Interview: David Ball on Uncle Walt’s Band Rerelease with Bonus Live and Demo Tracks

Americana Highways caught wind of this new remastered rerelease of Uncle Walt’s Band’s first album, due to be released on Omnivore Records on March 29.  This album also contains never – released live and demo tracks, and amazingly detailed liner notes, with words by Walter Hyatt, Deschamps Hood, and the band’s only surviving member David […]

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Show Review: Warren Haynes’ “Symphonic Journey” in Asheville NC was Beautiful and Immaculate

    WARREN HAYNES performed a special two night event at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium in Asheville, North Carolina last week-end. The “Dreams & Songs – A Symphonic Journey” performance was backed by the Asheville Symphony and his band, which included legends, Oteil Burbridge, Jeff Sipe, John Medeski, Jasmine Muhammad, Greg Osby and Edwin McCain. […]

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Show Review: J.S. Ondara Inspires with His American Tales at Songbyrd Record Café and Music House

Can the experience of a 26-year-old self described “old troubadour style” musician, born and raised in Kenya, who immigrated to the United States to live in his Aunt’s basement in the cold Minneapolis winter–because his folk-singer hero, Bob Dylan spent his late teens performing in the artsy Dinkytown neighborhood near the University of Minnesota–be described […]

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