Reach back into the ND archive to pore over the four issues you missed in 2016:
Explore bluegrass from its origins to its future, through the eyes of the people who make all forms of bluegrass, including Tony Trischka, Claire Lynch, Béla Fleck, Noam Pikelny, Sierra Hull, and beyond.
This issue is dedicated to the long tradition of music as a tool for truth-telling and political commentary, including Woody Guthrie, the Dixie Chicks, John Prine, country music’s relationship with race, and more.
Roots music thrives at “home,” and this issue explores that idea with stories on Levon Helm’s barn shows, homebased labels like Kill Rock Stars, homegrown artists, family bands, and more.
Roots & Branches
Read up on the legacy and influence of Robert Burns, Big Mama Thornton, Japanese bluegrass, the harmonica in America, and more.