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We Called It First: World Loves Hurray For The Riff Raff

The music world was quite a buzz this week, with Hurray For The Riff Raff’s major label debut making major waves. NPR, Paste, SPIN — all wrote glowing reviews for “Small Town Heroes” by the New Orleans group.

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The Southern Minute with Sheryl Crow

Nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow‘s first country album, Feels Like Home, comes out tomorrow (September 10). “Feels Like Home is an extension of songs people know me for—“If It Makes You Happy,” “Strong Enough”—and rock songs inspired by country music,” Sheryl says. “It’s just more dedicated to country instrumentation: more pedal steel, more twangy guitars, more fiddles.” Last week, Southern Living […]

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Hot List: Alabama Music, Austin Eats and Modern Art

Every Monday we bring you the SL Hot List, a round up of the five latest and greatest things to hit the South. Consider it your weekly update on our region’s most buzzworthy food, culture, and style news.

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The Southern Minute with Holly Williams

This past weekend, musician Holly Williams took the stage at our Nashville Idea House as our latest performance in the Southern Living Biscuits & Jam concert series, presented by AT&T U-Verse.

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Street Style: Bonnaroo Edition

It’s usually festivals like Coachella in Southern California and Lollapolooza in Chicago that get all the hype for its attendees having the best style, while Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tennessee, gets the rap of being more grunge and granola. This year we set out with the intention of disproving this notion. Here are some of the chicest music lovers we spotted at […]

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Summer 2013 Southern Playlist

We asked music writer Rachael Maddux to curate a playlist of Southern-bred tunes that you’ll want to listen to on repeat all summer. From upbeat rock songs to play while cruising around town on a sunny day to melodic ballads for kicking back on the porch, these songs will be your soundtrack for the season. Turn it up. By: Rachael […]

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The Birmingham Bands You Need To Know

Birmingham, Alabama’s music scene is blowing up: Homegrown bands are playing major music fests such as Banditos at this weekend’s Hangout Music Festival, while a new music venue, Iron City, is bringing bands such as Neutral Milk Hotel to the city. To get the low-down on the top emerging talent from Birmingham, we asked one of the city’s biggest music advocates […]

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5 Things You Need to Know This Week

Every Monday we bring you the SL Hot List, a round up of the five latest and greatest things to hit the South. Consider it your weekly update on our region’s most buzzworthy food, culture, and style news.

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Nashville’s Steeplechase: Tailgating in Style

Today marks the 72nd running of the Iroquois Steeplechase, Nashville tradition hosted at Percy Warner Park. To get the inside scoop on the big event, check out The Complete Guide to the Iroquois Steeplechase from our May issue, in which we give you an overview of Steeplechase’s history and provide a tear-and-go break down of the track. Meanwhile, enjoy these […]

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Giveaway: Hangout Music Festival Tickets

Like great music? Love the beach? So do we! That’s why we are counting down the days to Hangout Music Festival, the biggest beachfront concert in the country, taking over Gulf Shores May 17-19. This year’s headliners include Gainesville-bred Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Stevie Wonder and Kings of Leon for three-days of live music by the sea. If you […]

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