Category 11 Questions to a Nashville Musician

11 Questions to a (Part-Time) Nashville Musician: Scott Sean White

Photo by Katie Kessel Come on in as 11 Questions opens its door to musicians who spend so much time here in Nashville that they feel like they live here. Our first entry is the uber-talented songwriter Scott Sean White who splits his time between here and the great state of Texas. In addition to […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Ervin Stellar

Photo by Laura Partain Nashville newcomer, Ervin Stellar has a nifty new five-song Americana EP called “Nothing to Prove” that includes three new original tunes and a cool cover of John Fogerty’s CCR smash, “Who Will Stop the Rain.” He also brings back to life Jonathan Edwards’ great song from 1971 “Shanty.” Stellar not only […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Mike Donehey

Moving on from his role as lead vocalist and guitarist for the recently disbanded Dove Award-winning group Tenth Avenue North, Mike Donehey has just released an EP called “A Father & Two Sons.” Inspired by the familiar Biblical story of the Prodigal Son, Mike has crafted three songs, each told from the different perspective of the three […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Sam Robbins

Photo by Libby Danforth I could only imagine how exciting it must feel to be releasing a debut album. And while it’s a big step forward for an artist, it’s also a look back at the road travelled. Nashville singer-songwriter Sam Robbins gathers together his past reflections in the title track of his May 14 […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: James Levy

Every now and then, it’s great to hear something that sounds just a bit different from the rest. Well, my ears just can’t get enough of the hypnotic and spellbinding title track to James Levy’s “Soldier.” Watch its fascinatingly cool video shot in downtown Los Angeles. Levy is a multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter who certainly stands […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Mando Saenz

Hosting 11 Questions has been a great way for yours truly to discover new music from many unfamiliar artists. However, from time-to-time, I do get a visit from someone for whom I’ve long been a fan. Today my honored guest is fellow Texas to Tennessee transplant, Mando Saenz. Over the years, I’ve caught him live […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Anana Kaye and Irakli Gabriel

Go ahead and mark your calendar for the March 19 release of what looks to be one of the most exciting Americana releases of 2021, “Whispers and Sighs” from David Olney and Anana Kaye. This record marks the last studio recording from songwriter’s songwriter, the late Olney, and it’s one on which he shares lead […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Cristina Vane

Photo by Oceana Colgan If you like your traditional Bluegrass dipped into a bit of the Blues, then the music of songwriter, singer, slide guitar and clawhammer banjo player Cristina Vane is right for you. Give a listen to “Prayer for the Blind” to hear what I’m saying. This track comes from her debut LP “Nowhere […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician Who Moved Away: Brigitte DeMeyer

Photo by David McClister I first came across Brigitte DeMeyer back in 2017 when she did a most delightful record as a duo with 11 Questions alum Will Kimbrough. Now, on March 26, she will release “Seeker,’ her seventh solo LP. This one is produced by Jano Rix who is joined by his fellow Wood […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Justin Moses

Well, I had good reason in taking so long to post these 11 Questions from prestigious International Bluegrass Music Association Award-winner Justin Moses. I simply couldn’t stop listening to his magnificent new self-produced LP “Fall Like Rain.” Listen to the title track here and let me know if you don’t keep hitting repeat like I […]