Son Volt

Son Volt is an American rock band formed in 1994 by Jay Farrar after the breakup of Uncle Tupelo. The band's current line-up consists of Farrar (vocals, guitar), Andrew DuPlantis (bass guitar), John Horton (guitar), Mark Patterson (drums), and Mark Spencer (keyboard, steel guitar). In addition to playing alternative rock, the band is considered a staple of the alternative country rock movement of the 1990s. The band's sound also is rooted in folk rock and Americana.

Son Volt
Son Volt playing at Wakarusa in 2005
Background information
OriginBelleville, IL, United States
GenresAlternative Rock, Alternative Country, Folk Rock, Americana.
Years active1994–present
LabelsTransmit Sound/Legacy
Warner Bros. Nashville
Associated actsUncle Tupelo


Blood Oranges
WebsiteOfficial website
MembersJay Farrar
Andrew DuPlantis
Jacob Edwards
John Horton
Mark Spencer
Past membersMike Heidorn
Dave Boquist
Jim Boquist
Eric Heywood
Brad Rice
Derry deBorja
Chris Masterson
Dave Bryson
Gary Hunt
Chris Frame