Monthly Archives: September 2018

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Devon Gilfillian

Two of the freshest and funkiest sounding songs to come out of Music City thus far this year were the singles “High” and “Troublemaker” by Capitol Records groovester Devon Gilfillian. Using classic soul as his musical launching pad, Devon soars high with a modern sound that respectfully holds true to tradition. He is also one […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Madeleine Besson

After developing her musical talents as a multi-instrumentalist while just a young child, Madeleine Besson spent her early years touring the world on movie sets and theaters with her artistic parents. This all led up to her beautiful 2014 debut record, “Blossom” that she recorded in Europe after having developed her skills as a live […]

Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival @ Harlinsdale Farm / Franklin TN / September 22, 2018 (Day One)

Watching the weather during the week gave great promise that this year’s fourth annual Pilgrimage Festival would not be as brutally hot as the past two years had been. It wasn’t until late in the week that the talk of any rain crept into the forecast. Little did anyone suspect that this threat of a […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Chris Probasco (Fine Lines)

So, Americanafest is over and it’s time to get back to some of the other great new music in town. What happens when two hard rockers move down from Indiana to Nashville and meet two like-minded bar band veterans who came up from Alabama? You get Fine Lines, a solid rock band with a smart […]

AMERICANAFEST: John Prine & Friends @ City Winery / Nashville, TN / September 11, 2018

Americanafest 2018 experienced some of what that great American philosopher, Yogi Berra, once referred to as “déjà vu all over again.” Just like last year, Jason Isbell won the Best Song and Album awards, and the artist everyone wanted to see perform was John Prine. Last year, Prine and an all-star band including his friend […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Tyler Boone

Another exciting new Americana artist to come my way this week is Tyler Boone. After releasing and creating a hometown buzz in his native Charleston with “True Experience,” his debut 5-song EP in 2016, Tyler has hit the ground running here in Music City releasing three new singles this year that will become part of […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Ryan Culwell

Like I have said before, it often seems that it’s raining new music with just so much more available than anyone can humanly listen to. This week’s onslaught of Americanafest on Nashville is a prime example of that fact. Of all the music coming to town this week, I hope you took notice of Ryan […]