American Routes is blues and jazz, gospel and soul, rockabilly and country, Cajun and swamp pop, Tejano, Latin… and beyond. Songs and stories from musicians describe a deep and diverse nation with sounds and styles shared by all Americans. From the bayous to the beltways, from crossroads to crosstown, on interstates and city streets, turn up your radio for the sonic journey!

American Routes—produced in New Orleans since 1998

Ponderosa Stomp and Americana Swamp

New Orleans' Ponderosa Stomp has presented the "unsung heroes of American music" for well over a decade in blues, soul, country, rockabilly and garage rock. Stomp impresario Dr. Ike shares his memories of pioneering the raucous, eclectic gathering, and we hear from past headliners, rocker Linda Gail Lewis and Arizona Twangmaster Duane Eddy. We're spinning… read more

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