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Nashville-based rock and soul singer Maggie Rose invites the listener into her world as an independent artist in the male-dominated, often volatile, music industry. Maggie hosts candid conversations with her female musical heroes about their lives in and out of music, challenging the status quo, and changing the game for those coming up behind them.
 
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More than just a Grateful Dead Podcast, more than a music and culture show, something other than a Deadhead family of cosmic wanderers.... No Simple Road is a weekly podcast highlighting the musicians, authors, artists, comedians, and luminaries of the Jam Band scene, Festival world, Psychedelic community, and beyond! Join us on our long strange trip! Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/nosimpleroad.
 
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In this episode of Salute the Songbird, Maggie is joined by Lake Street Dive artists Rachael Price and Bridget Kearney. The pair share the story of how they met and formed the band, the things that make them work so well together, and what they love about being women in the music industry. As a band, Lake Street Dive epitomizes democracy in action:…
 
We are so excited to have Damion "Yella P" Pearson from Memphissippi Sounds on No Simple Road this week! One fated summer night in 2017 the paths of two uniquely gifted and talented Memphis musicians aligned in a club on Beale Street. Cameron Kimbrough, grandson of Junior Kimbrough and native of the famed Mississippi hill country, brought his raw, …
 
This week we are extremely excited to have John Lee Shannon of Circles Around The Sun on No Simple Road! We sit down with John to discuss how he landed the gig with CATS, how synchronicity has become more commonplace, how he met Neal Casal and how Neal's musical frequencies found their way into his DNA before he even knew the man, what it was like …
 
This week, singer-songwriter Brittney Spencer joins Maggie to talk about pursuing a career in country music, her approach to songwriting, and what it's like to live a creative life in public. The two discuss the experience of moving into the Nashville scene from Maryland, and Brittney explains what she wants her audience to get from listening to he…
 
We're honored this week to have Gary Waldman as our guest on No Simple Road. Gary is Neal Casal's long-time friend and manager as well as the executive producer of 'Highway Butterfly: The Songs Of Neal Casal' and the founder and Executive Director of the Neal Casal Music Foundation. With a list of titles like that you know this conversation goes de…
 
GRAMMY nominated singer-songwriter Yola joins Maggie to talk about defining herself on her own terms, the diverse influences that can be found in her music, and her dedication to advocating for others. Yola shares the story of the song she wrote the night of her mother’s funeral and why Womanhood is the best squad to be a part of. Yola released her…
 
We're stoked this week to have Ethan Miller of Howlin Rain as our guest on No Simple Road this week! Over nearly 20 years, Howlin Rain may have become the quintessential independent American rock ’n roll band: a steam-spitting Hydra of cranked guitars, kicking asphalt dust through a kaleidoscoping travelogue of desert motels and dives, volleying fo…
 
We’re so excited to have Andy Frasco on No Simple Road for his 3rd time and we're basically going to therapy together with this conversation! We jump right to the action this week and start digging into why Andy has such a hard time accepting his successes, why we struggle against our happiness, what makes us keep reaching for something bigger whil…
 
Nic Clark had a fairly unconventional childhood, which is perhaps one reason why his first album, Love Your Life / Songs for the Whole Family, came out youth-centric. It wasn’t that he wasn’t supported— in fact, his mom got him the certificate that allowed him to play in bars at the tender age of twelve. It was the school thing. His school system i…
 
This week, Maggie welcomes Nicole Barsalona, artist manager, entertainment consultant, and President of the non-profit organization Women In Music. Maggie and Nicole discuss balancing a career in the music industry with having a family, the importance of having a mentor, and the work that Women In Music is doing to level the playing field for women…
 
The third album from Maggie Rose, Have a Seat is the work of a phenomenally gifted artist showing the full extent of her power. After years of honing her chops and making her name as a force-of-nature vocalist, the Nashville-based singer/songwriter has dreamed up her own unbridled collision of rock-and-roll, soul, folk, funk, and R&B: a fittingly e…
 
