There's no argument that the South has the best historical and, in my opinion, contemporary music there is.
A.A. Bondy - American Hearts
The Avett Brothers - Die Die Die
Caitlin Rose - Spare Me
Chatham County Line - Crop Comes In
The Civil Wars - Poison & Wine
Drive-By Truckers - Used to Be a Cop
Justin Townes Earle - Harlem River Blues