Live Show Review: Travis Linville 

With its intimate interior, the Basement is one of those venues where an artist can build a true connection with the room. Featuring an accoustic, mostly solo set, Oklahoma folkster Travis Linville capitalized on the cozy setting to let his… Continue Reading

Bluegrass at Bonnaroo

Since 2013, the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival has featured a SuperJam dedicated to the appreciation of bluegrass music.  The annual showcase is presented by The Bluegrass Situation and headed by Ed Helms who, rumor has it, moonlights as an… Continue Reading

MCP at The Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender, Part 2

With the echoes and memories of the prior day still in mind, I was excited to see what a new day would bring at the 2017 Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender.  Saturday’s lineup included a mix of legends and up-and-comers in… Continue Reading

Review: Hillbilly Casino at The Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender

I have heard their music. I have watched their videos.  I was still not prepared for the hard-rocking frenzy of Hillbilly Casino at the 2017 Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender. With a loyal legion of fans pressed against the Ryman Garage Stage at Opryland Hotel,… Continue Reading

Album Review: North Mississippi Allstars – Prayer For Peace

With their swampy riffs and mud-covered rock n’ roll, the North Mississippi Allstars have always honored the past while keeping an eye on the future. That tradition continues with their forthcoming album, Prayer For Peace, a collection of Allstars originals… Continue Reading

Queens of The Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender: Nikki Lane

Last Friday Night at the Nashville Boogie Weekender was a royal affair featuring both the Queen of Rockabilly, Wanda Jackson, and the Queen of Outlaw Country, Nikki Lane.  After soaking in a fabulous performance from Ms. Jackson, I was on… Continue Reading

Review: Sarah Vista at The Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender

It happens every time I go to a music festival. Every. Single. Time. It’s also one of my top reasons for going to festivals—there’s always that artist that jumps out at me and makes me ask, “why am I just… Continue Reading

MCP at The Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender, Part 1

Put on by Muddy Roots Music, the Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender, part car show, mixed with vintage vendors, a record convention, and a whole heap of  music, features everything from rockabilly legends to country crooners. With over 90 acts on the bill,… Continue Reading