We are so stoked to have Pat Ferguson as our guest on No Simple Road this week! Pat Ferguson is a nationally recognized guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist. His sound channels Americana, Bluegrass, and Folk and is deeply influenced by his Upper Mississippi River musical roots. He's got a new album coming out titled 'The Confidence Man' with appeara…
 
In this episode, Maggie is joined by Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig, who together make up the duo Lucius. Jess and Holly tell Maggie about the early days of their collaboration, how their unique sound and bold visual presence came together, and how they've navigated relationships in and out of the band over the years. The three discuss what's next fo…
 
We're stoked to have Grant Livingston as our guest on No Simple Road this week! Grant Livingston is a singer/songwriter who delivers immersive grooves and contemplative lyricism in the form of transcendental folk music. His debut album, Grant & Friends, is a collection of heartfelt original songs that showcase Livingston’s timeless, yet innovative …
 
We are extremely excited to Have Waynard Scheller of Rainbow Full Of Sound as our guest on No Simple Road this week! Waynard and Rainbow Full Of Sound are an east coast GD cover band, which in October will start a 21 show run in homage to the complete Europe ’72 tour. We talk with Waynard about how he knew what he wanted to be when he grew up, what…
 
Singer-songwriter Jade Bird joins Maggie to talk about her approach to songwriting, where she draws her inspiration from, and why social media can adversely affect creativity. Jade explains how she developed her sound, and why she often prefers to write without a collaborator. Jade’s powerful voice offers a winsome mix of folk, pop, and rustic Amer…
 
We are super excited to have Family Mystic on No Simple Road this week! Family Mystic is a local Portland, Oregon based collection of community cultivators, visionaries and some incredible musicians. Playing free shows in parks and local squares around the country, the guys just finished a West Coast tour and spend some time on The Porch with us ta…
 
We are extremely excited to have Vince Herman as our guest on No Simple Road this week! Things are just more fun when Vince Herman is around, and since helping co-found Leftover Salmon over a quarter century ago, Leftover Salmon shows have always been the most fun. Herman moved to Boulder, CO from Morgantown, West Virginia, where he was attending W…
 
Jeannie Seely is one of the most accomplished, influential women in music. She’s a member of the Grand Ole Opry, a Grammy winning artist and an incredible, prolific songwriter. In this episode, Maggie and Jeannie talk about being a woman in the music industry and whether things have changed since the 60’s, when she got her start. Jeannie has so man…
 
We are super excited to have Michael Palmisano on No Simple Road this week! Michael Palmisano is an Award Winning GIT Grad, Founder of PRS Sponsored Guitargate, One Of The Largest Online Guitar Learning Communities In The World With 85k+ students. He has been playing guitar since he was 5, and gigging and teaching professionally for the last 15+ ye…
 
This week on No Simple Road we are super excited to have Marcus Rezak as our guest! Known as a master of jazz improvisation and a seasoned artist of the sit-in, Rezak is a frequent call among bands and musicians. Rezak’s 2018 debut as a bandleader saw him collaborating alongside Kris Myers and Joel Cummins of Umphrey’s McGee, Arthur Barrow of Frank…
 
Maggie Rose is joined by artist and musician Hannah Hooper, who is the frontwoman of Grouplove. Hannah tells Maggie about the life stories behind Grouplove’s albums, why they work so well together as a band, and finding her voice and passion through performing. Hannah Hooper is an American artist and musician based out of Atlanta. Her work deals wi…
 
It's been a long journey for the past 19 months. We all know it's true. This mid-week short drop is a few of The Conductor's thoughts and ideas on heading back out into the musical community and seeing our collective trip with some new lenses and renewed sense of gratitude. Also, he just wanted to ride in the car or plane with you as you travel to …
 
We are super excited to have Skerik as our guest on No Simple Road this week! Decade upon decade, Skerik remains the tireless steward for one of modern music's most diverse, adventurous & passionate bodies of work. Skerik's world is one where dialogue flows freely between wildly disparate strains of musical thought... where no borders exist between…
 
