Video: Justin Townes Earle Performs Live with Recording King

Here's a video of singer songwriter Justin Townes Earle performing at San Francisco's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in late 2013.

Earle, son of the famed alt country artist Steve Earle and a Bloodshot Records recording artist, plays a Recording King RAJ-126 acoustic guitar here.

In September 2009, Earle received an Americana Music Award for New and Emerging Artist of the Year.

With a total of five albums under his belt, he released Harlem River Blues in 2010 and the album Nothing's Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now in 2012. He also appeared in an episode of the HBO television series Treme with his father. In 2011, Earle received the Americana Music Award for Song of the Year category for "Harlem River Blues."

Here Earle gives us a nice meaty taste of his own special, laid-back twang. Check it out:

Find out more about Justin Townes Earle here

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Acoustic Nation

Acoustic Nation is written by Laura B. Whitmore, a music industry marketing veteran, music journalist and editor, who has contributed to, Guitar World, and others. She has interviewed hundreds of musicians and hosts the She Rocks Podcast. As the founder of the Women’s International Music Network, she advocates for women in the music industry and produces the annual She Rocks Awards. She is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for Positive Grid, making the world safe for guitar exploration everywhere! A guitarist and singer/songwriter, Laura is currently co-writing an album of pop songs that empower and energize girls.