Music Archives – Garden & Gun



Arts & Culture

In the Florida Keys, the World’s Only Underwater Concert Sings Again

On July 11, swim and sing with the fish—or listen at home


Margo Price’s Bold New Sound

Never one to sit still, the Nashville original returns with an album as fearless as she is


Song Premiere: New Music from the Suffers

The Houston-based soul band returns with “Take Me to the Good Times,” a joyful ode to getting back on the road


Song Premiere: New Music from Vincent Neil Emerson

Hear the Texas troubadour’s standout track “Road Runner” featuring tourmate Colter Wall


Listen Now: Arlo McKinley’s “Walking Shoes”

Hear the forty-year-old songwriter’s first single from his solo debut on the late John Prine’s Oh Boy Records


New Music from Sarah Jarosz

Watch a duet of the Grammy-winning musician and producer John Leventhal performing “Orange and Blue,” a song steeped in her home state of Texas


Larkin Poe’s Love Song to the South

Listen to an exclusive premiere from the Georgia-bred, Nashville-based sisters’ forthcoming album, Self Made Man


Now Listening: New Music from the Indigo Girls

The harmonizing Georgia duo returns with Look Long, an eleven-song wonder steeped in Southern memories


Steve Earle’s West Virginia Journey

On his twentieth album, the revered songwriter turns his eye to coal country


Southern Women Spotlight: The Indigo Girls

The folk-rock duo on the roots of their friendship, their enduring harmonies, and their love of the South

Food & Drink

Cook like Dolly Parton, Rosanne Cash, and More—for a Cause

A new fundraiser-cookbook shares quarantine cuisine from the music community in Nashville and beyond

First Listen

New Music from an Architect of Memphis Soul

Don Bryant was a top songwriter at Hi Records in the ’60s and ’70s. Now almost 80, he’s releasing some of his own songs for the first time


Listen Now: Marshall Chapman Covers Elvis

Hear “Don’t Be Cruel” from the hit songwriter’s Songs I Can’t Live Without, an album that pays tribute to the music that shaped her life


Hear Rare Recordings from Doc Watson

See previously unreleased archival photos, and listen to an exclusive preview of a new Smithsonian Folkways album that puts fans in the audience at one of the bluegrass pioneer’s early concerts


Lucinda Williams on Delta Blues and Unexpected Angels

A conversation with the singer-songwriter on her new album, Good Souls, Better Angels, and the childhood moments that shaped her


Eight Great Band T-shirts

Though we can’t go see our favorite musicians right now, we can still proudly wear the T-shirt—and a pineapple fanny pack


Spend Whiskey Wednesday with Ed Helms

The actor and banjo player’s Whiskey Sour Happy Hour premiered last night with Billy Strings, Yola, and more—the first episode in a four-week series to benefit COVID-19 relief organizations

Our Kind of Place

Pour One Out for Threadgill’s

A veteran music writer and Threadgill’s regular pens an ode to the Austin institution that launched Janis Joplin—but is now closing its doors for good


A Start to the Southern Music Canon

MerleFest hit pause this year, but its artists hit play on these beloved Southern songs

Food & Drink

A Playlist to Cook By

Southern food and drink, set to music. Break out the skillet and sing along