Interviews

Wood Brothers Creating Quite a Fire

photos by Kent Anderson- for the Grateful Web

Musical siblings, the Wood Brothers, will be returning to the 10,000 Lakes Festival this year, touting their latest CD, Loaded.  Two ye

The Waybacks Are Loaded for Bear

This summer, The Waybacks are making a very special effort to bring their eclectic music to this year's 10,000 Lakes Festival in Detroit Lakes, MN next week. "We had the whole trip planned," James Nash, guitarist and lead singer for the band, explained, "and we got the 10KLF offer. We really wanted to do it so we just squeezed it in. We're playing in Nashville and then we're zooming up to Minnesota. We're flying from there over to the Northeast to finish up our trip.

Getting to the Heart of Mickey Hart

Next week, Mickey Hart will make an historic appearance at the 10,000 Lakes Festival. This will be the first year that two founding members of the Grateful Dead will be on the same bill, though they will play on different days.

JJ Grey: Still Culture Rich

photos by Kent Anderson & Amanda Bell- for the Grateful Web

There's nobody who can speak about the land as a Southerner can.

Can I Hear An Amen?: Railroad Earth's New Album

photos by Kent Anderson & C Taylor Crothers- for the Grateful Web

It's a curiosity that Railroad Earth named their latest album, Amen Corner.  A lot of people relate that name to holes 11-13 in a full ro

A Conversation with Mandolin Virtuoso Peter Ostroushko

photo by Ann Marsden- for the Grateful Web

Though Peter Ostroushko's generosity is well known among other musicians as he quietly sits in the background, adding instrumental support for many solo artists, he is in his own ste

El Diablo, Brian Mitchell

I left Appalachia's Country Music Hwy., (via Flatpick KY), for Rt. 66. It was Labor Day Weekend and I was going to Asbury Park, NJ, a town made famous by Bruce Springsteen and others. I was going to see Soozie Tyrell, of the E-Street band, along with 9 other bands play over the weekend. There were even knowledgeable whispers, before an inconvenient hurricane hit at a most critical moment that Springsteen might make one of his periodic appearances there that Saturday. 

Derek Trucks Band

photo by Don Aters- for the Grateful Web

Recently, Ivan Neville commented, "Derek Trucks is a happening deal.

Grateful Web's Interview with New Monsoon's Ron Johnson

photo(s) by Tim Hurley- for the Grateful Web

The last eight months have been kind of a crossroads period for San Francisco rocker

Not Missing a Step: An Interview with The New Riders of the Purple Sage

photos by Sanjay Suchak- for the Grateful Web

There is a new trend in the music industry today, bands which have been broken up for decades reforming suddenly in order to cash in on the pocketbooks and prosperity of their baby-boo