Nashville radio station Lightning 100’s free concert series. Live on the Green, has become a victim of its own success and sadly, as the late Yogi Berra once said, “Nobody goes there any more, it’s too crowded.” At least, me and my fussy music friends have written LOTG off and left it to the casual […]

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 […]

The 20th annual Americanafest made its mark on Music City, and yours truly took in an incredible three days of live music. My investment of two afternoons away from work and one late evening produced some amazing returns and included the riches of some once-in-a-lifetime special sets. It blew my mind following the on-line coverage […]

In this city where there is more talent than there are pizza joints in Manhattan, one local musical multi-tasker I hope you are paying attention to is singer-songwriter and producer Alex Wong. In addition to manning his Nashville studio where he serves as producer-of-choice for local faves Delta Rae and others, Alex makes some fine […]

Thankfully for day two, Pilgrimage organizers paid off the weatherman for some cloud cover and an occasional breeze that provided some random respite from the sizzling sun. This sporadic relief however won’t stop my continued clamor for a transition to mid-October in 2020. But weather could not distract from another fine day of music and […]

After a rain-shortened 2018 event that generated an avalanche of cranky unjustified complaints about its cancellation, Franklin TN’s Pilgrimage Festival was back for its 5th year. Judging by the size and joy of the crowd, it’s safe to say that Pilgrimage has recovered and looks to be with us for years to come. Once again, […]

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 […]