LIVE SHOW REVIEW: TRUETT at MERCY LOUNGE

Gritty blues rock artist TRUETT provided opening support for blog favorite Rockicana artist Ron Pope and his band The Nighthawks at the Mercy Lounge recently; TRUETT began with a song called “Left In The Dark”, and wasted no time showing us what he could do. His guitar-shredding prowess coupled with his band’s consistently funky low-end support and … Read more LIVE SHOW REVIEW: TRUETT at MERCY LOUNGE

LIVE SHOW REVIEW: JONATHAN TYLER at MERCY LOUNGE

Texas-based Jonathan Tyler, performed recently at local venue Mercy Lounge, providing opening support for Ron Pope & The Nighthawks.  Tyler, who has played Mercy Lounge many times, appeared solo this time, equipped with a guitar, a harmonica, and a kick drum (at one point, he introduced the “band” saying, “…and on the kick drum, my … Read more LIVE SHOW REVIEW: JONATHAN TYLER at MERCY LOUNGE

LIVE SHOW REVIEW: RON POPE at MERCY LOUNGE

A sold-out Mercy Lounge was jam packed with enthusiastic fans recently to see independent Americana legend-in-the-making Ron Pope perform his first show in Nashville as a hometowner.  The air was buzzing with anticipation of the greatness about to dominate the room;  I’d heard that Pope’s performance style was a force to be reckoned with, and … Read more LIVE SHOW REVIEW: RON POPE at MERCY LOUNGE

“BAD INTENTIONS” – NEW VIDEO from RON POPE & THE NIGHTHAWKS

Well friends, today marks the end of our “official” Ron Pope Week, but I think after his highly anticipated and sold-out show tonight in Nashville, every week might be Ron Pope Week in our hearts! To brighten your day, check out the video for his song, one of my favorites from Ron Pope & The Nighthawks, “Bad Intentions”. … Read more “BAD INTENTIONS” – NEW VIDEO from RON POPE & THE NIGHTHAWKS

“ONE WAY TICKET”- The Ron Pope Documentary

While recording his latest album, Ron Pope & The Nighthawks, Ron Pope enlisted the talents of filmmaker Kelly Teacher (No Cameras Allowed, Austin To Boston) to create One Way Ticket, a feature-length documentary following the band as they record their debut album and tour the United States. The film uses the story of Ron Pope & The Nighthawks as a … Read more “ONE WAY TICKET”- The Ron Pope Documentary

PREVIEW: RON POPE & THE NIGHTHAWKS at MERCY LOUNGE on 2/19/16

Ron Pope will appear with his band, The Nighthawks, for a sold-out show at Mercy Lounge on February 19th; this will be his first Nashville show since moving to the Music City.  “I’ve been in New York for such a long time, and I guess you could say I’m splitting my time between Brooklyn and East … Read more PREVIEW: RON POPE & THE NIGHTHAWKS at MERCY LOUNGE on 2/19/16

“HELL OR HIGH WATER” – NEW VIDEO from RON POPE & THE NIGHTHAWKS

“Hell or High Water,” the new video from Ron Pope & The Nighthawks directed by David Strange, features the heroic frontman on the run, rocking a man bun and a three-piece suit while transporting a mysterious and highly sought-after suitcase. The band’s self-titled debut album is available now via Brooklyn Basement Records.  Take a gander at the … Read more “HELL OR HIGH WATER” – NEW VIDEO from RON POPE & THE NIGHTHAWKS

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with RON POPE

On the eve of the opening show of his current tour, Ron Pope had a slight emergency—his guitar was broken…or so he thought. “It is decidedly unnerving; guitars do this though, they get these phantom issues where they won’t work, and then you can plug it in the next day and it’ll work just fine, … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with RON POPE

ALBUM REVIEW: RON POPE & THE NIGHTHAWKS

Even though he’s called New York home for over a decade, you don’t have to rifle too far into Ron Pope’s music to determine that the man has copious amounts of southern heritage running through his veins. With a classic outlaw-country sound embedded in the anti-Nashville scene in the 1960 and 1970s, Pope sticks to the common … Read more ALBUM REVIEW: RON POPE & THE NIGHTHAWKS

PREMIERE: “BE MINE” by TRUETT

TRUETT’s debut single “Be Mine” is out January 1st on his new label home, Brooklyn Basement Records.  The Atlanta native signed to the label in the summer of 2015 and spent the fall writing and developing his unique sound alongside one of the label’s founders, Ron Pope. TRUETT will celebrate the launch of the single with his very … Read more PREMIERE: “BE MINE” by TRUETT

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