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Concerts

Justin Townes Earle.

April 22, 2014 The decorated Americana musician returns to Mountain Stage to play tracks from his upcoming album.

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Justin Townes Earle performs at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival.

July 28, 2013 The son of Steve Earle, marinated in country music, has broadened his sound with folk and gospel.

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Justin Townes Earle performs on Mountain Stage.

February 25, 2013 The singer puts the blues back in country on his new album, which he recorded in an old church.

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Justin Townes Earle performs at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival.

July 31, 2011 The young singer explores the sounds of gospel and stark folk music in a concert from Newport.

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Justin Townes Earle; Laura Boosinger; Credit: Brian Blauser

July 20, 2011 It's a two-for-one on Mountain Stage, with back-to-back performances by Americana's best.

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August 7, 2009 Hear two wildly different approaches to roots music on display, live from Philadelphia.

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Studio Sessions

Justin Townes Earle's latest release highlights his strength as a captivating storyteller.

April 10, 2012 Listen to the singer perform his Memphis-inspired songs full of captivating storytelling.

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Justin Townes Earle recently performed songs from his latest record Harlem River Blues on World Cafe.

February 8, 2011 Listen to the singer-songwriter, perform three songs from his latest album, Harlem River Blues.

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June 2, 2009 Since Earle arrived on the scene, the singer-songwriter has scarcely had a moment's rest.

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May 6, 2008 Earle references a wide array of musical influences with a style that sounds at once old and new.

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April 28, 2008 The Nashville songwriter plays and talks about kicking a drug habit — then launching his career.

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Interviews & Profiles

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December 29, 2008 Country-rock singer-songwriter Steve Earle taught his son a lot about rebellion and making music.

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Discover Songs

Justin Townes Earle

August 29, 2010 Hear Earle's simple and heartfelt third album in its entirety until its release on Sept. 14.

Reviews

Justin Townes Earle's "Look the Other Way" is a decidedly funky evocation of misery.

April 17, 2012 Earle's "Look the Other Way" is a funky evocation of misery — blues for driving with the top down.

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Justin Townes Earle

September 15, 2010 On Harlem River Blues, Earle puts the staples of American music in the context of his adopted home.

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Harlem River Blues

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  • Album: Harlem River Blues
  • Artist: Justin Townes Earle
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Good Life

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Washington Square Serenade [Bonus DVD]

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  • Album: Washington Square Serenade [Bonus DVD]
  • Artist: Steve Earle
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  • Released: 2007
 

Nothing's Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now

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  • Artist: Justin Townes Earle
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  • Released: 2012
 

Midnight at the Movies

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Good Life

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Up from Below

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