Especially in our corner of the music world, singer-songwriters can get really personal in their writing. They talk about their struggles, their hopes, their hurts, and their roads to recovery. Sometimes the subject matter is hard to listen to, and […]
Erin Rae’s Putting on Airs is about finding your footing in a chaotic world. Throughout the record, we follow Rae as she reflects on her past and present, and looks hopefully toward the future. Although the album’s 12 tracks can […]
Steve Earle recently set the world on fire (again) by asserting that “The best stuff coming out of Nashville is all by women….” Jason Isbell has protested against country radio’s refusal to promote women by featuring all-women opening acts for […]
NIGHT 1 of 5 Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 On any given night, Nashville can an embarrassment of riches when it comes to entertainment options. And this week AmericanaFest compounds that “problem” for fans of roots-rooted music. Take opening night for […]
There is nothing like a good road trip to a music festival. When the calendar turns to September, it’s time for the annual pilgrimage to Nashville for The Americana Music Association week of festivities. Departing Akron with my partner in crime Dale Elwell, […]
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