Johnstown, PA singer-songwriter, Jake Dryzal joins us on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about his latest project, Great American Racer - a folk rock concept album.
Charles Humphrey III Interview
Charles Humphrey III, co-founder of the Western North Carolina, award winning, grass-Americana collaborative, joins us on Americana Music Profiles to chat about their latest project, Pay Your Dues.
RC Hall Interview
At 55, RC Hall got to check another item off his bucket list when he recorded his first album, Wood, Wire and Whiskey. He joins us on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about his long, interesting journey.
Marty Falle Interview
Marty Falle's first Bluegrass album was received so well that he decided to do it again. He joins us on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about his latest Bluegrass album; Kentucky Bluestar.
Danny Paisley Interview
Danny Paisley and The Southern Grass is hard at work keeping the six decade tradition alive of this great band. Danny is a three time IBMA Male Vocalist of the Year winner. He joins us for this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about the history of this band, and their new CD, Bluegrass Troubadour.
Tim Raybon Interview
Tim Raybon got his musical start at 11 years old with his dad and brothers in the family band, The American Bluegrass Express. In 1997, he and his brother Tim netted a CMA Duo of the Year nomination. In 2019 he hit the road with his band, Merle Monroe. And now he's doing it again with the Tim Raybon band, and a new album, and he's our guest on this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
Dale Ann Bradley Interview
From the rural mountains of Kentucky, to the stage of the Grand Ole Opry, Dale Ann Bradley has carved a music career that consists of two Grammy nominations, a Kentucky music Hall of Fame, and six IBMA awards for Female Vocalist of the Year. Dale Ann joins us on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about her career and new album, "Kentucky For Me."
Crandall Creek Interview
Jerry Andrews created Crandall Creek in Moundsville, WV in 2015. Born out of his desire to write and share songs inspired by childhood experiences, Jerry and the band are enjoying the fruits of that labor with their new song, "Refrigerator Homemade Picture Show," Jerry Joins us for this episode of Americana Music Profiles.
David Starr Interview
Colorado based Americana / Blues singer / Songwriter David Starr joins us on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to chat about his long musical career and his most recent project, the EP, Better Me.
Jake Ybarra Interview
25 year old Jake Ybarra recently made the move to Nashville to focus on his music - and the result is his debut (Americana, Alt. Country, Folk) CD, Something In The Water. Jake joins us on Americana Music Profiles to talk about his musical journey and his debut CD.
Morgan Tucker Interview
Dorrigo, New South Wales is home for alternative country singer and songwriter, Morgan Tucker. After fronting a band for most of his musical career, Morgan joins us on Americana Music Profiles to talk about his debut solo project, For Better Or Worse.
Jason Barie Interview
Jason Barie began playing fiddle when he was just 10 years old. By 15 he was working on stage as a freelance fiddler, and by his late teens he had won the Florida State Fiddle Championship. Now a member of Joe Mullins and Radio Ramblers, he also just released his fourth solo project - Radio Active. Jason is my guest on this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
Lindsay Craven with Merlefest
Merlefest is a wonderfully large music celebration held at the end of every April in Wilkesboro, NC. The festival celebrates it's 35th edition this year, and the 100th birthday of it's founder, the late Doc Watson. We caught up with the artist relations manager, Lindsay Craven for some insight into the behind the scenes of this great event for this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
Mara Levine Interview
Folk singer, song interpreter, Mara Levine's previous album, Facets Of Folk, Charted #1 on the FAI Folk chart and netted 9 songs in the top 20. Her recent video releases are gaining national attention. Mara joins us on this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
Shayne Cook Interview
Long time Melbourne based singer songwriter, Shayne Cook actually recently just launched his solo career in 2020. This past February saw the release of his latest project, a Top 25 UK iTunes chart single, "Miles Away." Shayne joins me on this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
Ten Penny Gypsy Interview
Arkansas singer/songwriters Justin Patterson and Laura Lynn Danley join us on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to chat about their roots as the duo, Ten Penny Gypsy, and their latest single release, "River N Me."
Province Of Thieves Interview
Formed in 2012, This all-acoustic, modern folk quintet earned the Carolina Music Award Folk Band of the Year honors in 2018. Co-founder Greg Moore joins Americana Music Profiles to talk about the band and their latest release, Whitecaps In The Cornfield.
Amelia Hogan Interview
"Taking Flight" is the latest from California Celtic singer, Amelia Hogan. Amelia is our guest on Americana Music Profiles as we talk about her Irish, Scottish, British influenced music.
Mary Beth Carty Interview
Nova Scotian singer-song writer, Mary Beth Carty, brings her authentic, Canadian Celtic roots front and center on her latest project, Crossing The Causeway. She is my guest on the latest edition of Americana Music Profiles.
Pete Price Interview
Dayton, Ohio is home for Pete Price, the lead guitarist for The Fries Band for the last 30 years. The covid lockdown left the band with no place to play, and Pete with lots of song ideas to write down. The result is his first solo project; The Department Of The Interior. Pete joins us on Americana Music Profiles to talk about that musical journey.
Lance "Ralph Nix" Blackwell Interview
This Mississippi born, Americana singer/songwriter was raised in a family with deep musical roots, and they are reflected so honestly throughout his Blues, Gospel, Country, Rock, and Bluegrass flavored music. Ralph is my guest for this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
Long Island's Bobcat is a one-man-band drawing on inspirations from rock, soul, rhythm and blues, Americana, and more. His unique approach to music make him a fascinating guest on this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
Eric Hagen Interview
Eric Hagen released his first solo album in 2020, and in 2021, his single, "Dying Alone", was a International Songwriting Competition semi-finalist. Just recently signing with Spectra Music Group, Eric is planning the 2023 release of his next album in just a few months. He joins us on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about his new solo career.
Scott Smith Interview (North County Band)
Six musicians from Redding, Connecticut got together in 2020 to form a Country cover band. It wasn't long before they recognized a mutual interest in creating original music - so they did. Their debut EP released this past October. They've already earned a "Rising Star" nomination, and looking ahead to a full length project later in 2023. Founding member Scott Smith joins us on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to dive into this exciting journey.
The Curse of K.K. Hammond Interview
K.K. (Kris) Hammond lives an isolated life deep in the country side of Buckinghamshire, England where she works woth troubled horses. And, masters the blues - Delta blues, to be specific. Her long awaited debut album, Death Roll Blues, is set to drop in March '23. Join me for this exciting edition of Americana Music Profiles as Kris and I talk about how she came to pursue her passion for the blues.