Q & A

  • A Q & A with Molly Tuttle

    • July 07, 2017
    • Kelly McCartney
    Ask pretty much anyone over, say, 35 to name the best pickers in roots music and their list would likely include the standards: Bryan Sutton, Jerry Douglas, Sam Bush, et al.
  • A Q & A with Tift Merritt

    • April 27, 2017
    • Kelly McCartney
    On her seventh studio album in 15 years, 'Stitch of the World,' singer/songwriter Tift Merritt has churned out another solid set of roots-infused tunes that reach backward, forward, and side to side.
  • A Q & A with John Craigie

    • April 14, 2017
    • Kelly McCartney
    Singer/songwriter John Craigie grew up in Southern California, which easily explains his breezy, bright folk-rock sensibilities.
  • A Q & A with Catie Curtis

    • February 25, 2017
    • Linda Fahey
    For her 14th album, 'While We're Here,' singer/songwriter Catie Curtis does a whole bunch of beautiful processing, tilling the soil of life into song.
  • A Q & A with Courtney Marie Andrews

    • December 05, 2016
    • Kelly McCartney
    When you leave home at 16 to pursue music, there's no denying that it's a calling even more than it is a career.
  • A Q & A with Glen Phillips

    • October 05, 2016
    • Kelly McCartney
    Since bursting onto the pop-rock scene some 25 years ago with Toad the Wet Sprocket's third album, fear, Glen Phillips has established himself as one of the most heartfelt songwriters on the folk-rock block.
  • A Q & A with Sara Watkins

    • August 21, 2016
    • Kelly McCartney
    A lot of roots music lovers have watched Sara Watkins (and her brother Sean) grow up, personally and professionally, over the past couple of decades.
  • A Q & A with Sean Watkins

    • July 06, 2016
    • Kelly McCartney
    Most folks in the roots music world are very familiar with Sean Watkins, if not through his years as one-third of Nickel Creek (alongside Chris Thile and his sister Sara) or his ongoing Watkins Family Hour project, then certainly through his solo records.