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The annual Farm Aid benefit festival was held in Connecticut for the first time and included performances from Willie Nelson, Kacey Musgraves and more.
PopMatters has scoured the musical spectrum for the best examples of the protest song form, including anthems of great popularity and obscurity alike. Our list concludes today with the most recent examples of important protest music.
Kacey Musgraves centers Golden Hour on her individuality and creates a radical musical landscape.
Kacey Musgraves Talks Breaking the Formula and Entering 'Cosmic Country' with Third Album, 'Golden Hour'
Kacey Musgraves: "Music isn't supposed to be a formula — it's supposed to make you feel something."
Where female pop musicians tend to age out of the field, country musicians tend to possess a greater reverence for their predecessors, lionizing their greatness and proclaiming their influence at each and every opportunity.