Hangin' & Sangin'

Hangin' & Sangin'

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Hangin’ & Sangin’ offers up casual conversation and acoustic performances by some of your favorite roots artists, from Americana to folk, country, blues, bluegrass, Southern soul, and rock & roll. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney.


111 - Jontavious Willis & Jerron Paxton
Nov 29 • 52 min
Blues men Jontavious Willis and Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton discuss how the broad roots of the blues tree reach into so many different styles, times, and lives. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney.
110 - The Oshima Brothers
Nov 15 • 48 min
The Oshima Brothers talk about building their careers one song and one show at a time as they tour around in support of their 2019 EP, Under the Same Stars. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney.
109 - Jonah Tolchin
Nov 1 • 49 min
Jonah Tolchin talks about how artists from Jackson Browne to Muddy Waters influence the rootsy, bluesy blend of folk music that makes up his latest release, Fires for the Cold. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney.
108 - Michaela Anne
Oct 25 • 52 min
Singer/songwriter Michaela Anne makes a strong case for feminism’s place in country music in both conversation and song, including her latest release, Desert Dove. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney.
107 - Waylon Payne
Oct 18 • 54 min
Country songwriter Waylon Payne tells his story in all its broken and bruised glory as he readies to release his second solo record, The Prodigal, in early 2020. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney.
106 - The Steel Wheels
Oct 11 • 48 min
Americana quintet the Steel Wheels look back over their 10-year career and delve into their new sound, as evidenced on their latest release, Over the Trees. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney.
105 - Steve Forbert
Oct 4 • 47 min
It’s songwriting icon Steve Forbert discussing a lengthy, highly acclaimed career that has no end in sight. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney.
104 - Robert Randolph
Sep 27 • 59 min
It’s pedal steel pioneer Robert Randolph talking about where he came from, where he’s going, and the Brighter Days album that marks where he is. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney.
103 - The Ballroom Thieves
Sep 20 • 52 min
It’s folk-rock trio the Ballroom Thieves who have relentlessly played more shows and released more records over the past eight years than most other working bands in Americana. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney.
102 - Live from the Americana Music Honors & Awards
Sep 13 • 53 min
We’re live on the red carpet at the 2019 Americana Music Honors & Awards show in Nashville talking to Brandi Carlile, Rhiannon Giddens & Our Native Daughters, Amanda Shires, I’m With Her, Mark Erelli, and more. Produced and hosted by music journalist…
101 - Wallis Bird
Sep 6 • 50 min
It’s Irish powerhouse Wallis Bird taking time out of her first-ever US tour to discuss her passions and pursuits, including her new album, Woman. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney.
100 - Natalia Zukerman
Aug 30 • 48 min
It’s singer, songwriter, painter Natalia Zukerman talking about the inspirations and influences behind her latest multi-media performance piece, The Women Who Rode Away. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney.
99 - Hawktail
Aug 23 • 49 min
Roots music foursome called Hawktail — comprised of Brittany Haas, Paul Kowert, Jordan Tice, Dominick Leslie — discusses what happens when four stellar players join forces, as on their latest release, Unless. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly…
98 - Red Molly
Aug 16 • 46 min
Roots music trio Red Molly talks about what goes into keeping a band in harmony over the years, on the road and on the record, including their latest One for All & All for One EP. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney.
97 - Eilen Jewell
Aug 9 • 54 min
Singer/songwriter Eilen Jewell has made a career out of exploring the roots of early American music, from folk to blues to country, and continues to do so on her new album, Gypsy. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney.
96 - Live from Newport Folk Festival
Jul 31 • 112 min
It’s a “Live from Newport Folk Festival” episode featuring Our Native Daughters, Amy Ray, Angie McMahon, Charley Crockett, Devon Gilfillian, and many more. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney.
