Watch Courtney Marie Andrews Perform 'Table For One' at the AMA UK Awards

Tuesday, 13th February 2018

It's almost two weeks since Courtney Marie Andrews performed on stage at the Hackney Empire, performing 'Table For One' from her 2017 record Honest Life, having just picked up the Americana Music Association UK award for International Artist Of...

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Courtney Marie Andrews Crowned 'International Artist Of The Year' At The UK Americana Awards

Monday, 5th February 2018

Congratulations to Courtney for picking up the award for International Artist Of The Year at the UK Americana Music Association Awards, held on Thursday at the beautiful Hackney Empire. Courtney was then invited back to the stage to perform a...

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Hear Courtney Marie Andrew's New Song 'Kindness Of Strangers'

Wednesday, 31st January 2018

The Fader have premiered Courtney Marie Andrew's new song 'Kindness Of Strangers'. Courtney tells them, "Kindness of Strangers was written directly after some legendary musicians took their own life. It sparked this long and deep thought about...

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Courtney Marie Andrews Performs Live On BBC Radio 2

Wednesday, 31st January 2018

If you missed Courtney Marie Andrews live on BBC Radio 2 last night, as a part of Glasgow's Celtic Connections festival, which she'll be playing tonight. The full show is available to listen back to on the BBC iPlayer here. Courtney had a chat...

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The Handsome Family To Release 20th Anniversary Edition Of Through The Trees

Tuesday, 23rd January 2018

2018 marks 20 years since the release of The Handsome Family's third album Through The Trees. Following its release, Uncut declared it to be the year’s "Best New Country Album", Mojo named it one of the "10 Essential Americana Records Of All...

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"Loose: 20 Years of Swimming Against The Tide" Panel At Americanafest UK

Friday, 19th January 2018

The UK's own Americanafest is back for its third year, taking place in London at the end of this month. Conference events are set to take place during the day time on Wednesday 31st January and Thursday 1st February, with showcases on the...

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Watch Joana Serrat & Her Band Totally Smashing It Live In Session For Catalonian TV

Friday, 12th January 2018

Lauren Laverne wasn't wrong when she remarked on how many amazing live videos there are of Joana Serrat on Youtube. Well now there are even more, thanks to  Catalonian TV show Feeel. Here's Joana and her band The Great Canyoners, totally...

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Joana Serrat Announces UK Tour + Plays & Praise From BBC 6 Music's Lauren Laverne

Thursday, 11th January 2018

Joana got another play on prime time BBC Radio 6 Music yesterday, when Lauren Laverne played Keep On Fallin'. Listen back here.The last time Lauren played Joana on 6 Music was just before Christmas, when she described Joana as being "an...

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New Courtney Marie Andrews Album in March, Hear New Song 'May Your Kindness Remain'

Wednesday, 10th January 2018

We're very excited to share the news that Courtney Marie Andrews' new album May Your Kindness Remain will be out on 23 March. If you haven't already spotted The Line Of Best Fit and NPR Music sharing the title track, you'll no doubt be very...

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Tickets For The Handsome Family's European Tour On Sale Now

Wednesday, 20th December 2017

The Handsome Family have announced their return to Europe, with a whole bunch of tour dates throughout May and June in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Denmark, Norway AND Sweden! Tickets are on sale now via loosemusic.com/live.24...

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Watch Jim White On Dutch TV

Friday, 8th December 2017

Jim White on Dutch TV!Jim stopped by VPRO Vrije Geluiden to play a couple of songs off his new album, Waffles, Triangles & Jesus, and have a chat with Giovanca. Find these videos and more on our Jim White playlist HEREJim plays the last few shows...

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Jim White's 'Waffles, Triangles & Jesus' Is One Of Rough Trade's Albums Of The Month

Wednesday, 6th December 2017

Jim White's new record 'Waffles, Triangles & Jesus' has been included in Rough Trade's Albums Of The Month! Check out the Top 10 For December HERE.Skip to 24m 34s on the player below or go HERE to listen to Rough Trade's Nigel & Jof discuss the...

