photo credit: Wesley Duffee-Braun, wesleyduffeebraun.com

RECAP: JOE PUG at THE HIGH WATT

Austin-based prolific singer/songwriter Joe Pug performed at The High Watt recently, with Chris Porterfield of Field Report providing opening support.  Pug is currently touring in support of his latest release, Windfall.  If you missed the festivities, feel free to live vicariously through our pictures! Photos by: Wesley Duffee-Braun wesleyduffeebraun.com

PREVIEW: JOE PUG at THE HIGH WATT on 4/23/15

Austin-based singer/songwriter Joe Pug will be performing at The High Watt in Nashville on Thursday, April 23. This March, Pug released his newest album, Windfall, a 10-song indie-folk gem that is poised to cement his reputation as one of America’s most respected young songwriters.  After hundreds of shows, including stops at Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, and the Newport Folk…

REVIEW: PHOX with FIELD REPORT at MERCY LOUNGE

I’ll be honest, when I found out that PHOX was coming to Nashville, it was as if the clouds parted in the wintry sky, the sun’s golden rays shone brighter, and the gods smiled directly upon yours truly.  It was glorious.  Their self-titled debut album was the soundtrack of my summer; their music gives me the feels.  All…

REVIEW: FIELD REPORT at MERCY LOUNGE on 1/17/15

Chris Porterfield of Field Report, doing a string of solo performances to support Bahamas, emotively serenaded us with stories in song last month at the Mercy Lounge, and talk about a crowded house! The show was sold out, but no worries!  Field Report will return to the Music City once again to support PHOX on February…

PREVIEW: FIELD REPORT at MERCY LOUNGE on 1/17/15

 As I spoke with Field Report’s Chris Porterfield (formerly of folk-rock group DeYarmond Edison), he was at home in snowy Milwaukee (where it was zero degrees and under six inches of snow); to know it is to love it apparently, as he’s been based there for the last nine years.  Speaking of cold weather, I…