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.
Sun King Rising Interview
In 2020 John Blangero, a.k.a Sun King Rising, began a new leg of his career releasing his first solo album of what he called "The rebirth of Classic Southern Rock & Soul." In October of this year he released his second album in line with that spirit - Signs and Wonders. John is my guest on this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
Dave Benson Interview (Ludlow Creek)
Five close friends from Dayton, Ohio formed a cover band back in 2013. They quickly realized there was too much talent being left on the table, so they changed their name from Southbound to Ludlow Creek and began writing an recording their own indie Americana music. Guitarist and Vocalist Dave Benson joins us for this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about their latest album, "Which Way Is Forward."
Jeremy Parsons Interview
San Antonio Texas native was inspired at an early age by the by the sounds of Texas dance halls. He taught himself to play guitar in high school and began writing songs. After a decade in Nashville writing songs he moved back to Texas to rekindle his performance career. He joins us on this latest edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about new music and his latest single, "Tickin'."
JJ Voss Interview
JJ Voss picked up his dad's old flat top guitar at 8 years old, and it was love at first strum. Growing up in southern Saskatchewan on a 100 year old family farm, JJ was filled with memories as he began writing and performing music. His latest single, "A Letter To Dad," is an honest look at what it was like to grow up that way, and a tip to the working class people that keep this world running. JJ joins me on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to share his story.
Kevin Arizona Interview
Originally from Calgary Alberta, Kevin "KAZ" Arizona now splits his time between there and Arizona in the US, making and sharing his brand of Americana music. His latest single, Crazy Town, is the latest single of his forth coming 2023 EP. KAZ joins us on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to chat about his musical journey and the new music.
David Arn Interview
Fredrick, Maryland, singer-songwriter, David Arn has been making his brand of Americana music for the past 10 years. His latest effort, Watershed, and the subsequent video/single, is a very moving look at the effects of PTSD. David joins us on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about the specifics of this song, and his latest album effort.
Trent Summar Interview
Trent Summar spent 20 years of his professional music career in Nashville writing songs. before moving to Santa Barbara, CA to enjoy the fruits of his labor and do his own thing for a while. Trent joins us on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about his songwriting career and his latest EP, I Might Get Used To California.
Eddy Mann Interview
Philly native, Eddy Mann, is in the midst of releasing his latest of 17 albums, Trio. He traces his music roots to a be-bop pianist father and culturally creative mom, and says, even still today, he's "driven to write, record, and perform." Eddy is our guest on this edition of Americana Music Profiles.