Jacob Thomas Jr. And Lily Costner Cover Fleetwood Mac’s “Go Your Own Way”

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The Artist: Nashville singer-songwriter Jacob Thomas Jr. The Song: A sweet cover of Fleetwood Mac’s “Go Your Own Way,” from Thomas’ stark, magnetic debut album Original Sin. The harmony is supplied by fellow roots artist Lily Costner. Fun Fact: Thomas Jr. has been a bandleader for Southern Ground recording artist Sonia Leigh, and a member of […]

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Nickel Creek Relight The Flame At Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium


There’s a tipping point with nostalgia where, when you get enough of it in one room, the wistful warmth of a memory recollected becomes full-blown, palpable electricity. At the first of Nickel Creek’s two-night return to Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium this past weekend, that collective nostalgia provided a charged backdrop for one of the most anticipated reunions […]

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Jack White Breaks A World Record On Record Store Day

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Steady As She Goes: Jack White delivers world’s fastest studio-to-store record for Record Store Day 2014 Just after 10 a.m. Saturday, Jack White took the stage in the Blue Room at the Nashville headquarters of his label, Third Man Records, flanked by a pair of escorts in full 1970s motorcycle cop regalia. “Thank you for […]

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Six Takeaways From Bruce Springsteen’s Show In Nashville

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#1 Every Bruce Springsteen show I’ve seen has been better than the last, and every show I’ve seen has been amazing. #2 The songs from the last few albums are made for live performance. “High Hopes,” “41 Shots,” “Death To My Hometown” and “Shackled And Drawn” more than held their own among more classic material […]

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Bruce Springsteen At The Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN 4/18/14

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Mac DeMarco Wins Friends With Salad Days

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Mac DeMarco’s new album Salad Days marks a change in tone and style for the Canadian singer-songwriter. Deep in a seemingly never-ending tour, DeMarco approached the album with the intent that it could be presented solo acoustic or with a band, and the result is a breezy, charmingly honest, and undeniably strange compilation of tunes […]

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Here’s The Lineup For Musicians Corner’s Acoustic Stage

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Musicians Corner is a free weekly concert series at Centennial Park in Nashville, which will run from May 3 to June 28 . The inaugural concert will feature Holly Williams, The David Mayfield Parade and Jars of Clay. In addition to the main stage, there will be a special Acoustic Stage, sponsored by Lightning 100. […]

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Stream Denney and The Jets’ Mexican Coke

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The Band: Party-starting, sax-toting Nashville rock and rollers Denney and The Jets The Album: Mexican Coke, out April 8th. Pre-order it here on CD, vinyl and cassette. Songwriter Says: “I don’t know what these songs are about or who they are about,”frontman Chris Denney tells us, “but they aren’t about me, wink wink. Hey, hey, […]

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Songwriting Celebrated At Nashville’s Tin Pan South

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As has been the custom each spring for over 20 years, Nashville was invaded by thousands of songwriters and song lovers last week for the Tin Pan South songwriting festival. Produced by the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), the event found more than 300 songwriters – some legendary, some still trying, and some hoping for […]

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Daily Discovery: Aaron Krause, “Honey Fire”


Daily Discovery is presented by The Pub Deal. Win a $20,000 Publishing Contract from Secret Road Music Publishing, deadline April 2014. ARTIST:  Aaron Krause SONG: “Honey, Fire“ BIRTHDATE: June 30, 1991 HOMETOWN: St Louis, MO CURRENT LOCATION: Nashville, TN AMBITIONS: I always joke (with serious undertones) that music is the only thing I’m good at, so I’ve kind of […]

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Photos: Billy Joel At The Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN


Billy Joel played the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN on March 14, 2014.

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Daily Discovery: Bearheart, “Before I Die”


Daily Discovery is presented by The Pub Deal. Win a $20,000 Publishing Contract from Secret Road Music Publishing, deadline April 2014. ARTIST: Bearheart SONG: “Before I Die“ BIRTHDATE: 60s, 80s, 90s. HOMETOWN: Orville, OH; Franklin, TN; Huntsville, AL; Mobile, AL CURRENT LOCATION: Nashville AMBITIONS: To play lots of music, all the time, everywhere. TURN-OFFS: Hair stuck in the […]

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