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Benjamin A. Harper Releases Solo Album Get Thee Behind Me

  Benjamin A. Harper’s solo album, Get Thee Behind Me, gracefully settles in the space between past and present. Not like the iCloud illusiveness, more subtly floating from above. It’s been around long enough to know the modern struggles yet it echoes back '60s rock and Ray Davies’ pleasantries.   The songs were born free and undiluted, with no... Read More

STEELISM USHERS YOU INTO ‘THE DRAWING ROOM,’ THIS WEEKEND AT FOND OBJECT

While songs and singers have always held first place in the studios and on the charts, gather up a bunch of great Nashville sidemen and you’re sure to harvest boss instrumentals. It’s been a Twang Town tradition from all the way back in the late 1940s when Nashville began its relatively swift transformation into “Music City USA,” on through to the 1960s avalanche of... Read More

East Nashville News: Cornelia Fort Pickin’ Parties, Sunset Concert Series, Half Christmas Beer Fest and more

  First things first: The new issue of The East Nashvillian will be on stands and online imminently — it might be making the rounds as you’re reading this.    This one — the 2015 installment of our annual Tomato Art Fest issue — brings a serious milestone for us, too. It’s our biggest issue ever, and with it, we can officially tick... Read More

Reeves Gabrels makes his ‘power trio statement’ on new full-length release

  There’s a telling moment about a minute and a half into “Drown You Out,” the second track on Reeves Gabrels new album, Reeves Gabrels & His Imaginary Friends (Reeves Gabrels Music). At the 1:31 mark, the music comes to a stop for a beat and you can hear Gabrels laugh before launching into a blistering solo featuring — as he calls it — the “deep,... Read More

“We’re In This Together”: Mark Claypool Interview with The East Nashvillian

“We’re In This Together”: Mark Claypool Interview with The East Nashvillian   Nashville entrepreneur, Mark Claypool, is the founder of Educational Services of America, a private organization leading the nation’s behavior therapy and alternative special education for children and young adults. Before Claypool daringly began ESA, he was a social worker,... Read More

Enter to win tickets to see My So-Called Band and Guilty Pleasures at the Schermerhorn!

  On Friday, July 17, two of Nashville’s best-loved tribute bands — ’90s hit herders My So-Called Band and ’80s pop providers Guilty Pleasures — are hitting the stage at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center for a one-night-only show with a string section. And we’re excited to be able to send two East Nashvillian readers and their guests to see... Read More

Get ready for the Thirth of July

  A neighbor recently reminisced about her first experience with The Thirth of July — watching a big crowd of neighbors eating, drinking and celebrating at the big block party, she remembered thinking how cool it looked, and how she wished she was invited. Turned out she was invited — we all are, every year. Lesson learned, and definitely not... Read More

East Nashville News: BarreAmped, Perk & Cork, update on Indian food and more

  So, as you (we hope) know, the very awesome East Side Social was postponed due to unfavorable weather predictions. We’re bummed to have to wait longer for the awesomeness, but we’ll share the rescheduled date as soon as possible.   As less of a bummer: We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Morrissey at the Grand Ole Opry House Ryman July... Read More

Enter to win tickets to see Morrissey in Nashville!

      UPDATE:   Hello Morrissey Fans. Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict the Morrissey concert on Thursday, July 2 at the Grand Ole Opry House is being moved to Ryman Auditorium on Friday, July 3. Fans who have tickets to the July 2 concert will receive an email notification from Ticketmaster in the coming days... Read More

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