Paramore rocks the Ryman

Paramore rocks the Ryman

Franklin, Tenn. natives Paramore brought their best-selling brand of pop punk to the Ryman Auditorium for a sold-out concert earlier this month.

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Concert Review: Regina Spektor

Concert Review: Regina Spektor

On November 14, 2007, Regina Spektor collapsed on stage at the Ryman Auditorium during her sound check. The Russian-born anti-folk pianist was rushed to Vanderbilt where she was treated for an ear-infection that caused vertigo, but wasn’t able to perform that night—much to the chagrin of the hundreds who turned […]

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Pumpkins not quite ‘smashing’

Pumpkins not quite ‘smashing’

When Billy Corgan announced that the Smashing Pumpkins would be getting back together after their break up in 2000, I responded with immediate chagrin. I knew from the get-go that James Iha would never return to the band and that D’arcy Wretzky had disappeared into the ‘90s rock ‘n’ roll […]

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Feist at the Ryman

Feist at the Ryman

There’s something to be said about having your song featured on one of the omnipresent iPod commercials. Apple has a knack for finding the most infectious songs being ignored by the general public and turning them into money in the bank. Before “1234” by Feist was tossed into the national […]

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Concert Review: The Shins

Concert Review: The Shins

Anytime that you mention The Shins, it seems most writers would insert a Garden State reference, but I think it’s time that we as a people stop breaking our collective neck to connect the two. Yes, the scene where Sam handed Andrew a pair of headphones blaring “New Slang” was […]

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