Raitt, The Jayhawks play AMERICANAFEST NYC
Monday, July 10, 2017
– The fourth annual AMERICANAFEST NYC is coming to the Big Apple in August with The Jayhawks and Bonnie Raitt playing.
The line-up is:
Traveller, Flaco Jiménez and Amanda Shires on Saturday, Aug. 12 at 2 p.m. at Hearst Plaza
The Jayhawks, A Celebration of Chuck Berry with musical director Vernon Reid and Low Cut Connie on Saturday, Aug. 12 at 6 p.m. at Damrosch Park Bandshell
Bonnie Raitt, Don Bryant, Sunday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. at Damrosch Park Bandshell.
Traveller is the side project of solo artists Jonny Fritz, Robert Ellis, and Cory Chisel. Shires currently has been touring, playing fiddle for husband Jason Isbell, but she has a recording career on her own. Memphis soul man Don Bryant was the songwriter behind Hi Record classics like Ann Peebles' "I Can't Stand the Rain."
All concerts are free.
More news for Americana Music Association
Editorial: Walking the talk
When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Mumford and Sons up to snuff, for the most part
Mumford and Sons have always played it smart when it has come to career moves. They have not overtoured by becoming regular fixtures on the touring circuit. Their M.O. is to tour just enough upon an album release and then disappear for a stretch. Ditto for releasing new music ("Delta" just came out last month, Mumford's first release... »»»
Concert Review: Finally back, Kodaline brings the optimism
Kodaline may have taken a long layoff in playing Beantown - a good 3 1/2 years - but in this fickle musical world, that did not mean their fans abandoned them for a brand new thing. In fact, the venue sold out weeks ago. No surprise because, once again, the Irish rock band admirably combined old and new.
Kodaline was a bit of a musical potpourri of... »»»
Follow Country Standard Time
Elsewhere in the news
Currently at the CST blogs
Suffice it to say that the past has always loomed large throughout Chip Taylor's career. That's all the more obvious if only for the fact that Taylor wrote some of the biggest pop hits of the '60s, "Wild Thing"... »»»
Dan Tyminski (known simply as "Tyminski" on his 2017 release "Southern Gothic") has traditional music roots and unassailable bluegrass street cred especially given his membership in Alison Krauss' Union Station. He is also a powerful songwriter and has been writing songs for himself and others for years now.... »»»