Old Crow Medicine Show have never really changed their old-timey style and show that keeping one’s roots exposed in the musical world can be a smart decision.
Old Crow Medicine Show’s latest live album, Live at Third Man, is culled from a 2022 performance at Third Man Records in Nashville, and it’s a lively gig.
West Virginia’s Sierra Ferrell has found a temporary home in Nashville as an artist who makes old-timey country sound new, but she isn’t ready to stop there.
Pokey LaFarge’s mix of esoteric styles takes him all over the planet, from the doo-wop city streets of big cities to the tropical climate of the Caribbean.
Sierra Ferrell’s debut album, Long Time Coming, encompasses a wide array of mid-20th-century styles. However, she leans towards classic country and roots music.
For Vivian Leva and Riley Calcagno, preserving tradition is paramount. Their debut LP is a hearty nod to the string bands and country-folk of old.
Old Crow Medicine Show honor history on Live at the Ryman, while continuing to show more interest in new, charged versions of tradition.
Ketch Secor looks back on Old Crow Medicine Show's relationship with country music, discusses addiction, the importance of the Ryman, and music's ability to carry important messages.
Bill and the Belles' "Finger Pointin' Mama" is a callback to the foundations of roots music and the timeless lessons that come with them.