Sturgill Simpson

Sloss Fest 2018 lineup: Chris Stapleton, Arcade Fire, Jason Isbell, GRiZ, Moon Taxi, 36 more

Chris Stapleton, Arcade Fire, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, GRiZ, St. Paul & the Broken Bones, The War on Drugs, Vance Joy, Moon Taxi, Waxahatchee, …

Festivals

Discover Nashville’s Hugh-Baby’s

Upping the ante on fast food<p>Two old pickups and one new Jag idle in the drive-through. Out front, a mother and her three children gambol on an artificial-turf playground, strewn with toy cars and dump trucks. Her son, Paxton, has abandoned his attempt to ride a monster fiberglass snail like a pony. …

Restaurants

COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME® AND MUSEUM ANNOUNCES NEXT MAJOR EXHIBITION: OUTLAWS & ARMADILLOS: COUNTRY’S ROARING ’70s

January 11, 2018<p>Nashville, Tenn. – Jan. 11, 2018 – Willie Nelson. Waylon Jennings. Kris Kristofferson. Jessi Colter. Bobby Bare. Jerry Jeff Walker. …

Nashville

REVIEW: Anderson East Channels Old Southern Soul With ‘Encore’

They say you “can’t judge a book by its cover,” because looks can be deceiving… such is the case with the 30-year-old R&B musician from Athens, Ala., …

Van Morrison

Sturgill Simpson, Grand Ole Opry Coming to Bonnaroo 2018 + More

<i>Welcome to The Boot's News Roundup, a morning rundown of the news country music fans need to know. Read on to learn more about the latest goings-on</i> …

Is Bonnaroo's 2018 lineup an improvement over last year's?

With more than 100 musical acts listed, there’s a lot to unpack from Bonnaroo’s 2018 lineup.

Festivals

Bonnaroo Revealed Its Stacked 2018 Lineup, Featuring Eminem, Future, Sturgill Simpson And Bon Iver

The parade of festival lineup reveals continues. Today, Bonnaroo has pulled the curtain off their annual event down at the farm in Manchester, Tennessee and it’s pretty stacked. Headlining the festivities this year, as he is from everywhere to Gov Ball, Coachella, and Boston Calling, is Slim Shady …

Music

Eminem, the Killers, Muse to headline 2018 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

Eminem’s busy summer schedule just got busier. Announced Tuesday, the rapper will also headline the 2018 iteration of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts …

Entertainment

Bonnaroo 2018 lineup (Eminem, Killers, Muse, Bon Iver, Future, Chic & more)

The lineup for <b>Bonnaroo 2018</b> has been announced, and, like a lot of other festivals this year, <b>Eminem</b> is a headliner. The other two headliners are <b>The</b> …

Bon Iver

Bonnaroo 2018 line-up features no female headliner for fifth year running

Bonnaroo has announced its 2018 lineup, which features Eminem, The Killers and Muse, but no women headliners.<p>Eminem will also be headlining …

Festivals

How does Sturgill Simpson plan to celebrate his birthday at Bonnaroo? Showbiz Pizza Place style.

The Grammy winner has a heck of an idea for his set at Bonnaroo, and his bandmates may not have a choice.

Bonnaroo 2018: A Once-Great Festival in Search of an Identity

<i>Photography by David Brendan Hall</i><p>When it launched in 2002, Bonnaroo quickly earned a reputation as one of America’s destination festivals (even if …

Festivals

Bonnaroo reveals 2018 lineup featuring The Killers, Eminem, Bon Iver, and more

Once more unto the Port-A-Pottie-stocked breach, dear friends. For the 17th time in as many years, hordes of self-absorbed narcissists will descend …

Offbeat News

Eminem, Future, The Killers, Muse, Bassnectar & More to Play 2018 Bonnaroo Festival

Khalid, Bon Iver, Sturgill Simpson, Paramore and many more on tap for June 7-10 fest.<p>The bomb cyclone hangover might still have you frozen onto your …

Festivals

Canadians Chromeo, Daniel Caesar to perform at Bonnaroo

Eminem, Future and others scheduled to headline this year's event<p>Eminem, The Killers, Muse, Future, Bassnectar and Sturgill Simpson lead the lineup …

