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What the World Needs Now

Talking with Mandolin Orange

It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Talking with Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors

Do Not Go Where the Path Leads

Talking with Blind Pilot.

City Sons

Talking with St. Paul & the Broken Bones.

Shake Your Groove Thing: Talking with the Rebirth Brass Band

Rebirth’s music on its own has the ability to make you feel and move and, yes, shake your groove thing, but brass music adds an even deeper layer.

Talking with Andrew Bird

Musician Andrew Bird has built a solid career just like that—step by step, or as Lamott would say, bird by bird—over the past two decades.

Something Beautiful: Talking with NEEDTOBREATHE

H A R D L O V E retains much of the gusto from previous albums but is a bit more polished. The band plays at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on Sept. 22.

Siren Song: Talking with the Hard Working Americans

The Hard Working Americans’ sound is rock and roll through and through—you should catch them when they come to Iron City Aug. 19.

Sloss Fest Spotlight: Talking with The Joy Formidable

The Joy Formidable is playing Sloss Fest on July 16–17.

Hey, Mama, Rock Me

Talking with the Old Crow Medicine Show, playing at Iron City on June 24.

By Lindsey Lowe Osborne

Filling the Void

Talking with the Old 97’s, who will be playing Saturn on May 6.