The concert is set for January 4 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.
The bill also features Bruce Springsteen, Willie Nile, the Mastersons, and Matt Savage.
The Virginian country-rock troubadour had been treading the boards around Nashville for a dozen years when his debut album came out in 1986.
After leaving Nashville behind, country rebel Steve Earle went full rock’n’roll on ‘Copperhead Road’ and took everyone along for the ride.
We count down the best songs from a decade in which the sound of country splintered into tons of different directions.
People have been using music as a means to express dissatisfaction for as long as we know, but why is it so powerful?
One of the world’s pre-eminent songwriters, Jimmy Webb can be said to have spearheaded an Americana equivalent of The Great American Songbook.
Lucinda Williams' 'Car Wheels On A Gravel Road' made her a critical darling and introduced America to a new genre, alt.country.
From the 20-year rule to stylistic homage and outright appropriation, nostalgia has always played a part in musical evolution.
From genre-blending excursions on the fringes of country-rock, to rebellious missives from young bucks, these are the best Americana albums of all time.
Defining the alt.country boom of the late 80s and 90s, the best alt.country musicians stood apart with an almost punk-like approach to tradition.
Other winners at the virtual ceremony included Yola, the Secret Sisters and Laura Marling.
Lucinda Williams, Linda Gail Lewis, and Chuck Mead are also among those making the trip.
The 1976 film is remarkable evidence of younger musicians in Texas and Tennessee at the time, and what would manifest itself as the outlaw country movement.
From soothing songs to upbeat pop, these curated playlists will offer much-needed musical therapy amid the coronavirus crisis.