REVIEW: Charlie Parr’s Album Breathes New Perspective

Charlie Parr released his new album back in September, and regrettably I’m just now getting to it. Released via Red House Records, it’s an eponymously titled album that does a fine job of capturing a batch of new songs as well as new studio versions of some classics/audience favorites from Parr’s career. The Minnesota folk/blues […]

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Show Review: Tedeschi Trucks and Southern Avenue Band at Brady Theater

Tedeschi Trucks Band made their way back to Tulsa’s Brady Theater this past Tuesday night for yet another magical evening. Seemingly always touring, this year the Jacksonville based band is supporting their fourth studio release, “Signs” (see our album review here: https://americanahighways.org/2019/02/22/review-tedeschi-trucks-signs/). The past couple of years have certainly been tough for the band, fraught […]

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REVIEW: Allison Moorer’s “Blood” is Destined For a Slew of Americana Awards

Allison Moorer returns on October25th with her autobiographical Autotelic/Thirty Tigers album, Blood. The album serves as a musical companion to her Da Capo Press memoir, fittingly titled, Blood: A Memoir. Over the course of ten tracks and a half hour addresses and confronts the circumstances that shattered her and her sister Shelby Lynne’s teenage world, […]

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Show Review: Radney Foster and Eddie Heinzleman were Spellbinding at OKC’s Blue Door

This past Thursday night I spent another spellbound evening at Oklahoma City’s Blue Door. Time spent at the “best listening room in Oklahoma” has become commonplace over the years, but tonight it was extra special watching the great Radney Foster. As Eddie Heizleman stated at the conclusion of his memorable opening set, Foster is “Nashville’s […]

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Show Review: AHI show at Blue Door with Chloe Beth was Incredible, Gifted Talent

There are circumstances that unquestionably reinforce your opinion of people. This undoubtedly was one of those situations. A little context, AHI, though originally from Ontario, now joins a formidable list as one of Toronto’s prized musical exports. The singer-songwriter has been nominated for a Juno in the Contemporary Roots Album of the year category. Previously, […]

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REVIEW: Mike Oberst “Six Feet of Earth” is Anarchistic Folk, Steeped in Tradition, Yet Fueled with a Punk Attitude

Every now and then and album comes to you somewhat unexpectedly, and proceeds to unequivocally blow your mind. I listen to a really wide swath of music, and at least most recently that phenomenon has really only occurred with music on the heavier or much more eclectic side. Bands like Yob, Ancestors or even Billie […]

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