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Taylor James Donskey is celebrating the release of his album, 'Paper Over It,' with a show at Icehouse in Minneapolis on Thursday, Jan. 16. Before the show, Donskey stopped at Radio Heartland to talk to Mike Pengra and to spin some tracks from the album.
The country star thought it 'would be a fun way to bring my old Christmas album back in the form of those old Christmas specials that we love.'
For her latest album, 'Freeway,' Pieta Brown knew which musicians she wanted to work with and where she wanted to record. Gathering a number of accomplished players from Wisconsin and Minnesota, Brown recorded her new album at April Base in Wisconsin. On a recent visit to The Current, Brown and her friends performed some songs from the resulting album for a session heard on United States of Americana.
Hawktail - an instrumental acoustic band comprising Brittany Haas, Paul Kowert, Jordan Tice and Dominick Leslie - will release their second album, 'Formations,' in January 2020. They visited Radio Heartland to play a couple selections from the new record and also to play a piece from their debut release, 'Unless.'