MCP at The Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender, Part 1

Put on by Muddy Roots Music, the Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender, part car show, mixed with vintage vendors, a record convention, and a whole heap of  music, features everything from rockabilly legends to country crooners. With over 90 acts on the bill,… Continue Reading

Live Show Review: The Band Of Heathens

Twenty minutes before showtime, the stage at the Basement East was already ensconced by fans waiting for The Band of Heathens. In the Nashville music scene, where being fashionably late is the norm and tour managers often usher a lurking… Continue Reading

Show Review: Tift Merritt

At her recent show on the elevated stage in the relaxed atmosphere of Nashville’s City Winery, Tift Merritt embraced that spotlight to put her ever-genuine personality on display. Merritt kept it minimal—a choice which could prove risky for some artists, but a… Continue Reading

Review: Horseshoes & Hand Grenades at The High Watt

As Music City haunt The High Watt began to fill with attendees eager to experience Wisconsin-based bluegrass band  Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, the lights above shone down onto the empty stage and illuminated a lone microphone in the center. The five-piece took… Continue Reading

Review: Josh Ritter at City Winery

Josh Ritter made a return to Nashville recently for a sold out show at the warm and beautifully intimate City Winery. Ritter, currently on a tour entitled “Works in Progress” with the intentions of road-testing new material, did just that.… Continue Reading

Show Review: Dan Layus

On October 21st, Dan Layus made his debut appearance on the hallowed stage of the Grand Ole Opry–the same day his first solo album, Dangerous Things, was presented to the world. The pews were packed with attendees practically sitting in each… Continue Reading

Show Review: C.W. Stoneking

Artists like Australian blues man C.W. Stoneking don’t come around too often in life. As he took the Ryman Auditorium stage recently to support Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Stoneking’s solid white attire shone even brighter than his slicked-back… Continue Reading

Live Show Review: Gregory Alan Isakov in Nashville

Gather together fans of glorious folk, presented by not only mandolin and banjo, but combined with a small orchestra, turning the acoustic into the symphonic, and featuring the lovely voice of Gregory Alan Isakov, and you have an audience that… Continue Reading