95 - Best of… Blues Rockers
May 13 • 48 min
It’s a “Best of” collection featuring enlightening rounds and performances by some of our favorite blues rockers, including Larkin Poe, Fantastic Negrito, Cedric Burnside, and more. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney.
94 - Best of… Songwriting Heroes
May 1 • 54 min
It’s a “Best of” collection featuring enlightening rounds and performances by some of our favorite songwriters, including Indigo Girls, Kim Richey, Mary Gauthier, and more. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney.
93 - Amelia White
Apr 22 • 46 min
Singer/songwriter Amelia White talks about the natural and emotional inspirations that fill her most recent release, Rhythm of the Rain. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney.
92 - Courtney Marie Andrews
Apr 15 • 42 min
Singer/songwriter Courtney Marie Andrews stops by and catches her breath after a whirlwind year on the road supporting her latest release, May Your Kindness Remain. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney.
91 - John Paul White
Apr 8 • 53 min
Singer/songwriter John Paul White crashes the classic country gates with his Roy Orbison-infused new album, The Hurting Kind. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
90 - Ron Pope
Mar 25 • 45 min
Singer/songwriter Ron Pope talks about stripping it all down to revisit his debut album on its 10-year anniversary with an acoustic tour. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
89 - Emily Scott Robinson
Mar 18 • 46 min
Singer/songwriter Emily Scott Robinson talks about real-life stories and inspirations behind her new release, Traveling Mercies. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
88 - Tommy Emmanuel & John Knowles
Mar 4 • 48 min
Guitar masters Tommy Emmanuel & John Knowles talk about finally fulfilling their long-time dream of collaborating on their new release, Heart Songs. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
87 - Larkin Poe
Feb 25 • 48 min
Roots rock duo Larkin Poe talk about the swaggering sound that infuses all of their work, including their most recent release, Venom & Faith. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
86 - Liz Brasher
Feb 18 • 47 min
Southern soul singer Liz Brasher reveals and reckons with the multitude of influences that come together in her music, as evidenced on her most recent release, Painted Image. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
85 - Kim Richey
Feb 11 • 50 min
Singer/songwriter Kim Richey digs deep into her own songwriting process and how it has evolved into what can be heard on her most recent release, Edgeland. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
84 - Will Hoge
Feb 4 • 48 min
Singer/songwriter Will Hoge lays out the thinking and passion behind his latest collection of protest songs, My American Dream. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
83 - Maya de Vitry
Jan 28 • 46 min
Singer/songwriter Maya de Vitry who came up in the folk world as a member of the Stray Birds, is now taking a solo flight with her wonderful new album, Adaptations. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
82 - Ryan Culwell
Jan 18 • 43 min
Singer/songwriter Ryan Culwell moved from Texas to Tennessee to dive into a music career that has led to the release of a couple of stunning albums, including his latest, The Last American. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in…
81 - Mary Bragg
Jan 7 • 27 min
Singer/songwriter Mary Bragg talks about the process of writing, producing, and engineering her new album, Violets as Camouflage. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
80 - Holiday Honky-Tonk Hoedown
Dec 21, 2018 • 27 min
It’s a Holiday Honky-Tonk Hoedown with Lillie Mae, Joshua Hedley, Wild Ponies, Little Bandit, Jon Byrd, and Giri & Uma Peters. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
79 - Rachel Baiman
Dec 17, 2018 • 26 min
Folk singer/songwriter Rachel Baiman delves into the issues of the day in both conversation and song, as she discusses her recent solo EP, as well as this year’s 10 String Symphony album. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in…
78 - Kristina Murray
Dec 10, 2018 • 26 min
Country singer/songwriter Kristina Murray talks about the dues she paid in Colorado bars and Nashville honky-tonks as she worked her way toward her latest release, Southern Ambrosia. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville,…
77 - Jon Byrd
Dec 3, 2018 • 27 min
