Friday, April 28, 2017
Wilson Center Guitar Festival
The Women’s International Music Network (WiMN) has announced the finalists, chosen from among dozens of entrants, to perform at their The WiMN ASCAP “You Are Next” Showcase. WiMN’s founder Laura B. Whitmore partnered with Notion Music to showcase women...
Writer, television producer and singer-songwriter Tracy Newman pays homage to the legendary Merle Haggard who celebrates his 76th birthday today with her song “Table Nine” which she wrote based on a friend’s experience with Haggard.  “Table Nine” is a...
While producer Dave Stewart has produced Orianthi’s current album Heaven in This Hell, he is also responsible for discovering yet another guitarist. Joanne Shaw Taylor, who we interviewed back in September, was born and raised in the Black Country, Joanne...
The Grammy Museum Music Revolution is a new program that specifically focuses on young adults and their love for music. The project is held in Kansas City, Missouri and will feature a variety of musical talent from the most...
Guitarist, singer and songwriter Bonnie Raitt won the award for Best American Album at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards this year. Beating out heavy competition from contenders Mumford and Sons, The Lumeers and The Avett Brothers, the 63-year old guitarist...
Press Release:  Audible Studios, the production arm of Audible.com, has received its first-ever Grammy Award for its production of Janis Ian’s acclaimed memoir, Society’s Child: My Autobiography. The audiobook of Society’s Child, in which Ian performs every song she...
Perri Ink Custom Guitars, founded by Nick Perri, announces the release of their Christina Perri Signature Guitar named "l'amante" which means "the lover" in Italian.  Christina Perri's brother, Nick, designed the guitar of select alder and maple tone woods...
There's a female guitar-playing singer-songwriter out of Spain whose real name is Mercedes Carpio.  She is best known by just her stage name...Vega.  Don't confuse her with Suzanne Vega, of "Tom's Diner" and "Luka" fame.  This Vega has a...
Press Release:  The Fender Jaguar electric guitar is 50 years old now. Unveiled in 1962, it was the last of the guitar maker's four most famous electric guitars to be introduced, and, as it turned out, the last major...
Rising Canadian pop artist,  Carly Rae Jepsen, who has recently had a big hit with "Call Me Maybe," will be rewarded with Billboard's Rising Star Award on on November 30, in New York City. The award is part of...