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Sept. 17, 2023

Hank Williams
On this episode I featured lots of music from Hank Williams. Hiram ”Hank” Williams was born on this day 100 years ago! Sadly, he only lived to the age of 29, but he left quite an impact. We’ll hear a few Hank songs and lots of Hank covers on this USofA. We’ll also remember Charlie Robison, who passed away a week ago and I’ll feature the usual dose of new Americana! Read more

Sept. 10, 2023

A man sings and plays guitar on an outdoor stage
On this USofA I’ll feature new songs from Old Crow Medicine Show, Margo Price & Logan Ledger. We’ll hear a couple from Drive-By Truckers, who perform at Buck Hill on Friday and we’ll remember Jimmy Buffett, who passed away last weekend. Read more

Aug. 27, 2023

Brandi Carlile press photo
I featured a brand new song from Margo Price on USofA this time. We also checked out tunes from Nikki Lane and Brandi Carlile. Both play the Fair this week! Read more

Aug. 20, 2023

Justin Townes Earle at The Current
It’s a busy episode this week. We remember Justin Townes Earle on the 3rd anniversary of his passing. We also celebrated the birthdays of Robert Plant and John Hiatt. I also featured the usual dose of new music on this USofA. Read more

August 13, 2023

Five men in atavistic fashions standing in a mountain landscape in upstate New York
This Sunday on United States of Americana, we’ll remember Robbie Robertson and The Band with a handful of tunes; Robertson passed away on Wednesday. Read more

Aug 6, 2023

Close-up portrait of a woman's face on her album cover
I have a trio of brand new tunes on the “Rootsier Side of the Current” this time. We’ll hear just issued songs from Wilco, Tyler Childers and Rhiannon Giddens! Read more

July 30, 2023

A man in a cowboy hat sings onstage
On this United States of Americana I’ll feature a new track from Lucinda Williams, who is fresh off her 5 night stand at the Dakota. Also on the agenda is a new song by Chris Stapleton, which was co-written by Dan Wilson & we’ll hear Turnpike Troubadours from their first album in 5 years!    Read more

July 23, 2023

Two women standing near the seashore, one holds a horse by its bridle
On this USofA I featured a new song from Shakey Graves featuring Sierra Ferrell. Shakey performs on Friday at Bauhaus Brew Labs. I also had two-fers from Lucinda Williams, who’s string of shows begins tomorrow at the Dakota and First Aid Kit, who play tonight at the Palace Theater.  Read more

July 16, 2023

Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real perform on 'The Late Show'
This USoA featured songs from local artist Lucy Michelle, also Ryan Bingham, Jobi Riccio and Lukas Nelson & POTR, who’s new album was issued on Friday! Read more

July 9, 2023

Ryan Bingham
It was an action packed USofA this time. I featured a bunch of artists bound for the Twin Cities in the next week. I also featured a good dose of new music from artists like Margo Cilker, Tanya Tucker, Tommy Prine and I debuted a song by Ryan Bingham! Read more


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