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Maggie Rose & Them Vibes @ the BEAST Tonight (9/26)@8:00

Maggie Rose’s Change the Whole Thing is coming out today and we’re having a party! Well, Lightning 100 is throwing them a party, but you’re all invited.

This much-anticipated album is full of epic, funky, soulful, rocking tunes spanning the broad range of Maggie’s musical tastes and influences. Larry Florman & Alex Haddad have been friends and fans of Maggie since moving to Nashville and forming Them Vibes, but it was only last year that the three of them sat down to write a song together. The trio penned “I Won’t” in their first writing session which ended up on Maggie’s Dreams > Dollars EP.

Apparently, they enjoy writing together, because the three of them co-wrote half the songs on Change the While Thing together. Maggie was around when Bobby Holland was producing Them Vibe’s Electric Fever last year and dug what he was doing. She teamed up with him for this record and Maggie’s band joined forces with Them Vibes to have ten musicians recording live in a room. No overdubs. Just taking it from the top until you capture the magic, like the good old days.

Come on down to the BEAST tonight to see them tear it up. I will be updating this post soon with all the pertinent download links, social media,  and touring info.

Come out tonight and enjoy one of the first performances of the Winnie Blues – a new duo comprised of two Australian transplants who now call Nashville home. Cameron Potts, of Oxford & CO., and Alice Beatty sat down for a co-writing session and rapidly discovered they sound good together so they have been making more music together.

Stay tuned here for a more in-depth article on the formation of the band. In the meantime, here’s a preview of what you have to look forward to at The Basement tonight.


The Basement | 1604 8th Ave S | Nashville, TN 37203

Pleased to be back to the FTNB grind after a brief hiatus. (The only thing worse than day jobs in looking for day jobs, right?) This week seems to be an appropriate one since two of my favorite acts and two of the first I ever wrote about are performing this week. Darrin Bradbury and Them Vibes.


★ The Suitcase Junket | Family Wash | Monday, April 3, 8:00  pm | $5 ★ 

American Songwriter & ReverbNation Connect Present a powerful, gritty, one man band playing self-proclaimed “Swamp Yankee” music. Stay tuned for a preview of an upcoming album release

Family Wash |626 Main St A, Nashville, TN 37206

★ Madison Guild Monday | Dee’s Country Cocktail Lounge | Monday, April 3 8:00-11:00 PM | Free, 21+ ★ 

Hosted by Tim Carroll featuring Jon Byrd, Luella, Taylor Alexander, and more.

Dee’s Country Cocktail Lounge | 102 E Palestine Ave, Madison, Tennessee 37115

Not Quite Country Nights | The Back Corner | Monday, April 3 at 7:00-11:00 PM | Free!

Hosted by Cale Tyson. Featuring Harrison Whitford, Zach Schmidt, Emma Swift, and Pete Lindberg. First installment. This will be happening every Monday in April.

The Back Corner | 1411 5th Ave N, Nashville, Tennessee 37208

Mercy Bell & Kent Eugene Goolsby | The Basement Nashville | Monday, April 3 at 7:00-11:00 PM | $5, 21+

The Basement Nashville | 1604 8th Ave S, Nashville, Tennessee 37203


★  Honky Tonk Tuesday | American Legion, Post 82 | Tuesday, May 24, 8:00 pm | Free ★ 

This week come listen to Cheryl Desirée and The Cowpokes. One of my favorite shows of the week. Good people, cheap drinks, ample room to dance, and great tunes. What more could you ask for? Don’t be shy if you aren’t a member. All are welcome. Just sign in to the guesbook at the entrance.

American Legion, Post 82 | 3204 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216

Luella w/ Tim Carroll Band | Springwater | Tuesday, April 4, 10:00 pm | 21+

Same great act, slightly different location.

Springwater | 115 27th Ave. N


★ Darrin Bradbury, et. al | The Basement East | Wednesday, April 5, 7:00 PM | Free, 21+ ★ 

Featuring Dean 2.0, Darrin Bradbury, Brandy Zdan, Sttoop Kids, and TWEN.

