Austin American Statesman
Austin Music Source: Giveaway: Avett Brothers at Austin360 Amphitheater
Referring to the band as "torchbearers of folk rock," here's what Statesman music writer Peter Mongillo had to say about the Avett Brothers before their sold-out Stubb's show a couple years back: "Over the past few years, the Avett Brothers have evolved into a live powerhouse, with thousands packing such appearances as the 2009 Austin City Limits ... (more)
WNYC-AM New York
Paleface On Mountain Stage
Paleface makes his first appearance on Mountain Stage , recorded live at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, W.Va. A product of New York City's 1990s "anti-folk" movement, the singer first learned to write songs and record demo tapes from iconic outsider musician Daniel Johnston.
Thursday May 23
At Your Service
Seth Avett likes to use the word "journey" often and in earnest. An artist's journey, he implies, does not have a clean beginning, middle, and end.
Thursday May 23
The Avett Brothers to hit the Artpark stage
Acclaimed North Carolina folk-rock band The Avett Brothers will perform in the Artpark Mainstage Theater at 7 p.m. Friday.
Wed May 22, 2013
Your week in music: New Beyonce baby, maybe? New Beyonce music, definitely
Beyonce may or may not be pregnant, depending on who you ask . But she is definitely giving birth to a new album in the near future.
The Mountain Times
Music from the Mountains to the Coast
The Avett Brothers' Bob Crawford performs at MerleFest 2013. MerleFest and The Mast Farm Inn in Valle Crucis will host the N.C. Bluegrass Pavilion at the 2013 IBMA World of Bluegrass, offering a variety of workshops, videos and music with a focus on North Carolina-based musicians and events.
Sat May 18, 2013
Summerfest 2013 Lineup: The headlining bands
Summerfest is one of the first and only shows on the books for recently reunited hometown band Violent Femmes, celebrating the 30th anniversary of its debut album.
10 About Town 5/16 - 5/19
Thursday is packed with musical acts. First off, WDVX's weekly concert series at Market Square will feature the Ensemble Swing Time Band.
Fri May 17, 2013
Weekend Round-Up: Trek Style
Well. Today happens to be the birthday of Nashvillian American Idol finalist Kree Harrison.
Wed May 15, 2013
Della Mae's "This World Oft Can Be" Due May 28
This World Oft Can Be , Della Mae's Rounder debut, shows that like The Avett Brothers, The Lumineers, and Punch Brothers, the five multitalented young women of Della Mae are respectful of American musical tradition, but not restricted by it, combining centuries' worth of musical influences with an emotionally tough, undeniably modern songwriting ... (more)
Tue May 14, 2013
Sun May 12, 2013
Governor's Ball Music Festival around the corner in June; set times announced
This June, New York City will be host to one of the few mainstream music festivals to actually come to the metro area when The Governors Ball Music Festival takes over Randall's Island on June 7th, 8th and 9th .
Fri May 10, 2013
BottleRock music festival opens in Napa
The inaugural BottleRock Napa Valley music festival is a major achievement for the relatively sleepy town north of San Francisco, best known as a wine and food destination.
Tue May 07, 2013
A BottleRock 2013 Wish List
BottleRock begins tomorrow, May 8, 2013, in Napa Valley. As if anyone needs a reason to go to wine country, here are more than a few.
Sat May 04, 2013
Capitol Theatre and XPN present performance by David Wax Museum
Musician David Wax has absorbed influences from New England to Mexico, with several sojourns south of the border as well a year-long fellowship at Harvard University.
Fri May 03, 2013
Sounds like summer: Musical acts of every stripe headed to Clark County | May 3,
With pop, country, metal and classic rock acts all heading to the area, there's a little something for everyone.
Thu May 02, 2013
The Mountain Times
MerleFest by the Numbers
MerleFest has come to a close for another year. Early estimates show that from its start on Thursday, April 25, to its close on Sunday, April 28, aggregate participation over the festival's four days exceeded 76,000 participants, staying level with last year's numbers.
BottleRock Countdown: The Avett Brothers
Amidst the surge of folkie-indie-hipster songwriters that took hold of Americana music over the last three years, few are as authentic as The Avett Brothers .
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Vandaveer: Oh Willie Please...
New folk revival bands like Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers and The Avett Brothers reimagine old-time music as uniformly fervent and life-affirming and white, but there's some fucked-up shit in the American songbook: odes to deviant sex that would make E.L. James blush, descriptions of crimes so brutal they make Grand Theft Auto look like Super Mario ... (more)
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Avett Brothers Come Home to MerleFest
The Avett Brothers injected a sense of anticipation in the days leading up to their Sunday night appearance at MerleFest.