I went out Saturday night to hear a friend’s husband (who happens to be one of the best bluegrass bass players in town) play with 18 South. This band has now become my new favourite. This weekend was made even more special with the guest appearances of Sam Bush and John Oates! Before I headed to The Station Inn I hit Music City Mayhem at the new East-Centric Pavilion, not only was the music great and it was the place to be Saturday afternoon but I’m super excited about what music and festivals will be coming to the East-Centric Pavilion. I may never need to leave East Nashville again.
4/15/13 Time Jumpers 3rd and Lindsley
I’d like to say “Tipper Whore” at Mercy Lounge because the name is so funny but I know nothing about them. The Time Jumpers as I’ve mentioned before are a sure bet!
4/16/13 Keith Urban, Vince Gill, Roseanne Cash, Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson and more Bridgestone Arena
An all-star line up of the “real deal” country music folk to benefit The Country Music Hall of Fame, a place I spent much of my time volunteering when I first moved to Nashville. If you’ve never been there do check it out. It looks like a pip squeak next to the new convention center but it’s a wonderful place both architecturally and historically.
I don’t know a whole lot about this band but I first heard them featured as a local band on Lightning 100 and loved their song. I have no idea who AER is but I’m sure if they are matched up with these guys it will be a good night. If you don’t want to stand up and dance get there early to get a seat up top.
If Russell’s “Delta Lady”, “Superstar” or “A Song For You” aren’t enough then go to hear hit songwriter Pahanish or former band member for the incredible Bonnie Bramlett, Foster.
Beautiful melodies, sweet lyrics and a great voice.
4/20/13 East Nashville Honey Bee Festival East-Centric Pavilion
I have no idea who is playing but the venue is great and if it’s a nice day it’s going to be the place to be between 10 am and 4pm! Afterwards head back across the river to see Rock of Ages at TPAC . If it’s as much fun as the movie you’ve nothing to lose!
4/21/13 Striking Matches Bluebird Cafe
I fell in love with this duo at Tin Pan South. Check them out in this intimate setting while you have a chance. They will be selling out the Ryman in no time.