Regular readers may know that I’m a big fan of the US alt-country-folk singer Todd Snider. I’m not alone, he’s a beer drinking buddy of Rahm Emanuel. Todd’s new band is called Hard Working Americans, and their self-titled new album … Continued
TRACK 8 "Mr. President Have Pity on the Working Man" From Hard Working Americans (self-titled) MELVIN/THIRTY TIGERS Liner notes: "We just can't make it by ourselves," wheezes Todd Snider, as searing slide guitar recasts Randy Newman's...Show More Summary
By Richard K. Barry This past week Todd Snider, a Nashville-based singer, and a handful of his associates released a great debut album full of “reinterpretations” of songs by some of the best in the business. Beside Snider, the bandShow More Summary
A world premiere of Adam Faucett’s upcoming album Blind Water Finds Blind Water. Thanks for listening, sharing and social media-ing Facebook Twitter Show Archives Todd Snider “Don’t Tempt Me” from The Excitement Plan Possessed By Paul James “There Will Be Nights When I’m Lonely” from There Will Be Nights When I’m Lonely Have Gun Will Travel “Another Fine Mess” from Fiction [...]
Todd Snider gathered his musical buddies for this covers record that tells a story.
Todd Snider was rummaging through his mail during a three-way cross-country phone conversation in early December, when Christmas apparently came early. "Holy shit, I think someone just sent me a bunch of drugs," the funky folk singer-songwriter announced from Nashville. Show More Summary
East Nashville Tonight is a “wild drug and booze-filled musical comedy” film created by brothers Brad and Todd Barnes. The film stars Todd Snider, Elizabeth Cook, and other East Nashville musicians. It’s currently available to pre-order online, and will come out on November 19th. In February of 2013, the Barnes Brothers attempted to shoot a […]
Amanda Shires has come a long way from her early days with The Texas Playboys and has played with the likes of Todd Snider, Thrift Store Cowboys and Jason Isbell (who's also her husband). She also appeared in the film Country Strong as the fiddle player in Gwyneth Paltrow's band, but don't hold that against her. [ more › ]
Down Fell the Doves, the latest solo release from Amanda Shires (who has played violin with the likes of the Texas Playboys, Shovels & Rope, Todd Snider, and her husband Jason Isbell), is a sultry, sinister and surprisingly infectious alt-co
“These politicians.. you know they promise us whiskey and won’t even give us a beer” Todd Snider, Good News Blues I’ve got an article coming out soon where I launch an assault on the political promise. What is the political … Contin...
What? You don't know about Tarmac Adam? The group includes Crowded House bass player, Nick Seymour, and is the creation of Melbourne, Australia-based songwriter Matt O'Donnell and multi-instrumentalist Steve Paix.
Todd Snider -- If Tomorrow Never Comes, in Boulder, Colorado, March 2007.
Elizabeth Cook, a woman with some rather odd ties to Georgia and Atlanta, opens tonight at the Variety for the very funny, witty Todd Snider. Most of Snider’s material isn’t suitable for posting on this blog, but go look him up — you’ll enjoy the sense of humor. But back to Cook. Show More Summary
Todd Snider, who released two new albums in 2012, will headline the Variety Playhouse on Friday, Jan. 4. Photo courtesy Shore Fire Media FRIDAY Todd Snider Nashville’s Snider can be snarky and snide, but he’s also witty, observant and even poignant. Show More Summary
Sarah Brightman has postponed her 2013 tour, including a date at the Fox Theatre, which has been rescheduled for Oct. 9. RESCHEDULED Sarah Brightman. 8 p.m. Oct. 9. Fox Theatre. $104-$255. LN. UPCOMING SHOWS Todd Snider, Elizabeth Cook. Show More Summary
Todd Snider will be joined by Jack Ingram for a show at Variety Playhouse on Jna. 4. Tickets go on sale this Friday, Nov. 23. ON SALE NOV. 23 Todd Snider, Jack Ingram. 8:30 p.m. Jan. 4. Variety Playhouse. $22.50; $20 in advance. TM. Escape Vehicle. Show More Summary
Master singer-songwriters and story-tellers Jason Isbell and Todd Snider performed at ACL Live last Friday night. [ more › ]
Sonus Networks (Nasdaq: SONS) on Thursday announced that two of its main executives, Todd A. Abbott and Jeffrey M. Snider, are assuming new duties, one of the latest moves made by CEO Ray Dolan since taking the reins of the company in 2010. (Left) Abbott and (right) Snider. Show More Summary
Louis Armstrong, Carole King, Gary Primich, Lurrie Bell, Todd Snider and Little Richard also add intriguing tracks..