At Nashville's Brooklyn Bowl, Holly Humberstone made sure to touch on several of the songs we knew while leaving us hungry for more.
At Nashville's Hight Watt, Katelyn Tarver balanced vulnerable introspection with growth, empowerment, and resolve. The result was an evening full of sad songs which was a whole lot of fun.
Vacation Manor’s recent Mercy Lounge stopover was more than a concert-it was a reunion between the band and its fans.
Rooftop concert season in Nashville came to a close with a special concert featuring Bryce Fox, Sam Johnston, and Savanna Leigh. In his first Nashville concert, Fox made sure to leave everyone with plenty of memories to talk about and a serious desire to hear what’s yet to come.
After a non-stop concert schedule on the first day of the 2019 Mempho Music Festival, Sunday allowed more time to take in the scene. From local craft beer to artists painting on large canvases, the festival offered a taste of Memphis. With an ice-cold Meddlesome Brewing IPA in hand and a thorough lap of the... Continue Reading →
East of 8th's coverage of the 2019 Mempho Music Festival including Margo Price, Matt Maeson, Reignwolf, Wu-Tang Clan & more!
Shadows, whether cast in real life or internally cloaking the soul, can obscure even the brightest lights. They magnify the mystery of the unknown and twist the shape of the familiar. In many ways the shadows blanketing Rose of the West’s recent set at Nashville’s High Watt served as a fitting metaphor for the band... Continue Reading →
An event like no other, a festival within a festival, the SuperJam! is one of the most sacred traditions of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. While there have been minor changes over the years, its foundation remains constant: packing in as many of the festival’s best artists to sing songs that everyone knows, while... Continue Reading →
The 2019 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival started off a little different for East of 8th. Having eased into Bonnaroo 2019 by spending Thursday night taking in the Americana and country music sounds of the Grand Ole Opry for East of 8th’s sister publication, Mother Church Pew, we had forgone many of the no-sleep, first... Continue Reading →
Some of the strongest bonds can be formed in an instant—this is the backstory of Shpresa Lleshaj and Cole Randall--otherwise known as alt-pop band Flora Cash. It’s such a palpable bond that even the most vodka-infused audience member could feel it during the duo’s recent stop at Nashville’s Cannery Ballroom. Watching the pair share knowing... Continue Reading →