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Backstage Stories: Wonders, Relics, and a Beer Fridge

An article from Southern Cultures 17:4, The Music Issue

Daniel Coston

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Published: 12/2011
Subject: History, Music | University of North Carolina
eBook ISBN: 9780807872529


The headlining band were nasty rogues, hitting on freakishly skinny underage chicks while I heard it all half asleep."

Captured on film: Johnny Cash, Tift Merrit, the Avett Brothers, and many other artists. And some of them reveal their tales about the most celebrated and notorious space on any tour (aside from the stage itself).

This article appears in the 2011 Music issue of Southern Cultures.

Southern Cultures is published quarterly (spring, summer, fall, winter) by the University of North Carolina Press. The journal is sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Center for the Study of the American South.