The Basement East | 917 Woodland St.

Hayseed Dixie | Exit/In | Wednesday, April 5, 9:00 PM | $10-12, 21+

Your favorite bluegrass AC/DC cover band.

Exit/In | 2208 Elliston Pl.


This Thursday is tough. Lots of great options: between Them Vibes, Future Thieves, and the Cordovas if you can’t find a good show tonight, you’re doing it wrong!

★ Lightning 100’s Thunderground | The Basement East | Thursday, April 6 7:00-11:00 PM ★ 

Featuring Kiernan McMullan, Them Vibes, Ron Gallo, and Promised Land Sound. Should be a high-energy, great rock show. I’ve seen Them Vibes and Ron Gallo. Looking forward to checking out the other acts.

The Basement East | 917 Woodland St, Nashville, Tennessee 37206

Cow-folk Western Thursday with the Farmer & Adele! | Thursday, April 6 at 7:30 – 11:00 PM

Cow-Folk Western Thursday every first Thursday of the month. Doors open at 7pm and a classic western movie starts on the big screen at 8pm with a musical western performance by the Farmer & Adele along with Special Guests.

The Country Nashville | 110 28th Ave N, 37203

Shinyribs & The Cordovas | City Winery | Thursday, April 6

City Winery | 609 Lafayette St. 37203

Future Thieves w/ Guthrie Brown | 3rd & Lindsley | Thursday, April 6 8:00 pm

3rd & Lindsley | 818 3rd Ave. S.

Amy Speace & Megan Palmer Concert Window | Comfort of Your Own Home | 7:30-9:00 PM

If you don’t feel like getting out and about, check out this concert window show from home here:

Wherever you have internet


Surprisingly don’t have anything to list at the moment. Stay tuned.

As always, the ★  indicates shows I plan to attend. Come say hello. If there’s anythingn I missed that you think belongs here, please let me know!


FTNB Weekly Preview May 23-27

posted by Jared A. Godar May 23, 2016 3 Comments


Dylanfest | Ryman Auditorium | Monday, May 23, 7:30 pm | $45 / $59

Some incredible artists will be joining together to celebrate Bob Dylan’s 75th birthday. With Emmylou Harris, Jason Isbell, *Kacey Musgraves, Ann Wilson, Kurt Vile, Wynonna Judd & The Big Noise, Boz Scaggs, Kesha, City & Colour, Moon Taxi, *Brothers Osborne, Dhani Harrison, John Paul White, Charlie McCoy, Nikki Lane, Brendan Benson, Rayland Baxter, Holly Williams, Langhorne Slim, Eric Pulido of Midlake, Ruby Amanfu, Karen Elson, Amanda Shires, Danny Masterson, Bijou Phillips, The Whigs, Cory Chisel, Adriel Denae, Jonathan Tyler, Robert Ellis, Shelly Colvin, Tommy Emmanuel and many more surprise guests! Still a few tickets left for the Monday show. Also at the same time on Tuesday, but that one is sold out.

Ryman Auditorium | 116 5th Ave N, Nashville, Tennessee 37219

Tenx9 | Douglas Corner Cafe | Monday, May 23, 7:30-9:20 pm | free

Locals share stories with the theme “LOL.” Tenx9 Nashville is a Belfast-originated monthly community storytelling night where 9 people have up to ten minutes each to tell a real story from their lives. Each month has a theme, and every night is free.

Douglas Corner Cafe | 2106 8th Ave S, Nashville, Tennessee 37204


Sip It | Nashville Entrepreneur Center | Monday, May 23, 8:00-9:00 am | free

Nashville Conversations is a leadership series in collaboration with alumni entrepreneur, Lily Clayton Hansen, author of Word of Mouth: Nashville Conversations and professional interviewer behind blog, Word Of Mouth Conversations. Each month, we will conduct a conversation with prolific Nashvillians in the art, culinary and music industries handpicked directly from Lily’s book. Each entrepreneur will give insight into creating and growing a unique brand in Nashville as well as the lessons they have learned along the way. Sip It is an onsite EC program occurring each month. Join us for a conversation with Cali DeVaney, hair stylist and owner of Parlour & Juke.

