The Avett Brothers Open Up in an Intimate New Documentary

Catching up with Seth Avett about the new film May It Last

First Listen

Lizz Wright on Gardening, Good Neighbors, and Grace

Stream “Southern Nights,” an Allen Toussaint cover, from the singer’s forthcoming album


First Listen: Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers

Stream a new song from The Long Awaited Album, Martin’s forthcoming record with the award-winning bluegrass band

First Listen

First Listen: The Blind Boys of Alabama

The storied Grammy-winning gospel outfit returns with a new album


In Tune: Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer

Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer join forces for an album born of the bonds of sisterhood

First Listen

Fat Possum’s Blues Treasure Trove

A new collection of rare archival recordings of ten blues legends

First Listen

Honoring a New Orleans Musical Legend

A new album pays tribute to the late Allen Toussaint

Arts & Culture

Saving Southern Music

How the bluegrass balladeer and TV host David Holt helps preserve—and move forward—the region’s traditional sounds


G&G Playlist: Southerners Under Cover

Twenty tracks that celebrate the of the art of the cover song


Your Guide to Summer Music Fests

Nine Southern festivals well worth adding to the calendar


Catching Up with Pokey LaFarge

The roots musician heads South in support of his most soulful album yet


Jason Isbell: Music City Maverick

Jason Isbell isn’t your typical country star or your typical anything else, for that matter. But on his own terms, he has quietly been leading a Nashville revolution


An Oral History of the Bluebird Cafe

The Nashville venue that launched songwriters such as Garth Brooks and Pam Tillis turns thirty-five

Arts & Culture

A Blues Streak: Mississippi Blues Festivals

There’s nothing hotter—not even the temperatures—than the scorching tunes at these Mississippi music fests

Arts & Culture


It’s been fifty years since two Southern icons made one unforgettable song

First Listen

First Listen: The Secret Sisters’ “Mississippi”

On You Don’t Own Me Anymore, a Muscle Shoals duo hits its stride


From the Heart: John Moreland

The Oklahoma songwriter finds a little light on Big Bad Luv


Back Porch Sessions

Back Porch Session: John Moreland

The Oklahoma singer-songwriter performs a few tunes from his latest album, Big Bad Luv, in the G&G office


G&G’s Summer 2017 Road Trip Playlist

Roll down the windows, crank up the tunes, and hit the highway

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In Memoriam

Final Set: Honoring Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry may be gone, but his influence lives on in a new album—and in the hearts of his admirers