PLAYBILL PLAYLIST: Tony Winner Steve Kazee Picks His Favorite Indie-Rock and Alt-Country Songs

By Michael Gioia
09 Apr 2014

"Michigan Girls" (Califone). I saw this band open for Wilco at one of my first-ever NYC concerts back in 2002. I was blown away when I walked in and saw what looked like my dad's friends setting up on stage. Once they started playing though, I was transported back to growing up in a place full of music and musicians who were mysteries to the rest of the world crowing, picking and playing until the sun comes up. It came on as I was making this list, and fate felt they deserved a place on it. I was happy to oblige.

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