While Bobbie Lancaster may not tell you herself, her self-titled, debut album from last year contained some of the prettiest, gospel-tinged and heartfelt pieces of Americana music released in 2010. Instead, she’s more likely to look forward than back. Though you might catch her pride of performance on that first album when it whispers into her conversation, she’s a woman who lives in the moment as best any of us can, and takes the now and applies it, with a spiritual flair, to her future. Continue reading “Indiana Music: Bobbie Lancaster readies new album, more shows”
NPR and PBS continue to be among the best at chronicling live music and singer/songwriters. AUDIO: Hear John Prine (with … Continue reading NPR, PBS continue rootsy music dominance w/ Mellencamp, Prine; New Americana music from Mic Harrison
Wanted to follow up on our post earlier this week about Hoosier guitarist and singer/songwriter Jason Wilber playing on Late Night with David Letterman. Wilber, fresh from the performance backing John Prine on Letterman Wednesday night, posted to his blog/website a number of behind-the-scenes moments he experienced as the guitar player, both on stage and off.
Indiana’s Jason Wilber will join John Prine and Jim James (from My Morning Jacket) on The Late Show with David … Continue reading Indiana’s Jason Wilber to Join John Prine on “Letterman” Wednesday
Americana (and other) artists Bobbie Lancaster, Tim Grimm, Jan Lucas, Tim Brickley, Michael Shelton, and Jenni Gregory will perform in … Continue reading Roots Twang News: Jethro Easyfields, Henry French, John Prine Opera