PREVIEW: BIRDS OF CHICAGO at MUSICIANS CORNER on 6/15/18

Husband-wife duo  JT Nero and Allison Russell, otherwise known as Birds of Chicago, relocated to the Music City not too long ago and will perform their first proper gig in their new hometown at free summer concert series Musicians Corner on June 15th. The pair met in 2006, and there were fireworks between them from the…

LIVE SHOW REVIEW: THE SECRET SISTERS at MUSICIANS CORNER

With the clear summer sky came a touch of balmy heat that didn’t go unnoticed on the Musicans Corner stage.  “Pretty soon we hope that your tears will mingle with the drops of sweat running down your face,” quipped Laura Rogers, who, with her sister Lydia, composes Americana duo The Secret Sisters.  “We are going…

REVIEW: ABIGAIL WASHBURN & WU FEI at MUSICIANS CORNER

In a town filled with seemingly unlimited live music opportunities, it takes a lot to stand out as truly unique. While Musicians Corner features one of the most diverse concert series lineups you’ll come across, it always keeps its focus on the broader arts.  Therefore, I was only a little surprised to see Abigail Washburn…

RECAP: MUSICIANS CORNER, 5/13/17

The warm weather is here to stay in Nashville, which means that Musicians Corner is now in full swing–the weekly spring/summer/fall free music event is one of the perks of living in Music City. The series has continuously grown and has an impressive lineup this year; with so many great artists, we had to head…

THE MUSICIANS CORNER 2017 LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT!

Musicians Corner, a free, weekly summertime concert series held in Nashville’s Centennial Park is gearing up for its 2017 season, and HOLY BUCKETS, Y’ALL! This lineup is the absolute business! The two-day Kick Off Celebration begins on May 12th and 13th, and Musicians Corner has announced 18 additional artists who will perform on the Lightning 100 Acoustic…

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…

PREVIEW: LAUREN SHERA at 3RD & LINDSLEY on 8/16/15

I recently had the pleasure of chatting with indie-folk songstress Lauren Shera, whose stunning album Gold & Rust was released in 2014, and who will be appearing with Bobby Long at 3rd & Lindsley on August 16th for Lightning 100’s Nashville Sunday Night series. Shera, who has been a musician for the majority of her life, recounted of her…

RECAP: FAMILY AND FRIENDS at MUSICIANS CORNER

Athens, Georgia-based musical collective Family and Friends brought the house down at Musicians Corner recently; if you haven’t had the chance to see them live, you haven’t yet lived.  You can stream their brand new EP XOXO, and catch them on tour in August and with The Oh Hellos and Cereus Bright shortly thereafter; I don’t see…

RECAP: HUMMING HOUSE at MUSICIANS CORNER

Nashville folk band and blog favorite Humming House performed at Musicians Corner in the Music City recently, and as always, they played their hearts out and lit up at least two city blocks with their charisma and energy.  They’re touring like crazy, so don’t miss their show when they come to your neighborhood! Jul 23…

PREVIEW: FAMILY AND FRIENDS at MUSICIANS CORNER on 6/20/15

Athens, Georgia-based folk rock collective Family And Friends will be performing in Nashville this Saturday at Musicians Corner, a glorious (and free!) summer concert series here in the Music City.  I caught up with Mike MacDonald (vocals, guitar) and JP McKenzie (guitar), who were in Athens getting geared up for Saturday’s show: Eo8:  How did y’all become a band?…