VIDEO: “Stomp and Holler” – Hard Working Americans

hwamericansTodd Snider has put together a band that is part roots rock and roll, part Black Crowes-like jam band, and part hillbilly electrified country rock and roll.  Hard Working Americans release an album in January…this is the first single.  I like it…

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VIDEO: Todd Snider – “Is This Thing Working?” with Dan Baird

Rare and  recent summer of 2011, vintage Todd Snider WITH a band live song.  Pro shot, and mixed sound make it a great video, plus it features the guitar stylings of the Ex-Georgia Satellite Dan Baird and original Nervous Wrecks bass player Dr. Joe.  Reminder of how great Snider can be with rockers behind him… and it looks like Baird got a haircut.

Indiana Music: the tales of Otis Gibbs; new pics of Henry Lee Summer

Americana singer/songwriter Otis Gibbs wrapped up his European tour this weekend, and was headed home on lasty\ Sunday night from Norway. He tweeted that he “shared a taxi to the airport with Loudon Wainwright”. No word on if they performed a duet of “Dead Skunk” on the way.

Gibbs – from Indiana, now living in Nashville, Tennessee – then shared the stage Wednesday night in Louisville with fellow East Nashville resident Todd Snider at the Kentucky Derby Festival Great Steamboat Race After Party

Henry Lee Summer has released pics from his recent photo shoot with Heather Miles. You can check out the images here.

Todd Snider doesn’t meet Dylan, BoDeans change, and Wilber interviews Pete Best

→ Singer/songwriter and Indianapolis favorite Todd Snider recently wrote a piece about what he would say to Bob Dylan if he met him. Hilarious (and heartfelt) stream of thought. Thought you might like to read… Snider is next scheduled to be in Indiana on September, 17, at the Ferdinand Folk Festival, near Jasper. Continue reading “Todd Snider doesn’t meet Dylan, BoDeans change, and Wilber interviews Pete Best”

Todd Snider special one-hour show on Sirius/XM

If you have satellite radio, check out Todd Snider at 10pm on Saturday night, and replayed on Sunday at 8am. The singer-songwriter from East Nashville has released his new live album, a two-CD  piece called The Storyteller, and that is exactly what he does, mixing songs and stories from the stage.  He’s always funny, touching and brilliant as he talks between songs at the shows.  This documents that part of his genius.

Todd will host a one-hour special, performing songs and telling stories live in the SIRIUS XM studios He says on his facebookl page tahat he’ll be “playing some of the artists and tunes that have inspired him, from Ramblin’ Jack Elliott to John Prine.”

The show will be on Outlaw Country, which is Sirius 63 and XM 12.