[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.

PREVIEW: JESSE CORRELL ALBUM RELEASE SHOW @ CITY WINERY

Building on the release of his new album Inner Shibori, Jesse Correll will be performing live on February 11 at City Winery in Nashville, TN. Get all the details about Correll, the new album, and the concert in our show preview!

ALBUM REVIEW: JEALOUS OF THE BIRDS — PENINSULA

The lines between indie, folk, alternative, and pop rock are becoming more subtle.  Indie and alternative are leaning towards lighter, and often, dreamier tones. Folk rock is seeing an explosion of electronic instrumentation.  This evolution gives a keen artist the necessary space to push boundaries and create distinct sounds.  Jealous of the Birds, the musical... Continue Reading →

Throwback Thursday: Thunderpussy at The High Watt

It’s no secret that the current rock scene is plagued by dilution. The word “rock” always comes with a qualifier: indie rock, pop rock, electro rock—all great, but not rock. Fortunately, there are a few bands that still hold the rock banner high and fight for your right to hear thundering guitar riffs, driving bass... Continue Reading →

VIDEO PREMIERE: “START OVER ft. SWATKINS” by KRISTOPHER JAMES

In art, there are erasers or fresh coats of paint to cover mistakes. In theater, there are dress rehearsals before the final performance. There are even do-overs in golf (called mulligans). However, in life, we really only have one shot to get it right, because, as some say, you can't put the toothpaste back in... Continue Reading →

VIDEO PREMIERE: “ALL MY MIGHT” by JORDAN WHITMORE

If there's one thing we know about time it's that there's never enough of it--a valuable commodity that you can spend, but there's a hard and fast no return policy, which is why it must be spent wisely. Another thing we know for sure is that love is risky; is it worth the risk to... Continue Reading →

ALBUM PREMIERE: “GATHERING THE GOOD” EP by DEVON HEATH

I've been told all my life, ‘Oh, you should be a singer.’ I've never thought of anything else,” says Nashville-based artist Devon Heath, who will release his latest EP, Gathering The Good, on August 3rd. As it goes, Heath’s path has been a long and winding road, one that began in a tiny town in West... Continue Reading →

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