Nashville Entrepreneur Center | 41 Peabody St, Nashville, Tennessee 37210

★  NPR Tiny Desk Concert | The Basement East | Tuesday, May 24, 5:30 pm | Free (with registration) ★ 

NPR Music is bringing tunes from the Tiny Desk Contest to Nashville and cities around the U.S. Join WPLN and NPR Music staff for a private, invitation-only celebration of the Nashville musical community, including live performances by some of our favorite local Tiny Desk Contest entrants, Scott Mulvahill, Dead Cures, Leah Nobel and Quinn DeVeaux. The event is free, but you’ll need to register in order to request an invitation. Register here.

The Basement East | 917 Woodland St, Nashville, Tennessee 37206

★  Honky Tonk Tuesday | American Legion, Post 82 | Tuesday, May 24, 8:00 pm | Free ★ 

One of my favorite shows of the week. Good people, cheap drinks, ample room to dance, and great tunes. What more could you ask for?

American Legion, Post 82 | 3204 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216


Adult Strawberry Pickin’ Party | Green Door Gourmet | Wednesday, May 25, 6:00 pm | 21+ | $59

Final Pickin’ Party of the season! Small personal coolers allowed. Vendors: Yazoo, Red Spirits & Wine, Califarmia Food Truck Live Music: Bradford Lee Folk

Green Door Gourmet | 7011 River Road Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37209

❤ ★  Traveling Wilburies Tribute Show | Foo Bar | Wednesday, May 25, 6:00 pm ★  ❤

UNRAVELING THE WILBURYS is a live celebration of the music of George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne. In addition to Traveling Wilburys classics such as Handle With Care, Unraveling the Wilburys also mines the legendary back-catalogue’s of each member. A splendid time is guarenteed for all. The Band: Cy Winstanley as George Harrison, Vini Contreas as Bob Dylan, Benjamin D. Hale as Roy Orbison, Zach Ryan as Tom Petty, Shane Tutmarc as Jeff Lynne, and Rob Whited as Jim Keltner.

Foobar | 2511 Gallatin Rd, East Nashville, Tennessee 37206

Sadler Vaden CD Release | The Basement East | Wednesday, May 25, 6:00 pm | 21+ | $7 ADV / $10 DOS

Tickets here.

The Basement East | 917 Woodland St, Nashville, Tennessee 37206


★ Zachariah Red | The Country Nashville | Thursday, May 26, 8:00 pm | Free ★ 

Zachariah Red, Sean Rivers, and Jason Martin.

The Country Nashville | 110 28th Ave N, Nashville, Tennessee 37203


★  Tim Carrol’s Rock-n-roll Happy Hour | The 5 Spot | Friday, May 27, 6:00-8:39 pm | 21+ | Free ★ 

Official start tot the weekend. Two and a half uninterrupted hours of wonderful original music. Hald priced drinks. Nice people. Good times.

The 5 Spot | 1006 Forrest Ave, Nashville, TN 37206

Dick Dale + Eddie’s Angel Guitar Party | The Nashville Palace | Friday, May 27, 7:00 pm | $30

Some serious guitar playing to be enjoyed by the “King of the Surf Guitar.” Tickets here. 

The Nashville Palace presented by Robert’s Western World | 2611 McGavock Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37214


FTNB Weekend Preview May 21-22

posted by Jared A. Godar May 20, 2016 6 Comments

This weekend. Remember, you can still find tonight’s shows and activities here.


