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


Listen Now: Rhiannon Giddens Sings “O Death”

The Grammy winner and North Carolina native shares a gripping version and accompanying video of the traditional folk classic


The Great American Legacy of Willie Nelson

Why the singer-songwriter matters so much, on the occasion of his birthday

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


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


A New Documentary on the Late, Great Guy Clark

See a clip from Without Getting Killed or Caught, which explores the close relationship between the legendary Texas songwriter, his wife, Susanna, and their friend Townes Van Zandt


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


First Listen: New Music from Parker Millsap

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


Walter Anderson’s Murals Sing Out

Across time—and art forms—Mississippi roots musician Luther Dickinson brings the artist’s famed Ocean Springs murals to life


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


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


Eric Church’s Tennessee Sanctuary

The Country Music Association’s reigning Entertainer of the Year has never quite fit the superstar mold. The North Carolina native finds his peace—and inspiration—amid 1,800 acres of Tennessee hills


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


The Cosmic Visions of Singer-Songwriter Valerie June

“I wanted to remind everybody that yeah, we are stardust”


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


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


A New Southern Album for Right Now

Mississippi’s Jimbo Mathus reconnects with his buddy Andrew Bird to make Southern sounds with soul


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