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16 Summer Reads: New Books by Brandi Carlile, Mary Gauthier, and More
LifestyleApr 30, 2020

This shoot happened just a few days after venues began closing and tours were being cancelled due to the coronavirus. Lilly Hiatt and I decided to continue, holing up in an empty venue called Drkmttr Collective here in Nashville by ourselves for a few hours. (You can support Drkmttr's GoFundMe to help keep them afloat,…

16 Summer Reads: New Books by Brandi Carlile, Mary Gauthier, and More
LifestyleFeb 26, 2020

I had never met Charley Crockett before, though a list of our mutual friends would be long -- and would span the country.  I first heard his music on NPR a year or so back and was struck by his style and voice. I figured I was picking up a soon-to-be new friend as I drove…

16 Summer Reads: New Books by Brandi Carlile, Mary Gauthier, and More
LifestyleFeb 7, 2020

Welcome to Gig Bag, a BGS feature that peeks into the touring essentials of some of our favorite artists. This time around, Jeremy Garrett details the items he always has nearby when out on the road. The main thing I take on the road in my gig bag is some reusable utensils and a water…

16 Summer Reads: New Books by Brandi Carlile, Mary Gauthier, and More
LifestyleDec 4, 2019

I met Logan Ledger at Santa's Pub in Nashville, sometime late in the winter of 2016. It wasn't long after that I first heard his voice -- one I would never forget and can always identify. Part of me would love to tell you to imagine Ray Price dropping acid with The Grateful Dead on…

16 Summer Reads: New Books by Brandi Carlile, Mary Gauthier, and More
LifestyleOct 3, 2019

Welcome to Gig Bag, a BGS feature that peeks into the touring essentials of some of our favorite artists. This time around, Pieta Brown shows us what she's gotta have on the road. Queen of the road! This guitar goes to all the gigs! It arrived on my doorstep as a gift one day; it's…