Eo8 ON LOCATION: SHAKY KNEES, DAY 2

At the Main Stage on an overcast Saturday, Nashville southern soul revivalist Anderson East jumped straight into his melting sound of soul and kicked off our second day at Shaky Knees with a bang. The band got the crowd moving as East howled through every line, and literally gave me goosebumps with his combination of…

PREMIERE: “PLEASE PLEASE” by FRANCES & THE FOUNDATION

Nashville rock scene fixtures Frances & The Foundation, composed of lead vocalist and badass bassist Samantha Frances, guitarist Nathan Zumwalt, and drummer Wes Cramer, have recently been tearing up the highways and sharing their gritty brand of alt-rock with eager listeners. The trio is preparing to release their new full-length album, Nothing Is Perfect, Everything Is Fine, on June 2nd;…

Eo8 ON LOCATION: SHAKY KNEES, DAY 1

Our Shaky Knees Music Festival adventure began with the wonderfully talented Margaret Glaspy, whose brilliant mix of jazz and rock, along with her edgy and empowering lyrics, please ears and raise plenty of applause. She played a remarkable set of her songs, mostly from her newest record Emotions and Math, a perfect start for the…

Chris Cornell: July 20, 1964-May 17, 2017

The moment you become enthralled with someone’s music and relegate yourself to fandom is a moment that is hard to forget—like a jolt of emotional lightning that surges through your being and creates intense joy, inspiring admiration and worship of an artist and his or her music. It’s not always easily explained, but it is…

RECAP: MUSICIANS CORNER, 5/13/17

The warm weather is here to stay in Nashville, which means that Musicians Corner is now in full swing–the weekly spring/summer/fall free music event is one of the perks of living in Music City. The series has continuously grown and has an impressive lineup this year; with so many great artists, we had to head…

LIVE SHOW REVIEW: ATLAS GENIUS in PORTLAND!

“We love you Portland…you’re actually our favorite Portland”… as a native New Englander, I wanted to protest this statement for my beloved Mainers. However, shortly after Atlas Genius played their first song this past Tuesday at the beautiful Crystal Ballroom in Portland, Oregon, I was actually fine with it.  This Australian sensation wooed us like…