The SteelDrivers play bluegrass with a bit of a roughness, like a mountain stream where the water pours over rocks that are still sharp, not rounded by the ages.
Alex Winston is a classically trained opera singer, a self-taught musician and knew from an early age that music was her one true calling in life.
Sloan was formed in 1991 when its members, still rocking with the band today, met around an art college in Nova Scotia. After more than 20 years together they have 11 albums, 30 singles, 9 Juno award nominations and a renowned reputation for songwriting.
One of St. Louis' finest songwriters, Beth Bombara, created her new, self-titled album in the city and the alt-country roots from which she grew are evident throughout in this live performance.
Chris Knight, a singer-songwriter from Slaughters, Kentucky, has had a long, interesting trip to his art.
Instead of competitively busking at a Fayetteville, Arkansas farmers market, the Ozark Highballers joined forces and created their unique style of acoustic Americana.
Moon Hooch, consisting primarily of two saxophones and drums, busked in the subways of Brooklyn, New York so much that they finally were asked to cease and desist. Not by fans, but by the New York City police.
Andrew Combs proves the skills of the soul-baring, mellow '70s singer-songwriter are not extinct.
Some might call Ray Wylie Hubbard's sound country, some might say folk or Americana, but there's a lot of rock in him too, as is evident by his latest musical testimony.