Sturgill Simpson

Video: John Prine – “Knockin’ on Your Screen Door”

John Prine's intimate and often hilarious The Tree of Forgiveness, the singer-songwriter's first album of original songs in 13 years, came out in April, and rewards…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 10, 2018

Watch John Prine Play “Summer’s End” With Sturgill Simpson and Brandi Carlile on Colbert

John Prine's new album The Tree of Forgiveness is out today, and the acclaimed singer-songwriter celebrated with a performance on The Late Show With Stephen…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 13, 2018

Watch Chris Stapleton Bring Out Sturgill Simpson For His SNL Performance

Last night, Chris Stapleton was the featured musical guest on Saturday Night Live and for the performance, Stapleton was joined by Sturgill Simpson to play…
Rob Arcand / January 28, 2018

Sturgill Simpson Calls for Gun Control and Marriage Equality While Busking Outside of CMAs

The Country Music Association Awards are being held in Nashville right now. But Sturgill Simpson has never had much love for the country music establishment,…
Stereogum / November 8, 2017

Guns N’ Roses Are On Tour With a Completely Insane Set of Opening Acts

Last year, for the first time in over a decade, Guns N' Roses--the real Guns N' Roses, or a pretty good approximation of it--started playing…
Andy Cush / May 25, 2017

Grammys 2017: Watch Sturgill Simpson Perform “All Around You” With the Dap-Kings

Sturgill Simpson gave a rousing performance of his song "All Around You" at the Grammy Awards tonight, one of the highlights from his August LP A Sailor's Guide to Earth. He was…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 12, 2017

Grammys 2017 Winners: Adele Beats Beyoncé for Record, Album of the Year

The 2017 Grammy Awards took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles tonight. Adele was this year's big winner, taking home Album of the Year and Best…
Anna Gaca / February 12, 2017

The 50 Best Albums of 2016

There's been no shortage of pessimism about 2016—a year that was plagued with fear, hatred, and confusion. In music, that ugliness was often confronted head-on,…
SPIN Staff / December 12, 2016

Watch Sturgill Simpson Perform on The Charlie Rose Show

Country star Sturgill Simpson was a guest on The Charlie Rose Show earlier this week and today a 30 minute video was released featuring the…
Sadie Bell / October 14, 2016

Sturgill Simpson’s ‘A Sailor’s Guide to Earth’ Might Top This Week’s Albums Chart

Sturgill Simpson's third album, A Sailor’s Guide to Earth, is shaping up to be his most successful. The project may sell approximately 45,000 equivalent album units in its…
Brian Josephs / April 21, 2016

Sturgill Simpson and Stephen Colbert Teach You How to Behave at Waffle House

Unlikely country duo Sturgill Simpson and Stephen Colbert played a new song on the Late Show last night. It's called "No Shirt, No Shoes, No Knuckleheads," and it's…
Anna Gaca / April 19, 2016

Review: Sturgill Simpson Preps a Son of a Sailor on ‘A Sailor’s Guide to Earth’

At age 37 and only three records into his career, Sturgill Simpson carries with him a sack of lore. He’s the guy who wrote 400…
Jeremy D. Larson / April 13, 2016

Stream Sturgill Simpson’s New Album, ‘A Sailor’s Guide To Earth’

Country Kentuckian Sturgill Simpson expects to release his new album, A Sailor’s Guide to Earth, on April 15, and now he's streaming the entire thing…
Rachel Brodsky / April 7, 2016

Listen to Sturgill Simpson’s Country Cover of Nirvana’s ‘In Bloom’

Outlaw country crooner Sturgill Simpson is releasing a new album next month, and today he shared a cut from his forthcoming LP A Sailor's Guide to Earth:…
James Grebey / March 24, 2016

Sturgill Simpson Shares Grim ‘Brace For Impact (Live A Little)’ Video

A few days back, psych-country singer Sturgill Simpson released his brooding single "Brace for Impact (Live a Little)," along with the news of a new…
Rachel Brodsky / March 10, 2016
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