Leslie Keffer, musician and booker of shows at Betty's, talks about the vibe she's cultivated at the west Nashville bar: "At the beginning, it was kind of like, 'What the hell is this?' "
Krazy Kyle Hankins has never played Betty's, that I know of, but he's got a pretty good steady gig — he's the Predators' organist: "Rap, I've learned, doesn't really work [on the organ]."
Jesse Lee Jones talks about his band Brazilbilly and the first night he saw a show on Lower Broad: "There was something about the roughness — something about the Old West."
John Albert talks about being that dude who's always at shows, and Daniel Pujol says: "We talk a lot about local social infrastructure, shows and history — dad stuff."
Finally, drummer, cineast and Criterion package designer Sam Smith calls Nashville "an awesome print town" and says, "There's no reason people can't do whatever they want to do."
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