PREVIEW: WILD CUB at 3RD & LINDSLEY on 10/8/17

In 2013, Wild Cub self-released an album called Youth—“We had a great publicist who helped it get some traction, but it kind of petered out,” recalls frontman Keegan DeWitt. “I was in France at a film festival with my wife and I remember saying, ‘Well, it seems like everything has sort of died down. We…

PREVIEW: HA HA TONKA at 3RD & LINDSLEY on 7/30/17

A band of brothers that morphed into an actual band, folk rock outfit Ha Ha Tonka began many moons ago at the former Southwest Missouri State University, now known as Missouri State University, picked up a rowdy roster of members along the way–since then, they have toured the  world, graced major festival stages, and set…

PREVIEW: JOCELYN & CHRIS ARNDT at 3RD & LINDSEY on 8/14/16

In their childhood home in Albany, New York, Jocelyn and Chris Arndt would spend hours listening to their parents’ music collection in a book and CD-filled room they called “the library”; In elementary school, they learned to play instruments, and performed at local gatherings, fairs, and markets. “We’d been playing covers for a while, which…

LIVE SHOW REVIEW: DES ARK at 3rd & LINDSLEY

Des Ark, touring in support of their latest LP, Everything Dies, performed at 3rd & Lindsley as opening support for Saintseneca for Lightning 100’s Nashville Sunday Night series recently; I had interviewed frontwoman and founder Aimée Argote a week or so before the show, and was so excited to see her perform.  Argote, whose songs are…

LIVE SHOW REVIEW: SAINTSENECA at 3RD & LINDSLEY

Ohio folk-rock band Saintseneca delighted the crowd at Nashville’s 3rd & Lindsley for a recent installment of Lightning 100’s Nashville Sunday Night Series live radio broadcast.  Frontman Zac Little began the show playing a high-slung, beautiful, black and white viola bass (we bass players notice these things); in atypical frontman fashion though, Little stands at…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with CHARLIE ABBOTT

Charlie Abbott moved to Nashville a few years ago, as he says, by accident; the budding musician and Wisconsin native had been bouncing around for a a while, landing for periods in Minneapolis and Chicago. On a whim, Abbott made his way to Nashville, camped out at a hostel for a few nights, and fell…

PREVIEW: DES ARK at 3rd & LINDSEY on 1/17/16

North Carolina indie folk outfit and coverer of awkward subjects, Des Ark, is touring in support of their new album out now on Graveface Records.  Band mastermind and tattoo enthusiast, Aimée Argote, took some time off between albums to deal with family hardships; “During this record, my dad got sick, so there was reprioritizing and taking breaks to be…

PREVIEW: SAINTSENECA at 3RD & LINDSEY on 1/17/16

Some have written and commented that Such Things, the most recent album by Ohio’s edgy folk rock outfit Saintseneca, released via Anti- Records in 2015, is “more accessible” than their last; “I’d say that’s fair to some extent.  It’s still a pretty weird record,” says frontman Zac Little.  “In my approach to writing the songs,…