33rd Annual American Music Fest to Celebrate 20 Years of Bloodshot Records on July 4th in Chicago

May 13th, 2014 by bsradmin

Today 93XRT and FitzGerald's announced the 33rd Annual American Music Festival in Chicago (Berwyn). The summer 4-day event features artists from around the country, and this year on July 4th the festival will celebrate Bloodshot's 20th Anniversary with a lineup featuring artists spanning the entire timeline of the label. Yes, you can celebrate the births of America and Bloodshot...Read more

Bobby Bare Jr's "My Baby Took My Baby Away" Included in Esquire's "24 Songs Every Man Should Listen to in 2014"

May 7th, 2014 by bsradmin

Esquire Magazine's "24 Songs Every Man Should Listen to in 2014" features Bobby Bare, Jr.'s "My Baby Took My Baby Away," from his new Bloodshot album Undefeated. Esquire says it's the "song title of the year."

The playlist also includes Old 97's, The Hold Steady!, Lyle Lovett, Ray LaMontagne, The Afghan Whigs, Damon Albarn, and more.

Listen here....Read more

Bloodshot Co-Founders/Owners Rob & Nan Interview on Dynasty Podcasts for Bloodshot's 20th Anniversary

May 2nd, 2014 by bsradmin
Dynasty Podcasts interviewed Bloodshot co-founders/co-owners Rob & Nan for our 20th anniversary! They reflect on twenty years of Bloodshot, from the early days to now. The duo also examines Chicago music culture twenty years ago versus now, detail why artists still need record labels, and recall the impact of the infamous “Next Seattle” branding for Chicago in the early ‘90s. ...Read more

New Bloodshot Website Official Press Release

May 1st, 2014 by bsradmin

Bloodshot Records Launches Brand New Interactive Website

For Immediate Release | May 1st, 2014 | Chicago, IL

Storied Chicago independent record label Bloodshot Records, which over the past 20 years has worked with artists like Ryan Adams, Neko Case, Old 97’s, Justin Townes Earle, Murder By Death, Lydia Loveless, and more, today announced the launch of the label’s new website, which...Read more

Lydia Loveless Feature & Interview on Grantland

April 30th, 2014 by bsradmin

Grantland just published a feature on Lydia Loveless and fellow singer/songwriter Sturgill Simpson, discussing their respective places in this "scene," as well as their new albums and influences, complete with in-depth interviews.

Read it here!

Grantland sez: "I’m tempted to drop the country label from Loveless altogether in the wake of Somewhere Else — with its barroom guitars turned up as...Read more

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