By practically any standard, Cory Chisel is a success. He has recorded two critically acclaimed albums, 2009’s Death Won’t Send A Letter and 2012’s Old Believers, with his band The Wandering Sons. He has toured the world with his friend and collaborator, Norah Jones. He has recorded with Rosanne Cash, and received a Grammy nomination for penning the title track to Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell’s 2015 album, The Traveling Kind. In 2013, Chisel helped to create a free music festival, Mile Of Music, in his hometown of Appleton, Wis., that now attracts 60,000 fans and hosts around 900 concerts per year.