Derek Trucks (with wife/co-bandleader Susan Tedeschi) has gone through a series of losses in recent years, but Tedeschi Trucks Band continues to dig deep and find solace in new musical journeys. They play Lockn' this weekend. Publicity photo by Ian Rawn

Playing through it: Derek Trucks talks perseverance after loss ahead of Lockn’ gig

There were moments, Derek Trucks admits, that he wondered how Tedeschi Trucks Band—the electrifying 12-piece Southern roots outfit he leads with his wife, powerhouse blues vocalist Susan Tedeschi—could continue. In February, the band’s keyboardist/flute player Kofi Burbridge passed away after battling heart disease, and a couple months prior, longstanding bassist Tim Lefebvre had left the […]

Country star Dwight Yoakam plays the Sprint Pavilion Saturday, August 24. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Dwight Yoakam

Hollywood hillbilly: Americana superstar, SiriusXM disc jockey, and accomplished actor Dwight Yoakam tours the songs that have earned him nine platinum albums and 14 Billboard top-10 hits. On his 2016 album, Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars…, he dug into the bluegrass he listened to as a child in Kentucky and applied it to songs from his […]