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PRE-ORDER NEW ALBUM UNION

PRE-ORDER VINYL / CD / DIGITAL   Son Volt’s ninth studio album, Union (Transmit Sound/Thirty Tigers), will be released worldwide on March 29th. Jay Farrar channels folk music’s enduring legacy of the troubadour on Union. “There are so many forces driving our country apart,” observes Farrar. “What can we do to bring our society back together?” Initially intended to be an entirely political statement, Union morphed into a combination of politically inspired material balanced by a cluster of new songs reflecting the power of love, time and music that sustains us.… READ MORE

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

Upcoming Tour Dates

Son Volt tour to begin in April 2019. Dates announced soon! DEC 30, 2018 Ophelia’s Denver, CO DEC 31, 2018 Ophelia’s Denver, CO APR 20, 2019 Iroquois Amphitheater Louisville, KY opening for Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit TOUR DATES… 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

The Search Deluxe + Ballymena EP Now Available

Son Volt’s “The Search” which has been out-of-print has been reissued on Deluxe, CD, digital and vinyl! This deluxe reissue mirrors the vinyl-only release of “On Chant and Strum” and features all 22 tracks on all formats. The double-LP is pressed on limited opaque sea foam green vinyl. Also available is the Record Store Day release, the Ballymena EP on 10-inch vinyl and unludes unreleased tracks from ‘Notes of Blue’ and an alternate take from ‘American Central Dust’.… 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

Son Volt Merch

Check out the Son Volt Store for new t-shirts, hoodies, hats, autographed posters, stickers, and limited edition vinyl and CDs! VISIT THE SON VOLT STORE… 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