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Adult album alternative (also triple-A, AAA, or adult alternative) is a radio format.
Alabama Shakes is a blues rock band from USA formed in Athens, Alabama in 2009.
Alejandro Escovedo (born January 10, 1951, in San Antonio, Texas) is a Mexican-American rock musician, songwriter, and singer, who has been recording and touring since the late 1970s.
Alison Maria Krauss (born July 23, 1971) is an American bluegrass-country singer and musician.
Allison Moorer (born June 21, 1972) is an American alternative country singer and the younger sister of Shelby Lynne.
Alternative country (sometimes alt-country, insurgent country, or Americana) is a loosely defined subgenre of country music and rock music, which includes acts that differ significantly in style from mainstream country music and pop country music.
Amber's Drive is a high-energy country group with an R&B vibe.
American Aquarium is an alternative country band from Raleigh, North Carolina.
The Americana Music Association (AMA) is a professional not-for-profit trade organization whose mission is to advocate for the authentic voice of American Roots Music around the world.
The Americana Music Festival & Conference is a music festival and music industry conference that takes place every year (usually in September).
Amy LaVere, born Amy Fant, is an American singer, songwriter, upright bass player and actress based in Memphis, Tennessee.
Anders Osborne (born May 4, 1966 in Uddevalla, Sweden) is an American singer/songwriter.
Michael Cameron Anderson (born July 17, 1988), known professionally as Anderson East, is an American R&B musician from Athens, Alabama, who currently is based in Nashville, Tennessee.
Angaleena Loletta McCoy Presley (born September 1, 1976) is an American country music singer-songwriter.
Angel Olsen (born January 22, 1987) is an American singer-songwriter and musician from St. Louis, Missouri who currently lives in Asheville, North Carolina.
Aöife O’Donovan born November 18, 1982 in Newton, Massachusetts, is an Irish-American singer and songwriter.
Ari Hest (born 16 June 1979) is an American singer-songwriter from the Bronx borough of New York.
Asleep at the Wheel is an American country music group that was formed in Paw Paw, West Virginia and is based in Austin, Texas.
Austin Lucas is an indie artist best known for his own blend of folk punk.
The Band of Heathens are an American rock and roll band from Austin, Texas, United States.
Band of Horses is an American rock band formed in 2004 in Seattle by Ben Bridwell.
Barnaby George "Barns" Courtney (born 17 November 1990) is an English singer, songwriter and musician.
Bello Spark is an American musical group.
A bellwether is one that leads or indicates trends; a trendsetter.
Ben Kyle (born May 21, 1981) is an Irish-American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
Beta Radio is an American band from Wilmington, North Carolina.
Bettye LaVette (born Betty Jo Haskins, January 29, 1946) is an American soul singer-songwriter who made her first record at sixteen, but achieved only intermittent fame until 2005, with her album I've Got My Own Hell to Raise.
Big John Bates is a guitarist/vocalist known for his metal roots, Americana Noir guitar style and a long association with Gretsch guitars.
William Richard Frisell (born March 18, 1951) is an American guitarist, composer and arranger.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
Stephen William "Billy" Bragg (born 20 December 1957) is an English singer-songwriter and left-wing political activist.
Blake Mills (born September 21, 1986) is an American songwriter, guitarist, producer, and composer based in California.
Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, author, and painter who has been an influential figure in popular music and culture for more than five decades.
Bob Woodruff (born March 14, 1961 in New York City) is an American country music singer and songwriter.
BoDeans is a rock band formed in Waukesha, Wisconsin in 1983.
Bombadil is a three-piece Americana, folk-pop band from Durham, North Carolina with guitar, bass, piano, and drums as their primary instruments.
Bonnie Lynn Raitt (born November 8, 1949) is an American blues singer-songwriter, musician, and activist.
Brandi M. Carlile (born June 1, 1981) is an American folk rock and Americana singer-songwriter.
