Eli Cook Is Coming and He's Making a Big Noise

I first saw Eli Cook at the Hamilton, in Washington, DC. He was opening for blues icon John Mayall. I must confess to being a bit of a show nerd. When I go to the movies, I want to see the previews. If I run late, and miss them, I feel I didn't get my money's worth. I feel the same way about live...

Chris Allen Plays It Forward with New LP and Holiday Ensemble

As the year begins to round third and head to a close, I have been preaching the Americana gospel about new record releases from singer-songwriters that hail from all parts of the country. Stationed here on the frontier of Northeast Ohio, there are some talented local folks who play three chords...


Red Wanting Blue ~ "Pour It Out", Craig Young, November 4, 2014

Red Wanting Blue ~ "Pour It Out"

Sean Rowe ~ "Desiree" , Craig Young, October 29, 2014

Sean Rowe - "Desiree" (Live at WFUV)

Amy LaVere and Will Sexton - "Big Sister", Amos Perrine, November 25, 2014

Amy LaVere "Big Sister"

Heather Maloney ~ "Dirt and Stardust", Craig Young, November 10, 2014

Heather Maloney - "Dirt and Stardust" (eTown webisode #692)

Buddy Miller ~ "The King Of Broken Hearts", Craig Young, November 10, 2014

Buddy Miller version of Jim Lauderdale's "The King Of Broken Hearts" (SESAC Awards 2010)

Blackie & the Rodeo Kings, Black Sheep (with Serena Ryder), Skot Nelson, November 8, 2014

'Black Sheep' by Blackie and the Rodeo Kings feat. Serena Ryder

Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons ~ "Broke Down Engine Blues", Craig Young, November 3, 2014

Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons - Broke Down Engine Blues (Live on KEXP)

Del Barber ~ "Country Girl", Craig Young, November 3, 2014

Del Barber "Country Girl"

Pieta Brown & Amos Lee - "Do You Know", Hanspeter Eggen..., November 3, 2014

Pieta Brown & Amos Lee - Do You Know

Frazey Ford ~ "Blue Streak Mama", Craig Young, November 3, 2014

Frazey Ford - Blue Streak Mama (Bing Lounge)