Ellie Goulding Bends The Rules At Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium
Ellie Goulding at the Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN May 20, 2013 “I know this venue is supposed to be seated, but I like having people near me.” With that, Ellie Goulding defied the Ryman Auditorium’s ushers and stage managers — the same people who’d been spending the first third of her set rushing from aisle [...]
Photos: Indigo Girls At The Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN
The Indigo Girls turned in a spirited set at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on March 9, 2013. They were backed by openers The Shadowboxers. Highlights included a show-closing cover of Bob Dylan’s “Tangled Up In Blue.” Country chanteuse Holly Williams also performed.
Fun Wind Down Their Tour At Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium
“Please don’t make me face my generation alone!” Fun frontman Nate Ruess pleads during “All the Pretty Girls” at Fun’s sold out show at Nashville’s Ryman Theater Saturday night. And he ought to be careful what he wishes for. Because though he claims to be very alone, he is facing much more than just his [...]
It’s less than two hours before Crosby, Stills & Nash are set to walk on stage at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee, and Graham Nash and I are sitting in his backstage greenroom checking out each other’s tattoos. Crosby – whom everyone refers to as Croz – has gone down the street to Gruhn [...]
Ray LaMontagne At The Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN 12/5/12
Ray LaMontagne originally cancelled his appearance at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium due to strep throat. A week later, he returned to rock the Mother Church. Irish singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan opened, and also joined LaMontagne during his set for a few songs.
Ian Anderson Brings Thick As A Brick, And Its Sequel, To Nashville
(Ian Anderson and Ryan O’Donnell) The first words to come out of Ian Anderson’s mouth at the Ryman Auditorium last Tuesday set the tone for the rest of the show. Or maybe not just the words, but the slithering, breathless voice he rattled them out in: “Really don’t mind if you sit this one out.” [...]
Gotye at the Ryman Auditorium Nashville, TN October 3, 2012 To everyone who left the Ryman as soon as Gotye played “Somebody That I Used To Know”: what the hell, guys? Do you turn off Nevermind after “Smells Like Teen Spirit?” A businessman would’ve told Gotye to save his biggest hit for the encore. Instead, [...]
David Byrne And St. Vincent At The Ryman Auditorium
Annie “St. Vincent” Clark showed Nashville she can dance with the best of them (and by best, we mean David Byrne) Tuesday night when she and Byrne conquered the Ryman. If you think St. Vincent and David Byrne sounds like a weird pairing, you’re right. Everything about the show was strange, from the syncopated steps [...]