Blues & Soul

Allen Stone: A Diamond in the Rough

4 years ago Brittany Fisher Comments Off on Allen Stone: A Diamond in the Rough
Growing up in Memphis, TN, I was raised on soul music. From an early age, I could recite the lyrics to ‘ The Dock Of The Bay’ and I knew of the greatness that is Al Green. I often sang, ‘Hold On I’m Coming’ and regularly danced around the kitchen to ‘Green Onions.’ When Read More

Joan Osborne Celebrates ‘Bring it on Home’ Grammy Nomination with Several Appearances

5 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Joan Osborne Celebrates ‘Bring it on Home’ Grammy Nomination with Several Appearances
Joan Osborne‘s extremely excellent album, Bring it on Home, received a 2013 Grammy nomination and Joan will be celebrating in the run-up to the February 10 award ceremony with several appearances. You will be able to catch her on Hallmark’s Home & Family (check local listings), CBS Los Angeles (Feb. 8 at 2:15pm PT), HuffPost Read More

Vince Gill and Keb’ Mo’ Perform at Franklin Theatre – video

6 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Vince Gill and Keb’ Mo’ Perform at Franklin Theatre – video
There are days when one needs to be extra grateful for living in this part of the world. Last Wednesday was one of those days. Everyone in attendance at Franklin Theatre in Franklin, TN at the premiere of the Music Voyager TV episode set in Nashville, TN, will agree. Special musical guests for the evening Read More

CD Review: Todd Woolsey – Todd Woolsey

6 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on CD Review: Todd Woolsey – Todd Woolsey
Todd Woolsey – Todd Woolsey   For many instrumental albums, it is their lot in life to end up as background music somewhere. Canadian-born, Nashville-based guitarist Todd Woolsey had other plans for his disc. He set out to create an instrumental album that was not just for guitar players to enjoy; one that would grab Read More

Concert Review: Chris Nathan, Rick Huckaby, Clay Evans – Blue Bar, Nashville – January 13, 2012

6 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Concert Review: Chris Nathan, Rick Huckaby, Clay Evans – Blue Bar, Nashville – January 13, 2012
By all indications, 2012 is going to bring some really great new music to us all. On Friday night, January 13, 2012, at Blue Bar in Nashville, three extremely talented singer-songwriters, all at various stages of completing new projects, lined up to entertain a very friendly and very captive audience. Chris Nathan, who hosted the Read More

Concert Review: Marion Grace – Bourbon Street Blues Bar, Nashville, TN – Jan 10, 2012

6 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Concert Review: Marion Grace – Bourbon Street Blues Bar, Nashville, TN – Jan 10, 2012
If you have heard it said that in Nashville you can hear incredible talents “any night of the week”, take this to be true. Having the luxury problem of an overabundance of fantastic voices and incredible players, choosing a destination for a night out is often a long process of elimination. On Tuesday nights, I Read More

CD Review: Right Track – Lauren Zoeller & BluZe Lightning

6 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on CD Review: Right Track – Lauren Zoeller & BluZe Lightning
Right Track – Lauren Zoeller & BluZe Lightning (T2 Music, 2012)   Nashville truly is Music City, housing incredible talents skilled in every genre of music imaginable. A brand new addition to the town’s thriving blues scene is Lauren Zoeller & BluZe Lightning. They introduce themselves to the world with debut release Right Track. Fronted Read More

New Video – Fired Up – Matt Andersen

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If, like me, you occasionally like some blues with your rock, this is for you. Canadian artist Matt Andersen has released a new album, Coal Mining Blues, and the first single is the spirited song ‘Fired Up.’ Check out the video below. Read More