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11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Kailey Nicole

On a certain day last year, one of the estimated 100 people who moved to Music City was a musician. Now fancy that. Well, let’s all welcome singer-songwriter Kailey Nicole to town. After releasing some recent singles and a 2016 EP “Nashville Stickup,” Kailey’s ready to kick off 2020 with her new eponymously-titled EP on […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: John Dennis

New Nashville music in the new year will start off strong with an ambitious effort from young Americana/Folk artist John Dennis. “Mortal Flames” will be his third thematic LP for Rainfeather Records. Recorded here in Music City, it’s a masterful sounding and thought-provoking conceptual collection of eleven songs that cycle through the journey of life. […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: The Slow Drag (Austin James)

I hereby designate Austin James, who records under the name The Slow Drag, a Pure Popster. James has just released his debut album, “Dope Tunage Vol 1” and it’s chock full of hooks and licks that fans of good old American rock and roll with a poppy edge will devour. If you don’t believe me, […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Flat River Band (Chad Sitze)

Photo by Thom King Sibling harmonies are one of God’s greatest creations. The sound of two brothers or sisters singing together is a beautiful thing. But getting to hear three harmonizing brothers is a rare and special treat. Well, look no further my friends than the fresh Country sound of the Sitze brothers who make […]

Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band—Six Random Thoughts About a 2020 Tour

Lately, I have been spending an unhealthy amount of time pondering what the at-this-point likely 2020 E Street Band tour would look like. This state of mind has been heavily influenced by the steady diet of live Bruce shows I’ve been listening to. This nourishment comes courtesy of Springsteen’s monthly archive releases on download and […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Caitlin Anne Webster

Photo by Emily Quirk Caitlin Anne Webster is a fascinating new face on the Nashville scene. It’s been a while since her 2015 solo EP “Black Moon,” however she has just released a double single of “Powhatan River Blues” and “Wait (On Love) with a full-length solo record in the works.” She is also a […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: John Salaway

Photo by Blake Russell Googling the term “Beatlesque” someday should turn up the name of Nashville’s John Salaway. For now, you will just have to take my word that John’s new record, “Americana Dreams” is one that is worthy of this adjective denoting an honoring resemblance both to the lavish harmonies and pleasant pop sounds […]