Tish Hinojosa Sparkles At Austin Airport Party

Gig at unusual venue coincides with release of her 11th album, Sign of Truth.

Kelly Willis, Trish Murphy, Bob Schneider Rock Texas Benefit

Three Austin-based performers overcome the worst of playing conditions for radio station's homeless benefit.

Nanci Griffith Gets Comfortable With Big Production

Former schoolteacher who drove 'beat-up old car' between shows now touring with symphony.

Summertime Blues To Play Festivals Across America

Gatherings including Sting, Robert Cray offer opportunities to enjoy soulful sounds outdoors.

Aztex Break Ground With New Sound

Texas couple a two-person melting pot of musical styles.

Tish Hinojosa Opts For Change, Fun On New Album

Hispanic folk singer figures Sign of Truth, due next week, will provide some surprises.

Folkies Honor Historic Massachusetts Venue

First as Club 47, then as Passim and Club Passim, music "just comes out of the walls here," owner says.

Web Site Adds Bluegrass To Video Playlist

Medium4Music offers new outlet for under-distributed artists.

Karla Bonoff Plans String Of Dates

Songwriter behind hits for Linda Ronstadt, Wynonna and others plans brief run of shows.

Emmylou Harris' Past Revisited On Cimarron, Last Date

Singer's early-'80s import, first live album are reissued.

Jerry Jeff Walker Announces Extensive Concert Schedule

'Mr. Bojangles' writer's latest, Gypsy Songman, reworks material from storied career.

Linda Ronstadt Stalker Arrested Again

Man sentenced to 1998 prison term held anew in Phoenix jail.

Indie Industry Convenes In Cleveland

For all those but the ever-shrinking ranks of major labels, conference is place to be this week for strategizing.

Claire Lynch's Light Shines Bright

Beth Orton Forced To Cancel Ireland Tour Dates

Singer/songwriter has Crohn's disease.

Author Documents Roots Of Tejano

Ramiro Burr's guide describes border music in all its variations, from Little Joe y la Familia to Selena and beyond.

MerleFest's Chris Austin Contest Lifts Aspiring Songwriters

Jesse Winchester, Jim Lauderdale, Gillian Welch rate this year's contestants.

Willie Nelson Kicks Off MerleFest Jamming With Sam Bush

Country superstar says he'd like to cut a bluegrass record; his next one, due in June, is all blues.

All Things Acoustic Converge At MerleFest

Event this weekend honors the late Merle Watson, reflects Doc Watson's eclectic taste.

Alison Krauss Sets Tour Schedule, TV Appearances

Bluegrass musician turned mainstream artist plans string of appearances behind covers album.

Beausoleil's David Doucet Jazzed About Jazz Fest

Beausoleil guitarist will be joined at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival by Joe Jackson, Sting, Snooks Eaglin.

Rickie Lee Jones Gets Boost From Ben Folds On Covers Album

With next record ready to go, singer/songwriter to hit road this summer.

Native American Artists Struggle To Define Niche

May 6 conference anticipates new marketing initiatives, possible Grammy recognition.

Emmylou Harris Making Hay While The Sun Shines

Singer's warm-weather plans include recording, touring, hosting songwriter showcase and more.