Bon Iver

Bonnaroo 2018 lineup announced

<b>(CNN) —</b> Eminem is going to be pretty busy for the summer festival season.<p>The rapper is one of the headliners at this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.<p>The Killers and Muse are also headlining the 17th annual, four-day event held in Manchester, Tennessee. The event begins June 7.<p>Joining them …

Entertainment

The Secret Sisters On World Cafe

The Secret Sisters (who, yes, are in fact sisters!) are Laura and Lydia Rogers. First signed to Universal Records in 2010, their debut was produced by Dave Cobb and the follow-up was produced in 2014 by T-Bone Burnett. Those are some heavy hitters in the music world: Dave Cobb has made albums with …

Culture

Snap Chat: Sean Fisher Goes Underground for the Perfect Shot

Photographer Sean Fisher doesn’t draw his inspiration from typical places.<p>Born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Fisher’s images are a product of …

Blue Ridge Mountains

Golden Globes finally join other awards shows that have used their podiums as platforms

This year it’s black dresses on the Golden Globes red carpet in a statement against sexual harassment and assault. At the 2017 show, Meryl Streep rallied the liberal ranks with her notable skewering of a new president.<p>Still, the Globes have been known more for snarky jokes and occasionally slurred …

Awards

The ultimate 2017 album swap

Have the biggest 2017 releases finally worn out their welcome? Instead of keying that repeat button one more time, EW rounded up under-the-radar …

Entertainment

Album reviews: Peter Blegvad​ - Go Figure, Tyler Childers​ - Purgatory, Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly - Young Adult

<b>Peter Blegvad​ – Go Figure</b><p><b>★★★★☆</b><p><i>Download this: Had To Be Bad; Sven; Way To Play The Blues; God Detector; Too Much</i><p>Artist, poet, illustrator, …

Tom Petty

Dan DeLuca's Mix Picks: 'Muscle Shoals,' Lame-O Records showcase, and 'Talkin' World War III Blues'

<b>Muscle Shoals.</b> 2013 documentary about the Alabama town that became a soul music mecca thanks to Rick Hall, the producer and songwriter who died last …

Dwight Yoakam

Album Of The Week: Anderson East's 'Encore'

Every week, we tell you about an album we think you need to spend time with. This week’s album is <i>Encore</i>, the second major label LP from modern soul …

Vinyl Records

Facts, Rumors & The Most Anticipated Albums for 2018

Will 2018 be yet another banner year for independent country releases like 2017 was? We’ll have to see, but what we do know is what to expect in the …

'Oxford American' Takes On The Sounds Of Contemporary Kentucky

Images of Kentucky are often reduced to coal miners, bourbon, horse-racing and Loretta Lynn. This year, <i>Oxford American</i> magazine has dedicated its annual music issue entirely to Kentucky, and it explores soul jazz, punk rock, rap and more from the Bluegrass State.<p>The issue comes with a CD of …

Loretta Lynn

The Cadillac Three interview: 'A lot of people see us as a rock band'

“My point ain't subtle here, I'm a Southern man.”<p>This line in The Cadillac Three's track “The South” tells you a fair bit of what they're about as a …

Beastie Boys

17 Music Videos That Were Worth Watching This Year

17<p>Miranda Lambert always delivers unique music videos with eccentric characters, and “We Should Be Friends” follows this formula. It works! She …

Country Music

Women Rule This Best of Music List in 2017, Led by One Super Mann — Aimee Mann, That Is

Whoever said holiday season is the most wonderful time of the year must not have been in the music or movie business. It’s better to give than receive, right?<p>So with the awards season officially underway, let’s continue the tradition of honoring a few of our favorite musicians that started when …

20 Best New(ish) Artists of 2017

Aldous Harding<p>After a 2014 debut album on classic indie label Flying Nun, New Zealand’s Aldous Harding moved to the bigger classic indie label 4AD …

Best of 2017: The year’s 40 best songs, from Logic to Kendrick Lamar to Taylor Swift

Let's get this out of the way: There's no <i>Despacito</i>.<p>A lot of people loved <b>Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee</b> and <b>Justin Bieber</b>'s hit bilingual single. But in …

Kendrick Lamar