Don Henley’s Next Act

The legendary musician taps his Texas roots for his first solo album in more than a decade

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G&G Party Pics

G&G at Sloss Music & Arts Festival 2015

A look inside the Garden & Gun Artist Lounge & Portrait Studio at the 2015 Sloss Music & Arts Festival

Arts & Culture

A Music Festival Like No Other

Mark your calendar, Wildwood Revival features more than a dozen rock and roots musicians


New Music From Warren Haynes

Allman Brothers mainstay and guitar icon Warren Haynes explores new ground on Ashes and Dust


Jason Isbell: Feeling Free

The songwriter’s new album soars

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Backstage with the Young King

A book features more than 200 candid images of Elvis Presley


First Listen: Orthophonic Joy

A modern take on country classics


Soul Shaking with the Alabama Shakes

The Alabama Shakes take a leap––and find themselves at the front of a musical rebirth


Seven Essential Southern Albums

We asked several of our favorite musicians for albums every music-loving Southerner ought to know


The Guitar Pull

Making music the old-fashioned way — on the porch


JD McPherson: Red Hot Rock ‘n’ Roll

This Oklahoman channels the hip-shaking fifties and more on his sophomore release


Benjamin Booker: Rock Star

A Florida kid from a conservative family, twenty-five-year-old Benjamin Booker may seem an unlikely candidate to lead a new wave of blues-influenced musicians. Until he gets onstage, where it’s plain to see his talent is off the charts


Jerry Lee and Me

When the call came to write Jerry Lee Lewis’s biography, Rick Bragg knew he couldn’t say no

24 Slideshow

Arts & Culture

The Photography of Marty Stuart

A country music icon, five-time Grammy award winner, member of the Grand Ole Opry, and a passionate photographer

The G&G Interview

Catching Up With Bill Withers

Thirty years after walking away from music, Bill Withers joins the ranks of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame royalty

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Meet Elvis Presley’s Guitar Man

Take a tour of luthier Randy Wood’s workshop


New Music: St. Paul and the Broken Bones

Singer Paul Janeway and his bandmates are keeping Alabama’s musical legacy humming


Patterson Hood: The Southern Springsteen

The Drive-By Truckers front man has spent two decades giving voice to the grace and grit of life in the South. With the release of the band’s twelfth album, he’s proving he still has plenty to say


Must-Hear Music of 2013

Discover six of the year’s best albums you might have missed


Hill Country Salute

With a new album and an old focus, the North Mississippi Allstars get back to blues basics