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Papadosio in Louisville

Had the pleasure of seeing Papadosio on Sunday.  The show was at Headliners in Louisville.  The show opened up with Earth Cry, which is the solo project of Papadosio’s Anthony Throgmartin.  Earth Cry is run off a macbook and a midi controller.  Anthony looks to be composing most of the piece on the spot; deciding [...]

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Mozes & The Firstborn – Atlas Jams Interview

    By Shaun Christie Rare occurrences are usually more synonymous with things like the Sailing Stones or Ball Lightning. To me however, a rare occurrence is when I hit play on an unfamiliar band’s new album and instantly love every track I hear from start to finish. This rare occurrence happened to me the [...]

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Thursday night at Tin Pan. . .Rodney Crowell. . . Jim Lauderdale. . . Kara DiaGuardi. . .

Thursday night the 22nd Annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival Presented by Regions Bank continued a streak of packed clubs, incredible talent and delighted audiences. At the sold out, smokin’ Rutledge Live Music Venue early show, Barry Dean, Luke Laird and Natalie Hemby rocked with a three-piece band backing them. According to roving reporter and Regions Bank Senior VP Lisa Harless, Natalie was wearing the best shoes [...]

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Papadosio. . . Louisville. . .April 6th. . .

In celebration of their very first show Papadosio is joyously announcing that on April 6, the band is playing a throwback show featuring their first album Magreenery from start to finish. Come celebrate Papadosio’s 8th birthday at Headliners in Louisville. Anthony’s side project EarthCry opens the night. This event will be a family affair to remember! I am going to the [...]

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Alison Krauss Releases New Video for “End of a Summer Storm”

Nobody can do it like Alison Krauss and nobody can make this video come alive and feel so real. The video for the song “End of a Summer Storm” tells the story of a little  boy and his mother having a day  at the park when a thunder storm forces them to pack up their [...]




Finding True Talent When You Least Expect It – David Oliver Willis & Olivia Hand

David Oliver Willis was playing and singing “You are My Sunshine” when we walked into the club in the tiny Central Florida town of Mount Dora. Unusual tune for this venue, but then again David is an unusual boy. So...
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Nathan Douglas and his band-featuring Daniel Donato

The Henpeck Market in Franklin, TN just reopened after being completely renovated. It’s an old restored Victorian type of a building. The renovation added an old fashioned ice cream counter, new kitchen and a whole lot mo...
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Van Halen kick off concert cancelled

Van Halen was scheduled to kick off their new tour in Australia in September with the return of David Lee Roth. This is the first time David Lee Roth would have been part of Van Halen since 1984. The promoter claims that the s...
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Zac Brown, Emmylou Harris, Sheryl Crow, and Vince Gill play for the Country Music Hall of Fame fundraiser…

Individual tickets are priced at $1,000 per seat. Seating for five can be purchased for $5,000 or seating for 10 for $10,000. The evening begins with a cocktail reception and dinner. To purchase tickets, contact Rachel Shapiro ...
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Stage collapse at Indiana State Fair left 4 dead just before Sugarland was set to play….

A strong gust of wind sent the metal scaffolding that supports the canopy and lighting for the stage tumbling down , killing 4 and injuring 40. Read more here and see video.
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