Brian Fallon (born January 28, 1980) is an American singer-songwriter and musician.
Brown Bird was a band from Warren, Rhode Island, formed in 2003 as a solo project by David Lamb.
Steven Paul "Buddy" Miller (born September 6, 1952) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, recording artist and producer, currently living in Nashville, Tennessee.
Buffy Sainte-Marie, OC (born Beverly Sainte-Marie, February 20, 1941) is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, composer, visual artist, educator, pacifist, and social activist.
Bradley Glenn "Butch" Walker (born November 14, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Calexico is a Tucson, Arizona-based Americana, Tex-Mex, indie rock band.
Carbon Leaf is a quintet from Richmond, Virginia, United States, known for their alt-country, Celtic, and folk-infused Indie Rock.
Carla Olson (born July 3, 1952) is a Los Angeles-based songwriter, performer and producer.
The Carolina Chocolate Drops are an old-time string band from Durham, North Carolina.
Charles Edward "Charlie" Haden (August 6, 1937 – July 11, 2014) was an American jazz double bass player, bandleader, composer and educator known for his deep, warm sound, and whose career spanned more than fifty years.
Richell Rene Wright (born October 25, 1970) is an American country music singer and activist.
Christopher Alvin Stapleton (born April 15, 1978) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Charles Allen "Chuck" Ragan (born October 30, 1974) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen is an American country rock band founded in 1967.
Community radio is a radio service offering a third model of radio broadcasting in addition to commercial and public broadcasting.
Corb Lund is a Western and country singer/songwriter from Alberta, Canada.
Cory Branan (born December 15, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter from Mississippi.
Cory Chisel and The Wandering Sons are an Americana, folk rock band that started in Appleton, Wisconsin.
Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.
Country rock is a subgenre of popular music, formed from the fusion of rock and country.
Crooked Still is a band consisting of vocalist Aoife O'Donovan, banjo player Gregory Liszt, bassist Corey DiMario, cellist Tristan Clarridge and fiddler Brittany Haas.
Cross Canadian Ragweed was an American rock/alternative country band formed in Yukon, Oklahoma in 1994.
Issac Daniel Hornsby (1 February 1900 – 18 May 1951) was an American singer songwriter, musician, recording artist, producer and arranger, studio engineer, band leader & band member.
Danny and the Champions of the World are a heartland rock and soul band.
Danny O'Keefe (born 1943, Spokane, Washington, United States) is an American singer-songwriter.
Danny Schmidt (born October 7, 1970) is an American singer-songwriter based in Austin, Texas, where he now lives with his wife, fellow musician, and singer-songwriter Carrie Elkin.
Darlingside is a four-person indie folk band from Boston, MA.
James Darrell Scott, known as Darrell Scott (born August 6, 1959), is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
David Albert Alvin (born November 11, 1955) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, music producer and poet.
Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer are an American folk rock singer-songwriter duo based in northwest Washington State.
David Thomas Ackles (February 20, 1937 – March 2, 1999) was an American singer-songwriter, pianist, and child actor.
David Perry Lindley (born March 21, 1944) is an American musician who founded the band El Rayo-X, and who has worked with many other performers including Jackson Browne, Warren Zevon, Curtis Mayfield and Dolly Parton.
David Charles Olney is an American folk singer-songwriter.
Dawes is an American folk rock band from Los Angeles, California.
Delbert McClinton (born November 4, 1940) is an American blues rock and electric blues singer-songwriter, guitarist, harmonica player, and pianist.
Delta Rae is an American folk rock band formed in Durham, North Carolina.
Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson (March 3, 1923 – May 29, 2012) was an American guitarist, songwriter, and singer of bluegrass, folk, country, blues, and gospel music.
Dotan Harpenau (born 26 October 1986), better known by his stage name Dotan, is a Dutch singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer.
Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors is an Americana band from Memphis and East Nashville in Tennessee, United States.
