This Pennsylvania native has written for Dierks Bentley and played in concert with Willie Nelson. He stops by the show to discuss his unlikely path into the center of the modern music business.
This folk group led by two sisters has consistently blazed a trail for independent musicians over the last two decades.
The Memphis-based troubadour stops by the show to talk about his early inspiration and his years on the road.
The psychedelic songsmith, whose music has inspired the likes of REM and the Replacements, stops by the show to discuss his five decades in music.
This songsmith has 12 one hits to his name, along with 2 billion Spotify streams and counting.
This folk supergroup is composed of Anais Mitchell (Hadestown), Eric D. Johnson (Fruit Bats), and Josh Kaufman (The National, Bob Weir, Josh Ritter).
The troubadour from Flint, Texas stops by the show to talk about his years on the road and in the writing room.
Dave Simonett, the principal singer and songwriter with this hard-charging and lyrically precise bluegrass band, discusses their latest album which was produced by Jeff Tweedy of Wilco.
This legendary songwriter has been penned hits for Pat Benatar, Tina Turner, Aerosmith, Rod Stewart, Heart, Bon Jovi and many others.
This American folk supergroup is composed of Drew Holcomb and the married duo behind Johnnyswim.
The lead singer and songwriter for Bumpin' Uglies, a lyrically focused reggae band from Maryland, stops by the show to discuss how he built his band into nationally touring success.
Cleto Cordero, the principal songwriter and frontman for this burgeoning Texas country outfit, stops by the show to talk their early days, being away from family on the road, and writing songs.
This 26 year old phenom, who has already garnered 4 Grammy nominations, stops by the show to discuss learning the ropes with Chris Thile and Andrew Bird.
As one half of the iconic duo Darryl Hall & John Oates, our guest this week discusses his journey in music which has included induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, as well as 80 million records sold.
The beloved artist comes onto the show to discuss his decades long career.
This indie folk duo from New England reflects on their hardworking path to a national audience.
Tyler Lyle is one half of this synthwave outfit who has garnered tens of millions of Spotify streams and a robust international following.
The veteran songwriter who has threaded the needle with a career as an artist as well as a writer for Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town, stops by the show to talk about his his years on the road and in the writer's room
The former Vandaveer frontman stops by the show to talk about writing, touring, and keeping a band together.
The head of Nashville's Wide Open Music shares lessons he's learned from two decades working as an artist, songwriter, producer, and music manager.
This indie singer-songwriter has successfully dipped her toe into the world of big league pop and rock music. She stops by the show to talk about the idiosyncratic path that led her to penning songs with Panic! At The Disco, Ingrid Michaelson, and Pitbull.
The rising Nashville star discusses his early start in independent bands, penning a double platinum hit, and learning from your creative rivals.
The journeyman songwriter talks about his long road to a platinum hit and finding peace in the creative pursuit.
The celebrated indie pop and folk singer who hails from Iowa stops by the show to talk about her winding musical path.