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Kenny Chesney Talks Hurricane Relief, Jimmy Buffett, and Finding a Home in the Islands

How the entertainer is using his voice—and his star power—as a force for good


Step Inside Hotel Clermont

The Atlanta landmark boasts a new rooftop bar, luxury details, and a French brasserie—and keeps the basement institution locals know and love

Southern Women

Amanda Shires Raises a Toast to the Future

The singer-songwriter and fiddle player opens up about motherhood, the music industry, and settling into her role as a leader


Hear An Unreleased Jason Isbell Song

“Racetrack Romeo” is one of four previously recorded tracks featured on the deluxe re-issue of the Americana icon’s solo debut, Sirens of the Ditch


Meet Atlanta Soul Singer Curtis Harding

Five questions with the musician you need to add to your summer playlist

First Listen

Five Questions with Lucero’s Ben Nichols

Plus: Hear “Long Way Back Home,” a new song from the Memphis band’s forthcoming album Among the Ghosts


Eight Music Festival Must-Haves

Dance through festival season like a pro with these simple essentials—from a lightweight jacket to a no-fail phone charger

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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

City Guides

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


Mix Up a Mega-Manhattan

Via Atlanta’s the Mercury: Why make one cocktail when you can make four?


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


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

Food & Drink

Hugh Acheson’s Guide to Football Food

The Athens, Georgia, chef on setting out a winning spread

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The 17 Best Southern Albums of 2017

These selections, consisting of sounds familiar and new, rose to the top in a bountiful year of Southern music

First Listen: New Music from Lori McKenna

Stream “Mama’s Cooking,” a new holiday tune from the Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter


The Controlled Recklessness of Lee Ann Womack

Catching up with the country singer-songwriter on her decades-long career, Texas roots, and new album The Lonely, the Lonesome & the Gone

G&G Playlist

Hitting the Road with Penny & Sparrow

As they head out on a new tour, the Texas-based duo share their essential road trip songs


The Avett Brothers Open Up in an Intimate New Documentary

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