The Drive-By Truckers are an alternative country/Southern rock band based in Athens, Georgia, though two of five current members (Patterson Hood and Mike Cooley) are originally from The Shoals region of northern Alabama, and the band strongly identifies with Alabama.
Dustin Michael Kensrue (pronounced KENZ-roo) (born November 18, 1980) is a musician and songwriter.
Dwight David Yoakam (born October 23, 1956) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor, known for his pioneering-style of country music.
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros is an American folk rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 2007.
Eilen Jewell (born April 6, 1979) is an American singer-songwriter from Boise, Idaho.
Elephant Revival is a folk music group from Nederland, Colorado, formed in 2006.
Elizabeth Cook (born July 17, 1972 in Wildwood, Florida) is an American country music singer.
Tanner Elle Schneider (born July 3, 1989), known professionally as Elle King, is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.
Emmylou Harris (born April 2, 1947) is an American singer, songwriter and musician.
Ethos is a Greek word meaning "character" that is used to describe the guiding beliefs or ideals that characterize a community, nation, or ideology.
Ezra Lee Matzenik (born 15 October 1986, Tamworth), who performs as Ezra Lee, is an Australian singer-songwriter and pianist.
First Aid Kit is a Swedish folk duo that consists of the sisters Klara (vocals/guitar) and Johanna Söderberg (vocals/keyboards/Autoharp/bass guitar).
Fleet Foxes is an American indie folk band formed in Seattle, Washington.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
Frank Hannon (born October 3, 1966 in Sacramento, California), is best known as the guitarist, songwriter and a co-founder of the multi-platinum band Tesla, and is now established as a solo singer/songwriter with his album Gypsy Highway.
The Gear Daddies are a rock band originally from Austin, Minnesota.
Harold Eugene "Gene" Clark (November 17, 1944 – May 24, 1991) was an American singer-songwriter and founding member of the folk rock band the Byrds.
George Ezra Barnett (born 7 June 1993) is an English singer, songwriter, and musician.
Gillian Howard Welch (born October 2, 1967) is an American singer-songwriter.
Gospel is the Old English translation of Greek εὐαγγέλιον, evangelion, meaning "good news".
Ingram Cecil Connor III (November 5, 1946 – September 19, 1973), known professionally as Gram Parsons, was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and pianist.
The Grammy Award for Best Americana Album is an honor presented to recording artists for quality albums in the Americana music genre at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards.
The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California.
Gregory Walter Graffin, Ph.D. (born November 6, 1964) is an American punk rock singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, college lecturer, and author.
Gregory Alan Isakov is a singer-songwriter.
Gurf Morlix is an American singer-songwriter and music producer.
Guy Charles Clark (November 6, 1941 – May 17, 2016) was an American Texas country and folk singer, musician, songwriter, recording artist, and performer.
Hamilton Leithauser (born April 15, 1978) is an American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
Joshua Hayes Carll (born January 9, 1976), known professionally as Hayes Carll, is a singer-songwriter.
Heartland rock is a genre of rock music that is exemplified by singer-songwriters Tom Petty, Bob Seger, Bruce Springsteen and John Mellencamp.
Herrick is an American Country Music Americana band based in Nashville, Tennessee on the Breakaway Entertainment Artists Label.
Horse Feathers is an American indie folk band from Portland, Oregon, United States.
Hurray for the Riff Raff is an American folk-blues and Americana band from New Orleans, Louisiana.
Samuel "Sam" Ervin Beam (born July 26, 1974), better known by his stage and recording name Iron & Wine, is an American singer-songwriter.
John Weldon "J.
Jakob Luke Dylan (born December 9, 1969) is an American singer and songwriter.
James McMurtry (born March 18, 1962 in Fort Worth, Texas) is an American rock and folk rock/americana singer, songwriter, guitarist, bandleader, and occasional actor (Daisy Miller, Lonesome Dove, and narrator of Ghost Town: 24 Hours in Terlingua).
