THE SPRING HAS SPRUNG PLAYLIST

It’s getting warmer, the sun is shining, the trees are resplendent in their flowering glory, and everyone around me is sneezing.  Yes friends, it’s finally spring time in the Music City.  Here are some songs that I’m really excited about at the moment to help put you in a springtime frame of mind. 1.  Shelter…

#tbt: TOM’S DINER by SUZANNE VEGA

I was in the car this morning when I heard a blast from my past, “Tom’s Diner” by Suzanne Vega.  I’ll never forget when I first heard that song on the radio, I was in middle school, and I was captivated.  It was the first time I’d ever heard a song with lyrics that didn’t…

CHECK OUT JOSEPHINE AND THE WILDFRONT at TRES DE MAYO

Y’all! On May 3rd at Nashville’s Riverfront Park, there will be two stages featuring Music City’s hottest up-and-coming female-fronted bands, otherwise known as the Heartbreakers Showcase.  Not only can you see one of my favorites, Josephine and the Wildfront, perform there, but you can also catch performances by Alanna Royale, Kim Logan, Kink Ador, Cooper and The Jam, Oh Dang Lo…

SHIFT: A SENSORY MOVEMENT at THE EAST ROOM

There are so many amazingly creative happenings in Nashville these days; but this comes as no surprise.  Every day I hear about something interesting to check out, and I just had to share this one with you……. “Local visual artist, Sadie Monroe, and indie songstress, Kelly Ruth, are teaming up to curate an artistic residency…

CHECK OUT ADAM & I at 12th & PORTER

Hello friends!  If you’ve been thinking “I wonder where I can catch a live show in Nashville for only $5 and listen to some neo-folk/Americana music with a little inspiration from the 50’s and 60’s,” then you should definitely head over to 12th & Porter to experience the tender stylings of husband-wife duo Adam & I…

8 QUESTIONS with CALEB HAWLEY

I caught up with NYC’s Caleb Hawley at Pinewood Social in Nashville recently; a former resident of the Music City, Caleb was glad to be back in town, meeting people and catching some live shows.  We discussed everything from must-go places in Nashville, Prince, summers in Harlem, to recent lip-synching showdowns on Jimmy Fallon.  Check out…