Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers talks about “them pretty road cases”, his favorite“straight” day job, and why he feels rich.
Singer-songwriter Chris Smither talks about his cozy and comfy home rehearsal space, early gigs on Bourbon Street in New Orleans, and the first song that he wrote (and that he still occasionally plays)
Griffen Sherry, guitarist for The Ghost of Paul Revere, talks about building custom children’s playhouses, rehearsing in public parks, and brief moments of forgiveness
Singer-songwriter Karen Jonas talks about state-shaped waffles, broken finger nails, and the melodramatic civil war themed song that she wrote in 11th grade.
Drummer John Perrin of NRBQ talks about getting banned from Enterprise rentals, bothering his parents, and double espressos.
Singer-songwriter Dawn Landes talks about a favorite NYC bookstore and a tour breakdown in the midst of a blizzard.
Joe Funk, bassist for progressive bluegrass band Kitchen Dwellers, talks about tour meal strategies, moonlighting as a structural engineer, and the band’s hourly wage.
Lucy Wainwright Roche talks about teaching elementary school and the one time that she broke a guitar string (and the guitar tech who fixed it).
Taylor Kingman of Portland, Oregon group TK & the Holy Know-Nothings talks about the reliable vehicle stage of life and “keepin’ one gig ahead of a day job”.
Canadian rock and roll artist Terra Lightfoot recalls the time she ripped the strings off of her guitar and a day job as a dog-walker.