Roundhouse, London, 9/2/2010
At the London Roundhouse, Anthony Middleton admires Richmond Fontaine singer Willy Vlautin's honesty, humour and insight at a show in which he both played songs solo and also performed readings from his new novel, 'Lean On Pete'
John Clarkson speaks to Willy Vlautin, the vocalist and songwriter with acclaimed Portland, Oregon-based Americana band Richmond Fontaine about its tenth and farewell album, ‘You Can’t Go Back if There’s Nothing to Go Back to'
Interview with Willy Vlautin
Richmond Fontaine frontman and singer-songwriter Willy Vlautin talks to John Clarkson about his new band the Delines, their debut album 'Colfax', and 'The Free', his recently published fourth novel
The singer and songwriter with acclaimed group Richmond Fontaine, Willy Vlautin, speaks to John Clarkson in what is our fifth interview with them about the difficult personal events that inspired the writing of his band's eighth album, We Used To Think The Freeway Sounded Like A River’
'Thirteen Citiees' is the recently released latest album of Americana act Richmond Fontaine. Vocalist Willy Vlautin and bassist Dave Harding speak to John Clarkson about it and why they decided to relocate from their base in Portland, Oregon to Tucson, Arizona to record it
Richmond Fontaine's career has started to take off since they went totally independent, and they are now beginning to break into Europe. Back for a second interview with us, co-founders Willy Vlautin and Dave Harding speak to us about their new album, 'Po
Naming their fifth and most recent record 'Winnemucca' after a small Nevada gambling town, Willy Vlautin and Dave Harding from highly regarded 'country punk' group Richmond Fontaine speak to John Clarkson about Winnemucca and lyric and song writing
Luminaire, London, 22/5/2007
At the Luminaire in London, Olga Sladeckova watches Willy Vlautin do a book reading from his debut novel 'The Motel Life', before bringing on his band Richmond Fontaine to play a thunderous set of country rock
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Doug Hoekstra and Willy Vlautin
Nashville-based singer-songwriter Doug Hoekstra and Willy Vlautin, the front man with Portland, Oregon-based alt. country band Richmond Fonatine have both just released their fictional debuts. John Clarkson profiles them both