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tix on sale: Pedro the Lion, Sturgill Simpson, A$AP Ferg, Ty Segall & more

Plus: Ty Dolla $ign, Jonathan Richman, Guided by Voices, Dashboard Confessional, Jimmy Eat World, Kevin Morby, American Nightmare, YACHT, Earthless, Khruangbin, Drive-By Truckers, Rich Chigga, and more tickets on sale. Continue read...

tix on sale: Pedro the Lion, ELO, Sturgill & John Prine, Calpurnia, MO, more

Plus: Dashboard Confessional & Beach Slang, Jimmy Eat World & Alex Lahey, Khruangbin, Jorja Smith, Real Estate/Whitney/Woods, DIIV/Hoops, Rich Chigga, Joyner Lucas, Drive-By Truckers and more NYC shows on sale. Continue reading…

Drive-By Truckers expand tour, announce East Coast dates w/ Erika of Heartless Bastards

Drive-by Truckers have added East Coast/Midwest dates to their 2018 tour, which are with Erika Wennerstrom of Heartless Bastards... Continue reading…

In Memory of Chris Porter: Shonna Tucker #1707

3 months agoMusic / Country : Nine Bullets

Shonna Tucker came out of self-imposed music exile to play bass for Chris Porter‘s final album, Don’t Go Baby It’s Gonna Get Weird Without You. After she left the Drive-By Truckers, she formed a band and released a great album that we featured on a previous podcast, then went through a period of questioning whether […]

Drive-by Truckers share new single, touring (so are its members)

Drive-by Truckers members Patterson Hood, Jay Gonzalez and Mikey Cooley all have solo tours coming up. Continue reading…

American Politics, 2017

That this blog is a huge fan of the Drive-By Truckers is no secret, but part of the reason is that Patterson Hood is such a great songwriter and summarizer of the dark side of America. Thus, I bring you his interview that includes this description of American politics in 2017: At the same time, […]

Q&A: Patterson Hood On Drive-By Truckers’ Angry Political Anthem “The Perilous Night”

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Like many of us, Patterson Hood is mad as hell and has been for a while now. The Drive-By Truckers co-frontman has spent the past year-plus watching the rise of Donald Trump and all its attendant consequences with horror and frustration. Yet even coming off an album as overtly political as 2016's American Band, for…

Drive-By Truckers – The Perilous Night

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : HearYa

Photo Credit: Danny Clinch DBT just threw down the gauntlet with a new 7? for Election Day. “‘The Perilous Night’ is a sort of nightmarish epilogue to the themes we addressed on American Band,” said Drive-By Truckers singer and songwriter Patterson Hood. “I began writing it on the day the Electoral College met in December […]

Watch Sun Kil Moon Cover Tom Petty In NYC

4 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Sun Kil Moon played a show at NYC's Town Hall last night, and Mark Kozelek joined Drive-By Truckers, Strand Of Oaks, Kesha, Father John Misty, Miley Cyrus, and his old nemeses the War On Drugs in paying tribute to the late, great Tom Petty. During the set, he and his band played a cover of…

Watch Drive-By Truckers Cover Tom Petty’s “The Waiting”

5 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Southern rock road warriors Drive-By Truckers are back out on tour in support of last year's great American Band, and like many musicians, they've been playing some covers this week in honor of the late, great Tom Petty. I had the privilege of seeing them Wednesday in Columbus, where they kicked out a cover of…

What's going on Thursday?

Tonight's NYC-area shows include Alvvays, Springsteen on Broadway, METZ, Benjamin Clementine, The Black Lips, Drive-By Truckers/Strand of Oaks, The B-52s, and more. Continue reading…

Watch Justin Vernon, Hiss Golden Messenger, Natalie Prass, Phil Cook, & More Cover Bill Withers At Newport Folk Festival

7 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Justin Vernon, Hiss Golden Messenger, Natalie Prass, Phil Cook, Drive-By Truckers' Patterson Hood, Hurray For The Riff Raff's Alynda Segarra, and more formed a one-off supergroup called Grandma's Hands Band to play a set of Bill Withers covers at the Newport Folk Festival yesterday. Watch them perform "Ain't No Sunshine" and "Lovely Day" below.

Watch Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Cover Bill Withers With Supergroup at Newport Folk Festival 2017

Featuring Hiss Golden Messenger, Natalie Prass, Phil Cook, Drive-By Truckers’ Patterson Hood, Hurray for the Riff Raff, and more

Justin Vernon covered Bill Withers with Grandma's Hands Band at Newport Folk Festival (watch)

Newport Folk Festival is often hosts special one-off collaborations between artists, and this year was no different; members of Hiss Golden Messenger joined Justin Vernon, Natalie Prass, Phil Cook, Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers, and Alynda Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff to cover Bill Withers as Grandma's Hands Band. Continue reading…

Americana Music Association Announces Second Round of 2017 Americanafest Showcases

8 months agoMusic / Country : Twang Nation

Photo: (L-R) Top Row: Yola Carter, Drive-By Truckers, Iron & Wine Bottom Row: Lukas Nelson, The Secret Sisters, Amanda Shires Following the already stellar first round line-up announcement the Americana Music Association turned the yearly roots music showcase greatness meter firmly to 11. The second round list of almost 300 artists slated to perform at […]

Jason Isbell rocks harder on fifth album, 'The Nashville Sound'

Two songwriters get on a plane, and no, this isn’t a setup for a punch line. The songwriters in question are widely respected American musicians: Alabama-bred singer-songwriter and former Drive-By Truckers vocalist Jason Isbell and Louisiana-reared singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier. Their in-flight...

Stream Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit The Nashville Sound

8 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Later this week, the great Southern rock singer and songwriter Jason Isbell, who has come a long way since he was in the Drive-By Truckers, will release his new album The Nashville Sound. It's his follow-up to 2015's great Something More Than Free and the first since 2011 that gives billing to the 400 Unit,…

Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – “If We Were Vampires”

9 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Jason Isbell, the great roots-rock singer-songwriter and former Drive-By Trucker, and his band the 400 Unit are going to release their new album The Nashville Sound next month, and you should be excited. The LP follows Isbell's truly gorgeous 2015 LP Something More Than Free, and it's more of a rocker than Isbell's last couple…

Kyle Craft covers Leonard Cohen’s Chelsea Hotel #2

9 months agoMusic / Indie Music : HearYa

Credit: Andrew Toups I hadn’t really spent much time with Kyle Craft’s Sub Pop debut, Dolls of Highland, before catching him open for Drive-By Truckers. Since t then, I’ve been giving it some steady play and enjoying the hell out of it. Today, WXPN released a video of Craft covering Leonard Cohen’s Chelsea Hotel #2. [...]

3 songs Drive-By Truckers frontman Patterson Hood can't get out of his head

This weekend, Drive-By Truckers brings new album "American Band" to the 9:30 Club for two shows.

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