Monthly Archives: March 2022

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Ali Sperry

Photo by Fairlight Hubbard Nashville singer-songwriter Ali Sperry has recently released an LP called “In Front of Us.” Working in her new home studio, the record was produced by her husband, Jamie Dick, whose debut effort as a producer was nothing less than outstanding. This record creates a sonically delightful mood with Ali’s gorgeous gentle […]

Sparks (March 22, 2022) and Bob Dylan (March 23, 2022) / Back-to-Back @ Ryman Auditorium / Nashville TN

Thankfully the concert business is back to full steam and Music City is no exception. For many of us older music fans, it was a busy four days starting with Graham Nash (CMA Theatre) on Sunday, Beck (Basement East) on Monday, and then Tuesday and Wednesday at the Ryman with the campy and quirky Sparks […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Erinn Peet Lukes

Somehow a sad and sentimental song can brighten even the gloomiest of days. Hearing the drop-dead gorgeous “Country Music Breaks My Heart” by Music City singer-songwriter Erinn Peet Lukes turned one of my dismal days right around. Watching the fun-filled video filmed at the American Legion Hall even made me feel even better! You can […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Carli Brill

Photo by Lee Weng Well, 2022 continues to be a banner year for new music coming out of Nashville. My latest and greatest discovery is the three brilliant singles by Retro-Pop singer-songwriter, Carli Brill. Her soothing and sophisticated vocal styling is the sweetest thing that will hit your ears this year. I promise. Don’t believe […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Hannah Bethel

Music City-based Americana singer-songwriter, Hannah Bethel, will be releasing a new 6-song EP, “Until the Sun Comes Back Around,” on March 25. Give a listen and watch the cool video for the EP’s second single, “Godspeed, Los Angeles.”  After you are spellbound by Hannah’s vocals and the blistering guitar of the 400 Unit’s Sadler Vaden, ponder the message behind […]

The Surfaris with Eddie Angel’s Guitar Party @ The 5 Spot / Nashville TN / Match 9, 2022

It was a big “surf’s up” on a Wednesday night at Nashville’s 5 Spot. Courtesy of newly based in Tennessee, The Surfaris, all that was missing was the sand, the boards and Frankie and Annette. The house was packed for this $10 bargain 6pm show that also featured local guitarist Eddie Angel of Los Staitjackets […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: The Accidentals (Sav Buist and Katie Larson)

Respecting your elders is a good rule to live by. It’s also one that can pay big dividends musically and that’s what young Nashville trio, The Accidentals, have done with the new EP “Time Out Sessions #2.” Like its predecessor, the EP features co-writes with some familiar songwriters they admire. The latest release features songs […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Jackie Bristow

Photo by Stacie Huckeba Now comfortably settled in Music City, singer-songwriter and New Zealand native Jackie Bristow will release her long-awaited fifth LP “Outsider” on March 4. Working with some of Nashville’s best Americana players, Jackie finds a place where Soul, Pop and Americana meet. Give a listen to the record’s first single, the hopefully […]