Monthly Archives: October 2013

Ghost Brothers of Darkland County @ The Ryman

Well, look who sat in front of Music City Mike last night for the performance of Ghost Brothers of Darkland County at the Ryman. None other than its musical composer, John Mellencamp and his girlfriend, actress Meg Ryan.

Tribute to Eddy Arnold @ Grimeys New & Preloved Music / Nashville TN / August 30, 2013

Just when you thought that there wasn’t anyone else left for tribute album treatment, here comes You Don’t Know Me: Rediscovering Eddy Arnold on Plowboy Records. This effort is the brainchild of Shannon Pollard, Arnold’s grandson who founded the Nashville-based label initially as an outlet for this release. Pollard solicited the help of Nashville transplant […]

John Cowan 60th Birthday Bash to Benefit Our Kids @ Third and Lindsley / Nashville TN / August 27, 2013

I have limited familiarity with John Cowan. I know that he was a member of the ground-breaking New Grass Revival and that he was currently a part of what today tours as The Doobie Brothers.  I also know he is a gifted singer having seen him perform with Nashville’s The Long Players classic album covers […]

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit @ Ryman Auditorium / Nashville TN / August 17, 2013

It was the perfect setting to celebrate Jason Isbell’s recent life triumphs: First, a set from his friend and special hand-picked opening act, the charming Caitlin Rose; then, a chance to perform to a sold-out crowd of family, friends, and fans on one of the most famous stages in the world in his adopted home […]