Life in Music inspired by Joe Henry

maandag 21 december 2015

Joe to perform on AMA's spring celebration

John Prine, Lee Ann Womack and Joe Henry will perform on the 6th anual Americana spring celebration.

This event will take place between March 31 and april 3, 2016  at Blackberry farm. The event is organised by the Americana Music Association.

The AMA is a professional non-profit trade organization whose mission is to advocate for the authentic voice of American roots music around the world.

Reservations are available by calling 1-800-557-8864 or visiting Blackberry farm

Several Critics call John Prine one of Joe's big influences. And Lee Ann Womack was f.e. a guest artist on the album album KIN, songs by Rodney Crowell and Marry Karr, wich Joe Produced.   

woensdag 16 december 2015

Release date set for 'Birds of Chicago' Album

On February 19, 2016 'Real Midnight' will be released.

'Real Midnight' is the 2nd album of 'Birds of Chicago' and was produced by Joe. This recordingsession was the last set of recordings done in the Garfield House.

Here is some more info from a previous entry

The Wall street Journal released a 1th track of that album. The song 'Dim Star Of The Palisades'.

To be honest : If this song sets the standard, we are about to receive a stunning Album ! Yes, I'm a fan !

zaterdag 12 december 2015

The 58th annual Grammy Nominees

The nominees for the 58th Grammy awards have been announced.

2 Projects, produced by Joe are nominated.

The travelling kind, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell 
- Nominated for Americana Album of the year.
- Nominated for Americana Roots song of the year.

Worthy, Bettye Lavette
- Nominated for Blues album of the year.

Already a well deserved acknowledgement, and we'll keep our fingers crossed.

The grammys will be announced on February 15, 2016.