Thursday January 14th 2016, 6:03 am
Glastonbury Announce Emerging Talent Competition
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We are very excited to announce that we have once again been chosen to be a judge for Glastonbury Festival’s Emerging Talent Competition 2016.

The Competition gives new UK and Ireland-based acts of any musical genre the chance to compete for a slot on one of the main stages at this year’s Festival.

The winners of the free-to-enter competition will also be awarded a £5,000 Talent Development prize from PRS for Music Foundation to help take their songwriting and performing to the next level. Two runners-up will also each be awarded a £2,500 PRS for Music Foundation Talent Development prize.

Acts from any musical genre can enter the 2016 competition FOR ONE WEEK ONLY from 9am Monday 18th January until 5pm Monday 25th January 2016 via glastonburyfestivals.co.uk.  Information about how to enter is after the break.
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Tuesday January 05th 2016, 2:51 pm
Video of the Day: Chris and Morgane Stapleton
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YouTube Preview ImageChris Stapleton – More Of You

Chris Stapleton performing his song “More Of You” from his 2015 record Traveller with his wife Morgane for NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert. You can watch the full concert here.




Saturday December 19th 2015, 3:47 pm
Snapshot: June Carter
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Saturday December 19th 2015, 3:46 pm
Video of the Day: Broken Circle Breakdown
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YouTube Preview ImageThe Broken Circle Breakdown- If I Needed You

The actors from the film Broken Circle Breakdown performing a beautiful cover of Townes Van Zandt’s “If I Needed You” live in concert on December 19, 2012.




Wednesday December 09th 2015, 5:53 am
Snapshot: Bobbie Gentry and Glen Campbell
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Tuesday December 01st 2015, 5:48 am
Video of the Day: Pony Boy
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YouTube Preview ImagePony Boy- Magnolia

Pony Boy’s music video for “Magnolia”- a tune which apppears on her full-length album debut, Blue Gold, out now via Cosmic Thug.




Tuesday November 10th 2015, 5:42 am
News: Aquarium Drunkard Presents’s November Mixtape
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The ever wonderful folks over at Aquarium Drunkard have released an autumnal mixtape featuring tunes by Paul & Linda McCartney, John Cale, Nina Simone, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins and more. Definitely worth a listen!




Monday October 12th 2015, 11:59 am
Video of the Day: John Moreland
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YouTube Preview ImageJohn Moreland- You Don’t Care For Me Enough to Cry

John Moreland performing “You Don’t Care for Me Enough to Cry” at Music City Roots Live From The Factory on April 15, 2015.




Friday October 17th 2014, 5:08 am
Video of the Day: Shakey Graves
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YouTube Preview ImageShakey Graves- Dearly Departed

Our boy done good! A n old friend of When You Awake, Shakey Graves, just appeared on Conan performing the tune “Dearly Departed” off of his brand new record, And the War Came. Check it out and then go on and buy the record. So proud of ol’ Shakey!




Sunday May 25th 2014, 4:34 am
Snapshot: Wilson Pickett and Duane Allman
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