AmericanaFest 2017: Don Gallardo

“I’ve been calling my music ‘Americana’ since 2001 and feel very fortunate to be able to continue playing music as profession,” says traveling troubadour Don Gallardo, who will play his first official showcase at this year’s AmericanaFest. “We’re really excited… 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

Interview: Sarah Siskind

Sarah Siskind is on her way to Nashville from her home in the mountains of North Carolina; the phone reception is iffy through the Smokies, and the line goes silent. “Can you hear me now?” she asks. “Okay, I’ll just… Continue Reading

Interview: Rose Cousins

“If my guts had a landscape, it would be Prince Edward Island,” Rose Cousins says with a laugh of her seaside Canadian upbringing. “The further I get away from how I grew up, like thinking it wasn’t that interesting, I… Continue Reading

Grand Finale: Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender at The Opry

Upon entering the Grand Ole Opry, the crowd was met with the sounds of The Cowpokes, who set the mood early with a traditional honky-tonk twang filled set. With a mix of Boogie attendees and country music fans getting in on… 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