Grammy-nominated Shannon McNally is a prolific, wide ranging singer-songwriter whose recent album, The Waylon Sessions, revisits the songs of Waylon Jennings. Shannon tells Maggie about putting the album together with some of Waylon’s former bandmates and the many musicians who were influenced by his music. The two discuss the early days of her car…
 
We've got two for one this week on No Simple Road! We start off this week with a recap of our trip to Hershey, Pennsylvania to see Phish! Next, we welcome the founder of The Peace Bus, Kwabi Amoah-Forson, to the show for a discussion about his mission to spread peace across this land! The Peace Bus was conceptualized from the desire to create a spa…
 
A mid-week special episode with Starfinder Stanley and Hawk from The Owsley Stanley Foundation. The Owsley Stanley Foundation is a 501c(3) non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of “Bear’s Sonic Journals,” Owsley’s archive of more than 1,300 live concert soundboard recordings from the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, including recordings by …
 
This week we are stoked to have Davvy Glab as our guest on No Simple Road. This is a super fun and laughter filled episode! Davvy is a YouTube creator, guitarist, actor, and one-half of the 'Toby & Davvy' YouTube channel. Davvy teaches Grateful Dead songs on YouTube every week with his show 'Play Dead' as well as doing 'Drink and a Joint' & 'Live C…
 
We are super excited this week to have Elliott Peck as our guest! As one of the most sought-after vocalists on the West Coast, Elliott Peck has made a name for herself lending harmonies to everyone from Phil Lesh and Bob Weir to Jackie Greene and Reid Genauer. As a member of the band Midnight North, she’s appeared on bills with the likes of Bonnie …
 
Maggie sits down with singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Valerie June in this episode of Salute the Songbird. Valerie talks about how growing up in Memphis in Church of Christ communities shaped her music, shares her thoughts and process on songwriting, and what it means to be a dreamer. Beginning with her 2013 breakout album Pushin’ Again…
 
This week No Simple Road is extremely excited to have Funk You as our guest! Friends, fun, and love comprise the ethos of Funk You, a nine-piece musical juggernaut from Augusta, Georgia. Motivated by a love of liver performance and armed with a captivating sonic presence, the band places a healthy helping of soul atop a funky backbeat that continue…
 
This week we are super honored and excited to bring you the one and only Benny 'Burle' Galloway! When Yonder Mountain String Band arrived in Colorado from Illinois, trying to make its name in the bluegrass world, they needed a friend who knew the ropes. Benny Galloway was their man. Galloway had been a part of the Colorado acoustic-music scene sinc…
 
In this episode of Salute the Songbird, Maggie sits down with journalist and broadcaster Kelly McCartney. Kelly tells Maggie about growing up in rural Louisiana and why she finally committed herself to journalism after years of moving around inside the music industry. She discusses her unique approach to interviewing, the activism that’s an importa…
 
We are extremely stoked this week to have Chris Pandolfi of The Infamous Stringdusters as our guest! We get right down to business with Chris discussing some of the deeper aspects of being a musician and also a human being, like not letting your mistakes become part of your identity, how practice and repetition open the door to 'the zone', ways to …
 
We are excited to bring you Lauren Murphy of The Psychedelics and Deb Grabein of The Sound Field this week on No Simple Road! Lauren Murphy shares more than a little with The Sound Field, not the least of which are the musicians David Salvia and Mark Karan. The latter, who co-produced Psychedelics with Murphy herself at Dauphin Street Sound in Mobi…
 
We are extremely excited to have Greg Loiacono of The Mother Hips as our guest on No Simple Road this week! From his first gigs with the legendary The Mother Hips all the way up to his most recent solo album Mystic Traces Greg Loiacono has always been driven by one unwavering desire: to connect. In music, he found a direct conduit to the soul, a mi…
 
