RECAP: SWEET SPIRIT at THE EAST ROOM

Austin-based glam-centric rock collective Sweet Spirit, on tour supporting their brand new album St. Mojo, brought its rowdy road show to the Music City recently, with a electrifying performance on The East Room’s stage. Few rock harder than this bunch; originally conceived with country music in mind, front folks Sabrina Ellis and Andrew Cashen quickly discovered country…

PREVIEW: SWEET SPIRIT at THE EAST ROOM on 4/20/17

David Bowie. Gary Glitter. Iggy Pop. These are prominent names associated with 1970s-era glam rock, a hard-hitting collision of art and sound; the glam rock glory days didn’t last a long time, but its influence still rings throughout the modern musical landscape. Meet Sweet Spirit, the Austin-based collective whose raucous energy and all-around badassery could…

LOCAL SHOW TO BENEFIT NASHVILLE’S OASIS CENTER

There is a vast difference between complaining about today’s state of affairs and actually trying to do something about it. In the wake of disillusionment that was 2016, Nashville musician Julian Ciany has decided to put his money where is mouth is, organizing a show featuring  local bands to benefit Nashville’s Oasis Center at local…

PREVIEW: RYLEY WALKER at THE EAST ROOM on 9/15/16

Chicago-based alt-folk artist Ryley Walker is currently on tour supporting his newest album, Golden Sings That Have Been Sung, out last month via Dead Oceans; the tour brings him to Nashville on Thursday, September 15th. Right away, I knew we were going to have a fun chat: He: “I hope you don’t mind if I…

WIN TICKETS to COMMUNION NASHVILLE on 9/14/16!!!

The highly-anticipated Communion Residency returns to The East Room on September 14th, showcasing up-and-coming talent across multiple genres for an unforgettable night of music discovery. The lineup includes Jonny P, The Wild Jays, Guthrie Brown, and Zoe Sky Jordan–and we have a pair of tickets to give away to a lucky winner! Nashville-by-way-of New York soul artist Jonny P has a sound…

TICKET GIVEAWAY! PURE BATHING CULTURE at THE EAST ROOM on 6/3/16

Communion Presents is bringing Pure Bathing Culture to The East Room on Monday, June 6th. The roots of Pure Bathing Culture stretch back to 1999, when Sarah Versprille and Daniel Hindman befriended one another on the first day of freshman orientation at William Patterson University in Wayne, New Jersey. A decade later, they became bandmates when they both joined…

TONIGHT!! THOSE MANIC SEAS with WILDFRONT at THE EAST ROOM

You don’t want to miss tonight’s show at The East Room, y’all….if you have plans already, change them! Richmond, Virginia-based indie/dance band Those Manic Seas are on tour and will be in Nashville tonight!  They’ll be appearing at The East Room with Nashville dream pop outfit (and a band that’s near and dear to my…