S is for Southern

Charley Pride: A Groundbreaking Voice

The son of a sharecropper and still going strong in his eighties, Pride forged his own path to country music greatness

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Portraits of a Musical Life

Ten up-and-coming musicians on the people, places, attitudes, and influences that have defined them


What We’re Listening To: Our April Playlist

A soulful soundtrack for spring


Best of the Spring Fests

As the days heat up, so does the music-festival circuit. These Southern gatherings bring a fresh crop of spring sounds


Five Questions with Brothers Osborne

The country duo returns with new album, Port Saint Joe


Meet Americana’s Next Great Voices

Get to know the twelve artists who played G&G’s’s South by Southwest showcase, The Hide Out

The High & The Low

Songs for the Ages

Why pantheon-worthy tunes are always sung by storytellers


Leon Bridges Has a New Groove

The head-turning Fort Worth singer brings fresh energy to his vintage sound

Arts & Culture

Have You Heard about Knoxville’s Big Ears?

Coming up this week: An avant-garde music festival you really can’t miss


Back Porch Sessions

Back Porch Session: Del McCoury Band

Join us for a special in-office concert from the bluegrass masters


Patsy Cline’s Lasting Legacy

From Winchester, Virginia, to worldwide acclaim: A look back at the velvet-voiced country music pioneer, fifty-five years after her death


G&G Exclusive: Jessie Baylin’s New Album Strawberry Wind

The Nashville-based singer-songwriter discusses her forthcoming children’s album and offers a first listen of the song “Dream Catcher”


Why Dolly Parton “Will Always Love…” That Song

There’s even more to the story behind the greatest love song of all time


Five Questions with Caitlyn Smith

The Nashville-based hit songwriter talks small-town beginnings, battles with self-doubt, and the long road to her new album Starfire


Shakey Graves Day

On February 9, the singer-songwriter salutes fans by opening up his catalog

G&G Exclusive

First Listen: John Prine Takes on Johnny Cash

A well-loved tribute to one of the Man in Black’s early classics


Three Voices and the Truth

A trio of music’s brightest—Sarah Jarosz, Sara Watkins, and Aoife O’Donovan—find perfect harmony together


When the Grammys Got It Wrong

Five of the Recording Academy’s most egregious Southern snubs


G&G Exclusive: A Southern Blues Legend Lives Again

Shelby Lynne, Allison Moorer, Warren Haynes, and others come together for a new album paying tribute to Elmore James


Catching Up with Hiss Golden Messenger

Songwriter and frontman M.C. Taylor on the power of positive thinking, the pull of North Carolina, and his latest album, Hallelujah Anyhow