Tag: nashville

Exclusive Interview with Kris Allen

Exclusive Interview with Kris Allen

[ 0 ] March 31, 2014 |

Most of the world recognizes the name Kris Allen from his rise to stardom on the 8th season of American Idol when he beat out Adam Lambert, and before I had the opportunity to chat with him last week I was guilty of falling into that category as well. But Kris is so much more […]

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Interview: Erin McCarley- Playing @ Eddie’s Attic August 11th!

Interview: Erin McCarley- Playing @ Eddie’s Attic August 11th!

[ 0 ] August 8, 2013 |

Although based in Nashville, singer/songwriter Erin McCarley cut her teeth on the San Diego circuit, where she sang in a country cover band and spent her free time writing songs. She later partnered with producer/composer Jamie Kenney and relocated to Nashville, which brought her closer to her native Texas. Combining uplifting pop/rock hooks with McCarley’s […]

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Interview: Luella and the Sun- Playing @ Vinyl July 20th!

Interview: Luella and the Sun- Playing @ Vinyl July 20th!

[ 0 ] July 19, 2013 |

Luella and the Sun, one of Nashville, TN’s must see emerging acts defies any singular description. Music Connection Magazine described them in geographic terms as “feverish, bluesy jungle territory.” Regardless of how they are characterized, one certain thing is that their sound ignites a soulful blend of blues-hop, gospel and rock, merging a fearless sense […]

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The Kicks Release Video for “1984″

The Kicks Release Video for “1984″

[ 0 ] June 27, 2013 |

One of the most talked about non-country bands out of Nashville, The Kicks, just debuted their video for “1984″. If you watch closely you’ll recognize that a good bit of the video was shot at our fave neighborhood bar, Smith’s Olde Bar! Rumor has it these guys are planning a tour… keep your eyes peeled! […]

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Interview with Jerry Castle Playing Smiths Olde Bar June 14th!

Interview with Jerry Castle Playing Smiths Olde Bar June 14th!

[ 0 ] June 11, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum Jerry Castle isn’t concerned with churning out pop hit after pop hit, or even country hits for that matter. He’s working for something a little bit more for himself. Nashville based Castle said that the way artists try and create popular songs today just isn’t conducive to an artist mentality. So he began to […]

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AMG Interviews The Wild Feathers at Hangout Music Fest!

AMG Interviews The Wild Feathers at Hangout Music Fest!

[ 0 ] May 24, 2013 |

We had an AMG correspondent at Hangout Fest this year and we got the opportunity to interview Nashville band, The Wild Feathers. Here’s what Ricky Young and Ben Jarvis of the band had to say: How do you guys connect with the crowd when you’re playing a show? Ricky Young: A lot of dancing…a lot […]

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Interview with Bonnie Bishop playing at Eddie’s Attic on Friday, March 29th

Interview with Bonnie Bishop playing at Eddie’s Attic on Friday, March 29th

[ 0 ] March 28, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum Bonnie Bishop isn’t afraid to tell it all–at least now that she’s older. The Nashville based Americana singer funnels her personal life into her music. “I write music about the personal struggles, and my music is very emotional,” Bishop said. “I find that most of the things that I go through in […]

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Interview with Erin Thomas; Playing Eddie’s Attic on Thursday, March 14th

Interview with Erin Thomas; Playing Eddie’s Attic on Thursday, March 14th

[ 0 ] March 12, 2013 |

By: Shelby Lum Erin Thomas herself is proof that Nashville produces more than just modern country artists. The young folk singer grew up around music of all kinds, and it was in the cards for Thomas to become an artist and a musician. “My parents were lover of all types of music,” Thomas said. “My […]

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Q & A With Vince Gill; Playing Atlanta Botanical Garden, Friday June 22nd

Q & A With Vince Gill; Playing Atlanta Botanical Garden, Friday June 22nd

[ 0 ] June 20, 2012 |

By Amanda Miles His voice is immediately recognizable–a warm melodious tone that melts deliciously over each note. Vince Gill is widely acclaimed as a top vocalist and guitar player in country music. Gill has sold more than 26 million albums, earned 18 Country Music Association Awards and has 20 GRAMMY wins under his belt. At […]

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5GB With Matthew Perryman Jones; Playing Vinyl, Friday June 22nd

5GB With Matthew Perryman Jones; Playing Vinyl, Friday June 22nd

[ 0 ] June 19, 2012 |

  Matthew Perryman Jones is no stranger to our city. An Atlanta native, he got his beginnings at Eddie’s Attic during the great songwriter decade in Atlanta. “MPJ (as he is lovingly referred as…)” has been featured in numerous television shows including Grey’s Anatomy, Pretty Little Liars, and One Tree Hill, and most recently in […]

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5GB With Drew & Ellie Holcomb; Playing Eddie’s Attic TONIGHT!

5GB With Drew & Ellie Holcomb; Playing Eddie’s Attic TONIGHT!

[ 1 ] February 14, 2012 |

By Eileen Tilson I don’t know why Valentine’s Day gets such a bad wrap. I mean, I get that being without a love might suck, but think of all the good music that comes from that lovely four lettered word. For example, check out the picture to the left. That is a couple in love, […]

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5GB With Gabe Dixon; Playing Vinyl Tonight, Jan. 26

5GB With Gabe Dixon; Playing Vinyl Tonight, Jan. 26

[ 2 ] January 26, 2012 |

By Eileen Tilson/ @tktalt_tn There are some young ones in Nashville who everyone just simply knows. They are songwriters who are known for  representing the city with grace as well as talent. Gabe Dixon is everyone’s friend, as well as being one hell of a musician.  I had the great pleasure of speaking with Gabe […]

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What’s Up Thursday?

What’s Up Thursday?

[ 0 ] October 27, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson / @tktalt_tn Wow this week feels like it it just flying by, and finally kids, I think we are hitting fall! I hope everyone is having a great week getting ready for an even better weekend. We have said it before, Thursday is the new black (and in this case AND orange!) […]

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Leslie Fram Named CMT Senior Vice President Of Music Strategy

Leslie Fram Named CMT Senior Vice President Of Music Strategy

[ 0 ] August 16, 2011 |

By Eileen Tilson She has been named “The Goddess of the Airwaves” and “First Lady of Modern Rock,” but Leslie Fram is about to take on a new title. As of Sept. 1, Fram will be the new Senior Vice President of Music Strategy for CMT. Leslie Fram, most recently program director and morning show […]

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Modern Skirts and The Features Get Poppy at The EARL on June 19

Modern Skirts and The Features Get Poppy at The EARL on June 19

[ 0 ] May 12, 2010 |

Athens indie-pop princes Modern Skirts and Nashville psych-pop madmen The Features are joining forces at the EARL on Saturday, June 19 for a full night of pure unadulterated pop music. Both bands are hugely popular in Atlanta, and because of that we suspect this show will sell out. Get your tickets today, thank us June 19. Modern […]

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