Singer-songwriter Israel Nash discusses Ray Wylie Hubbard, turning down a lifetime laser tag membership, running a NYC children’s after-school program, and being dedicated to craft.
America co-founder Gerry Beckley on nightly “rehearsals”, covering the Ventures, and his first (and last) day job.
Nashville-based duo Anana Kaye and Irakli Gabriel talk about the kind people of Virginia, the cat and dog in their rehearsal space, and going from zero to not being broke.
Jorma Kaukonen from Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna talks about why bus drivers have to be magicians, his rehearsal space, and modern roadside America.
Solo performer and Drive-By Truckers multi-instrumentalist Jay Gonzalez talks about breaking a guitar neck, the Jimmy Page “overbending up a third” thing, and a song for Elizabeth.
Austin-based singer-songwriter Beth Lee talks about touring with a broken gear shift cable, touring solo to fund the band tours, and working on a food truck.
Blue Water Highway’s Zack Kibodeaux talks about home-cooked tour meals and getting the band started with a bang.
Adam and David Moss – The Brother Brothers – talk about tending bars and pedi-cabs, keeping their instruments working right, and touring with a box of Triscuits.
Jason Ringenberg talks about beating back the encroachment of touring fog, letting Avis and Enterprise support the arts, and how his chickens helping out with album pre-production.
Moon Taxi’s Trevor Terndrup talks about playing high school talent shows and a desire to repurpose old guitar strings.