Category 11 Questions to a Nashville Musician

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Angela Autumn

Photo by Dana Kalachnik Love that old-timey traditional sound? If so, then ready for your listening pleasure is Angela Autumn’s new album, “Frontiers Woman.” After releasing two EPs and a live recording in “The Magnolia Sessions” series, this marks Angela’s first full-length record. Self-produced and self-released, she recorded it right here in Nashville. Listen to the […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Jim Hoke

I reckon that you all are as excited as I am to see and hear live music again. But I will be honest and say that I won’t miss the hassles of having to work hard and pay a lot of money for a good seat, dealing with inattentive and chattering crowds and getting home […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Johnathan Pushkar

In my tenure behind the 11 Questions’ desk, I have never listened to the new music of one of my subjects as much as I have to “Compositions” by Music City’s Johnathan Pushkar. Chalk it up to my love of his nod to the British Invasion Power Pop of the 60s which he captures so […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Erin Gibney

Of course, I like a little Pop mixed in with my County. Or is it the other way around? Whichever it is, I strongly suggest that you give a few listens to “Easy Like That,” the debut single from an upcoming EP by Music City’s Erin Gibney. After this tune gives you a pleasant earworm […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Jon Byrd

Photo by Susan English I first happened upon Music City singer-songwriter Jon Byrd in 2010 at the marathon “Gram National” event celebrating the music of the late Mr. Parsons at The 5 Spot. After enjoying Byrd’s set and having a brief chat, I was led to further discover the music of one of Nashville’s great […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Chelsea Lovitt

If you happened to miss it, there’s no reason you can’t go back and listen to the fab 2020 LP “You Had Your Cake, So Lie in It” from Nashville’s Chelsea Lovitt. Beneath her swampy guitar and gritty vocals, you will hear some great song-smithing from Chelsea. Don’t believe me? Check on the recently-released video […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Mac Leaphart

Photo by Gabe Ford While we may all enjoy a variety of different musical styles, we each have our sweet spots of those that are extra special to us. One of mine is the intelligent singer-songwriter who writes simple lyrics so strong they don’t need to be sung by the prettiest of voices. My big […]

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 […]