Nerissa and Katryna Nields share some memorable tour van names (“Moby Juan Van Kanobe”), rehearsing in the car, and how they spent the money that they earned at their first gig.
Lumar Leblanc, founder of The Soul Rebels, talks about band rehearsals at New Orlean’s famed Le Bon Ton and how the band got its name.
Kevin “Frenchie” Sciou of Frenchie’s Blues Destroyers talks about touring in a Toyota Yaris and shares a favorite Seasick Steve quote.
R&B singer-songwriter James Hunter recalls working on the railroad and talks about sweaty guitar strings.
Self-proclaimed “legacy cat” banjoist Danny Barnes talks about the words of “encouragement” that he received from a former day job boss and talks about why he still plays shows.
Eleanor Whitmore and Chris Masterson talk about the importance of self-care and not sweating the small shit.
Guitarist Larry Keel talks about writing his first song while sitting in a corn field, the time that his van transmission went out, and the weekly pickin’ jams that took place in Fauquier County, VA.
Dustbowl Revival’s Zach Lupetin talks about the band’s castle-like rehearsal space and why music is a long game.
Singer-songwriter Robert Vincent talks about overcoming self-doubt and shares tips for touring Scotland.
Folk singer Vance Gilbert talks about why he buys guitar strings by the pack and why songwriters should pay close attention to the melodies of the greats.