★ Urban Gardening Festival | Ellington Agricultural Center | Saturday, May 21 at 9:00 am – 4:00 pm ★

The Urban Gardening Festival is an educational outreach program of the Master Gardeners of Davidson County inviting the public to learn more gardening methods and techniques. Check out the demonstration Garden, featuring teaching areas for composting and fermentation; worms and vermiculture; container, keyhole, lasagna, raised bed, square foot, and vertical gardening methods. During the event, certified Master Gardeners field questions and teach how-to workshops.

Ellington Agricultural Center | 5201 Marchant Dr, Nashville, Tennessee 37211

★ East Nashville Crawfish Boil | Bongo Eastside Lot | Saturday, May 21 at 11:00 am | Family-friendly | Free admission, Crawfish by the pound ★

Beer • Bands • Boil. 2nd Annual East Nashville Crawfish Bash! Locally-brewed beer, naturally-flavored snowcones, pounds of fresh mud bugs and local bands including ELEL, The Gills, The Jag, KiND, The Beech Benders, Twiggs, Whoa Dakota, and Glen Martin.

Bongo Eastside Lot | 109 11th Street South Nashville, TN 37206

Musician’s Corner | Centennial Park | Saturday, May 21 at 1:30 pm | All ages | Free

Featuring Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars, Myzica, Zeke Duhon, Edward & Jane, Jessica Lamb, and Tiera & Track.

Centennial Park | 2500 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203

Sweetwater Tap Takeover | The Pub at The Basement East | Saturday, May 21 at 4:00 – 8:30 pm

Celebrate the launch of Goin Coastal IPA w/ Pineapple and these Sweetwater Beers! Chef Jonny Rizzo will be debuting a very special Green Curry Pineapple Pork Taco! Beers: 420 Pale, Blue , Bourbon Barrel Stout (high grav), Pit and the Pendulum (high grav), Goin Coastal IPA w/ pineapple, Happy Ending (high grav), Hop Hash IIPA (high gravity).

The Basement East | 917 Woodland St, Nashville, Tennessee 37206

Emmylou Harris + Rodney Crowell | City Winery | Saturday, May 21 at 8:00 pm

Benefitting the animal shelter Bonaparte’s Retreat. Fourth night added due to heavy demand. Final chance to catch this amazing duo.

City Winery Nashville | 609 Lafayette St, Nashville, Tennessee 37203


★ Gun Street Goods Grand Opening | Sunday, May 22nd 3:00 – 9:00 pm ★

Come welcome the newest independently owned vintage store on the east side. The event will feature free booze and bands and rare vintage pieces for sale. Located behind Old Made Good. take a break from your sunday duties and stop by! Music by Mail the Horse (nyc), JP Harris, Ian Ferguson, and Teddys Rough Riders as well as photography by Emilia Paré.

Gun Street Goods | 3701 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216-2618

The Willie’s Prohibition Swing | Drifter’s BBQ | Sunday, May 22nd 5:30 – 7:30 pm

The Willies bring their Bessie Smith meets The Clash version of Jazz Age Swing to Drifters BBQ Nashville.

Drifters BBQ Nashville | 1008 Woodland St, Nashville, Tennessee 37206

★ Santa’s Ice Cold Pickers | Santa’s Pub | Sunday, May 22nd 7:00 – 9:00 pm ★

The weekly jam featuring that old time country music. Steel guitar, upright bass, and Grammy-worthy banjo skills. Enjoy some cheap beer and stick around for karaeoke afterwards. Good times had by all.

Santa’s Pub | 2225 Bransford Ave. Nashville, TN

Lukas Nelson + The Raelyn Nelson Band | 3rd & Lindsley | Sunday, May 22nd 10:00 pm

3rd & Lindsley | 818 3rd Ave S, Nashville, Tennessee 37210


FTNB: (Half) Week Ahead

posted by Jared A. Godar May 18, 2016 0 comments

This week is already flying by. Had a big weekend entertaining out of town guests, so I’m just now getting around to this. Here are some shows for the next few days. Per usual, ❤ = Show of the week. ★ = I plan to attend.



