Category 11 Questions to a Nashville Musician

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Mike Patton (Vista Blue)

I have long proclaimed that Power Pop is my favorite musical genre. It’s also no secret that Baseball is the only sport that matters to me. Well, how excited do you think I am about a band like Vista Blue whose catalog includes albums consisting entirely of Power Pop songs about the National Pastime! Go […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Phoenix Mendoza (High South)

Phoenix Mendoza is one-third of one of the hottest new acts in Music City. Along with Jamey Garner and Kevin Campos, their band High South is making mellifluous music that honors those delightful days in the 70s when country-rock reigned on the radio and my car’s 8-Track tape player. High South’s six-song 2018 EP of […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Austin Plaine

On May 17, Americana storytelling-songwriter Austin Plaine will release his sophomore LP “Stratford” on Blaster Records. You can stream “Honey” from the new record now at Soundcloud. Austin had this to say about the song: “It’s got this rolling and tumbling groove and is about the fleeting moments we often take for granted. Sometimes you […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Justin Klump

Photo by Jon Karr Singer-songwriter Justin Klump will celebrate his new single, “The Other Side,” on its Friday, April 5 release date at the 6:30pm in-the-round at the Bluebird. Klump says the new song is about “trusting and holding on to the people you love even when you don’t know what’s next.”    This single […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Michelle LeBlanc

Photo by Danielle Shields Pun intended, it was “in the cards” for spirited singer-songwriter Michelle LeBlanc to leave New York City for Music City. Michelle releases a new single, “A Good Man,” on April 5, following her 2018 debut five-song EP release, “A Man Like You.” Featured on that EP was “B.T.W,” a buoyantly upbeat […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Bobby Watson

(Photo by Anthony Scarleti) Coming off the heels of his 2018 debut four-song EP, “I Can’t Quit,” rising country artist Bobby Watson (not to be confused with the jazz saxophonist of the same name) has released a new single, “Let It Go,” from his new album scheduled for release later this year. It’s a country radio […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Dixie Jade

Dixie Jade are a powerhouse pop-country duo originally from California now making their home in Nashville. Andrea Crisalli (vocals and piano) and Dominique Ruiz (vocals and lead guitar) have just released a new single. They call this one “Double Take,” and it features two fresh tracks that you can hear in all the usual places. Here’s […]