ALBUM REVIEW: “WIDE AWAKE” by RAYLAND BAXTER

Rayland Baxter is an artist whose music falls under the “alternative country” genre, but his unique sound can’t be put in a box. Stylized “rayLand,” the singer and his mustache are about as funky and fun as his music… and for long-time fans, new album Wide Awake is even more abstract, even more incredible, and…

Eo8 ON LOCATION: BONNAROO 2018 SUPERJAM!

No matter what brings you to Bonnaroo, no matter what your favorite genre of music, everyone awaits the announcement of the theme and lineup of the festival’s legendary SuperJam!  The Festival has always been known for its collaborative spirit amongst the performing artists, and the SuperJam! has become a semi-organized showcase of collective talent that…

#tbt: BONNAROO SUPERJAM!

Half party and half concert, SuperJam is always one of the most anticipated events on the Bonnaroo lineup.  The 2017 version carried even higher expectations as it was curated by the iconic Preservation Hall Jazz Band.  Billed as The Soul Shakedown, the Superjam pulls together an eclectic range of talent from across the festival’s many…

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…

2017 FORECASTLE FESTIVAL LINEUP ADDITIONS!

Louisville’s own Forecastle Festival, celebrating its fifteenth anniversary this year, has added more than a dozen acts to its three-day music, art and activism celebration, including Kentucky’s own Sturgill Simpson, electro-dream pop duo Phantogram, indie art veterans Spoon, and many more. “The 15-year anniversary of Forecastle reflects the eclectic, innovative and stimulating spirit that has propelled us forward since our…

PREVIEW: RAYLAND BAXTER ALBUM RELEASE at 3RD & LINDSLEY on 8/30/15

Nashville troubadour Rayland Baxter recently released his sophomore LP Imaginary Man, the follow-up to his highly acclaimed debut, 2012’s feathers & fishHooks, and will be celebrating the release at 3rd & Lindsley in the Music City on Sunday, August 30th.  Of his new album Baxter has said, “To me, Imaginary Man is an audible record of my journey down the bright blue river of imagination. It…