Michael Jason Isbell (born February 1, 1979) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist from Green Hill, Alabama, in Lauderdale County.
Jonathan David "JD" McPherson, born April 14, 1977, is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist from Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.
Jeffrey Foucault (born January 26, 1976) is an American songwriter and record producer from Whitewater, Wisconsin, United States, whose work marries the influence of American country, blues, rock 'n' roll, and folk music.
Gerald Calvin "Jerry" Douglas (born May 28, 1956) is an American resonator guitar and lap steel guitar player and record producer.
James Russell Lauderdale (born April 11, 1957) is an American country, bluegrass, and Americana singer-songwriter.
Jimmy LaFave (July 12, 1955 – May 21, 2017) was an American singer-songwriter and folk musician.
Joe Pug (born Joseph Pugliese, April 20, 1984) is an American singer-songwriter from Greenbelt, Maryland.
"John Doe", "John Roe" or "Richard Roe" (for men), "Jane Doe" or "Jane Roe" (for women), and "Baby Doe", "Janie Doe" or "Johnny Doe" (for children), or just "Doe" or "Roe" are multiple-use names that have two distinct usages.
John Driskell Hopkins (Hop) (born May 3, 1971) is best known for his role as a founding member, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter for the Grammy Award Winning group Zac Brown Band.
John Cameron Fogerty (born May 28, 1945) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter.
John Fullbright (born April 23, 1988) is an American singer-songwriter from Okemah, Oklahoma.
John Robert Hiatt (born August 20, 1952) is an American singer-songwriter and musician.
John J Mellencamp (born October 7, 1951), previously known as Johnny Cougar, John Cougar, and John Cougar Mellencamp, is an American musician, singer-songwriter, painter, and actor.
John Paul White is an American singer-songwriter, and was a member of the Grammy Award-winning duo The Civil Wars.
John Prine (born October 10, 1946) is an American country folk singer-songwriter.
John Coburn Stewart (September 5, 1939 – January 19, 2008) was an American songwriter and singer.
John R. Cash (born J. R. Cash; February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author.
Jolie Holland is an American singer and performer who combines elements of folk, traditional, country, rock, jazz, and blues.
Jonathan Byrd (born 1970 in Fayetteville, North Carolina) is an American singer-songwriter based in Carrboro, North Carolina.
Josh Ritter (born October 21, 1976) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and author who performs and records with The Royal City Band.
Judith Marjorie Collins (born May 1, 1939) is an American singer and songwriter known for her eclectic tastes in the material she records (which has included folk music, show tunes, pop music, rock and roll and standards) and for her social activism.
Julie Anne Miller (born Julie Griffin, July 12, 1956) is a songwriter, singer, and recording artist currently living in Nashville, Tennessee.
Justin Townes Earle (born January 4, 1982) is an American singer-songwriter and musician.
Kacey Lee Musgraves (born August 21, 1988) is an American country music singer and songwriter.
Kaia Kater (b. Montreal) is a Canadian banjo player.
The Kamikaze Hearts were a five piece band from the Capital District of Upstate New York, United States (US).
Karla Bonoff (born December 27, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter, primarily known for her songwriting.
KCSN is an FM radio station licensed to Northridge, Los Angeles, California, and a service of California State University, Northridge.
Kelly Willis (born October 2, 1968) is an American country music singer-songwriter, whose music has been described as alternative country and new traditionalist.
KFAN-FM (107.9 FM) is a radio station broadcasting an adult album alternative format.
KFAT (94.5 FM) was an eclectic freeform country music station which also featured a mix of blues, rock music, bluegrass, Hawaiian music, and other genres.
KPIG-FM (107.5 FM, "K-PIG") is a radio station located near the city of Santa Cruz, California, United States.
Kurt Samuel Vile (born January 3, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and record producer.
Langhorne Slim is an American singer-songwriter, (born Sean Scolnick on August 20, 1981 in Langhorne, Pennsylvania).
