July 29, 2012 - 6:55pm
Story time had just begun with songs 'George Jones Talkin Cell Phone Blues' and 'The Buford Stick.' Simply unpolished emotion drains out the Truckers song after song dislocating thoughts as they discharge stories of country, grit and soul to extended ears.
To kick off the show, the Drive By Truckers brought along an amazing artist, the one and only Nikki Lane, a self-proclaimed indie-country musician. She has a unique sound, something like a 2012 version of Loretta Lynn with a dash of Merle Haggard on the side. Nikki and her band took the stage for...
November 9, 2010 - 11:32am
Singer-songwriter Jay Farrar will play a solo show at Phoenix Hill on Thursday, Nov. 11 at 8:00 p.m. with opener Jessica Lea Mayfield. In an interview, he talks about what's coming up next.
Jay Farrar's band Uncle Tupelo (which also included Wilco's Jeff Tweedy) pretty much spawned the Alt-Country movement in the late 80s; in fact, so influential was their album No Depression that it became another name for this particular genre of American roots music. When Tweedy and Farrar went...