Justin Townes Earle

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The Roots Hoot offers an intimate musical experience in Peace Dale

Richard Buckner, the roots rock vagabond, is pacing the floor and checking his gear.
Bringing it all back home
By BENJAMIN GOULET  |  March 23, 2012

Photos: Wanda Jackson + Justin Townes Earle + M. Ward at the Newport Folk Festival

Wanda Jackson, Justin Townes Earle, and M. Ward perform at the  Newport Folk Festival  on July 31, 2011.
Fort Stage + Quad Stage | July 31, 2011
By JANICE CHECCHIO  |  August 05, 2011

[newportfolk] Justin Townes Earle "They Killed John Henry," live from the Quad stage

It was no small order following Trampled By Turtles on the Quad stage this afternoon at Newport Folk -- what with their packed-out, continuously-growing crowd...
By Michael Marotta  |  July 31, 2011

Justin Townes Earle fights the family tree

No one wants to stand in the shadow of his famous family.
No country for young men
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  December 17, 2010

Review: Justin Townes Earle | Harlem River Blues

On this his third album, Justin Townes Earle is determined to shoo away any lingering apple-doesn't-fall-far-from-tree comparisons.
Bloodshot (2010)
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  September 10, 2010
Elvis Perkins added to Newport Folk Fest

Elvis Perkins added to Newport Folk Fest

Breaking news from the Newport Folk Festival front: Elvis Perkins In Dearland will replace an injured Justin Townes Earle at this weekend's bash down in...
By Michael Marotta  |  July 27, 2010


Steve Earle | Townes

In case it wasn't clear already, Steve Earle idolizes Townes Van Zandt, the Texas singer-songwriter who died in 1997 after decades of soul-shaking music and life-obliterating demons.
New West (2009)
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  May 08, 2009