Billboard Premieres ‘Devil May Care’ from Union

Listen to a new track from Son Volt’s forthcoming Union, exclusively on Billboard! “I was raised around folk music and political commentary,” Farrar notes. “I’ve listened to Woody Guthrie and Bob Dylan enough over the years, so it just felt like second nature. I felt it was my job, in a way. I’m a musician, what can I do to potentially help or change somebody’s thinking?… READ MORE

OKEMAH AND THE MELODY OF RIOT DELUXE EDITION OUT NOW ON DIGITAL, CD & VINYL!

Originally released in 2005 (and never before on vinyl) during the Bush Administration, many of the songs speak to the political agitations of the time while also looking to the past with references to 1940’s political folkie Woody Guthrie. The album’s title is a nod to Guthrie’s hometown of Okemah, OK. PURCHASE:   DIGITAL   CD   VINYL Mark Demming of AllMusic says ‘Okemah and the Melody of Riot’ is a compelling, strongly focused work that stands as Farrar’s best music since Son Volt’s debut album, 1994’s ‘Trace’.… READ MORE

2018 Tour Dates

Son Volt will be playing September shows in California, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, and Oklahoma. December 30th and 31st the band will play Ophelia’s in Denver, CO For all tour dates, information, and tickets visit the tour page.… READ MORE

Relix magazine – Track by Track

Check out this in depth article with Jay from Relix Magazine which details track by track. Notes of Blue is out Friday, February 17! “I’ve always wanted to do a recording that focused more on the blues. I’ve done a few blues-inspired songs over the years, but this recording was a chance to expand on it and, in particular, I wanted to explore the tunings and guitar voicings of Skip James and Mississippi Fred McDowell,” Jay Farrar explains, when detailing the origins of Son Volt’s new record, Notes of Blue.… READ MORE

NPR Music – First Listen

For your listening pleasure – please share far and wide. Thanks, NPR Music, for streaming Notes of Blue. Stream the yet-to-be released album in it’s entirety: http://www.npr.org/…/51…/first-listen-son-volt-notes-of-blue Pre-order Notes of Blue in Son Volt’s online store.… READ MORE

SON VOLT TO PLAY SUMMER FESTIVALS

Our summer is going to be busy! Keep an eye out for our confirmed summer festival dates. So far, we are confirmed to play Nelsonville Music Festival in Nelsonville, OH and Blue Ox in Eau Claire, WI.… READ MORE