Category 11 Questions to a Nashville Musician

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Bebe Buell

Miss Bebe Buell was so involved with the ‘70s and ‘80s rock scene that she could write a book about it! Wait a minute, she did: 2002’s Rebel Heart: An American Rock ‘n’ Roll Journey. It was a New York Times bestseller, and is a must read for those who like to relive those glory […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Barry Tashian

As of late, Barry Tashian is known as half of an award-winning country/bluegrass duo with his wife, Holly. The Tashians are also part of an actively-performing quintet called The E-5. Go back a little and he was once a member of Emmylou Harris’ Hot Band. He and Holly are also parents to one of “11 […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Daniel Tashian

I am forever thankful for the day in 2006 when I saw The Bees play an in-store at Grimey’s. Ever since then, I have been an uber-fan of this band led by singer-songwriter Daniel Tashian. The band has since moved ahead one letter in the alphabet changing its name to The Silver Seas to avoid […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Steve Poltz

I have always had a fondness for the clever and sometimes satirical singer-songwriter. Having cut my teeth on guys like John Prine and Loudon Wainwright, it’s great to still have artists who can make us think and laugh at the same time. New Nashvillian Steve Poltz is certainly one of the best of this kind. […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Dez Dickerson

For those of us who remember MTV when they played music videos, one image we all still remember is that guy with the red bandana playing guitar with Prince. Well, in case you didn’t know, or perhaps forgot, that guy is Dez Dickerson. During his five-year tenure with the Purple One, Dez found fame through […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Lilly Hiatt

Lilly Hiatt doesn’t hide the fact that she is the daughter of the great singer-songwriter John Hiatt. In fact, I have been lucky to see her open a few local shows for her Dad. Currently, the young Nashville songstress is making a major splash with her latest record, Trinity Lane, produced by Michael Trent of […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Chuck Mead

The city of Nashville should thank its lucky stars that Chuck Mead came to town. For if it wasn’t for he and his band BR5-49’s residency at Robert’s Western Wear in the 90’s, Lower Broadway would likely not have become the honky-tonk capital of the known universe. The band got so hot that David Letterman […]