Monthly Archives: September 2017

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Chuck Mead

The city of Nashville should thank its lucky stars that Chuck Mead came to town. For if it wasn’t for he and his band BR5-49’s residency at Robert’s Western Wear in the 90’s, Lower Broadway would likely not have become the honky-tonk capital of the known universe. The band got so hot that David Letterman […]

Robyn Hitchcock: Musicians Corner / Nashville, TN / August 26, 2017

If you are looking for a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon in Nashville, I highly recommend the free concert experience of Musicians Corner in Centennial Park. On most of the pleasant weather weekends throughout the year, you can see several up and coming acts and a closing set by an exciting headliner in […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Peter Cooper

Peter Cooper has been a downright blessing to the Nashville musical community. From his newspaper days at The Tennessean through his current tenure at the Country Music Hall of Fame, he has always been someone whose views on all types of music has mattered to me. But, thankfully there is also a musical side to […]

R.I.P.: Walter Becker

After getting my first real job in the late 70s, I finally bought a turntable. This major lifestyle change had me finally start buying records again instead of 8-Tracks for the car. One of the first LPs I bought was Steely Dan’s Katy Lied. I think for about a year, I played that record every […]

Micky Dolenz @ City Winery / Nashville TN / June 18, 2017

I have always considered The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz to be one of pop/rock’s all-time greatest vocalists. Whether sitting behind the drum kit or standing center stage, Micky has always been a consistently great singer with a strong, smooth, steady voice. Seeing him perform a solo show at age 72 at Nashville’s City Winery, I still […]