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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 […]

11 MORE Questions to a Nashville Musician: Jason Erie

I guess everything has a shelf life, including “11 Questions to a Nashville Musician.” Well, MCM’s come up with a way to give the members of this elite society a way to refresh their pages, answer a few new questions, and tell us what they have been up to. Our good friend Jason Erie gets […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician Who Moved Away: Molly Felder

Molly Felder with Henry After accidently stumbling into this “Who Moved Away” subset of 11 Questions, I decided that making some intentional requests might be fun. What a great way to hear about the old Nashville and catch up on what some folks who left town are up to. Why did I wait so long […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Adam Shoenfeld

Photo by Amy Westney Wow! After hearing the debut LP, “All the Birds Sing,” from in-demand Nashville guitarist, Adam Shoenfeld, your reaction will likely be the same as mine. Why did he wait so long to show us what he could do on his own?  Adam’s impressive resume includes time in the studio (Jason Aldean) […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Bern Kelly

Well, I’m a day or so late in telling you to head over to the OG Basement to see singer-songwriter Bern Kelly celebrate the release of his new single “Gotta Stay” on Underpass Records. So, I guess that you will just have to watch and listen to this lovely duet with Larissia Murphy here. (Bonus […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Dana Cooper

OMG! Did Dana Cooper say that in February he will be releasing his 30th LP? Wow, how quickly time flies and what a remarkable career this fantastic singer-songwriter has had. Dana was Americana before there was Americana!  Like me, Dana spent a bunch of time in Texas before coming to Tennessee and I remember many […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Kate Klim

“Something Green” is a new album “Kickstarted” by Nashville singer-songwriter Kate Klim that will drop on March 4. Since taking a break following the birth of her two sons, this is Kate’s first record since 2014’s “100 Million Years.” The 2010 Kerrville New Folk winner calls the upcoming LP “a collection of ten songs about […]

Mike’s Bookshelf: January 2022 Edition

Welcome to this new recurring feature where I discuss music books that I have recently read. Here’s the five I will look at today: 1. “Unrequited Infatuations: A Memour” by Stevie Van Zandt (2021)2. “Have a Little Faith: The John Hiatt Story” by Michael Elliott (2021)3. “Heaven and Hell: My Life in the Eagles (1974-2001)” […]