Larry Campbell (born February 21, 1955, New York City) is an American multi-instrumentalist, who plays many stringed instruments (including guitar, mandolin, pedal steel guitar, slide guitar, and violin) in genres including country, folk, blues, and rock.
Leftover Salmon is an American jam band from Boulder, Colorado, formed in 1989.
Leon Russell (born Claude Russell Bridges; April 2, 1942 – November 13, 2016) was an American musician and songwriter who was involved with numerous bestselling pop music records over the course of his 60-year career.
Lera Lynn (born December 5, 1984) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actress.
Mark Lavon "Levon" Helm (May 26, 1940 – April 19, 2012) was an American musician and actor who achieved fame as the drummer and one of the vocalists for The Band.
Linda Maria Ronstadt (born July 15, 1946) is an American retired popular music singer known for singing in a wide range of genres including rock, country, jazz, light opera, and Latin.
Lord Huron is an American indie band based in Los Angeles.
Loretta Lynn (née Webb; born April 14, 1932) is an American country music singer-songwriter with multiple gold albums in a career spanning almost 60 years.
Lucero is an American country-punk rock band based in Memphis, Tennessee, United States.
Lucinda Williams (born January 26, 1953).
Lyle Pearce Lovett (born November 1, 1957) at Allmusic – Lovett's Genre and Styles.
Mandolin Orange is an Americana/folk duo based out of Chapel Hill, North Carolina.The group was formed in 2009 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and consists of the group's songwriter Andrew Marlin (vocals, mandolin, guitar, banjo) and Emily Frantz (vocals, violin, guitar).
Martha Redbone is an American blues and soul singer of part Cherokee, Choctaw, European and African-American descent.
Mary Chapin Carpenter (born February 21, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter.
Robert Michael Nesmith (born December 30, 1942) is an American musician, songwriter, actor, producer, novelist, businessman, and philanthropist, best known as a member of the pop rock band the Monkees and co-star of the TV series The Monkees (1966–1968).
Michelle Shocked (born Karen Michelle Johnston; February 24, 1962) is an American singer-songwriter.
Micky & the Motorcars is an alternative Texas Country band formed in Stanley, Idaho before moving to Austin, Texas.
Mike Brown (born October 20, 1980) is an American Grammy-nominated producer, engineer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and founder of Temperamental Recordings.
Michael Eliot "Mike" Gordon (born June 3, 1965) is a bass guitar player and vocalist most recognized as a founding member of the band Phish.
Michael James Ness (born April 3, 1962) is an American guitarist, vocalist, producer and chief songwriter for the punk rock band Social Distortion, which was formed in 1978.
Mile of Music (also known as MoM or The Mile) is an annual Americana and Roots music festival located in downtown Appleton, Wisconsin.
Moonsville Collective is an Americana string band based out of Los Angeles, California.
Mumford & Sons are a British band formed in 2007.
Murder by Death is an American five-piece indie rock band from Bloomington, Indiana.
The music of the United States reflects the country's multi-ethnic population through a diverse array of styles.
My Morning Jacket is an American rock band formed in Louisville, Kentucky in 1998.
Nathaniel David Rateliff (born October 7, 1978) is an American singer and songwriter based in Denver, whose influences are described as folk, Americana and vintage rhythm & blues.
Neil Percival Young, (born November 12, 1945), is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, producer, director and screenwriter.
Neko Richelle Case (born September 8, 1970) is an American singer-songwriter, best known for her solo career and her contributions as a member of the Canadian indie rock group The New Pornographers.
Neutral Milk Hotel was an American indie rock band formed in Ruston, Louisiana by singer, guitarist, and songwriter Jeff Mangum in the late 1980s.
Nick 13 is the lead vocalist, guitarist and main songwriter of psychobilly band Tiger Army as well as a solo artist in the Americana/country genre.
