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

Album Review: The Original Jenny Whiteley – Jenny Whiteley

The adage “there’s no school like the old school” is a familiar one, and for good reason.  Just like that expression has withstood the test of time, so have the endearing sounds of jangly banjo, acoustic guitar-picking, and old-fashioned southern… Continue Reading

“Hammer and Nail” – New EP from The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers

You might not be familiar with The Staples Singers, but you’re bound to be familiar with their music–the Grammy award winning gospel R&B family band featured patriarch Pops Staples and his children, Cleotha, Pervis, and Mavis (their sister, Yvonne, joined… Continue Reading

Mother Church Pew Presents: The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers at The High Watt on 6/21/16

The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers will bring their wild, soulful energy to Nashville on Tuesday, June 21st, and Mother Church Pew is proud to present the festivities! The collective was formed in 2010 by roommates Will Wadsworth and Jeremy Horton, who… Continue Reading

Interview: Nicole Atkins

“I keep wanting to call myself The Blue-Eyed Goombah because I’m a Sicilian that makes dark-edged psychedelic soul,” says internationally acclaimed veteran songstress Nicole Atkins with a laugh.  “When people think of blue-eyed soul, they think of music that’s very white and… Continue Reading

Live From Nashville: Alex Dezen’s Album Release Extravaganza on 2/11/16

“It’s not enough to play for 9 hours straight, it has to be in a bunch of different locations,” says prolific songcrafter Alex Dezen of his plan to play his entire 115-song catalog all over Nashville on Thursday, February 11th.  Dezen’s new… Continue Reading