The War and Treaty

When it comes to making music with both extraordinary passion and exceptional chops, few acts today can surpass the sheer excellence of The War and Treaty. Named the 2019 Emerging Act of the Year by Americana Music Association, the husband-and-wife team of Michael Trotter Jr. and Tanya Blount-Trotter deliver a dynamic sound that joyfully blends Southern […]

The Suffers

The Suffers

There is a contagious and combustible energy every time the eight-piece Houston-based band The Suffers steps on the scene. NPR’s Bob Boilen attributes the band’s allure to their “Soul, straight from horn to heart.” He adds, “This band is on fire when it’s in front of an audience…but the intensity of their shows are also […]

Son Little

Son Little

When Son Little released his 2015 self-titled debut, his collaborations with The Roots and RJD2 had already made him a name. Critics worldwide recognized the unique power of Little’s music, which stripped the past for parts that could be reconstituted into something wholly original. NPR hailed Little’s “impeccably crafted songs” as “honest and unpretentious,” while […]

Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band

“Ain’t no party like a Chubby party!” If you haven’t experienced the high energy, swamp funky zydeco sound of Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band, it is high time that you join the legions of fans who have. Once the accordion-playing virtuoso grabs the mic and takes to the stage with his band mates, […]

Cedric Burnside

Cedric Burnside still lives on several acres not far from the Holly Springs, Mississippi, home where he was raised by “Big Daddy,” his grandfather, the late singer/songwriter and guitarist R.L. Burnside whom Cedric famously played with, just as his own father, drummer Calvin Jackson, did. Cedric was literally born to the blues, more specifically, the […]

Adia Victoria

Adia Victoria

Adia Victoria is a daughter of the South, a born South Carolinian who makes her home in Nashville. Stories and sounds of the South find their way into her music, into her lyrics and chords. During the writing process of her most recent release, A Southern Gothic, she listened to Alan Lomax’s old field recordings, […]

The Wood Brothers

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Dubbed “masters of soulful folk” by Paste, The Wood Brothers formed after brothers Chris and Oliver Wood pursued separate musical careers for 15 years. Chris already had a huge following for his work with Medeski Martin & Wood, while Oliver toured with Tinsley Ellis before releasing a half-dozen albums with his band King Johnson.  The […]