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