Featuring insight from John Doe, Todd Snider and Jesse Malin and moderated by BMI’s Jody Williams, the “How to Track and Capture Wild Roots Songs of North America” songwriting panel at SXSW offered a unique opportunity to listen to three master writers discuss their craft and perform acoustic versions of their songs.
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Oklahoma’s red dirt music pioneers the Red Dirt Rangers celebrated the life of Woody Guthrie at the Woody Guthrie Centennial Celebration in Tulsa March 8-11 with four performances, including a group performance of Guthrie’s “This Land Is Your Land” with John Mellencamp, Jackson Browne, Hanson, Arlo Guthrie, and others. Additional performers at the event included Del McCoury Band, Rosanne Cash, The Flaming Lips, Jimmy LaFave, Monica Taylor, Jackson Browne, and Old Crow Medicine Show at the Brady Theater on March 10 for the special tribute.
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Yesterday (3/20), SOLID (Society of Leaders In Development) members spoke at “The Best Job Ever” for students at MTSU.