Nickel Creek (formerly known as The Nickel Creek Band) is an American Americana music group consisting of Chris Thile (mandolin), and siblings Sara Watkins (fiddle) and Sean Watkins (guitar).
Nikki Hornsby (born in Long Beach, California, and raised in Burke, Virginia) is an American musician.
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, an American country rock band, has existed in various forms since its founding in Long Beach, California in 1966.
No Depression is a quarterly roots music journal with a concurrent online publication at nodepression.com.
Old 97's is an American alternative country band from Dallas, Texas, United States.
Old Crow Medicine Show is an Americana string band based in Nashville, Tennessee, that has been recording since 1998.
Over the Rhine is an American, Ohio-based folk music band, the core of which is the husband-and-wife team of pianist/guitarist/bassist Linford Detweiler and vocalist/guitarist Karin Bergquist.
Parker Millsap is an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Purcell, Oklahoma, playing a blend of blues, country, rock, Americana, and folk music.
Patricia Jean Griffin (born March 16, 1964) is an American singer-songwriter and musician.
Peter Seeger (May 3, 1919 – January 27, 2014) was an American folk singer and social activist.
Pinegrove is an American band from Montclair, New Jersey, United States.
Poco is an American country rock band originally formed by Richie Furay, Jim Messina and Rusty Young.
Pokey LaFarge (born June 26, 1983) is an American musician, writer, and actor raised in Illinois, and now is based in South City, St. Louis, Missouri.
Porter Wayne Wagoner (August 12, 1927 – October 28, 2007) was an American country music singer known for his flashy Nudie and Manuel suits and blond pompadour.
Punch Brothers is an American band consisting of Chris Thile (mandolin), Gabe Witcher (fiddle/violin), Noam Pikelny (banjo), Chris Eldridge (guitar), and Paul Kowert (bass).
Radio is the technology of using radio waves to carry information, such as sound, by systematically modulating properties of electromagnetic energy waves transmitted through space, such as their amplitude, frequency, phase, or pulse width.
Railroad Earth is an Americana band with influences spanning several genres of folk music.
Raúl Francisco Martínez-Malo Jr. (born August 7, 1965 in Miami, Florida), known professionally as Raúl Malo, is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and record producer.
Ray Wylie Hubbard (born November 13, 1946) is a Texas country singer and songwriter.
Reckless Kelly is an American country rock band.
Rhiannon Giddens (born February 21, 1977) is an American musician.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
Richard J. Campbell (born December 7, 1958) is an American musician best known for his work as a bass guitarist and vocalist for Natalie Cole in the 1980s, and more recently with Three Dog Night, Dave Mason, and America.
Richard Thompson, OBE (born 3 April 1949) is an English singer, songwriter, and guitarist.
Richmond Fontaine was a four-piece Rock and alternative country band based in Portland, Oregon.
River City Extension was an American indie rock band based in Toms River, New Jersey.
Rob Heath is a Canadian singer-songwriter.
Robert Earl Keen (born January 11, 1956) is an American singer-songwriter and entertainer.
Robert Gordon (born March 29, 1947) is an American musician and actor, best known as a neo-rockabilly singer.
Robert Anthony Plant (born 20 August 1948) is an English singer, songwriter, and musician, best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
Rocky Votolato (born March 8, 1977, Dallas, Texas, United States), is an American singer-songwriter.
Rodney Crowell (born August 7, 1950) is an American musician, known primarily for his work as a singer and songwriter in country music.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Roots rock is rock music that looks back to rock's origins in folk, blues and country music.
Rosanne Cash (born May 24, 1955) is an American singer-songwriter and author.
Ruby Boots (née Rebecca Louise "Bex" Chilcott) (born October 20, 1981) is an Australian singer-songwriter who sings Americana music.
Ryland Peter "Ry" Cooder (born March 15, 1947) is an American musician, songwriter, film score composer, and record producer.
David Ryan Adams (born November 5, 1974) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and poet.
