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NewsMay 26, 2021

Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell, Amythyst Kiah and Allison Russell are the leading nominees for the 20th annual Americana Honors & Awards, set for September 22, 2021 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. Familiar names like Tyler Childers, Steve Earle, Sarah Jarosz, John Prine, and Sturgill Simpson are also on the ballot. Carlile and Isbell…

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NewsApr 21, 2021

The duo Mandolin Orange have surprised fans with a new video and a name change to Watchhouse. Band members Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz shared on social media, explaining how their former band name didn't necessarily encapsulate their personal songs. They wrote, in part, "This past year has been the first time we’ve stayed still…

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NewsMar 15, 2021

BGS is thrilled to partner once again with our friends at Yamaha to bring you the Yamaha Guitars x BGS SXSW Official Showcase. While this year's music festival may look a little different than the standard event, the essence is still the same: bringing together an international community of artists and music professionals for a…

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NewsMar 15, 2021

The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards were held yesterday afternoon and evening, Sunday March 14, 2021. Here are the nominees and winners in the American Roots Music fields: Best American Roots Performance Black Pumas, “Colors” Bonny Light Horseman, “Deep in Love” Brittany Howard, “Short and Sweet” Norah Jones & Mavis Staples, “I’ll Be Gone” John Prine,…

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NewsFeb 22, 2021

BGS is proud to announce our partnership with Yamaha Guitars for Folk Alliance International's 2021 virtual conference, Folk Unlocked. Join us on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 5:30pm CST for the Yamaha + BGS Spotlight Showcase, hosted by friend of BGS and acoustic blues and Americana veteran Keb' Mo'. Yamaha Guitars tapped BGS to collaborate on…