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Don Henley to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

August 5, 2015

Buffy Saint-Marie, Don Henley, Ricky Skaggs, Los Lobos, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings will all receive lifetime achievement awards at September's Americana Music Honors and Awards Ceremony at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. "These artists have not...


Lee Ann Womack, Los Lobos to Headline AmericanaFest

May 7, 2015

This September, just as the dust from the summertime festival season begins to settle, the Americana Music Festival will descend upon the bars, clubs, record stores and parking lots of Nashville, bringing more than 200 bands and 20,000 fans with it. Held...


R.E.M. on Their 'Weird, Loose' Album 'Document'

August 27, 1987

"This time around we wanted to make a tougher-edged record," says guitarist Peter Buck of R.E.M.'s soon-to-be-released album, Document. "Lifes Rich Pageant was kind of like the Bryan Adams records – I really liked the record, but it was very...


Robert Plant's 'Band of Joy' Returns in September

June 11, 2010

Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant will return with his first new album since his Grammy-winning collaboration with Allison Krauss, Raising Sand, on September 14th. Band of Joy's self-titled disc features an all-star squad of musicians: Patty Griffin on vocals,...