Catch Steve Earle’s intimate performance for Rolling Stone’s “In My Room” series.
By Trent Sell
There have been a number of artists putting on live streams and performance videos from the confines of their quarantine. Rolling Stone jumped on train releasing “In My Room,” an IGTV series that showcases artists performing music from their own homes during quarantine. Their latest release, an intimate performance by roots rocker Steve Earle. He dazzled us with one mic, his acoustic guitar, and storyteller lyrics.
Steve performed from his home in Fairview, Tennessee, explaining, “This isn’t my room, it’s my living room, which I’m not in very much anymore because I’m in New York most of the time.” His three song set featured some of his heavy hitters like “Christmas in Washington” and “Copperhead Road.” He started his performance with the folk ballad “John Henry Was a Steel Drivin’ Man”. You can’t but not help feeling refreshed after listening to this performance. It’s a brief escape from the daily noise that surrounds us. Steve signed off with a genuine goodbye of “Be good, stay well, wash your hands.”
You can find a number of other artists performing on the “In My Room” series. Such as, Brian Wilson, Nathaniel Rateliff, and a unique multiple FaceTime performance from Madrid-based band, Hindsband. Check out more on Rolling Stone “In My Room” IGTV series.