Photos: Beck At Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, July 14, 2014


Beck and Sean Lennon’s Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger performed at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on July 14, 2014. Beck’s Set List: The Golden Age Blackbird Chain Lost Cause Don’t Let it Go Say Goodbye Country Down Blue Moon Devil’s Haircut Soul of a Man Modern Guilt Novacane / One Foot In The Grave Black […]

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Nashville’s Music City Roots Finds A New Home

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After four years at the Loveless Barn, the popular variety show Music City Roots is moving to a new venue. The inaugural show will take place tonight in Liberty Hall at The Factory at Franklin, and will be broadcast live on Hippie Radio 94.5 FM. The sold out show will feature performances by Emmylou Harris, […]

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Guest Blog: How Nashville’s Economic Boom Could Kill Its Creativity


This article originally appeared on the website Last week, one of the big stories in Nashville’s music scene became the potential bulldozing of Music Row’s historic Studio ‘A’, currently under the care of musician Ben Folds who’s been renting and upkeeping the space for the last dozen years. Studio ‘A’ has been in service […]

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Photos: Jeff Tweedy At The Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN 6/24/14

Jeff Tweedy at the Ryman Auditorium
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Daily Discovery: Joseph LeMay, “You Still Do It”

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Joseph LeMay wrote his album “Seventeen Acres” in the most authentic of environments, his 17 acre property in rural Tennessee. His music embodies the story-teller tradition of country/roots music. His sound harkens back to a calmer, peaceful era and creates a timelessness that makes it easy to engage the listener. ARTIST: Joseph LeMay SONG: “You […]

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Daily Discovery: Steve Everett, “Chemical Weapon”

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Steve Everett is a Nashville based artist who has released 2 EP’s and an album. His 2012 release, “Reciprocity,” garnered critical acclaim and was nominated for the 2013 Independent Music Awards “Album of the Year.” He is currently touring, and you can find a show near you here. ARTIST: Steve Everett SONG: “Chemical Weapon“ BIRTHDATE: 11/28/1984 […]

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Review: Morrissey At Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium


Every day is like Sunday, except when Morrissey is in town. Then it’s a cause for celebration. It had been far too long since the King of Mope Rock gazed upon his constituents. After canceling his planned appearance at Nashville twice due to illness, the former Smiths frontman, newly minted author, and Oscar Wilde-esque solo artist […]

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When Todd Snider Met Garth Brooks: Read An Excerpt From I Never Met A Story I Didn’t Like

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   Todd Snider has always been a natural storyteller, both in his lyrics and on the stage. So it makes sense that his new book  I Never Met A Story I Didn’t Like: Mostly True Tales is a masterpiece of storytelling. In this hilarious memoir, the East Nashville songwriter recounts his run ins with  Jimmy […]

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Photos: Arcade Fire At Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, 5/1/14



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Seven Reflections On The Arcade Fire Show In Nashville


# 1 I saw Jesus at the Arcade Fire show last night. So did Win Butler. As the already epic show entered encore mode, the “Neon Bible” singer introduced the organ-drenched fan favorite “Intervention” by  saying, “this is the church song.” As he launched into the first verse, a man dressed as Jesus rose up on […]

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Elise Davis

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A native of Little Rock, Arkansas, Elise Davis moved to Nashville two and a half years ago to make it happen.  The 25-year-old singer-songwriter has been releasing albums on her own since her late teens and found her big break not as an artist, but as a songwriter.  Last year she won American Songwriter and Martin Guitar’s fist annual competition “The […]

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