Judah & the Lion brings some uptown folk to Mat Kearney tour

Judah & the Lion brings some uptown folk to Mat Kearney tour

Judah & the Lion opened alongside Parachute for the final show of Mat Kearney’s Just Kids Tour at the Ryman Auditorium on Saturday night. “Feels good to be home,” said Judah Akers, the lead singer of the band. Although the band sang they “couldn’t find their way back home” in […]

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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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