Day of the Doug

Son Volt’s Day of the Doug will be available exclusively at participating record stores starting 4/22/23 as part of Record Store Day. Find stores and more information at

A tribute to Doug Sahm, Day of the Doug features 12 songs that span Sahm’s career as a solo artist as well as his work with Sir Douglas Quintet and Texas Tornados.… READ MORE

From the Vaults: CD Series

Son Volt has released 2 From the Vaults CDs via the Son Volt store. Volume One features demo recordings of 12 songs including “Cherokee St”, “Hearts and Minds,” and “Medication”. Volume Two features cover songs including “Tomorrow Never Knows” (The Beatles), “White Freightliner Blues” (Townes Van Zandt), and “Child of the Moon” (The Rolling Stones).… READ MORE


COVID ALERT: Well, we gave it the old college try! Due to positive Covid tests within our touring party, we are forced to pull the plug on these dates (through Colorado Springs, CO on February 4). We really tried to make a go of it and are so bummed to have to do this.… READ MORE


Son Volt’s tenth album, Electro Melodier, will be available on July 30. The first two singles “Reverie” and “Diamonds and Cigarettes” are out now. The title ‘Electro Melodier’ is taken from the names of two vintage amplifiers from the late ‘40s and early ‘50s, also describes the album’s unique blend of folk, country, blues, soul and rock – an electric troubadour with melodies that hit and stick.… READ MORE