VIDEO PREMIERE: “EXTRA!” by DAISHA McBRIDE

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Nashville’s hip-hop scene is growing and we’re not mad about it. Meet Nashville rapper Daisha McBride, who is poised to make some serious waves in the genre. With spoken word poetry set to a laid-back groove, McBride’s flow is lithe and graceful in her new single “Extra!”—and beloved readers,…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with LINDSEY LOMIS

“Writing songs and listening to music is my therapy. I want to write meaningful songs that can help other people,” says 15-year-old Nashville-based singer/songwriter Lindsey Lomis. Her soulful single “Our Memories” has been getting airplay at Nashville bastion of independent radio, Lightning 100. “I’ve been doing music forever it feels like,” she reveals. “I’ve been…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with PALE HOUSES

Change is inevitable, and old ways don’t open new doors. The members of indie pop outfit Pale Houses have been around the Nashville music scene long enough to embrace that change, and have fashioned keys to unlock those new doors in their new incarnation, Pale Houses. “Our drummer Ryan and I were in a band…

SONGS FOR CENTENNIAL PARK BENEFIT TO BE HELD at CITY WINERY on 2/6/18

The Conservancy for the Parthenon and Centennial Park, a non-profit organization aimed to promote Nashville’s Parthenon and Centennial Park, recently announced “Songs for Centennial Park,” the first of many events planned to raise funds for the park’s restoration. The show will feature performances by Matthew Perryman Jones, Andrew Ripp, Carolina Story, and Hush Kids. The…

DON’T MISS JASON ESKRIDGE & FRIENDS at CITY WINERY TONIGHT!!

If you don’t have plans tonight (and heck, if you have plans, you should totally change them), definitely head over to Nashville’s City Winery for Eo8’s favorite soul man Jason Eskridge, who is hosting a Christmas extravaganza with a stellar lineup of friends to serenade you with all the holiday classics and more. The show…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with JASON ESKRIDGE

There are people who can sing, and then there is Jason Eskridge. For the last 18 years, Eskridge has made a name for himself as a go-to session and touring vocalist with heavyweights in all genres. After several years touring with gospel singer Nicole C. Mullen, Eskridge joined Lyle Lovett’s band, toured with bluesman Jonny…

LIVE SHOW REVIEW: THE NEW RESPECTS

The holidays are always a time of hope and optimism, even if the holiday is the not so traditional, like Nashville’s much-loved Festivus (a holiday inspired by the TV series Seinfeld).   Last Friday, Nashville indie-rock radio station Lightning 100 partnered with Marathon Music Works to raise money and collect donated toys for the Salvation Army…

LIVE SHOW REVIEW: ERIN RAE at HEAL THE MUSIC DAY

You can always count on Nashville entertainers and music lovers to come together for a good cause. Earlier this year, Nashville’s Mayor Megan Barry proclaimed that Friday, October 20th would be Heal the Music Day to raise awareness of and provide support for the over 42,000 Nashvillians who work in the music industry who are…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with APOLLO LTD

Ten years ago, Jordan Phillips and Adam Stark, randomly paired as college roommates at Nashville’s Belmont University, started writing and playing music together, and cut their musical teeth in their first band, The Kicks. “Jordan and I both were huge 60s-70s rock fans, so our music started out like throwback rock n’ roll,”  recalls Stark,…

PREVIEW: WILD CUB at 3RD & LINDSLEY on 10/8/17

In 2013, Wild Cub self-released an album called Youth—“We had a great publicist who helped it get some traction, but it kind of petered out,” recalls frontman Keegan DeWitt. “I was in France at a film festival with my wife and I remember saying, ‘Well, it seems like everything has sort of died down. We…