New music from Margo Price, an investigation of John Mellencamp's 1987 roots rock release The Lonesome Jubilee, and we pay tribute to the Rhinestone Cowboy, Glen Campbell, who passed away this past week after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s.
Unexpected roots from Fleetwood Mac, The Secret Sisters perform an exclusive acoustic performance of their beautifully haunting song Mississippi, and we celebrate the 30th anniversary of our BGS Artists of the Month for August - the Indigo Girls.
August is just around the corner, and there’s a ton of great new music being released to get you through the dog days of summer. We’ve got you covered with tracks from The War On Drugs, Iron & Wine, and so much more.
An exclusive live performance from Nashville Western Swing Superstars the Time Jumpers featuring Vince Gill on vocals, Los Angeles’s Dustbowl Revival share a mixtape of the exclectic artists that have influenced their unique blend of Americana including a favorite track from Wilco, and we look back at a pivotal record from Lucinda Williams, her self-titled third record released in 1988.
New music from the Dave Rawlings Machine and Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer, Glen Campbell bids us all ‘adios’ with a moving final record, and we bring you new music from our BGS Artist of the month for July, Jason Isbell.
July 2, 2017 - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Ralph Stanley, and Offa Rex (AKA The Decemberists new side project)
Unexpected roots track from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, we list off a few of the albums we’re looking most forward to hearing in the second half of 2017, and we bring you a handful of our favorite roots musicians tearing it up under the age of 25.
New music from Ani DiFranco, an exclusive live performance from Front Country, and The Secret Sisters provide us with a lesson in survival.
June 18, 2017 - Ed Helms and The 2017 Bonnaroo Superjam. Featuring Greensky Bluegrass, Bobby Osborne, Margo Price, and Much Much More!
The best of the BGS Roots Superjam from this year’s Bonnaroo music & arts festival. Exclusive live music and collaborations you won’t hear anywhere else from Greensky Bluegrass, Mandolin Orange, Martina McBride, Bluegrass legend Bobby Osbourne, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Gaby Mareno, a houseband led by Bryan Sutton, plus many more, and all of it lovingly overseen by our co-founder Ed Helms.
This week we’ve got an exclusive live performance from Keb Mo, we explore the music art and culture of two criminally overlooked cities here in the US - Olympia Washington to the West and Harrisonburg Virginia to the East - and we bring you more music from artists that’ll be taking part of our annual Bluegrass Situation Roots Superjam at the Bonnaroo music & arts festival happening next weekend!
A roots tribute to Chris Cornell, exclusive live performance from Aaron Lee Tasjan, and details about the annual Bluegrass Situation Roots Superjam at the Bonnaroo music & arts festival.