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The Civil Wars

Dog Ears Music: 'They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy Anymore' Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist features music from The Civil Wars, LL Cool J, Sly & the Family Stone, John Prine, and more.

Conversations With Mark Knopfler, James Blunt and The 5 Browns, Galen Hawthorne's Control Review, Plus Damien Escobar, Piers Faccini and Fink Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.07.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I've always been a roots enthusiast really, it's always been based around the blues and folk music, so there are large areas of influence there. I didn't just want to just make a straight blues album."

Conversations With The Civil Wars' Joy Williams and Dumpstaphunk's Ivan Neville, Plus Matthew Mayfield and Miko & The Musket Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

It was born out of some strife and pain, but I feel like in the midst of all of that, it made for an even more raw and, in my opinion, moving body of work than we even did on Barton Hollow.

Going Along for the Ride, Part 2: Desert Sexual Feeling in Escondido

Michael Bialas | Posted 09.07.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

The American Southwest is filled with visions of grandeur and mysterious animalistic howls and cries that leave one thinking the final frontier has ye...

Band Releases New Music Despite Break

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 09.07.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — There are still helium balloons clinging to the ceiling and new toys scattered across a table in the living room when Joy Wil...


AP | Posted 07.01.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Civil Wars are returning with a new album. The duo announced the news on their website Wednesday afternoon. They posted ...

Grammy Gift Suites (With a Little Valentine Oscars Thrown In!)

Zorianna Kit | Posted 04.13.2013 | Style
Zorianna Kit

Brands shell out big bucks for reserved space at the various suites in the hopes of getting their products in the hands of artists and celebrities.

12 of 2012's Show-Toppers: Best Concerts of the Year

Michael Bialas | Posted 03.01.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

The Colorado concert calendar was filled with memorable shows in 2012, though the opportunity to go out of state for the Austin City Limits Music Fest...

Back Together?

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 12.20.2012 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- While there still remain questions about the future of The Civil Wars, there's new music on the way. Joy Williams, one half of th...

Band Abruptly Cancels Tour, Citing 'Internal Discord'

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.06.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Grammy-winning duo The Civil Wars have canceled their upcoming tour dates, citing irreconcilable differences. The folk-pop duo Jo...

The Civil Wars Singer Welcomes Baby Boy

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 07.01.2012 | Celebrity

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- It's a boy for Joy Williams of The Civil Wars. Miles Alexander was born Saturday in the Music City. It's the first child for Will...

Taking a Band Stand: Telling the Whole Truth (Maybe) About Milo Greene

Michael Bialas | Posted 08.26.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Milo Greene's debut album is a collection of dreamy sounds, tasty hooks and mellifluous vocals featuring exquisite four-part harmonies that are destined for film soundtracks and TV show treatments.

Dog Ears Music: "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.15.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Hank Williams, Lil Scrappy, Ryan Adams, Sly and the Family Stone, and more.

Singer Performs At Bonnaroo, 10 Days Before Due Date

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 08.11.2012 | Entertainment

MANCHESTER, Tenn. — What's up next for The Civil Wars after a tour de force at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival? Maternity leave. The acousti...

Heady Fwends: Chatting With The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne, Fun.'s Jack Antonoff, honeyhoney and Milo Greene

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.16.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Get to Know The Civil Wars (VIDEO) | Posted 06.02.2012 | Arts

Getting the chance to watch new music sensations The Civil Wars up close and personal dispelled any Monday blues, and upon beginning to chat with Joy Williams and John Paul White it was clear that their charm was as infectious as their music.

'Serious Family Illness' Forces The Civil Wars To Postpone Tour Dates

AP | Posted 05.16.2012 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Grammy-winning duo The Civil Wars will postpone a piece of its European tour. A news release Friday morning says the delay i...

The Grammys: Something Old, Something New, Something... Meh

Christian Piatt | Posted 04.15.2012 | Entertainment
Christian Piatt

There will always be sensational outliers in the world of pop music. But for every Chris Brown, there is a Bon Iver; for every Lady Gaga, there is a Mumford and Sons.

Valentine's Day Video Premiere: Getcha Some Sugar + the Hi-lows

Michael Bialas | Posted 04.15.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

2012-02-14-Screenshot20120214at8.37.13AM.jpgWhat started out as a mild infatuation developed into a deep affection. So after repeated spins of Sugar + the Hi-lows' debut album, it's time to spread a little lovin'.

FIRST LOOK: Taylor Swift's 'Safe And Sound' Music Video!

Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

Today was another big day in Hunger Games fan world: Taylor Swift finally released her music video for "Safe and Sound," her new song with The Civil W...

5 Things To Know About Joy Williams Of Grammy-Winning Duo The Civil Wars

TresSugar | Posted 02.13.2012 | Women

If you didn't know who Joy Williams was before tonight, we guarantee you will be hearing a lot more about her in the months to come. Joy's one half of...

The Civil Wars Singer Pregnant

AP | Posted 04.11.2012 | Celebrity

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Joy Williams of Grammy-nominated duo The Civil Wars says she is pregnant. It's the first child for Williams and her husband-...

From "Don't Mean Nothing" to "Dance With My Father": A Conversation With Richard Marx

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.30.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


The Civil Wars: Fighting the Indie Music Battle and Winning

Taryn Haight | Posted 03.26.2012 | Entertainment
Taryn Haight

The past year has been quite the journey for Joy Williams and John Paul White -- a pair that only connected a few short years ago, during a music writing job in 2008.

T-Mobile and Google Music Launch "Magnified Artists" Music Store at Sundance

Taryn Haight | Posted 03.24.2012 | Technology
Taryn Haight

The concept is perhaps the biggest leap yet in this still hot and malleable direct-to-fan era of music vending -- and the process is quite simple once you remove the middleman.