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Two-Stepping Through Texas with Miranda Lambert

The country star and fellow songwriter Jon Randall on Lone Star dance halls, homegrown tomatoes, and their stripped-down new album, The Marfa Tapes

Song Premiere

Hear the Title Track from Soul Phenom Robert Finley’s Sharecropper’s Son

The 67-year-old Louisiana native makes up for lost time on his forthcoming Easy Eye Sound release

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Hat Tip to Willie Nelson

Fresh on the heels of his
seventy-first album, the Red Headed Stranger will celebrate his eighty-eighth birthday on April 29. In tribute, five Southern artists share their favorite songs from the Texas legend

Music

Listen Now: A Lost Song from Tony Joe White

A treasure trove of unreleased works from the late Louisiana songwriter will finally see the light of day on the Dan Auerbach–produced Smoke from the Chimney

Music

First Listen: New Music from Parker Millsap

The Oklahoma-born songwriter reflects on the strangeness of being in transition on “In Between”

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Now Listening: Waxahatchee Covers Dolly, Lucinda, and Springsteen

A surprise new deluxe version of the Alabama native’s splendid Saint Cloud offers three new tracks you won’t want to miss

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Now Listening: John Prine’s Unforgettable Newport Folk Set

A new double album of the late songwriter’s 2017 headlining performance features Margo Price, Nathaniel Rateliff, Jim James, and more

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Ashley Monroe’s Ode to Resilience

The Nashville singer-songwriter shares the video for the fearless “Til It Breaks” and opens up about her new album, Rosegold

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The Grammy-Nominated Austin Band Everyone’s Talking About

Get to know Eric Burton and Adrian Quesada, the musicians behind the red-hot Black Pumas

Music

Video Premiere: Musician Drew Holcomb Channels His Cabin Fever

See the video for “I Need to Go Somewhere,” a hopeful—and hilarious—ode to getting back out there

Food & Drink

Coming Soon: Huntsville’s New Amphitheater

With plans for a year-round culinary village and the backing of Ben Lovett of Mumford & Sons, the 8,000-capacity venue is slated to open in spring 2022

Music

Amy Ray’s Ode to a Very Good Dog

The Georgia songwriter shares “Muscadine,” a song inspired by a well-loved, steadfast canine

First Listen

Song Premiere: Aaron Lee Tasjan Stays True to Himself

Ahead of his new album, Tasjan! Tasjan! Tasjan!, the eclectic Nashville showman shares “Not That Bad,” a glittering reflection on coping with self-doubt

Home & Garden

Turning Doomed Old Houses Into Eye-Catching Art

Hang a piece of Nashville history on your wall—or serve it up on a platter—with meaningful pieces from 1767 Designs

20 Slideshow

The Best Southern Albums of 2020

In spite of the raft of venue closures and tour cancellations, 2020 did manage to bring some great new releases. These twenty albums, from established artists and newcomers, provided some much-needed musical balm

First Listen

Lucero Says It’s Going to Be Okay

Hear “When You Found Me,” the title track from the Memphis band’s forthcoming album—and a favorite lullaby for lead singer Ben Nichols’s four-year-old daughter

Food & Drink

Kelly Fields Wants You to Stop Overthinking Baking

The James Beard Award–winning pastry chef says cooking should be fun above all else—and her new cookbook, The Good Book of Southern Baking, is ample proof

First Listen

Listen Now: New Music from Lera Lynn

The Nashville-based, Georgia-raised songwriter does things her way with On My Own

Arts & Culture

The Never-Ending Education of Reba McEntire

Catching up with the country music icon about her Oklahoma roots, thirty years of “Fancy,” and her new podcast, Living and Learning

Food & Drink

How John Currence Does Tailgating

The beloved Oxford, Mississippi–based chef’s new book, Tailgreat, offers wisdom and recipes for the game-day spread—whether you’ve got a game to attend or not