Away - Down In A Hole
Duane King - End Of The Road - Country Songs 
River Whyless - All Day All Night - We All the Light 
The Devil Makes Three - Come on up to the House - Redemption & Ruin
Blackberry Smoke - Too High - Holding All the Roses
Warren Haynes Feat. Railroad Earth - Gold Dust Woman (feat: Grace Potter) - Ashes and Dust
The Mavericks - What Am I Supposed to Do - Mono
Bill Kirchen & Austin de Lone - All Tore Up - Transatlanticana
Clark Paterson - Kansas Saturday Night - The Final Tradition
Colvin & Earle - Tobacco Road - Colvin & Earle
Whiskey Myers - Some of Your Love - Mud 
Hayes Carll - Sake of the Song - Lovers and Leavers
Michael Doucet & Tom Rigney - Chasing the Devil - Cajun Fandango

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Routes & Branches 8/20/16

I featured the new Bill Kirchen & Austin de Lone CD "Transatlanticana" this week since I had listened to it several times over the last week. Everything is good on it!! I even had a friend ask me the question about what I would take with me if I was to be stranded on a desert island and I said the new Bill Kirchen album. He was expecting something more classic , so I said just listen to it and you decide.

The Band - Up on Cripple Creek - Live At Watkins Glen
Bill Kirchen & Austin de Lone - Hounds of the Bakersfield - Transatlanticana 
David Bromberg - The New Lee Highway Blues - Wanted Dead or Alive
Storm Cellar - Put On Your Sunhat, Sweet Adeline - The Curious Assembly
Sarah Jarosz - Comin’ Undone - Undercurrent
Marcia Ball - Like There's No Tomorrow - The Tattooed Lady And The Alligator Man
Bill Kirchen & Austin de Lone - Let's Rock - Transatlanticana 
Chris Robinson Brotherhood - Leave My Guitar Alone - Any Way You Love, We Know How You Feel
James McMurtry - Copper Canteen - Complicated Game
Chuck Cannon - You Let The Fox Watch The Henhouse - Symphony Of Scars
Buddy Miller - Worry Too Much - Universal United House of Prayer 
Michael Hearne - Back In The Day - Red River Dreams
Bill Kirchen & Austin de Lone - Back In The Day - Transatlanticana
Old Crow Medicine Show - Mississippi Saturday Night - Carry Me Back
Stewart Eastham - She's My Gal - Dancers in the Mansion
Bill Kirchen & Austin de Lone - No Need for Knocking - Transatlanticana
The Congress - Ain't It Easy -The Game
Norah Jones - Carry On - Day Breaks
Beth Lee & the Breakups - Right Back - Keep Your Mouth Shut
Angie and the Deserters - Country Radio - Country Radio
 Willie Nelson - South of the Border - Let's Face The Music and Dance
Old & In the Way - Pig in a Pen - Breakdown 
Austin Lounge Lizards - That Godforsaken Hellhole I Call Home Paint - Me On Velvet
Bill Kirchen & Austin de Lone  -The Times they Are a-Changin' - Transatlanticana
New Riders of the Purple Sage - Louisiana Lady - The Best of New Riders of the Purple Sage
The Welfare Liners - Breathe Fire - Just Stars for Light
Holly Williams - Settle Down - Southern Family
Lewi Longmire Band - Baby, Would You Take Me Home? - Fire 'Neath the Still

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Routes & Branches 8/6/16

Old & In the Way - Down Where the River Bends - Breakdown
Jerry Garcia & David Grisman - Friend Of The Devil - Jerry Garcia & David Grisman
David Nelson Band - Rocky Road Blues - Once in a Blue Moon
Miss Tess - Going Downtown - Baby, We All Know 
Lauren Adams - Henry (From Saginaw, MI) - Somewhere Else
Mollie O'Brien & Rich Moore - I Don't Wanna Grow Up - Daughters
Jeremy Pinnell - Outlaw Life - Oh / Ky 
Marley's Ghost - Blind Fiddler - The Woodstock Sessions
Steep Ravine - Prairie Rose - Trampin' On 
Kenny Davin Fine & The Tennessee Texans - Trippin' on the Shoestrings of the Devil - Brand New Road
Grandpa Elliott - Another Saturday Night - Sugar Sweet

Eli West - Lonesome Valley (Instrumental) - The Both
Blackberry Smoke - Too High - Holding All the Roses 
Warren Haynes Feat. Railroad Earth - Coal Tattoo - Ashes and Dust
Shinyribs - Country Cool - Well After Awhile
The Slocan Ramblers - Angeline - Coffee Creek
Luke Bulla - Somebody's Gonna Pay - Who Loves You Better 
Sam Bush - Handmics Killed Country Music - Storyman
Beth Lee & the Breakups - Bellville County Line - Keep Your Mouth Shut 
Parsonsfield - Water Through a Mill - Blooming Through the Black
The Mavericks - All Night Long - Mono
David Grisman, Jerry Garcia, Tony Rice - Summertime - The Pizza Tapes

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Routes & Branches 7/30/16

Tedeschi Trucks Band - Anyhow - Let Me Get By
Wynonna & The Big Noise - Ain't No Thing - Wynonna & The Big Noise
Elizabeth Cook - Striaghtjacket Love -  Exodus of Venus
Loretta Lynn - It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels - Remembering Kitty Wells
Loretta Lynn - Everybody Wants to go to Heaven - Full Circle
Luke Bulla - Midnight and Lonesome - Who Loves You Better
Sam Bush - Carcinoma Blues - Storyman
Marley's Ghost - Ain't That Trouble in Mind - The Woodstock Sessions
Jason Isbell - God Is A Working Man - Southern Family
Hayes Carll - Sake of the Song - Lovers and Leavers
Cody Jinks - Chase That Song - I'm Not the Devil
Buddy Miller & Friends - Wild Horses - Cayamo Sessions At Sea
Colvin & Earle - Come What May - Colvin & Earle

Mollie O'Brien & Rich Moore - The Beehive State - Daughters
National Park Radio - Stead - The Great Divide
The Cactus Blossoms - Traveler's Paradise - You're Dreaming
Blackbeard's Truck - California Man - Three 
Waydown Wailers - Don't Let Life Pass You By - Empty Promises
Whistler's Father - The Southern Side - Highly Irregular
Eli West - If I Could Make You My Own - The Both
The Leavelles - Something Old - Mostly True Stories
Eileen Ivers - Linin' Track - Beyond the Bog Road
Miss Tess - Ride that Train - Baby, We All Know
Infamous Stringdusters - Listen - Ladies & Gentlemen
Lucinda Williams - Ghosts of Highway 20 - The Ghosts of Highway 20
Dori Freeman - Ain't Nobody - Dori Freeman