Chris Stapleton took the coveted Country Album of the Year award at the Grammys on Feb. 15. He also won for Best Country Solo Performance and paid tribute to B.B. King. Stapleton's song "Might as Well Get Stoned" is on his prize-winning album, "Traveler."
On Kacey Musgraves' sophomore disc, "Pageant Material," the country crooner continues to deliver her message of self-acceptance. Among the things she accepts is marijuana; pot references are sprinkled throughout the album like dab hits.
For their eighth studio album, Slightly Stoopid fuse reggae, folk, funk, punk and metal into one giant melting pot. Catch them on tour with Dirty Heads starting July 8.
In preparation for the upcoming Grateful Dead 50th anniversary shows in California and Illinois in June and July, guest guitarist Trey Anastasio has been working on songs with Dead bassist Phil Lesh and his son Graham. Watch "Going Down the Road Feelin' Bad."
One of the finest purveyors of roots reggae and its fertile dancehall/dub/ska offshoots, England's the Skints continue to grow exponentially with their third album, "FM."