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(Pop Music) a genre of country music originating in the 1990s and influenced by both early country music and contemporary rock music
[C20: from alt(ernative) + country]
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Two Ways Home Green Note, Camden, London Alt-country duo Two Ways Home brought a slice of Nashville to London ahead of a string of dates across the country.
Also newly added are Portland alt-country stalwart M.
show, with alt-country band the Mastersons opening, is at Jaqua Concert Hall in the John G.
Alt-country musician Bob Crawford (The Avett Brothers) is 44.
Check it out if you like: Alt-country mavericks Robbie Fulks, Handsome Family, and Bobby Bare Jr.
The first acts include alt-country star Ryan Adams.
THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS Brill Bruisers THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS Brill Bruisers NEKO CASE possesses one of the most distinctive, clarion voices of her generation, but on the sixth album from Vancouver''s New Pornographers the band''s alt-country breakout star is afforded almost a back seat.
WELSH chart-topper and BBC Radio 2 favourite Al Lewis, alt-country siren Hannah Elton-Wall and up-andcoming Cardiff troubadour Harri Davies are joining forces for this month's Penarth Songwriters' Circle.
The alt-country singer says: "To sing in front of that band every night, literally, was a dream come true, such a gift.
Since then, the two have collaborated on multiple projects including several cover features (read their feature on Tegan & Sara on page 43), an award-winning documentary (Bring It 2 Peter) and an EP with Melany's new alt-country band, Delavan, which also features former Hunter Valentine heartbreaker, and The Real L Word alum, Vero on bass.
Cline will be familiar to many as a stringster for Wilco, the famed US alt-country, indie-prog rock group.
Alt-country band The Wynntown Marshals are giving it some serious twang, while Tammy Wynette soundalike Monica Queen - wearing sunglasses - looks on admiringly from the back of the room.