Adults Only Strawberry Picking Party | Green Door Gourmet | $5 | 21+

Be sure to arrive by sundown, around 7pm to pick strawberries. Wear comfortable shoes. Small personal coolers allowed. Food and drink for sale from Yazoo, Red Spirits & Wine, Bang Candy, and Peg Leg Porker. Live Music by Wolfpack Bluegrass Band or bring your own instrument and pick away!

Green Door Gourmet | 7011 River Road Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37209

Jay & Silent Bob Get Old | Zanies | Wednesday, May 18, 6:30 PM | $35 | 18+

Film icons Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes made history and fans all over the world with the characters Jay & Silent Bob from the movies Clerks, Mallrats, Chasing Amy, Dogma Movie, Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back and Clerks II . Now you can see them. Sometimes touching, always hilarious, look at what happens when two people grow up in Hollywood’s gaze. Tickets here.

Zanies | 2025 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204

Michaela Anne CD Release | The Basement East | Wednesday, May 18, 9:00 pm | $5 ADV/ $7 DOOR | 21+

Michaela Anne will be joined by Erin Rae & the Meanwhiles as well as JP Harris & Kristina Murray.You may purchase advance tickets by phone at 866-468-7630 or online here.

The Basement East | 917 Woodland St, Nashville, Tennessee 37206

❤ ★ Ear to the Ground Anniversary Show | 5 Spot | Wednesday, May 18, 9:00 pm | $5 | 21+ ★ ❤

9:00 -9:25 The Foresters
9:35-10:05 Julie Christensen w/ Sergio Webb and Chris Tench of Stone Cupid
10:15-10:45 Patrick Kinsley & a Fistful of Dollars
10:55-11:25 BARK.
11:35-12:05 Adrian+Meredith Krygowski

The 5 Spot | 1006 Forrest Ave, Nashville, Tennessee 37206


Yoga on the Field | Nissan Stadium | Thursday, May 19th, 6:00-8:30 pm | $20 ADV / $25 Door

Join hundreds of yogis at Nissan Stadium, the home of the Tennessee Titans, for the second annual Yoga on the Field in a benefit for Soles4Souls, Inc. This celebration of Nashville’s yoga community includes an invigorating twilight class that will stretch from end zone to end zone! Experience the one-of-a-kind feeling of over a thousand yogis breathing and practicing together in rhythm. Then stay after class to meet and mingle over cocktails. The class will be led by Susannah Herring and Amanda McGown of Hot Yoga Plus and paired with a custom playlist by DJ Mindub. All levels are welcome. Water will be provided, but please bring your own mat and towel. Registration starts at 6pm, class will begin promptly at 6:30. Please stick around for some specialty cocktails at our cash bar from 7:30-8:30.

Nissan Stadium| 1 Titans Way, Nashville, Tennessee 37213

Daphne & the Mystery Machines | Mercy Lounge | Thursday, May 19th, 6:00-8:30 pm | $10

Not just a concert but a full blown Thursday night experience! ART! Live painting by ROY LAWS DANCE! Tantalizing performances by LUNA DEVIKA MUSIC!

Mercy Lounge | 1 Cannery Row, Nashville, Tennessee 37203

Live Band Karaoke | The Sutler | Thursday, May 19th, 8:00 pm |Free

Come sing with a live band. One of these weeks I am going to have to make this. Perhaps this will be the one.

The Sutler | 2600 Franklin Pike, Ste 109, Nashville, Tennessee 37204

Jay & Silent Bob Get Old | Zanies | Thursday, May 19th, 6:30 PM | $35 | 18+

Second night and the second opportunity to catch these guys. Tickets here.

