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 NANCY WILSON of ROADCASE ROYALE 

“It was the explosion of The Beatles entering the scene when I was a little kid that prompted me to start playing guitar, to be a musician, to be in a rock band,” recalls music pioneer and all-around legend Nancy Wilson, who rose to fame as co-frontwoman of rock powerhouse Heart four decades ago, and…

PREVIEW: MORGAN JAMES at CITY WINERY on 5/23/17

“Nina Simone was the gateway drug for me,” says New York-based soul-singing songstress Morgan James. “It made me want to dig deeper into the blues and into soul music. From there, you find some of the best singers with the best sounds, and if you’re lucky, you can try to emulate certain parts of their…

MUSICIANS CORNER PRESENTS: BAND TOGETHER at CITY WINERY on 3/18/17

One of our favorite local organizations, Musicians Corner, a program of The Conservancy for the Parthenon and Centennial Park, will present Band Together: Classic Songs From Music City at the beautiful City Winery Nashville on Saturday, March 18th. The concert will feature songs by legendary artists like Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Dolly Parton, Jimi…

AN EXCLUSIVE PERFORMANCE from LILY & MADELEINE

Folk-pop sister duo Lily & Madeleine, who recently finished a nationwide tour supporting Brett Dennen and accompanied Dawes for several shows in the United Kingdom, released their acclaimed record Keep It Together earlier this year via New West Records. Keep It Together, the pair’s third full-length album, makes a dynamic statement, one that is the sound of Lily and Madeleine asserting themselves as…

PREVIEW: MARC BROUSSARD at CITY WINERY on 11/4/16

Marc Broussard is on a mission, and he’s putting his money where his mouth is; last summer, the Louisiana soul man started the S.O.S. Foundation to funnel charitable dollars to support causes benefitting the chronically impoverished. On September 30th, Broussard released a compilation album called S.O.S. 2: Save Our Soul: Soul On A Mission, and dedicated…

RECAP: DARLINGSIDE at CITY WINERY

Gathered together around a microphone or two, Darlingside, masters of vocal harmonies and conquerors of all things stringed, dazzled and delighted a rapt City Winery audience; currently on tour with Mexo-Americana group David Wax Museum, the busy Boston folk quartet brought “more Doug” to the Music City.  Friend and new Nashvillian, Americana songstress Caitlin Canty, joined the group onstage for a…

PREVIEW: DARLINGSIDE at CITY WINERY on 4/16/16

When I last spoke with indie folk ensemble Darlingside–with whom I had a philosophical post-Thanksgiving discussion about the difference between “dressing” and “stuffing”–they had just released their latest album, Birds Say, and had been on tour with the likes of Patty Griffin, King Cardinal, The Ballroom Thieves, Tall Heights, and Caitlin Canty. Since then, they have continued to…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with PENNY and SPARROW

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Andy Baxter, who, with Kyle Jahnke, comprises folkicana duo Penny and Sparrow.  The pair released their delicious new album, Let A Lover Drown You, on March 11th via Single Lock Records, and were en route to a venue in Seattle: Andy: Social media has been kind, and people have…