that explores Nashville as a booking market, and offers some answers to the question, "Why isn't so-and-so playing Nashville?" Warning: The answers ain't always pleasant.
: From their originals and subject matter to their ear for covers, the Gibson Brothers are an anomaly in the bluegrass world. (Playing CD release show Thursday, 10th at Station Inn and Friday 11th at the Grand Ole Opry.)
: Son Volt soldier on while the alt-country bible they helped inspire, and whose ﬁrst cover they graced, is lamentably laid to rest. (Playing Thursday, 10th at Exit/In w/Bobby Bare Jr.)
Steady as They Go
: The Raconteurs overcome side-project status with second album. (Playing Monday, 14th and Tuesday, 15th at Mercy Lounge—both shows sold out.)
In The Spin
: Nobility, The International Noise Conference.
Love is in the air but Scenecast Episode 127
is here and in your ear with sweet nothings whispered from Romantica, The Bittersweets, Jason Eady, Charlie Sizemore Band, Garrison Starr, Hotpipes, Howlies, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Mike Birbiglia, Tristan Prettyman, The Pink Panther, and the Zeitgeist Music Festival at University School.
Our Critics' Picks
: Romantica, The Bittersweets, Trisha Yearwood, Jason Eady, Jett Williams, Skeletonwitch & more.
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