Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender 2019: Part I

Nashville Boogie 2019 Mother Church Pew

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

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

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

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

Queens of The Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender: Wanda Jackson

It was a royal gathering last Friday night at the 2017 Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender; with the Queen of Rockabilly taking the Tennessee Ballroom Stage at Opryland Hotel and the Queen of Outlaw Country quickly following at the Nashville Palace,… 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