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Another Chapter in African-American Music

As a co-founder of the Grammy Award-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops, Dom Flemons helped change mainstream notions about old-time music, by highlighting the tradition of...

Gurf Morlix Honors a Songwriting Inspiration

Gurf Morlix has played with and produced records for many prominent artists with ties to the Austin music scene, including Robert Earl Keen, Lucinda...

Capitol Roots: Sarah Shook

Sarah Shook and the Disarmers made their first album on their own and released it themselves. “Sidelong” slowly built an enthusiastic following that caught...

The Revelers serve up a rich musical gumbo

In Louisiana, music isn’t something that you listen to on your phone. It’s a glue that holds communities together, along with dancing, food and...

NRBQ Keeps It Loose and Fresh

The American roots rockers NRBQ released their first record before Scott Ligon was born. He didn’t hear of them until he was 18, but...

Eaglesmith Soars Where Few Songwriters Go

Fred Eaglesmith grew up on a farm in Ontario. His family’s life was hard, but when they finally got a TV and he watched...

Op-Ed: We Are Empowering Voters

DC, like nearly every governing body in America from city to federal, has a problem: only a fraction of constituents are engaged in the...