From rabble-rouser to Shakespeare scholar, hard rocker to bluegrass brother, Steve Earle’s resume also includes self-taught songwriter, award-winning musician, actor (on such critically acclaimed shows as The Wire and Treme), author, broadcaster, and voracious reader. Not bad for an eighth-grade dropout.

Talking with Eric Bibb, Part II: In the Needed Time

Wherein we talk about Mavis, and Mayall, performing for Mandela and de Klerk, meeting Woody and Van Ronk. and the mysterious Holy Ghost. More or less in that order. When Eric Bibb speaks, his voice carries an easy grace; he seems very hopeful in the midst of uncertain times. Whatever hardships he...

Girls Play Pedal Steel Too

Big Tobacco and the Pickers at The Dakota Tavern on March 20, 2015

It’s rare that I walk into a concert and know all the words to the first two songs I hear. Rare that I know the words to any song. But clearly Big Tobacco and the Pickers have been digging through my collection; “Silver Wings” and “Luckenbach Texas” were the first tunes I heard last Friday night at...

Videos

Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield ~ "Pitseleh", Craig Young, March 30, 2015

Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield - Pitseleh (Live on KEXP)

Robbie Fulks ~ One On One Session, Craig Young, March 11, 2015

ONE ON ONE: Robbie Fulks March 7th, 2015 City Winery New York Full Session

King King - Jealousy, Harrisonaphotos, March 29, 2015

King King - 'Jealousy' [Official]

Rory Gallagher ~ "I Could've Had Religion", Craig Young, March 9, 2015

Rory Gallagher ~ "I Could've Had Religion"

Whitehorse ~ "The One I Hurt", Craig Young, February 27, 2015

'The One I Hurt' by Whitehorse

Gibson Brothers ~ "Long Gone", Craig Young, February 27, 2015

Gibson Brothers | Long Gone

JJ Grey ~ "Everything Is A Song", Craig Young, February 27, 2015

JJ Grey 'Everything Is A Song' - Live Session for Jazz FM

Stephen Kellogg - Part 1 - Afterhours: Live from the Red Cat Birmingham , Max Shores, March 19, 2015

Stephen Kellogg - Part 1 - Afterhours: Live from the Red Cat Birmingham

Cracker ~ "California Country Boy", Craig Young, March 21, 2015

Cracker "California Country Boy" (acoustic) // Gondola Sessions

Jackie Greene ~ "Silver Lining", Craig Young, March 12, 2015

Jackie Greene - "Silver Lining"