George Ryan Bingham (born March 31, 1981) is an Americana singer-songwriter currently based in Los Angeles, California.
Sara Ullrika Watkins (born June 8, 1981) is an American singer-songwriter and fiddler.
Sarah Jarosz (born May 23, 1991) is an American singer-songwriter from Texas.
Scott Holstein (born May 5, 1974) is an American country and bluegrass singer-songwriter.
Shakey Graves (born Alejandro Rose-Garcia on June 4, 1987) is an Americana musician from Austin, Texas.
Shovels & Rope are an American folk duo from Charleston, South Carolina composed of husband and wife Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst.
Sierra Dawn Hull (born September 27, 1991) is an American bluegrass singer, mandolinist, and guitarist.
The Sisters Folk Festival is an annual three-day roots music festival held in Sisters, Oregon, United States the weekend after Labor Day.
Social Distortion is an American punk rock band formed in 1978 in Fullerton, California.
Son Volt is an American alternative country group, formed by Jay Farrar in 1994 after the breakup of Uncle Tupelo.
Sons of Bill is a band from Charlottesville, Virginia founded by brothers Sam, Abe, and James Wilson, along with bassist Seth Green and drummer Todd Wellons.
Southern rock is a subgenre of rock music and a genre of Americana.
Stephen Fain Earle (born January 17, 1955) is an American rock, country and folk singer-songwriter, record producer, author and actor.
Stoll Vaughan is a singer-songwriter from Lexington, Kentucky.
John Sturgill Simpson (born June 8, 1978) is an American country music and roots rock singer-songwriter.
The Sun Journal is a newspaper published in Lewiston, Maine, US, and covers the west of Maine.
The Avett Brothers are an American folk rock band from Concord, North Carolina.
The Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group formed in Toronto, Ontario in 1968 by Rick Danko (bass guitar, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboards, saxophone), Richard Manuel (keyboards, vocals), Robbie Robertson (guitar, vocals), and Levon Helm (drums, vocals).
The Be Good Tanyas are a Canadian folk music group formed in 1999 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The Blind Boys of Alabama (or simply Blind Boys of Alabama) is an American five-time Grammy Award-winning gospel group who first sang together in 1939.
The Boston Globe (sometimes abbreviated as The Globe) is an American daily newspaper founded and based in Boston, Massachusetts, since its creation by Charles H. Taylor in 1872.
The Bottle Rockets are an American band formed in 1992, currently based in St. Louis, Missouri.
The Broken String Band is a folk rock band founded in 2015 in the city of Athens, Georgia by Sean Patrick Stephansen and Taylor Thompson.
The Civil Wars were a critically acclaimed American musical duo composed of Joy Williams and John Paul White.
The Decemberists are an American indie rock band from Portland, Oregon.
The Deep Dark Woods are a Canadian alternative country band from Saskatoon, currently signed to Sugar Hill Records in the United States and Six Shooter Records in Canada.
The Departed (also known as Cody Canada and the Departed) is an American Rock/alternative country band.
The Deslondes are an Americana musical group from New Orleans, Louisiana.
The Devil Makes Three is an Americana band from Santa Cruz, California, United States.
The Dixie Bee-Liners are an American Bluegrass group, formed in New York City in 2002 by Buddy Woodward and Brandi Hart.
The Felice Brothers are an American folk rock/country rock band from New York.
The Flatlanders are an American country band from Lubbock, Texas, United States, founded in 1972 by Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Joe Ely and Butch Hancock.
The Flying Burrito Brothers are a seminal American country rock band, best known for their influential 1969 debut album, The Gilded Palace of Sin.
The Gaslight Anthem is an American rock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey, formed in 2006.
The Growlers are an American band formed in Dana Point, California in 2006, now based in Costa Mesa.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Handsome Family is an alternative country and Americana duo consisting of husband and wife Brett and Rennie Sparks formed in Chicago, Illinois, and currently based in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The Head and the Heart is an American indie folk band.
