Monthly Archives: August 2015

Music City Landmarks #11—Music City Walk of Fame Park

Location: Demonbruen Street between 4th and 5th Avenues South, Nashville, TN 37203 Music City’s equivalent of getting your star on Hollywood Boulevard is having your star in the Music City Walk of Fame Park. While the stars in the Park have yet to achieve the same notoriety as the ones in Hollywood, there is a […]

American Aquarium @ Third and Lindsley / Nashville TN / August 23, 2015

I had only once before seen Raleigh-based American Aquarium. (The rather unusual-sounding band name actually comes from a line in a Wilco song.) This was back in 2010 when they were part of a marathon six-hour “Gram National” concert celebrating the music of Mr. Parsons at East Nashville’s Five Spot. (They squeezed “Streets of Baltimore” […]

ON THE ROAD: Steve Moakler @ City Winery / New York, NY / August 16, 2015

Aware of his status as an unknown opening act for the ever-popular John Hiatt, young Steve Moakler reached out to the sold-out City Winery house with a sincere and humbling “I hope I don’t suck.” However, behind his apparently honest attempt at being modest, I can’t help but believe that the Pittsburgh-born and now Nashville-based […]

Elvis Costello & the Imposters: Ascend Amphitheater / Nashville TN / August 8, 2015

I guess it was fitting that my first concert at Nashville’s newest outdoor music venue would be my favorite artist and the one whose 1987 concert (with the Confederates at Vanderbilt) caused me to make my first visit to Music City. It was also somewhat strange since aside from a 2007 unscheduled slot as a […]

Josh Rouse @ Third & Lindsley / Nashville TN / June 20, 2015

Despite the fact that he now lives in Spain, Josh Rouse will forever be a Music City resident in our hearts. On the final night of a brief US tour to promote his latest release, The Embers of Time, Rouse returned home to the Third & Lindsley stage where he last appeared two years ago. […]