August 2020

The Georgia Thunderbolts just released their debut, self-titled record. It’s pure rock and roll, mirroring sounds of bands such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Allman Brothers, Creedence Clearwater Revival, and ZZ Top. Rock and roll plays an important function within society, influencing attitudes and developments. It’s also an art form that celebrates as well as encourages self-expression, diversity and individuality.

Today, 24-year-old Colter Wall, whose dusty baritone voice and deep well of stories are almost single-handedly carrying traditional western music into the future, released his new self-produced album. About the album, Wall said, “these songs are punchier than I am.” Giving credit where credit is due however, Wall is no slouch on the ranch. As any new cattleman would, he adds to his herd, as he does his musical legacy with.

“Shut Up And Sing,” a new song from Brent Cobb’s highly anticipated new album, Keep ‘Em On They Toes, is debuting today. Watch/share the official music video HERE. Conceived of by Cobb, the video features archival footage that highlights the importance various songs have played throughout history: from Bruce Springsteen to Aretha Franklin, Dolly Parton to Marvin Gaye.

Nashville Americana duo Smooth Hound Smith have released their new video for "Little Rock n Roll Clubs," a song dedicated to the beloved independent music venues that are struggling to survive during this global pandemic. The video for the husband and wife duo's latest single premiered Wednesday (Aug.

After releasing three Beatles covers—"Rain" "Here Comes The Sun" and "You Never Give Me Your Money"—nine-piece funk band Turkuaz has treated fans to the full 12-song performance from their Live From Out There set, which spans a diverse array of the prolific English band's catalogue. 

“I don’t like bluegrass, but I love you guys,” is something Wood & Wire hear often from new fans, and while the band never claims to defy categorization—they are, after all, a four-piece band made up of guitar, bass, banjo, and mandolin—they certainly ignore the notion of musical boundaries.