Category 11 Questions to a Nashville Musician

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 […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Nick Nace

Photo by Stacie Huckeba Finally making its way to the top of my recent release pile, “Wrestling with the Mystery,” the debut LP by East Nashville singer-songwriter Nick Nace, got seriously stuck in my CD player for several go-rounds. Produced by local hero Jon Latham, it’s yet another example of exquisite songcraft from the burgeoning […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Bradford Loomis

Photo by Tony Hammons Calling his style “Rhythm & Roots,” Americana singer-songwriter Bradford Loomis recently released a tasty new record, “Where the Light Ends.” It’s the sixth studio LP for the soulful-sounding storytelling Loomis and follows “Live at the Red Clay Foundry,” a live record from earlier this year. Life hadn’t been easy back home […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: The Vegabonds (Danny Allen)

The Vegabonds are led by vocalist and songwriter Danny Allen (pictured right) but are very much a band that also includes Richard Forehand (lead guitar/vocals), Paul Bruens (bass), Beau Cooper (keys/vocals), and Bryan Harris (drums). Lately, these Tennesseans by way of Alabama, have been steady on the road in North America and Europe supporting their […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: King Corduroy

My pal “Pelikan” goes to hear local live music just about every night. So, when he tells me about somebody he likes, I listen. He described one of his recent finds as “the return of Leon Russell!” Well, I followed his lead and recently went to see King Corduroy at the OG Basement. While the […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: HeavyDrunk (Rob Robinson)

If you have been to all the cool places in the Nashville area, the face of Rob Robinson might be a familiar one to you. In addition to being a songwriter and musician, since 2008, Rob has owned Puckett’s south of town in Leiper’s Fork. This historic place with a roadhouse feel serves up both […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Josh Rennie-Hynes

Photo by Citizen Kane Wayne Well, Australia’s loss was certainly Nashville’s gain.  Josh Rennie-Hynes, now a naturalized Americana singer-songwriter and one of the finest melodic guitarists I’ve heard in some time, is a keeper. Josh has just released “Caught in a Dream” from his new LP “Patterns” which we will all get to possess come […]