Tag: live show preview

  • Interview: Ida Mae

    A year ago, Chris Turpin and Stephanie Jean, otherwise known as London roots-rock duo Ida Mae, pulled up stakes and relocated to Nashville. Was that scary? “Yes!” Turpin says with a laugh. “It was less scary since it was the two of us together. It wasn’t until we landed that we realized how far away […]

  • Interview: Tommy Emmanuel

    Interview: Tommy Emmanuel

    “It was a difficult birth,” laughs Tommy Emmanuel when asked if he was born with a guitar in his hand—not a far cry from the truth for the Nashville-based Grammy-nominated guitar virtuoso. “I started playing at an early age. When I was a baby, I couldn’t sleep without being in front of a record player,” […]

  • Interview: David Rawlings

    Interview: David Rawlings

    “It’s always nice to play in the southeast,” says David Rawlings as he watches the snow fall outside of his east Nashville home and prepares to go on tour in support of his latest album, Poor David’s Almanack. “There are a lot of people here who connect with the same music we connect with,” he […]

  • Interview: Sean McConnell

    Interview: Sean McConnell

    “It’s just me with a guitar and a piano on this tour,” says veteran country-folkster Sean McConnell, who is currently on tour supporting his new acoustic album, Undone, out via Rounder Records. “Maybe I could sell a few more tickets if I could pull off playing them both at the same time. I’ve been thinking […]

  • AmericanaFest 2017: Don Gallardo

    AmericanaFest 2017: Don Gallardo

    “I’ve been calling my music ‘Americana’ since 2001 and feel very fortunate to be able to continue playing music as profession,” says traveling troubadour Don Gallardo, who will play his first official showcase at this year’s AmericanaFest. “We’re really excited to be able to play to the Americana crowd. They are very passionate people and […]