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Tributes paid to Northern Irish music jo...

“Gavin Martin was definitely one of the good guys,” says Paul Charles. “He was close to a lot of musicians, but wasn’t afraid to set the tone when he felt some of their work was below par. The funny thing is that the majority of artists really liked him. for his honesty…” Tributes continue to […]

Jake Bugg interview: The singer-songwrit...

Jake Bugg’s new album combines his love for ABBA, the Beach Boys, Supertramp and the Bee Gees with a contemporary pop sound (Photo: Jack Bridgland) The Nottingham-born singer, who topped the charts with his self-titled debut album in 2012, had seen support waver in recent years – his third album didn’t perform as he had […]

cohen: Singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen’s

British song management company Hipgnosis said on Sunday it had acquired the entire catalog of acclaimed Canadian singer-poet Leonard Cohen, in the latest major catalog purchase to hit the music world. The London-based company said it has acquired the rights to “all 278 songs and derivatives” written by Cohen, including the haunting anthem “Hallelujah”, which […]

Legendary singer-songwriter Rickie Lee J...

Two-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Rickie Lee Jones, who has been dubbed the Duchess of Coolsville and an American troubadour, will bring his eclectic, jazzy trio to the Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport on March 5. Before the pandemic, Jones brought her unique melodic voice to the North Shore on several occasions, performing to sold-out […]

Roger Street Friedman (Americana singer-...

Sea Cliff, American singer-songwriter based in New York Roger Friedman Street is set to hit the studio in March and April to work on new music with Grammy Award-winning Larry Campbell (Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble, Bob Dylan’s Never Ending Tour) producing songs for the upcoming album. by Friedmann. Settling into Friedman’s home studio, The Playroom, […]

SOPAC Announces Upcoming Singer-Songwrit...

From the Orange Sud Performing Arts Center Americana, Folk, Bluegrass, Country and more – our range of Authors-composers-performers features compelling Grammy winners and skilled acoustic instrumentalists. Some, like Son Volt, released new music during the pandemic. Others, like Lucy Kaplansky, Shovels & Rope and Joan Osborne have new albums coming out soon (more info below). […]

11 upcoming singer-songwriter shows at S...

Americana, Folk, Bluegrass, Country and more – the range of Authors-composers-performers coming to the South Orange Performing Arts Center features compelling Grammy winners and skilled acoustic instrumentalists. Some, like Son Volt, released new music during the pandemic. Others, like Lucy Kaplansky, Shovels & Rope and Joan Osborne have new albums coming out soon. Get all […]