Joining Maggie this week is musician and singer-songwriter Noelle Scaggs, co-front person for Fitz and the Tantrums. Noelle talks to Maggie about her organization Diversify the Stage and its mission to actively build a more diverse and inclusive workforce in the concert, event, and touring industries. The two discuss Noelle's exceptional career, na…
 
We are super stoked to have Chad Staehly from The High Hawks as our guest on No Simple Road this week! In mythology, the hawk is often associated with intuition, healing, spiritual awareness, unification. They seem to appear when you need them most, evoking a feeling of clarity, focus, or maybe courage. The six members of this outfit met on the roa…
 
We're super excited this week to bring you Marc Brownstein of The Disco Biscuits! While Marc is best known as the bass player of the Disco Biscuits, he has long been active as the co-founder of HeadCount.org, the preeminent voter registration group in the live music world, and plays with multiple other acts such as Starkitchen and Younger Brother. …
 
In this episode, Maggie is joined by singer/songwriter Amythyst Kiah to talk about her new album and the experiences that led to her success. Amythyst shares stories from growing up in Tennessee, how support and encouragement from her parents helped her overcome issues with identity and anxiety, and the impact that music and writing has had on her …
 
We are stoked today to bring you Brian Lagerstrom from Weeds & Sardines! Weeds & Sardines is a wildly popular YouTube cooking channel that was born out of the Pandemic! While Lagerstrom started making videos during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, his move into YouTube began long before we grew sick of the word “pivot.” When, like many A…
 
This week we welcome Mike Allen, creator of Jamband Workout! Jamband Workout is an exercise and fitness program. Each installment of the series provides a fitness routine soundtracked by the music of jam acts such as Phish and the Grateful Dead to guide his fellow music fans on a path to improving their health. Jamband Workout has posted a video ev…
 
This week on No Simple Road we welcome Craig MacArthur of Casual Coalition! Born on the stage of countless nights at Terrapin Crossroads, The Casual Coalition are a branch from the "community music tree" that was planted at the Marin county venue, owned by Grateful Dead bassist, Phil Lesh. The Casual Coalition features an always rotating musical ca…
 
Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sierra Hull joins Maggie for this first episode of Season 2. Sierra tells Maggie about her first Grand Ole Opry experience, how she discovered her sound as an artist, and what she learned by working with her longtime idols, like Alison Krauss. In her first 25 years alone, Sierra Hull hit more milestones t…
 
We are proud to have the one and only Reverend Freakchild as our guest this week! In the tradition of such Holy Blues Reverends as Reverend Gary Davis - such is the irreverent Reverend Freakchild. The Rev. primarily performs solo acoustic these days but has also recently recorded with some amazing musicians including Melvin Seals, Mark Karan, Chris…
 
We are extremely excited this week to have John Morgan Kimock as our guest! John is a Drummer, Composer, and Producer residing in Brooklyn NY. He grew up in Northern California performing at a young age with his father Steve Kimock (Bob Weir, Bruce Hornsby). He composed at an early age on the game Simon as well as with Peruvian throat singers and a…
 
This episode was recorded live at City Winery in Nashville with guests from season one of Salute the Songbird. Maggie welcomes Jillette Johnson, Kalie Shorr, and Nicole Atkins to the stage for live conversation and performance. Salute the Songbird is brought to you by Osiris Media. Hosted by Maggie Rose. Produced by Austin Marshall, Maggie Rose, Ki…
 
This week we are excited to bring you Ervin Stellar as our guest on No Simple Road! Ervin Stellar is the public persona of Andrew Jordan, who moved from New York to Nashville following his 2018 album, The Moment. That relocation is referenced in the first line of Nothing to Prove’s title track, setting up a series of musical snapshots that encompas…
 
What could be more perfect for our 200th episode than to have the one and only Donna Jean Godchaux-MacKay as our guest?! We're incredibly honored to talk to Donna and hear about her journey with The Band Beyond Description! Donna sang with the Grateful Dead from 1972 until 1979 but her musical trip didn't end there! In 2009, Donna Jean formed a bra…
 
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