An interview with musician and activist Holly Near. The arc of her professional life has spanned more than five decades in a most unique fashion, singing for a more peaceful, equitable, just, and feminist world.
If making a fortune is your goal, a career in music will take you a long way—in the wrong direction. Working in the music industry today is attempting to thrive in a hostile environment. Only the very lucky, well-connected, or well-funded survive.
A new supergroup — Highwomen — is making music with a mission. They proudly call themselves a movement as much as a band, whose mission is clear: solidarity, specifically with other women in country music. Their debut album came out Friday.