Author: Steve Circeo

VIDEO – New album from Peter Mulvey

Peter Mulvey

One of our favorites, Peter Mulvey, released a new album late last month. “Are You Listening?” was produced by Ani DiFranco and released on her label, Righteous Babe Records.

VIDEO: Thunderhead — “Lost In Space”

Thunderhead - Black Magic

Thunderhead is where I am musically right now. Raw power. Emotional grit. Unpolished beauty. Yes, Barry Andrew Madison, aka Thunderhead, who is based in Seattle, is playing right into my wheelhouse, and he’s sucking me into his universe like a…

VIDEO: Ordinary Elephant – “Best Of You”

I don’t really know anything about anything, but I do know that this is good. I happened across it on Facebook, one of my friends posted it. (One of my friends IRL, btw, who is also a Facebook friend.) I haven’t explored this band beyond this video, but I wanted to get it out to you, so you can check it out, brighten your day.

VIDEO: K Phillips in the Jam in the Van!

K Phillips Jam In The Van

The Jam in the Van guys are really on a roll recently. They featured Rod Melancon a few weeks ago, and now they are all over one of our long-time favorites, K Phillips. We knew K when he was still struggling to find his voice, toiling away as a sideman (primarily with Javi Garcia). Nowadays, of course, K is touring the USA with Counting Crows and Rob Thomas.

VIDEO: Rod Melancon presented by Jam in the Van

Rod Melancon Jam in the Van

The Jam in the Van guys have come through again with a few badass videos. This time it’s Rod Melancon and his band performing a couple songs from his latest EP, LA 14, and one from his last album, PARISH LINES. The performances…

Nick Naillon: 1988-2016

Nick Naillon by Steve Circeo

Well, damn, we regret that we have to report another death in the family. Nick Naillon, a friend of Americana Music Times for its entire existence, was taken from this earth on August 15th.

First single from the new K PHILLIPS record is here!

K Phillips at 502 Bar in San Antonio, Texas, March 19, 2016

You know we at AMT have been fans of K Phillips for many years now, so it’s good to see the rest of the world hopping on board. Touring with Counting Crows will do that for an act, and we couldn’t be happier for K!

VIDEO: Petunia & The Vipers — CHAINED

Petunia & The Vipers by Deb Dawson

“Chained” is a bit of a frantic romp that is well-supported by this video, so check it out, and then head to your favorite outlet to purchase the new Petunia & The Vipers album, Dead Bird On The Highway.

3rd Annual Dripping Springs Songwriters Festival will feature Rodney Crowell

Rodney Crowell photo by Nick Rau

The Dripping Springs Songwriters Festival, to be held in Dripping Springs, Texas, October 14-16, 2016, will have the Grammy®-winner Rodney Crowell as the headliner this year. Crowell is a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and this October he will be inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame.