Darren Beachley has spent 30 plus years in the bluegrass music business playing with such greats as Bill Harrell and Doyle Lawson. He brings his music full circle with his latest project, The Road Not Taken, a great blend of Bluegrass and Americana. Darren our guest for this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
Colin Hay Interview
Scotland born Colin Hay is probably best know for his work with the 80's smash band Men At Work, and hits like "Who Can It Be Now," and "Down Under." He's still writing songs and performing music all across the world. I caught up with Colin right before a show at Merlefest in Wilkesboro, NC., to talk about his life in music and his most recent album, Now And The Evermore, on this episode of Americana Music Profiles.
Glen Harrell of Volume Five Interview
Glen Harrell began playing music in high school, first with guitar, then fiddle. In 2002 he joined Marty Raybon's band. In the back of his mind he knew he always wanted to sing lead and run his on band, and in 2008 he formed the now nationally acclaimed, Volume Five. Glen joins us for this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
Vince Vanguard Interview
Soulful Americana musician Vince Vanguard has spent many years helping others realize their musical dreams - it's only fitting that it's now his turn to do so as well. On this edition of Americana Music Profiles, Vince joins us to talk about his life journey and realizing the joy of releasing his debut album, Spirit Blues.
Jaelee Roberts Interview
Jaelee Roberts, just in her early 20s, has already found herself in a musical career dream scenario. Last fall she received the IBMA Momentum Vocalist award, and became a member of the IBMA awarded / Grammy nominated band Sister Sadie. Jaelee's our guest on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about her experience and her debut CD, Something You Didn't Count On.
Marina Rocks Interview
Austin to Houston is the latest CD from Texas rocker, turned Americana artist, Marina Rocks. Marina joins us on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about her childhood musical journey and this latest album.
Teddy Barneycastle Interview
North Carolina native, Teddy Barneycastle has been playing music since he was five. After a stint in rock and roll, an Osborne Brothers show changed his musical direction forever. Now leading the Goodfellers bluegrass band, Teddy joins us on the latest edition of Americana Music Profiles to share his musical journey and the band's latest music.
Corrie Lynn Green Interview
Corrie Lynn Green spent her teen years at the base of the Shenandoah National Park listening to countless hours of bluegrass music and hearing the stories of the displaced mountain folk. All of this became the influences for her entry into songwriting and eventually recording her debut album, "Blow Away." Corrie is my guest on this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
Lynn Crossett Interview
Singer-Songwriter (Law professor) Lynn Crossett hails from San Marcos, Texas, and spends his time between there and Southern California playing his brand of Americana, Alt. Country music where ever he can. He joins us on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about his latest CD, "In The Company Of A Song."
Pam Setser Interview
Pam Setser grew up singing in a family band, for 16 years, getting to meet icons like Doc Watson and Maybelle Carter. As a young adult she took on family responsibilities, but in recent years has returned to the music. She joins me on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to explore her musical journey and latest recorded project.
Tia McGraff Interview
Tia McGraff has nine international CD releases and several awards, including two Grammy nominations, and an emPower Posi Music Award for her 2021 single, "Go Your Own Way," that's featured on her upcoming EP, With Love. Tia joins me on this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
Pete Miller Interview
Connecticut Singer Songwriter Pete Miller lives just 45 minutes from NYC, but prefers the rural inspiration for his "everyman songs." He joins us on the latest edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about his career and latest single, "A Light Out There."
Alex Miller Interview
19 year old Kentucky Country music artist, Alex Miller, looks to parlay an season 19 American Idol appearance into a full time country music career. Alex joins us on this edition of Americana Music profiles to talk about his AI experience and his new CD, Miller Time.
Tom Galloway Interview
Nashville Singer-songwriter Tom Galloway joins host Greg Tutwiler to talk about his latest album, Wreckage.
Ludlow Creek Interview
Five friends formed cover classic rock band, Southbound, in 2013. The Dayton Ohio musicians quickly realized they wanted to pursue more original material, so they changed their name to Ludlow Creek and cut a new record. Drummer/vocalist, Jeffery Friend, joins this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about this exciting new venture.
Little Wretches Interview
Robert Wagner has been keeping the Little Wretches fire kindled since the 80s. Several decades, and different band iterations later, there's a new album, and Robert joins this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about it.
John McDonough Interview
Singer/Songwriter John McDonough returned to his roots in Chicago after spending 25 years making music in Austin Texas. He joins us on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about his latest CD, "We'll Answer The Call."
Sara Syms Interview
Nashville singer songwriter, Sara Syms, is set to release her first record since 2015 - The Darkest Light. It's a song spiritual and emotional journey with Sara's captivating voice leading you through the 10 song album. Sara joins us on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to share some insight on this new record.
Durango McMurphy Interview
Durango McMurphy has been a traveling troubadour most of his life. A passionate songwriter, his life has been full of experiences and wrought with fascinating stories. Durango joins us on this episode of Americana Music Profiles to share a little about his journey and his latest single, "The Ghost Of James Dean."
Richie Kaye Interview
After a 20 year break from a mostly jazz music career, Songwriter, Richie Kaye, reconnected with his Country influences and took a new direction with his music. His new, (6th) album, Plush Life, Released on May 1st. Richie is my guest on this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
Ben Hemming Interview
A musical pilgrimage through America, led to an epiphany on the streets of Nashville for London musician, Ben Hemming. Five albums later, Ben has found his musical direction. He joins us for this edition of Americana Music Profile.
2021 American Idol alum, (Philip) Murphy use music to elevate himself out of childhood tragedy. He joins us on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about his journey, and his latest single, "Painted Man."
PD Adams Interview
With over 13 critically acclaimed albums in multiple genre's, and over 118 million streams on Pandora alone, PD Adams says his latest project, The Curious Wonder, really expresses the songwriter side in him, He's our guest on this edition of Americana Music Profiles.
John Lewitt Interview
Canadian songwriter, John Lewitt, has found a way to parlay his music into to film and TV licensing deals. Set to release his 7th album, The Beaten Path, John joins us on this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk career and staying relevant in today's industry.
Graeme James Interview
New Zeland's multi-instrumentalist Graeme James joins us for this edition of Americana Music Profiles to talk about his self-produced upcoming CD, Seasons, due out on April 1st.