The alt-country, Americana, queer country and traditional country music scene BROUGHT IT in 2019. Emily couldn’t be more excited to bring you this year end mix.
Mail the Horse and Jesper Lindell are new to the show!
JDR and The Broadcast kicks things off. Fallow Ground winds it down. EB The Younger, Esther Rose and more are in between. Check out some of DJ Emily’s favorite artists of the year.
Fallow Ground out of Raleigh, NC kick off the show with one of their new singles! Plus, our most played album of the week is in the mix. That honor is held by Esther Rose who you’ll hear in the first set.
On August 7th, Drag City announced the death of one of its artists, David Berman. Berman fronted Silver Jews and his honest and raw lyrics built a cult following (which included the BTR Staff). Today on The Alt-Country Show, we are paying tribute to him by featuring tracks from his latest project, Purple Mountains. The project dropped its first and only album less than a month before his death. RIP to one of the greats.
Robbie Fulks is releasing his debut album on Vinyl for the first time and we’ve got some tracks for you. Plus new music from Jade Jackson and Joanna Sternberg.
Dear Dead Days is the latest release from BTR newcomer, Kassi Valazza. We’ll be featuring tracks from the album in today’s alt-country mix. Plus lot of other country favorites, including Anna St. Louis.
Ruby Boots & Indianola have teamed up for a new single and it’s kicking off the show today. EB the Younger is back on the show and there is lots more alt-country goodness where that came from. Turn it up.
Country music that never gets old.
Andrew Leahey steals the show with music from his newly released, sophomore LP Airwaves.
Tom Freund and Charles Wesley Goodwin are new to rotation on BTR. Plus, new music from BTR favorites like Mariya May and William Tyler.
Check out the debut single from Vandoliers’ forthcoming album. It’s kicking off The Alt-Country Show today. Plus lots of other great tunes, including the latest from Sarah Shook.

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