Nashville

  • The Dead Deads Are Alright

    According to their website, Nashville trio The Dead Deads include, “Failure, Bjork, Led Zeppelin, Blue Oyster Cult, NOFX, Pavement, Pink Floyd, Queen, Weezer, Helmet, Cream, Beck and The Pixies,” amongst their biggest influences… Although that sounds more than a little bit confusing, the actual sounds churned out by Meta...
  • Mara Connor Talks COVID and Covers

    Last week Southern California singer/songwriter Mara Connor released the Decades EP, a celebration of some of the greatest songs of the second half of the twentieth century and also some of Connor’s best musical friends, with whom she collaborated on the five-song EP.  Connor covers songs by Fats Domino,...
  • Michaela Anne On Growing Up (Wed. at MilkBoy)

    Although the touring season is basically done, there are still a handful of shows set for the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection before the official start of this holiday season that I would recommend checking out.  Perhaps most-worth checking out is Nashville-based Americana songstress Michaela Anne, who...
  • Meet Twen, This Sat. or Sun. at Boot & Saddle (w/ The Joy Formidable)

    Although I’m guessing many of our readers are currently in a food coma, hopefully you’ll be back on your feet for the weekend, as Philly will be getting two of the best shows it’s seen all year. Welsh rockers The Joy Formidable will play their most intimate Philly dates...
  • Get to Know Our Very Own City Winery with The Way Down Wanderers, This Saturday

    For those of you, like myself, still yet to visit the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection’s very own, recently opened, City Winery, there are a number of good reasons coming up, including our good friends The Last Bison, Holly Miranda, and Scot Sax & Suzie Brown.  However,...
  • Post-Valentine’s-Day Party with Elise Davis This Friday at WCL

    There aren’t many better ways to spend February 15th than with a great, pro-tequila, Americana singer/songwriter… And, luckily for us in the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection, this Friday Nashville-based songstress Elise Davis will be headlining upstairs at World Café Live. Davis is currently touring behind her...
  • Sound&Shape: “Nice and loud and easy to latch onto”

    This Monday, August 13th, Sparta (led by At The Drive-In alum Jim Ward) are playing a surprisingly cozy show at Johnny Brenda’s (Sorry, it’s sold out), after taking quite the hiatus (They’ve released a couple of songs in the past year, but their last album remains Threes, released way...