Zanies | 2025 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204

★ Hootenanny!!! | 5 Spot | Thursday, May 19th, 9:00 PM | 21+ ★

Great music. THE CORDOVAS; John Calvin Abney & Chris Porter; Jon Latham, Megan Palmer & Nellie Clay

The 5 Spot | 1006 Forrest Ave, Nashville, Tennessee 37206


Full Moon Pickin’ Party | Warner Park Equestrian Center | Friday, May 20th at 7:00 pm | $20 ADV / $25 Day of

Full Moon Pickin’ Parties feature Middle Tennessee’s finest bluegrass and roots music under the light of a full moon. Musicians and music-lovers alike are invited to enjoy this beloved Nashville tradition. Three headlining bands will take to the stage at the Warner Park Equestrian Center, while pickers of all ages and abilities form jam circles around the grounds.

Artists for May 20th are:
Colin O Brien & band
Lonnie Jones & Hard Drive

Funds raised by Pickin’ Parties will help Friends of Warner Parks continue its mission of protection and stewardship of Nashville’s 3,180 acre Warner Parks system! Cash or check only at the door. It is a family-friendly event. Multiple food trucks and vendors including Hoss’ Loaded Burgers, Funk Seoul Brother, Music City Pie Co., The Mobile Chef, Moose Head Kettle Corn, S’more Love Bakery, You may also bring your own. Water, soft drinks and up to four beers (for adults 21 and up) are included with admission. Glass bottles or containers of any kind, large coolers (over 16 quarts), and outside alcohol are prohibited. Limited seating is available so we recommend bringing blankets or camping chairs. Dogs are welcome as long as they are kept on leashes no longer than six feet in length at all times. Tickets here

2500 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville, Tennessee 37221

★ Amy LaVere | Kimbro’s | Friday, May 20th at 7:00 pm | $7 ★

Amy LaVere is an American singer, songwriter, upright bass player and actress based in Memphis, Tennessee. Her music is classified as Americana, combining a blend of classic country, gypsy jazz, and southern soul. She has released three albums on Memphis label Archer Records, and has acting credits in motion pictures. She puts on a great show. Haven’t seen her in a while and looking forward to the opportunity to do so. Tickets here.

The Legendary Kimbro’s Pickin’ Parlor | 214 S Margin St, Franklin, Tennessee 37064

Duets Night | Bobby’s Idle Hour | Friday, May 20th, 8:00 pm | Free

Matty Charles + Katie Rose
Lindsay Ellyn + Taylor Alexander
Trevor + Sylvie

1028 16th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212

We’ve Got the Night: A Tribute to Bob Seager | The Basement East | Friday, May 20th at 9:00 pm at

Another east side assembly of talented musicians. Band: Robbie Crowell, Zach Setchfield, Kevin Black, Jerry Pentecost Singers: Nicole Adkins, Caitlin Rose, Tristen, Jonas Stein, Allen Thompson. Tickets here.

The Basement East | 917 Woodland St, Nashville, Tennessee 37206

Every Friday the 13th since 1998, D. Striker has published RR, a zine that tackles Nashville’s past and present while throwing up a salute to revelry and crazy people. Past issues have given readers finger holes to fill to make Tammy Wynette’s legs, the history of the Kenny Rogers phone sex scandal, and a first-person account of a night out during “fan fair” with a Polaroid camera and a T-shirt with iron-on-letters, “I’ll take your photo for a beer.” Given the freakish publication schedule, Jim Ridley of the Nashville Scene called the zine, “A beast as elusive as the centaur or free beer night.” Each new issue of RR is celebrated with a release party where D. Striker performs with his long-time band. Country music historian, Robert K. Oermann once wrote of D. Striker’s music, “He can’t sing, but you can’t help listening.”

D. Striker will be accompanied by sets from Teddy and the Rough Riders, Zach Schmidt, and Matt Campbell.

Also, while this is going on in the back ballroom, the Front Bar will be featuring Friday Karaoke with a new twist. Starting last Friday and continuing tonight, a $50 cash prize will be awarded to the crowd’s favorite singer. Singing starts at 7:00 and the contest begins at 9:00. After eight weeks, the weekly winners will compete for $200 cash and a guitar!

