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Sync THIS! brings Tony Joe White, more to Basement East

BMI’s annual Sync THIS! event is mostly an industry affair — music supervisors and songwriters get together to talk about the wonderful world of sync licensing, and there’s some dining and hanging and other good things.   This year’s event offers something cool for those of us who aren’t invited to take part otherwise. BMI’s broken the... Read More

Enter to win passes for the Ink-N-Iron festival - flash giveaway!

There are a lot of festivals in Nashville, but nothing quite like Ink-N-Iron, the four-day “Living Art Gallery and Community Festival” that kicks off Thursday, August 6.   In the mix: a tattoo convention, art show, burlesque performances, cabaret shows and a ridiculous live music line-up in Bicentennial Mall Park, ranging from Merle Haggard to Suicidal Tendencies and... Read More

WXNA. LOW POWER, HIGH VOLTAGE.

Today marks the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for a new venture in Nashville radio: WXNA 101.5 FM. Provided the $50,000 goal is met, the new low-power FM station will infuse our fair city with some genuine community radio — where free-form, great music will coincide with the local issues of the day, where Nashvillians will broadcast to other Nashvillians, and you might even get... Read More

Enter to win tickets to see Steely Dan and Elvis Costello at Ascend Amphitheater!

  Rock mainstays Steely Dan are headed to Nashville on their Rockabye Gollie Angel tour, stopping at Ascend Amphitheater on Saturday, August 8, with an opening act that’s worth the ticket price alone: the one and only Elvis Costello & the Imposters. We’re sending a lucky East Nashvillian reader to the show, plus one, as our guest. Enter through the form below for a... Read More

Enter to win Tomato Art Preview Party tickets!

  Below, enter to win a pair of tickets to the Tomato Art Preview Party, and be among the first to view the official inspired tomato art at Art and Invention Gallery!    The Tomato Art Preview Party is one of the highlights of the Tomato Art Fest, and with artwork ranging from the exquisite to the hilarious, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Tickets... Read More

Chris Carpenter

A descendant of a Gospel singer and country music vocalist, Chris Carpenter is made of melody.  Hailing from Kentucky, Carpenter tailed his passion to the streets of East Nashville and quickly entered the homes, haunts and hearts of devout local admirers.  Since his relocation six years ago Carpenter has a built a reputation as a consistent, hard-working act. Crediting Grammy... Read More

East Nashville News: Shelby Park Picture Show, Eric Church pop-up, more

  We’re kicking off this week’s East Nashville News column with a pretty awesome addition to the stuff-to-do scene in the neighborhood. Lots more, too, from HGTVing to another Eric Church pop-up stop.   On to this week’s East Nashville News:   Say hello to the Shelby Park Picture Show   Love an outdoor movie? Love not... Read More

Video: Kevn Kinney, Todd Snider, Elizabeth Cook and other friends at The 5 Spot

  Photographer, blogger and friend (and birthday girl!) Stacie Huckeba caught a quick capture of some of East Nashville's favorite music makers taking the stage at The 5 Spot on Wednesday, July 29, 2015: Kevn Kinney and friends, with Todd Snider, Elizabeth Cook, Chuck Mead, Dan Baird, Warner Hodges, Brad Pemberton and Joe Blanton.    Watch a little snippet... Read More

Blaire Alise and The Bombshells: A Wall of Sound

“I love Grimey’s,” Blaire Alise of the Detroit-based Blaire Alise and The Bombshells recalls of her first show in Nashville. “We played an in-store show there and I was simultaneously playing and record shopping at the same. I was, like, I’m going to buy that later.” It’s difficult not to start a conversation about the classically trained bandleader of the 60s girl group/garage... Read More

Enter to win tickets to see Jill Scott at Ascend Amphitheater

  R&B voice Jill Scott is hitting the road in support of her new album, Woman, and she’ll be here in Nashville on Wednesday, August 5, to play at Ascend Amphitheater. More fun: We’re sending a lucky East Nashvillian reader and their guest to the show.   Enter through the form below to win a pair of tickets. We’ll choose and announce a random... Read More

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