The Hold Steady is an American rock band from Brooklyn, New York, formed in 2003.
The Infamous Stringdusters are a progressive acoustic/bluegrass band.
The Jayhawks are an American alternative country and country rock band that emerged from the Twin Cities music scene during the mid-1980s.
The Killers are an American rock band formed in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2001 by members Brandon Flowers (lead vocals, keyboards, bass) and Dave Keuning (lead guitar, backing vocals).
The Knitters are a Los Angeles-based band who play country, rockabilly and folk music.
The Lumineers are an American folk rock/Americana band based in Denver, Colorado.
The Mavericks are an eclectic American band, combining Tex-Mex, neotraditional country music, Latin, and rockabilly influences.
The Menzingers are an American punk rock band from Scranton, Pennsylvania, formed in 2006.
The Milk Carton Kids are an American indie folk duo from Eagle Rock, California, United States, consisting of singers and guitarists Kenneth Pattengale and Joey Ryan, who began making music together in early 2011.
The Rave-Ups are an American rock group founded in 1979 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania who gained greater attention after relocating to Los Angeles, California.
The Seattle Times is a daily newspaper serving Seattle, Washington, United States.
The Silent Comedy is a San Diego-based rock band, known for their folk, Rock and Roll, and Americana-inspired music.
The Steel Wheels are an American roots music, Americana group of folk musicians, based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.
The SteelDrivers are a bluegrass band from Nashville, Tennessee.
Kristian Matsson (born 30 April 1983) is a singer-songwriter from Dalarna, Sweden, who performs under the stage name of The Tallest Man on Earth.
The Texas Tenors are a 3-time Emmy Award winning classical crossover, trio vocal group formed in 2009 by country singer JC Fisher, pop singer Marcus Collins and opera singer John Hagen.
The Vespers are an Americana/folk/roots band from Nashville, Tennessee.
The War on Drugs is an American indie rock band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, formed in 2005.
The Weavers were an American folk music quartet based in the Greenwich Village area of New York City.
The White Buffalo is the professional moniker and stage name of American musician and singer/songwriter Jake Smith.
The Whybirds were a rock/alt.country band from Bedford, England.
The Wood Brothers are an American folk band consisting of brothers Chris (upright bass) and Oliver Wood (acoustic and electric guitars), as well as multi-instrumentalist Jano Rix.
Catherine Tift Merritt (born January 8, 1975) is an American singer-songwriter and musician.
Todd Daniel Snider (born October 11, 1966) is an American singer-songwriter with a musical style that combines Americana, alt-country, and folk.
Thomas George "Tom" Russell (born March 5, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter.
Tony Rice (born David Anthony Rice, June 8, 1951, Danville, Virginia, United States) is an American guitarist and bluegrass musician.
John Townes Van Zandt (March 7, 1944 – January 1, 1997), better known as Townes Van Zandt, was an American singer-songwriter.
Trampled By Turtles is an American bluegrass/folk-rock band from Duluth, Minnesota.
Two Gallants are a guitar/drum duo from San Francisco, California.
Uncle Tupelo was an alternative country music group from Belleville, Illinois, active between 1987 and 1994.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Valerie June Hockett (born January 10, 1982),Hubbell, John (2009), "", The Commercial Appeal, May 28, 2009.
Van Dyke Parks (born January 3, 1943) is an American musician, songwriter, arranger, and record producer who has composed various film and television soundtracks.
Sir George Ivan Morrison (born 31 August 1945) is a Northern Irish singer-songwriter, instrumentalist and record producer.
Waxahatchee is an American indie music project, formed in 2010 by American singer-songwriter Katie Crutchfield, previously a member of P.S. Eliot.
Wilco is an American alternative rock band based in Chicago, Illinois.
Willie Hugh Nelson (born April 29, 1933) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, author, poet, actor, and activist.
Willie Nile (born Robert Noonan; June 7, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter.