Interview: Tommy Emmanuel

“It was a difficult birth,” laughs Tommy Emmanuel when asked if he was born with a guitar in his hand—not a far cry from the truth for the Nashville-based Grammy-nominated guitar virtuoso. “I started playing at an early age. When… Continue Reading

Interview: David Rawlings

“It’s always nice to play in the southeast,” says David Rawlings as he watches the snow fall outside of his east Nashville home and prepares to go on tour in support of his latest album, Poor David’s Almanack. “There are… Continue Reading

Live Show Review: Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real

Someone wholly uninitiated to the Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real experience will likely have a few questions—Does he sound like Willie? What kind of music do they play? With the blood of country music royalty running through Lukas’s… Continue Reading

Premiere: “Calling California” by Ross Livermore

Nashville-based rockicana artist Ross Livermore knows what it means to work hard; raised in blue-collar Peabody, Massachusetts in a house that doubled as an architecture firm and a hair salon, Livermore was inspired by his parents’ entrepreneurial spirit. He learned… Continue Reading

MCP Sessions: Leslie Tom

Earlier this year, Denver-based singer/songwriter Leslie Tom, who cut her teeth in her native Texas listening to Hank Williams, Patsy Cline and Bob Wills on the radio of her father’s Ford truck, released her new self-titled EP. Produced by John Macy (The… Continue Reading