Ann Powers nails it in her testimonial: "Longtime Chicagoan Fulks captures the fatalism of a heartlander who recognizes that, in a nation pledged to constant motion, to stay put is to be...Read more
“I took Robbie’s class on a whim,” Fey said. “I’m not musical. I was onstage at The Second City, and I thought it would be helpful if I could play the ukulele or the guitar in one of the sketches, the one called ‘Grandma’s Records.’"
It was an honor having the inimitable Robbie Fulks perform his new song "Sarah Jane" for us here at BSHQ and we filmed it for for all to see! The Bluegrass Situation premiered the video today, so grab a glass of wine this evening and get all weepy with this one. Watch it here.
The song is from Robbie's gorgeous new...Read more
Storied Chicago country music artist Robbie Fulks chatting with California punk bassist Mike Watt! What could go wrong? Well...nothing! These two get along great on this episode of the Watt From Pedro Show podcast and go real in-depth (seriously...they talk about Robbie singing Oscar the Grouch's "I Love Trash" as a kid and how Robbie wrote "Cigarette State" while...Read more
Robbie Fulks's spectacular Audiotree live session is here! Robbie and his band of fiddle, pedal steel, upright bass, and drums performed songs from the new album Upland Stories, as well as Fulksian classics. It's a thrill ride!
Rolling Stone Country shared an outstanding live video of Robbie Fulks performing "Alabama at Night," from his new album Upland Stories at our Chicago clubhouse The Hideout! It's pretty incredible. That guy sure can pick! And sing to boot! Watch it here.
As Rolling Stone describes, the song is inspired by James Agee's time spent with impoverished sharecroppers in Alabama during the Great...Read more