MCP On Location: Bonnaroo 2019

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Americana music has experienced unprecedented growth over the last few years, both in fanbase and styles included within the genre.  With such expansion, it comes as little surprise that many U.S. music festivals have started including more Americana acts on… Continue Reading

The Grand Ole Opry Returns To Bonnaroo

Steve Earle and Ricky Skaggs at Bonnaroo

There are two middle Tennessee music traditions that are like no other.  In Nashville, the Grand Ole Opry is a name known around the world for bringing together some of the biggest stars and emerging artists of the country music… Continue Reading

Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender 2019: Part 2

Cherry Rat Nashville Boogie

At my first Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender in 2017, I was just trying to find my feet in a world of rockabilly, western swing, and classic rock-n-roll.  The Boogie is a unique experience that feels like you’ve traveled back in… Continue Reading

Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender 2019: Part I

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Rockabilly music has always enjoyed an outlaw flair that sets it apart from its diverse underlying elements.  Too rocking for country music, too twangy for rock music, but together just the right amount of toe-tapping rhythms and jumpy blues riffs… Continue Reading

The Byrd’s Creek Music Festival – A Breath Of Fresh Air

In 2018, like a breath of fresh air, The Byrd’s Creek Music Festival swept into the bustling Americana and bluegrass music scene. With the event recently announcing its return for 2019 and its move to summer dates—July 11 through 13—we… Continue Reading

Live Show Review: Molly Tuttle

At any given record shop, you can find the volumes of music left behind by amazing musicians who took an ill-fated leap of faith into the spotlight of fronting an album.  Some the whispers of faded dreams, others parables on… Continue Reading

Live Show Review: Mary Bragg

“Always choose love.” These words of wisdom were bestowed upon Mary Bragg by her grandmother when Bragg was fresh out of high school and torn between spending the summer with a potential church camp inspired romance—or make her first trip… Continue Reading

Live Show Review: Ruston Kelly

Over the last year, Ruston Kelly has rapidly transformed from a critically-acclaimed rising star to a household name. During that time, conversations about Kelly have taken two paths—  redemption is always topic number one. Skim his bio, listen to any… Continue Reading