Category Archives: The Week That Was

The Americana Week That Was: 3/15-3/21

The entire musical world descended upon Austin, Texas this week for the annual South by Southwest Festival. Except… a whole bunch of people didn’t. For those of us without the means or desire to head to Austin this week, The … Continue reading

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The Americana Week that Was: 3/8 – 3/14

The biggest news of the week… at least in WDVX’s corner of the world… was the¬†announcement late Friday afternoon that Tony Lawson will be leaving WDVX at the end of this month to program a new radio station and media … Continue reading

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The Americana Week that Was: 3/1 – 3/7

A couple of major things happened on Wednesday at WDVX. First and foremost, our Spring fund Drive kicked of on Wednesday. WDVX is a listener supported radio station, meaning that our primary source of funding comes from listener donations instead … Continue reading

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The Americana Week that Was: 2/22 – 2/28

  *As I begin writing this post, Brittany Howard and Alabama Shakes are performing on Saturday Night Live. After being introduced by a Joy Division t-shirt wearing Dakota Johnson, the band belted out the funky and powerful single “Don’t Wanna … Continue reading

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The Americana Week that Was: 2/15 – 2/21

Weekly roundup time again. News, links, streams… all ahead. First of all… Congratulations are in order for Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires. Late Wednesday night (about an hour after I got off the air), the couple announced on Twitter that … Continue reading

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The Americana Week that Was: 2/8 – 2/14

It’s time once again for our weekly look back on some cool events, stories, and sounds from the week that was in Americana music. First off, the Grammy Awards were handed out Sunday, and several roots and Americana based artists … Continue reading

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The Americana Week That Was 2/1 — 2/7 2015

Something I’d like to do here on the new site is take a look back at some things that happened each week in the worlds of WDVX and Americana music in general. It might include links to interesting articles, videos, … Continue reading

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