Jedd Ferris


Protest songs

Regional music scene unites against the Mountain Valley Pipeline

Following a Southern Star

Brent Cobb returns to Georgia on new album

Song explorer

Josh Ritter searches for connection on new album

Bringing banjo back

Bill Evans leads an all-star bluegrass band

Playing through it

There were moments, Derek Trucks admits, that he wondered how Tedeschi Trucks Band—the electrifying 12-piece Southern...

The way it is now

It’s hard to follow all of the creative turns in Bruce Hornsby’s lengthy career. The smooth-voiced innovator hit it...

Blackberry Smoke expands musically on new album

Bands rarely come as well-rounded as Blackberry Smoke. For fans of open-minded Southern rock, the five-piece outfit...

Cry Cry Cry embarks on a brief reunion tour

Cry Cry Cry is back together, but not for long. A collaboration between established folk singers Dar Williams,...

A quick chat with Phil Lesh

At 77, Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh is mostly done touring, but that doesn’t mean he’s done playing music. Besides...

Beginning stages

The Lockn’ Festival returns to Arrington this week, bringing four days of music to Infinity Downs Farm from Thursday...