Interview: Tim Duffy of the (Blues) Music Maker Relief Foundation

In an interview with Tim Duffy, founder and president of Music Maker Relief Foundation, Americana Highways looks into this 25-years-running nonprofit, and the work being done to refresh the mined-dry aquifer of the music industry.   Music Makers Relief Foundation celebrates 25 years of supporting their partner artists this February 1st with the release of […]

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Interview: Billy Bright of Grammy Nominated Wood & Wire on Alt-Recording Single with Danny Barnes

Americana Highways talked with Billy Bright of the bluegrass/country band Wood & Wire.  The band is releasing a single today, “Just Don’t Make ‘Em,” remixed by Danny Barnes (and with Barnes contributing musically to the song). The alternate mix of this track appeared on their Grammy nominated album North of Despair (Blue Corn). About the […]

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Interview: Darden Smith’s Many Projects All Grow Out of Love of Music

Americana Highways recently spoke with Austin-based Americana musician Darden Smith, who serves as creative director for Songwriting With: Soldiers. Founded in 2012, the organization holds retreats where songwriters work with veterans to help them express their stories and feelings, to promote healing. Mary Gauthier was recently nominated for a Grammy for her work with Smith’s […]

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