Nashville legend Jon Byrd hangs and sangs in support of his thinking-man’s brand of country music, as found on all his albums, including 2017’s Dirty Ol’ River. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
76 - Lauren Morrow
Nov 26, 2018 • 27 min
Country singer/songwriter Lauren Morrow steps out on her own and into the studio in support of her new self-titled EP after leading the Whiskey Gentry for the past few years. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
75 - Amy Ray
Nov 19, 2018 • 27 min
Folk-rock icon Amy Ray steps out of the Indigo Girls and into the studio to talk about her new solo album, Holler. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
74 - The Watson Twins
Nov 12, 2018 • 27 min
Indie folk duo the Watson Twins stop by to discuss the new direction they took on their latest release, DUO. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
73 - Katie Pruitt
Nov 5, 2018 • 27 min
Singer/songwriter Katie Pruitt, a young artist on the rise, stops in to tell her story and sing some songs off her OurVinyl Live Session EP. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
72 - Ben Glover
Oct 29, 2018 • 27 min
Irish singer/songwriter Ben Glover talks about the collaborative community and process that played such huge parts in his latest release, Shorebound. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
71 - Mary Gauthier
Oct 16, 2018 • 27 min
Singer/songwriter Mary Gauthier talks about the power of music to both heal and provoke, as evidenced on her latest release, Rifles & Rosary Beads. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
70 - Amythyst Kiah
Oct 15, 2018 • 26 min
Southern Gothic folk singer Amythyst Kiah talks about her past and future projects, including a collaboration with Rhiannon Giddens, Leyla McCalla, and Allison Russell. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
69 - Cedric Burnside
Oct 8, 2018 • 27 min
Hill Country Blues man Cedric Burnside leans into his life’s calling and carries his family’s legacy forward on his latest release, Benton County Relic. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
68 - Matthew Perryman Jones
Oct 1, 2018 • 27 min
Singer/songwriter Matthew Perryman Jones digs deeps into the thoughts and emotions the make up his new album, The Waking Hours. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
67 - Caleb Caudle
Sep 24, 2018 • 26 min
Singer/songwriter Caleb Caudle debuts two new tunes and talks about the life, the lyrics, and the legacies that intersected on his latest album, Crushed Coins. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
66 - Fantastic Negrito
Sep 17, 2018 • 27 min
Blues-rocker Fantastic Negrito delves into the past, present, and future life that is reflected in the art of his latest release, Please Don’t Be Dead. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
65 - Kathy Mattea
Sep 10, 2018 • 27 min
Country, folk, and bluegrass singer Kathy Mattea pops into the studio to talk about her career as an interpreter of songs, as well as her new release, Pretty Bird. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
64 - Erin Rae
Aug 27, 2018 • 27 min
Folk singer Erin Rae stops into the studio and digs into the songs on her latest release, Putting on Airs. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
63 - Joshua Hedley
Aug 20, 2018 • 26 min
Country crooner Joshua Hedley talks about the magic and music that it took to create Mr. Jukebox. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
62 - Elise Davis
Aug 13, 2018 • 27 min
Roots-rocker Elise Davis talks about turning her gaze both inward and outward on her latest release, Cactus. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
61 - Katie Herzig
Aug 6, 2018 • 27 min
Singer/songwriter Katie Herzig gets back to her acoustic roots for her new Delicate EP. Hangin’ & Sangin’ is produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
60 - Robby Hecht & Caroline Spence
Jul 30, 2018 • 26 min
Singer/songwriters Robby Hecht and Caroline Spence hang and sang in support of their recent duo release, Two People. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
59 - Birdtalker
Jul 23, 2018 • 27 min
Birdtalker’s Zack and Dani Green stop by the studio to talk about the big melodies and even bigger ideas that fill their debut album, One. Produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.
58 - Indigo Girls
Jul 16, 2018 • 26 min
Folk icons the Indigo Girls hang backstage at the Ryman Auditorium to discuss their new Live with the University of Colorado Symphony Orchestra record. Hangin’ & Sangin’ is produced and hosted by music journalist Kelly McCartney in Nashville, Tennessee.