In this Black Gold Boom video, singer/songwriter Jessie Veeder reflects on how the oil boom in western North Dakota has affected her hometown.
Jessie Veeder’s new album is called “Nothing’s Forever.” The website is here.
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The PBS doc debuts May 18 on Prairie Public.
Jessie Veeder, Erik Koskinen, Kris Kitko and other musicians playing oilfield songs.
“I like it,” says one woman. “The fighting. The blood. The broken bones.”
Take a tour of oil country with photographer Ben Garvin.
“Rolling coal is more than a thing. I almost call it a movement.”
“I grew up on this place,” she says. “It’s pretty hard to leave.”
How a children’s book author became obsessed with the Bakken boom.