Role Models: Neko Case

(This article appears in our September/October issue. Subscribe here.) Indie-rock siren Neko Case is back with the The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You (stream the album here). We talked … Continued

Win Two Tickets To The Americana Music Festival

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to this year’s Americana Music Festival, which will be held September 12-15 in Nashville, Tennessee. The winner gets two wrist bands, which will get you into all the evening showcases; featured performers include … Continued

NewSong Contest: A Q&A with 2011 Winner Arthur Alligood

American Songwriter is proud to announce a new partnership with Mountain Stage NewSong Contest. The NewSong Contest, now in its 11th year, provides a once in a lifetime opportunity for performing songwriters to win a fully-funded album. We sat down with … Continued

Bob Dylan: Odds and Ends

Roger Waters (via The Howard Stern Show) “Sad Eyed Lady Of The Lowlands” changed my life. When I heard that, I thought, “If Bob can do it, I can do it” … It’s twenty minutes long … It’s a whole … Continued

Art And Commerce: A Q&A With Sam Phillips

If Sam Phillips did nothing but star in Die Hard 3 and share a name with a famous record exec, she would still be a cult figure. But that’s just trivia. The California native and ex-wife of T Bone Burnett … Continued

Nashville Songwriter Series: Jim Reilley

Today his band probably would be played on AAA radio and maybe would have even won a few Americana Music Association awards. But in the late 1980s and throughout most of the 1990s, the band that Jim Reilley founded with … Continued
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