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Alabama Shakes

Raucous newcomers Alabama Shakes combine the old and the new to lay down gritty, bass-heavy rhythms for a perfect Southern cocktail. Fronted by the powerful … Continue reading

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Dale Watson

Austin’s king of country music, Dale Watson has a quintessential country baritone that makes his rockabilly and hillbilly originals stand out as instant classics. Watson … Continue reading


Sarah Jarosz

Sarah Jarosz writes songs that “have a mystical streak, projecting love and loneliness across the landscape and the sky” (New York Times). Widely hailed as … Continue reading

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Andrew Bird

Multi-instrumentalist and singer/song­writer Andrew Bird has captured au­diences around the world with his unique style. Through amazing vocals, whistling, violin, guitar and glockenspiel, this Chica­go-born … Continue reading

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Kat Edmonson

With her powerful voice, Kat Edmonson’s songs are “memorable and contagious” (NPR Music). Tonight, this rising star brings her smart, stylish pop with a vintage … Continue reading

The Avett Brothers by Erika Goldring

ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2011

Nashville, TN, November 3, 2011: Robert Plant, Emmylou Harris, Gregg Allman, Alison Krauss, The Avett Brothers and the Civil Wars are just a few of … Continue reading

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Ray Davies

As the “Godfather of Brit Pop,” Ray Davies is a worldwide legend. Known for his ability to combine rock tunes with offbeat lyrics, his newest … Continue reading

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Ben Harper and Relentless7

With influences like Taj Mahal, Neil Young and Bob Marley, to name a few, it’s hard to believe that any artist can live up to … Continue reading

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Norah Jones

For the past decade, acclaimed singer and songwriter Norah Jones has charmed audiences across the globe with her eclectic stylings. She has sold more than … Continue reading

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Bonnie Raitt

More than just a bestselling artist, respected guitarist, expressive singer, and accomplished songwriter, Bonnie Raitt has become an institution in American music. Tonight, the nine-time … Continue reading