Bobby Bare and his son Bobby Bare Jr. share the stage at the City Winery in Nashville
By Ken Paulson I first saw Tim Carroll perform at a Nashville festival in the late ‘90s, where he shared a set with Amy Rigby and Kevin Gordon. All three impressed and clearly had bright futures, fueled by remarkable songs. Over the past 15 years, all have had considerable critical acclaim, though none have had major commercial success. That doesn’t…
It’s another great week for live shows in Nashville. We’re particularly enthusiastic about the Lake Street Dive show at the Cannery Ballroom on 10/25. Their Bad Self Portraits is one of our favorite albums of 2014, a smart and engaging pop showcase.
The Americana Music Association has announced a third wave of artists for its upcoming festival and conference in Nashville, including Aaron Lee Tasjan, BR5-49, Holly Williams, Joe Fletcher & the Wrong Reasons, Luther Dickinson, Michaela Anne, Paul Burch, Sharde Thomas and the Rising Star Fife & Drum Band.
The ever-growing American Music Association announced today that its annual Nashville festival will feature an outdoor concert on the city’s riverfront on Sept. 20 with the Avett Brothers as headliners
It’s been too long since Sex and Gasoline, Crowell’s outstanding and largely overlooked 2008 solo album. Tarpaper Sky is a welcome addition to his rich body of work.
Ashley Cleveland, Bill Lloyd, Suzi Ragsdale and Dave Coleman were clearly enjoying themselves Friday night at Douglas Corner as part of the Tin Pan South songwriters festival in Nashville.
The show was labeled “Classics to Current,” and “classics” was not an overstatement. This Tin Pan South show at Douglas Corner in Nashville featured Alex Harvey, who wrote “Delta Dawn” and “Reuben James”, “Buzz Cason, whose “Soldier of Love” was recorded by the Beatles in their BBC sessions, Dickey Lee of “Patches” fame and Austin Cunningham.
Tin Pan South, the world-class songwriters festival based in Nashville, begins this Tuesday in Nashville, and as usual, the line-up of talent is rich and diverse.
Tin Pan South, a wide-ranging and always rewarding songwriters festival, has just announced its 2014 line-up. The festival, which features both songwriting legends and upcoming writers, will run from March 25 through March 29 in Nashville.
From the back cover depicting Irene Kelley’s coal-mining grandfather to “You Are Mine,” the closing track written and performed with her daughters, Pennsylvania Coal is fueled by family.
On her new album, Mandy Barnett revisits the work of another iconic figure, songwriter and singer Don Gibson. The classic songs are all here: Gibson’s hit “Oh Lonesome Me,” “Sweet Dreams” recorded by Cline, and “I Can’t Stop loving You,” performed most memorably by Ray Charles.