Amanda Anne Platt and the Honeycutters Delights Jam-Packed Crowd with Appalachian Honky Tonk and Country Roots Style

While AmericanaFest may take place in Nashville, the story of Americana is largely one that occurs outside of Music City. Originally from New York and now based in Asheville, North Carolina, Amanda Anne Platt and her band, the Honeycutters plug into the grand panorama that is Americana music. On the Sundaying evening before Martin Luther […]

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Song Premiere: Shelley Segal’s “Blood” From Upcoming Release “Holy”

Americana Highways presents this song “Blood” from Shelley Segal’s upcoming EP release Holy.  “Blood” was written by Shelley Segal and features Segal as lead vocalist, Askold Buk on electric guitar, Rob J. Robertson on acoustic guitar and rhythmnists Paul Frazier on bass and backing vocals, and Steven Williams on drums. The EP was produced by […]

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Song Premiere: Kalyn Fay’s “Fool’s Heartbreak” from Forthcoming Album “Good Company”

Americana Highways brings you this song premiere of Kalyn Fay’s “Fool’s Heartbreak” from upcoming album Good Company, due out on Horton Records on Feb. 15.  Good Company was produced by Jesse Aycock, mixed by Jason Weinheimer and mastered by Carl Saff.  “Fool’s Heartbreak” features Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Kalyn Fay on acoustic Guitar and vocals, Jesse Aycock […]

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Show Review: Scot Sax and Suzie Brown Bring Their Nashville-Philly Soul Party Home to The Locks at Sona

Imagine you’re Philadelphia born-and-bred, Grammy award-winning songwriter Scot Sax. You’ve been living in Nashville for the past few years, making inroads on the local music scene and showcasing your performing chops via a rollicking “Philly Soul Revue” that pays tribute to your former hometown’s rich R & B, soul and funk heritage. You and your […]

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Song Premiere: Christine Sweeney’s “Coyote” From Upcoming Album

Americana Highways brings you this song premiere of Christine Sweeney’s “Coyote” from her forthcoming album, which was recorded by Matt Murphy, and mixed by Jim Sabella and Matt Murphy at Sabella Studios (Long Island NY), and mastered by Matt Einsidler. “Coyote” is a subtle, bare bones recording with Sweeney on vocals and her acoustic guitar, as […]

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REVIEW: Greensky Bluegrass Showcases Their Well-Oiled Machinery in “All For Money”

Greensky Bluegrass’ new release All For Money (Big Blue Zoo Records) adds another genre-bending mix of brooding rock-based bluegrass to their catalogue. The album was recorded in Echo Mountain Studios in music-haven Asheville, NC,  with co-producers John Davis (Jack White) and Glenn Brown, with band members Anders Beck on dobro, Michael Arlen Bont on banjo,  […]

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