With a band name like North Mississippi Allstars, it’s obvious these guys have a reverence for their native soil. Maybe that’s why their rendition of Bruce Springsteen’s “My Hometown” sounds so natural. Their heartfelt recording is the closing track on the compilation Dead Man’s Town: A Tribute to Born in the U.S.A., which will be released on Sept. 16…
Cody and Luther recently collaborated with Mavis Staples for a song on the upcoming film ‘Take Me to The River’. “Working with Mavis is pure magic. It means so much to capture her loving personality onscreen” said Cody, who also co-produced the film. “Everything you see in the film is candid and heartfelt. The love in the room, the heart in the music, and the power of her voice is all completely real and unscripted.”
Listen to NMA and Mavis Staples performing “I’ve Been Buked” here: Esquire Exclusive
A few months ago, during our Style Across America adventure, we found ourselves in Memphis, Tennessee, hanging with Cody and Luther Dickinson of North Mississippi Allstars fame. Not ones to squander an opportunity, we recorded this Live Session in the parking lot of our hotel in the early morning, using the AC plug in our loaner Chevy Silverado to power the homemade can guitar…
North Mississippi Allstars to play Bucknell University’s Weis Center for the Performing Arts Friday, September 26th in Lewisburg, PA. Part of their “Family Weekend,” tickets are available to students, non-students, seniors, and children.
The Southern Soul Assembly featuring Luther Dickinson, Anders Osborne, Marc Brossard and JJ Grey have announced a West Coast tour, traveling to 11 cities this coming November.
Inspired by their roots, these four singer/songwriters join together to deliver a genuinely special night of stories and songs. The Southern Soul Assembly Tour pays homage to its collectively rich and passionate relationship with Southern music culture.