Stoll Vaughan (Upstage Left View) — 22nd Annual Woody Guthrie Festival, 2019

Woodyfest 2019: Stoll Vaughan

Stoll Vaughan

Stoll Vaughan

Two-​time chart-​topper Stoll Vaughan [Sidenote: This is the fif­teenth post in our cov­er­age of the twenty-​second annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival. We’ll be alter­nat­ing our report­ing with essays and photo gal­leries from the sev­en­teenth fes­ti­val in , so check in often for a mix of old and new Woodyfest good­ness.]  [Sidenote: Vaughan’s first pair of albums, Hold On thru Sleep & Dreams and Love Like a Mule, each spent time in the Americana charts Top 10.] made his Woodyfest debut in . Vaughan took the Crystal Theatre stage .

The Kentucky native has toured with John Mellencamp, John Fogerty, James McMurtry, and Marty Stuart. His music has been fea­tured on numer­ous tele­vi­sion shows, includ­ing True Blood, Friday Night Lights, Shameless, and The Office.

[Woody Guthrie and Dylan] embraced wield­ing big truths as calls to action. Vaughan wor­ries the white noise and tv news/​social media cycle-​created Tower of Babel makes it harder for these truths to cut through. But he’s unde­terred.

Holly Gleason, Stoll Vaughan Is Not Afraid of Writing Big Truths, Proves It on So Righteous

Vaughan’s lat­est release, Desire’s Shape, debuted in . According to Vaughan’s web­site, all 2020 tour dates are can­celled, pre­sum­ably due to the coro­n­avirus pan­demic.

Gallery: Stoll Vaughan


About Chris J. Zähller

International Man of Mystery. Cocktail Nerd. Occasionally designs websites. Sometimes snaps a picture or two.

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