Home

On Susanna Announces UK Dates
23Jan

On Susanna Announces UK Dates

She did a while ago actually but Suzie Ungerleider AKA Oh Susanna arrives in the UK on Saturday for a series of dates in support of Her "Namedropper" album, with support from fellow Canadian Jim Bryson.   The album features "covers" of new material from the likes of Ron Sexmith, Royal Wood, Jim Cuddy, Joel Plaskett, Luke Doucet, Jay Harris, Rueben deGroot, Melissa McClelland, Amelia Curran, Old Man Luedecke, Keri Latimer of Nathan, and The Good Lovelies, all of whom have lent their songs to the project.  Click through for the dates.

Elliott Smith Talks Happiness in new PBS Series
22Jan

Elliott Smith Talks Happiness in new PBS Series

Rolling Stone reports: ""I'm happy some of the time, and some of the time I'm not," said Elliott Smith in a 1998 interview with journalist Barney Hoskyns. The audio recording of the pair's conversation is the latest interview to get the animation treatment for PBS' Blank on Blank web series."

Portland, Oregon Declares Decemberists Day!
21Jan

Portland, Oregon Declares Decemberists Day!

Consequence of Sound reports: "Today sees the release of The Decemberists’ first album in four years, What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World. In celebration, the band’s hometown of Portland, Oregon has declared today, January 20th, 2015, as “Decemberists Day.”"

Dylan Covers Frank Sinatra Standard
20Jan

Dylan Covers Frank Sinatra Standard

NME reports: "Bob Dylan has unveiled a cover of the old Frank Sinatra standard 'Stay With Me'. The song, penned by Jerome Moross and Carolyn Leigh, was recorded by the Rat Pack legend in 1964 and appeared on his compilation album 'Sinatra '65: The Singer Today' the following year. Dylan's cover – which he reportedly recorded in just a couple of takes – is available to stream right now via NPR. [Click here] to hear Sinatra's version."

New Mark Knopfler Studio Album - March
19Jan

New Mark Knopfler Studio Album - March

Uncut reports: "Mark Knopfler has released details of his new studio album, Tracker. The 11-track album will be released on March 16 on Universal. Tracker has been produced by Knopfler and Guy Fletcher and was recorded at British Grove Studios in London. The band features Mark Knopfler on guitars, Guy Fletcher on keyboards, John McCusker on fiddle, Mike McGoldrick on whistle and flute, Glenn Worf on bass and Ian Thomas on drums. Guest musicians include Ruth Moody (from The Wailin’ Jennys) on vocals, Nigel Hitchcock on saxophone and Phil Cunningham on accordion."

[12 3 4 5  >>  

Activism & Comment

Editor's Video Pick

Tex Ritter "High Noon" - Live version from THE DICK CAVETT SHOW, 1970

Latest CD Reviews

  • Kenneth J Nash

    Kenneth J Nash 'The Fall of Eden' Old Hotel Records, 2015

  • Kelley Menhennet

    Kelly Menhennet "Small Dreams" Independent, 2015

  • Dave Desmelik “We Don’t Want a Dying Flame”

    Dave Desmelik “We Don’t Want a Dying Flame” Independent, 2014

  • Niall Kelly

    Niall Kelly "Not Sleeping" Independent, 2015

  • Jason McNiff & The Lone Malones “God Knows Why We Dream”

    Jason McNiff & The Lone Malones “God Knows Why We Dream” Independent, 2014

  • David Bronson “Questions”

    David Bronson “Questions” Big Arc, 2015

Search americanaUK

Gigs Calendar

Our Tweets

10 Years Ago

  • Mary Gauthier “Mercy Now”

    Mary Gauthier “Mercy Now” Lost Highway 2004

Revisted


Americana UK is run on a not-for-profit basis in order to support the americana community in the UK. Please help us to keep the site largely advertisement free

Want to add gigs to our listings yourself?

If you'd like to add gigs to our gig listings yourself, please login / register on our website using your preferred social network button in our login form, and then email admin@americana-uk.com with your user name and email address.

You will be assigned the appropriate user permissions in order to submit events to the listings page, and a link to a page with instructions.

Latest Interviews & Live Reviews

  • All
  • DirtyDozen
  • Interview
  • LiveReview
  • Title
  • Date
load more hold SHIFT key to load all load all