[UPDATE: CANCELLED] PREVIEW: WHO KNEW Women Who Rock at Nashville’s City Winery

The music industry networking and TED Talk styled event, WHO KNEW, is returning live to Nashville's City Winery on March 30. For a preview, East of 8th did a Q&A with WHO KNEW's founder, Tom Truitt.

BONNAROO RETURNS FOR 2021: ANNOUNCES MUST-SEE LINEUP

The light at the end of the tunnel got a little brighter this week as The Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival announced its lineup for 2021! The festival, which is known for its diverse lineups and eclectic community, takes place at the Bonnaroo Farm which is located in Manchester, TN, about an hour south of Nashville.

UNSIGNED ONLY IS NOT YOUR AVERAGE SONGWRITING COMPETITION

Are you an independent, unsigned musician looking to get more exposure and experience? Then look no further than the 2018 Unsigned Only Music Competition! Started with the intention of providing an equal playing field for unsigned artists, Unsigned Only is not your average songwriting competition. Excluding musicians who already have a label or other major... Continue Reading →

THE FUTURE OF THE MUSIC INDUSTRY IS FEMALE

Something I’ve always admired about music is its universalness. No matter age, gender, race or ethnicity, there’s a special message buried beneath almost every song. So why do we often hear about the gendering of music? Is it because it has a history of being a primarily male-dominated industry? But what about the increase in... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

THE 2018 SAVANNAH STOPOVER LINEUP IS HERE!

Entering its eighth year as one of the Southeast's best (and laid back) music festivals, Savannah Stopover is announcing the first wave of bands for their 2018 lineup. Regional favorites of Monreal are set to headline Saturday, March 10th at Savannah's Ships of The Sea Museum, North Garden. The three-day festival takes place each year... Continue Reading →

NASHVILLE’S WHISSELL RELEASES STELLAR NEW EP

Nashville-based alt-pop star Whissell has released her ferocious new self-titled EP to--unsurprisingly--rave reviews. Whissell is a favorite around here for sure; we've been big fans of the smoky-voiced siren since the release of her previous EP, Old Souls, Young Bodies, in January, her take on electro-blues and unique vocals a welcome reprieve from the current pop... Continue Reading →

WIN FREE TICKETS TO TONIGHT’S COMMUNION NASHVILLE!

Hey y'all! If you haven't yet experienced a Communion Night, your life isn't complete!  This fall, Nashville's Communion Residency night showcase is moving to The Basement, and there's a fun twist-- this go round, established local artists are curating the monthly shows' lineups with their favorite emerging Nashville artists. Tonight, Southern rockers The Weeks are... Continue Reading →

MAKING AN IMPACT: GIRLS WRITE NASHVILLE

"It makes me feels so good," sings eight-year-old Nailah, about music. The youngest participant in the Girls Write Nashville program, Nailah is already a seasoned musician who began her journey at Nashville's ASET Academy of Performing Arts at the ripe old age of three.  Girls Write Nashville is an exciting new program in town which strives to... Continue Reading →

“HIT PARADE” – NEW MUSIC from MUTEMATH

HOLY BUCKETS, Y'ALL. Our favorite Grammy-nominated funktastic electro-rock conglomerate, MUTEMATH, is back with new music for eager ears--their new single, "Hit Parade" is a tasty morsel of the goodness to come. The band will soon release their fifth studio album, Play Dead, their most progressive work to date. In creating this new music, they took an unhinged and... Continue Reading →

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