Tag Archives: The Basement East

The Struts @ The Basement East / Nashville TN / December 10, 2018

I feel obligated to let you know that you may have missed the most exciting concert to hit Nashville in 2018. British band The Struts took residence at the Beast for three nights in early December and remined us what a great rock show is all about. Yours truly was quite excited to see the […]

The Silver Seas @ The Basement East / Nashville TN / October 1, 2018

It always seems like it’s been way too long since the last show by The Silver Seas. In this instance, it has been about two years. In the meantime, the Seas lead singer and songwriter, Daniel Tashian, has scored a big smash with his production, playing and writing on the recent record by Kacey Musgraves. […]

Charlie Worsham’s “Every Damn Monday” (Lynyrd Skynyrd Night) @ The Basement East / Nashville TN / July 9, 2018

This excellent recap of this show by Rolling Stone saves me from the need to describe the blow-by-blow. However, that won’t stop me from wanting to chime in on this unexpectedly amazing show that made me so proud to live in Music City. It also is a great testament to how The Basement East has […]

Jonathan Richman @ The Basement East / Nashville TN / February 22, 2018

I could only imagine the shock of someone who knew nothing about Jonathan Richman seeing him perform. His childlike charm, the obscure subject matter of his songs and the frivolity of his singing and dancing, would surely shock someone expecting your more traditional singer-songwriter. But, there’s no denying that Richman is a national treasure, and […]

John Moreland @ The Basement East / Nashville TN / July 29, 2016

No so long ago, it was a big deal to make a record. It was no easy task, and the labels were in total control. Hearing Bruce Springsteen talk about what it felt like getting your first record pressed back in the 70s made it sound like the chance of a lifetime. Advances in recording […]