American Legion Post 82 | 3204 Gallatin Pike, Nashville TN 37216


FTNB Weekend Preview (14-15 MAY)

posted by Jared A. Godar May 13, 2016 5 Comments

Be sure to check out tonight’s events here.


Steeplechase | Saturday, May 14th, 9:00 am

That time of year again. Bonaroo for Republicans. The all day dressed up eating and drinking where you may even see a horse.

Percy Warner Park

Edible Plants Walk | Bellevue Library | Saturday, May 14th, 1:00-3:00 pm

Naturalist Cindy Montrose shows how to identify local edible plants and flowers. These plants and flowers can be found from the backyard to your local park. Dress comfortably as we will explore outside. Hiking shoes suggested.

Bellevue Branch Library | 720 Baugh Rd, West Nashville, Tennessee 37221

Taylor Alexander | Drifter’s BBQ | Saturday, May 14th 2:30 pm

Come listen to a solo set.

Drifter’s BBQ | 5 Points | 1008B Woodland St, Nashville, TN 37206

Miss Pole Dance America | Marathon Music Works

Ten of America’s best pole dancers and four of the nation’s slickest pole dance troupes take the stage to compete for the title of Miss Pole Dance America.

Marathon Music Works | 1402 Clinton St, Nashville, Tennessee 37203


Music City Record Convention | The Nashville Palace | Sunday, May 15th 10:00 am – 5:00 PM | $5 

Over 50 vendors from all over the southeast will have 1000’s of records and other music collectables for sale, filling an area larger than a basketball court. Regular admission will be $5 (kids get in free) and Nashville Boogie attendees get in free. There will also be a limited amount of “Early Bird” passes available, which will allow you to enter and shop for one hour before general admisson – these must be purchased in advance through our website, and will go on sale Friday March 4th at 10AM. The Palace’s full food and bar menu will be available throughout the event, and DJs from Nashville’s new community radio station, WXNA 101.5 FM (debuting late May) will be on hand to spin records all day. Rockabilly musician Billy Harlan will be at the Muddy Roots Music booth from from Noon until 2pm to sign his new record, Boppin In Studio B.

Tickets Available. 

The Nashville Palace presented by Robert’s Western World | 2611 McGavock Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37214

Lindsay Ellyn + Taylor Alexander | Sugar: A Bakery (Leiper’s Fork) | Sunday, May 15th Noon-3:00 pm | Free

Take a nice Sunday drive for a sweet treat and some good tunes as the weekly residency continues.

Sugar: A Bakery | 4150 Old Hillsboro Rd, Franklin, TN 37064

Taylor Alexander | 12th & Porter | Sunday, May 15th 7:45 pm

Full Band Set

12th & Porter | 114 12th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37203

Tonight is the night! Need some real country & western music and a big dance floor? Lower Broadway kings such as David Tanner & His Honkytonk O-Rama; Pat May of The Neon Stars, all the way from Canada; then your local local western hero’s…The Cowpokes!

Jokes,vinyl and MC of the night, will be from Disk Jockey NASCAR! 8pm

You should swing by Charlie Bob’s for cheap beer and fifty cent tacos while listening to the tunes of John Byrd.


Dinner: Charlie Bob’s East Nashville | 1330 Dickerson Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37207

Music: American Legion Post 82 |3204 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216


FTNB Weekly Preview 09-15 MAY

posted by Jared A. Godar May 9, 2016 2 Comments

❤ = Show of the week.
★ = I plan to attend.

MONDAY, May 9th

Caleb Caudle + Mercy Bell + Riley Anglen | The Basement Nashville | Monday, May 9th, 9:00 pm | 21+ |$5

Always a good show. I’ll be cheering on the predators from a barstool somewhere. Tickets here.

The Basement Nashville | 1604 8th Ave S, Nashville, Tennessee 37203

Ciny Lauper | Ryman Auditorium | Monday, May 9th, 7:30 pm

Tickets here.