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The Americans Announce More UK Tour Dates

Monday, 4th December 2017

More UK shows have been added for The Americans. Tickets go on sale Wednesday 9am from HERE. Those all important dates are:27 Jan - NEWCASTLE The Cluny 228 Jan - GLASGOW Òran Mór (Celtic Connections)30 Jan - OXFORD The Bullingdon31 Jan - LONDON...

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Watch Gill Landry On Ditty TV

Wednesday, 29th November 2017

Americana & Roots music channel Ditty TV invited Gill Landry to their Memphis studio to take part in their Concert Series. Gill performed The Woman You Are, Berlin and Denver Girls from his new album, Love Rides A Dark Horse, Just Like...

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Listen Back To Ian Felice In Session On BBC Radio London

Wednesday, 29th November 2017

If you missed Ian Felice live in session with Robert Elms on BBC Radio London on Monday, it's available to stream on the BBC iPlayer, HERE. It's available up until Christmas.Ian plays his last couple of UK shows tonight at Hare & Hounds in...

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Jim White Joins Tom Robinson On BBC 6 Music

Thursday, 16th November 2017

Jim White has arrived in the UK, ready to kick off his European tour. Following a solo warm-up show in Leicester, Jim was joined by his friends and collaborators Andrea DeMarcus and Dave Kirslis of Cicada Rhythm, who will be accompanying him on...

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Courtney Marie Andrews Announces European Tour Dates

Wednesday, 15th November 2017

Courtney Marie Andrews fans may already have spotted that Courtney will be returning to the UK in January for Glasgow's Celtic Connection show on 31 January, but a whole load of European shows have just been announced for April. The tour takes...

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Courtney Marie Andrews Gets Festive With 'I'll Be Home For Christmas'

Tuesday, 14th November 2017

Ok, are you ready for a Christmas song yet? Well how about if it's Courtney Marie Andrews singing 'I'll Be Home For Christmas'? Recorded for Amazon's Acoustic Christmas playlist. Courtney told Brooklyn Vegan, "This song couldn’t speak truer...

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Indie Label Market Back At Spitalfields On 25th November

Monday, 13th November 2017

It's almost that time of year again. That time when we put on all our socks, locate the hot cider stand and ready ourselves for a day of flogging music from behind a market stall. It's the Independent Label Market.If we're counting the years...

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Jim White's New Album 'Waffles, Triangles & Jesus' Is Out Today

Friday, 10th November 2017

The wonderfully named new album from Jim White, 'Waffles, Triangles & Jesus' is out today, allowing you just enough time to get familiar with the songs before Jim hits Europe next week to kick off his tour (tickets this way).Streams, downloads,...

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Danny & The Champs, Courtney Marie Andrews & William The Conqueror Nominated For UK Americana UK Awards

Wednesday, 8th November 2017

Last night the nominees were announced for the 2018 UK Americana Awards. There was much cause for celebration amongst Team Loose, with Danny & The Champions Of The World, Courtney Marie Andrews and William The Conqueror all nominated for...

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Gill Landry In Session At City Winery Ahead Of European Tour

Thursday, 2nd November 2017

Last month Gill Landry performed three songs at City Winery, filmed by One To One sessions. Opening with Denver Girls, the opening track from his new album, Gill continued with the fantastic Just Like You from his 2015 solo album, finishing with...

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Hear Andrew Combs Live AT NPR Mountain Stage

Thursday, 2nd November 2017

Andrew Combs (full band) dropped by Mountain Stage to record a few songs for NPR. In the words of NPR, "Much like his live performance, his recent release Canyons Of My Mind boasts a sound that is sparse and restrained, relying on atmosphere...

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Tickets For The Handsome Family's UK Tour On Sale Now

Wednesday, 1st November 2017

The Handsome Family have announced their return to the UK in the Spring, with a month's worth of tour dates throughout March. Tickets are on sale now via loosemusic.com/live.01 Mar – BIRMINGHAM Mama Rou02 Mar – GATESHEAD Sage 203 Mar –...

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Listen To Jim White's New Song 'Drift Away', Out Today

Friday, 27th October 2017

'Drift Away', the second new track to be shared from Jim White's forthcoming new album, is out today.Speaking to Folk Radio, Jim explains the inspiration behind the song: "In my late 20’s I found myself increasingly drawn to the company of...

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