Back Porch Sessions

Back Porch Session: Lydia Luce

The Nashville-based singer-songwriter stopped by the G&G offices to play three tracks, including one new and one unreleased song. She appears with her fiancé, Ryan Usher, and dog Bobby



For more about Lydia Luce, read our 2021 article, and find music and tour dates here.

Also: Find a 10-song playlist curated by Luce here.


  • Band members of Town Mountain play their instruments
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    The Asheville-based band with bluegrass, alt-country, and rock influences plays three songs, including the title track from its latest album, Lines in the Levee. Recorded at Wicked Weed Funkatorium, in partnership with Explore Asheville

  • Brittney Spencer singing
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    The Baltimore-born singer-songwriter plays a lively four-song set, including her latest single, “Night In,” from her 2024 album My Stupid Life. Also hear her amusing and heartfelt anecdote about her cover photo shoot for the April/May 2022 issue of G&G

  • Sierra Ferrell performing with her band
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    The West Virginia singer-songwriter performs “I Could Drive You Crazy,” from her new album, Trail of Flowers, along with three other songs. Recorded at the High Water Festival in North Charleston, South Carolina

  • The Watson Twins playing their guitars in front of a bookshelf
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    The Louisville, Kentucky–raised Leigh and Chandra Watson play three songs, including “Holler,” the title track from their 2023 album

  • Five members of Greensky Bluegrass playing their instruments
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    The band performs three songs, including two from its latest album, Stress Dreams. Recorded at Riverfront Revival in North Charleston, South Carolina

  • Members of Blue Dogs singing and playing instruments
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    The venerable South Carolina band plays four songs, including “Big Dreamers,” the title track from their 2022 album

  • Singer Emily Curtis plays a guitar and sings into a microphone
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    The singer-songwriter from Charleston, South Carolina, performs three songs, including a new single, “Tears Taste Like Rosé.” Recorded at Riverfront Revival in North Charleston, South Carolina

  • Members of the band Cha Wa perform
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    The Grammy-nominated Mardi Gras Indian band performs a rousing four-song set. Recorded at Riverfront Revival in North Charleston, South Carolina

  • Max Rainer of Wilderado stands before a microphone during a performance
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    Max Rainer of Wilderado performs four songs, including “Morning Light,” which is included on the band’s new album, Wilderado Live. Recorded at Riverfront Revival in North Charleston, South Carolina

  • Two members of the band Illiterate Light sit during a performance at Garden & Gun
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    The rock duo from Harrisonburg, Virginia, performs four songs at the G&G offices, including “Heaven Bends” from their latest album, Sunburned

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