Ryman Auditorium | 116 5th Ave N, Nashville, Tennessee 37219

TUESDAY, May 10th

18th Annual Grammy Block Party | Cumberland Park | Tuesday, May 10 4:30-10:00 pm | $50

Performances By: Kelsea Ballerini, Diarrhea Planet, Jason Isbell, Jonathan McReynolds, Robert Randolph and special guest performance by GRAMMY U Songwriter Showdown winner, Brad Blackburn. Free for Recording Academy members. Members may bring guests for $50/each.

I may go try to listen to a little Jason Isbell music from the bridge.

Cumberland Park

★ John Byrd | Charlie Bob’s | Tuesday, May 10th, 6:00-8:00 pm | Free ★

$3.00 beers. $0.50 tacos. Good music.

Charlie Bob’s East Nashville | 1330 Dickerson Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37207

★ Honky Tonk Tuesday | American Legion Post 82 | Tuesday, May 10th, 8:00 pm | Free ★

Real country & western music and a big dance floor at the American Legion, Post 82, no cover or membership needed. Lower Broadway king David Tanner & His Honkytonk O-Rama; Pat May of The Neon Stars, all the way from Canada; and your local western heroes, The Cowpokes!

American Legion Post 82 | 3204 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216


A Jay Wade & The TN No. 9 + Farmer & Adele | Old School Farm & Bar | Wednesday, May 11th, 7:00 pm | Free

Great show at a great location.

Old School Farm & Bar | 5022 Old Hydes Ferry Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37218

Nashville Burlesque Underground Boogie | Nashville Palace | Wednesday, May 11th, | $15 Advance / $20 Door

‎Nashville Burlesque presents the Underground Boogie w/ Eddie Angel, The Vibro Champs, Lloyd Tripp, & The Go-Getters. Tickets here.

The Nashville Palace | 2611 McGavock Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37214

Communion Nashville | The Basement | Wednesday, May 11th, 7:30 pm | 21+ | $8 Early / $10 Advance / $12 Day of Show

Performances by My Jerusalem, Katy Carmichael, Chelsea Shag & Andrea Davidson
Tickets available here.

The Basement Nashville | 1604 8th Ave S, Nashville, Tennessee 37203

Rebecca Rubion | CD Release | Family Wash | Wednesday, May 11th, 8:00 pm | Free

Come listen to the full band and celebrate the launch of the new album.

The Family Wash/Garage Coffee | 626 Main St, Nashville, Tennessee 37206

★ ❤ Hayes Carl | BEAST | Wednesday, May 11th, 8:00 pm | 21+ | $20 ❤ ★

Texas troubadour of the best variety. I miss getting to see this kind of stuff all the time. Tickets here.

The Basement East | 917 Woodland St., Nashville, TN 37206

THURSDAY, May 12th

Lindsay Ellyn | The Country | Thursday, May 12th , 7:00 pm | Free

NY-based Pete Mancini; Nashville favorite,The Darlins; and the effervescent Linsday Ellyn.

The Country Nashville | 110 28th Ave N, Nashville, Tennessee 37203

★ Darrin Bradbury | American Legion Post 82 | Thursday, May 12th, 8:00 pm | Free ★

Little send off for Darrin before he hits the road out West. Should be an intimate set a la the old gig at Fran’s. If we ask nicely, he might even dust off some old ones about recreational activities at the zoo.

American Legion Post 82 | 3204 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216

FRIDAY, May 13th

★ Record Release Party | American Legion Post 82 | Friday, May 13th, 8:00 pm | Free ★

D. Striker, Teddy and the Rough Riders, Zach Schmidt, Matt Campbell. D. Striker’s Friday the 13th extravaganza.

American Legion Post 82 |3204 Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN 37216

Emmylou Harris | City Winery | Friday, May 13th, 8:00 pm | $75+ (Wait list)

With Sam Bush & John Randall – A special engagement benefiting Bonaparte’s Retreat. Tickets here.

City Winery Nashville | 609 Lafayette St, Nashville, Tennessee 37203