The Bluegrass Situation: Roots Culture Redefined
LifestyleJan 18, 2018

“I was excited that you wanted to shoot at my house because I feel it’s the best representation of my style.” -- Nora Jane Struthers In a small town just outside the city limits of Nashville, Tennessee, there lies a market, bar, hardware shop, and the ranch-style home of Nora Jane Struthers and her husband,…

LifestyleDec 11, 2017

Welcome to "A Minute In ..." -- a BGS feature that turns our favorite artists into hometown reporters. In our latest column, the Coffis Brothers take us on a tour of Santa Cruz, California. Sylvan Music: On the west side of Santa Cruz, at the corner of Mission and Bay, is Sylvan Music. Focusing primarily on stringed instruments,…

LifestyleNov 22, 2017

The slogan tee has been around for a minute, but lately they have evolved from funny pop culture references -- "My neck, my back, my Netflix, and my snacks" tee comes to mind -- to thought-provoking and political statements. Some of my personal favorites include Third Man’s "Icky Trump" tee, Midnight Rider’s "Nasty Woman" tee,…

LifestyleNov 20, 2017

For Levon Wallace, whipping up a signature dish in the kitchen isn’t unlike songwriting. “Some of the best cooking happens when it's freeform, when it's fluid, when it comes from the heart,” Wallace says. “Sure, we're relying on things like muscle memory and technique, which any musician worth their weight would, as well. I mean,…

LifestyleOct 30, 2017

Welcome to "A Minute In ..." -- a BGS feature that turns our favorite artists into hometown reporters. In our latest column, Lydia Loveless takes us through her favorite hangs of her former hometown, Columbus, Ohio. I moved to Columbus, Ohio, when I was 14. A lot has changed since then, but I won’t go on…