Will Groff is a music and culture writer based in Brooklyn. His work has also appeared in Pitchfork, No Depression, and other leading country music publications.
The Best Performances We Saw at Newport Folk Festival 2022
From Maren Morris’ solo debut to Joni Mitchell’s surprise appearance, here are the best things we saw at the 2022 Newport Folk Festival.
Joni Mitchell Joins Brandi Carlile, Wynonna Judd and More for Surprise Appearance at Newport Folk Festival
Allison Russell, Lucius and Marcus Mumford of Mumford & Sons are just a few of the acts who also joined Joni Mitchell on stage.
INTERVIEW: Michaela Anne Shifts Her Perspective on Stirring New Album ‘Oh to Be That Free’
The intensely personal new record examines what's really important in life — and what's okay to leave behind.
This Country Artist is Calling Out Homophobic Reactions to CMA Fest-Sponsored LGBTQ+ Event
"I will continue to celebrate Pride in country music because it feels good to be myself after feeling shame for so long."
CMA Fest to Feature LGBTQ+ Artist Showcase
"Country Proud" is the first LGBTQ+ artist activation at a major country music festival.
Ranking All 20 of Brooks & Dunn’s No. 1 Songs
There's never been another country duo like Brooks & Dunn!
Miranda Lambert Crushes ‘If I Was a Cowboy’ Performance at 2022 CMT Music Awards
Miranda Lambert delivered a pitch-perfect performance of "If I Was a Cowboy."
Gabby Barrett Shines on the 2022 CMT Music Awards Stage With ‘Pick Me Up’
Barrett's performance on the 2022 CMTs stage was pitch-perfect.
Keith Urban Opens the 2022 CMT Music Awards With Fiery ‘Wild Hearts’
The CMT Music Awards got off to a "wild" start.