Posts by Jedd Ferris

Working Man’s Country: Tyler Childers Stays True to His Roots

Tyler Childers released his latest record, Country Squire, in August 2019.

At last year’s Americana Music Awards in Nashville, Tyler Childers made it clear what type of music he’s aiming to play. During his acceptance speech for winning Emerging Artist of the Year, Childers said, “As a man who identifies as a country music singer, I feel Americana ain’t no part of nothin’.” Perhaps Childers is…

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OUTFITTED: Field-Tested Gear and Apparel for Sport and Style

As the leaves turn and the temperatures dip, get outfitted for autumn adventures with our editor-approved selection of seasonal essentials. Forsake Wilson The Wilson transitions easily from trail to town; a heritage hiker updated with a modern touch to fit right in during urban walkabouts. The boot’s premium full-grain leather sets the tone for the…

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Back to Basics

SOUTHERN ROCKERS BLACKBERRY SMOKE PLOT ACOUSTIC TOUR Blackberry Smoke has spent nearly two decades building a loyal following with a dynamic sound that mixes the anthemic power of Lynyrd Skynyrd with the bluesy experimentation of the Allman Brothers Band, while also incorporating a bevy of roots-based influences in between. Emerging from Atlanta in the early 2000s,…

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