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  • 3x3: Jenny Scheinman on Fiddle Teachers, Wood Brothers, and Overwhelming Kindness


    Artist: Jenny ScheinmanHometown: I grew up in Petrolia, CaliforniaLatest Album: Here on EarthPersonal Nicknames: Mama A post shared by Jenny Scheinman (@jenny_scheinman) on Jan 21, 2017 at 11:59pm PSTIf you could safely have any animal in the world as a pet, which...

  • 7 Acts to Catch at SXSW


    When we think of SXSW, we're reminded of that old saying, "It's a marathon, not a sprint." Because if ever there were a festival akin to running a marathon, it's the massive, 10-day festival/conference/gigantic party that descends upon Austin, Texas, like a badge-wearing...

  • LISTEN: Elli Perry, 'Love Is a Ship'

    Song Premiere

    Artist: Elli PerryHometown: Northern GeorgiaSong: "Love Is a Ship"Album: Little ThievesRelease Date: March 31, 2017In Their Words: "I spent almost three years working on this album, slowly chipping away at most of its songs over that time. 'Love Is a Ship' was the first...

  • ANNOUNCING: Two New Ways to Hang & Sang


    Last summer, Team BGS noticed that Facebook was really pushing their Live videos. We also saw that our friends Ann Powers and Jewly Hight were doing some casual sessions on Ann's porch here in Nashville for NPR Music using that medium. So we decided we should give it a...

  • 3x3: David Olney on Breathing Air, Talking Dogs, and Loving Pickles


    Artist: David OlneyHometown: Nashville, TNLatest Album: Don’t Try to Fight ItPersonal Nicknames: Your Holy EminenceIf you could go back (or forward) to live in any decade, when would you choose?1900-1910Who would be your dream co-writer?William Shakespeare or Daffy DuckIf...