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

The Grand Ole Opry Meets Bonnaroo

Billed as “The Show That Made Country Music Famous” and the “Home of American Music,” the Grand Ole Opry is one of the most iconic attractions in the State of Tennessee.  Just down the road from the Opry’s home in… Continue Reading

Interview: Dan Layus

Dan Layus wears many hats— from writer, music-maker, and Augustana frontman, to husband and stay-at-home-dad, new adventures are the name of the game. Today, Layus adds yet another accomplishment or two to the list—his new country-cana solo album Dangerous Things is out,… Continue Reading

Show Review: Dan Layus

On October 21st, Dan Layus made his debut appearance on the hallowed stage of the Grand Ole Opry–the same day his first solo album, Dangerous Things, was presented to the world. The pews were packed with attendees practically sitting in each… Continue Reading

Interview: The Preservation Hall Jazz Band

New Orleans is one of my most favorite places on the planet.  I take a yearly autumnal sojourn to the Crescent City,  (because if you go in the summer, you’ll melt); there’s just something magical about that town–the food, the culture, the history, and… Continue Reading