2017
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UPdated OCTOBER 30

OCTOBER 28
KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS
Glasgow, Kentucky


FRED YOUNG rock drummer extraordinaire


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OCTOBER 24
TOMMY EMMANUEL
post discussion about the film, JOHN D LOUDERMILK TRIBUTE - DIRECTOR'S CUT at the Franklin Theatre.


Franklin, Tennessee.
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OCTOBER 21
THE MIKE FLANIGIN TRIO featuring, JIMMY VAUGHAN with GEORGE RAINS (drums)
C-Boy’s, Austin, Texas


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SEPTEMBER 7
JIM ROONEY
ROONEY'S IRREGULARS


The Station Inn, Nashville
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SEPTEMBER 7
DAVE POMEROY
Playing with Jim Rooney's, ROONEY's IRREGULARS



The Station Inn, Nashville
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SEPTEMBER 3
DAVE ROE
Rocking Fleetwood Mac's, OH WELL with BILLY BURNETTE, Kenny Vaughan - Superlative guitar and Jerry Roe - badass drums.


3rd and Lindsley, Nashville
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SEPTEMBER 3
BILLY BURNETTE
3rd and Lindsley, Nashville
BILLY BURNETTE + BEKKA BRAMLETT rehearsing CRAZY LIKE ME before the show.



BEKKA BRAMLETT before taking to the stage.
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SEPTEMBER 2
SAM BUSH
Fork Fest, Leiper's Fork, Tennessee
Sam is a nouveau super- musician, playing a classic Bill Monroe tune under a moonlit sky.


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AUGUST 23
DIANA JONES
The Bluebird Cafe, Nashville


DIANA JONES played a lovely 75 minute set out shining the gaudy distracting lighting.
She highlights her unique voice with a range of original songs and lyrics, evoking an array of moods.
We have been friends for a while and have worked on 2 of her albums and a video.

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AUGUST 5
THE LONG PLAYERS
A NIGHT OF NUGGETS
3rd and Lindsley, Nashville


BRITT SAVAGE - These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
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AUGUST 4
FULL MOON PICKIN' PARTY
Percy Warner Park, Nashville


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AUGUST 1
JIM LAUDERDALE
playing the Honky Tonk Tuesday at the American Legion Post 82, Nashville - 9:22pm


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JULY 27
JASON ISBELL
and his wife, AMANDA SHIRES playing a benefit at Oh Boy Records, “The Songs of John Prine” at the Basement East, Nashville.
Yet another benefit for health care. A local musician has cervical cancer. Our Nashville community is generous towards fellow comrades, this should not be necessary.




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JULY 21
STEVE EARLE
prepares to take the stage at The Ryman, Nashville with his band, THE DUKES


Showtime in 15 seconds


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JULY 14
REEVES GABRELS & His Imaginary Friends
Family Wash, East Nashville


Reeves plays Revend Guitars


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JUNE 14
JACK PEARSON
celebrating his birthday at Nashville's, 3rd & Lindsey.


TOMMY EMMANUEL and JACK

 


TOMMY EMMANUEL
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JUNE 3
REGGIE YOUNG
Reggie Young arrives for the musician studded pre-release party for his album, FOREVER YOUNG
at Green's Grocery, Leiper's Fork, Tennessee.
Reggie who has played on 100's of chart hits during his 60 year career, has recorded his first solo album at the tender age of 80.



REGGIE and his wife, JENNY LYNN


DUANE EDDY
L-R: Dan Auerbach, Bobby Wood (The Memphis Boys) + Dave Pomeroy (Nashville Musicians Association, President)

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JUNE 2
TOMMY WOMACK
Family Wash, East Nashville
TOMMY WOMACK is back rocking the stage after a run in with big C. He fought the odds and won.
The band: John Jackson on guitar, Lisa Oliver-Gray - vocals, Kevin Hornback - bass, Pete Pulkrabek - drums



Solo interlude mid set

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MAY 27
KATHY, ROSANNE, CINDY + TARA CASH
before, BECOMING OUR FATHER at the Country Music Hall Of Fame.
The photographs and stories provided an insightful look at their father's life before he became their father and JOHNNY CASH.

Kudos to Peter Cooper for the interesting conversation with the daughters.


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MAY 6
MARCIA BALL
Broken Spoke, Austin, Texas

sitting in with KIMMIE RHODES band playing, FINGERNAILS "I keep my fingernails long so they click when I play the piano"


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APRIL 30
DAVE DAVIES
Rocked the City Winery, Nashville

playing a varied set sprinkling in old and new, giving us the guitar sound that founded the Kinks.
Dennis Diken is amazing on drums driving the Kink Kronikles band. Rebecca G. Wilson is on backup vocals.The bass player (out of frame) is David Nolte.


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APRIL 22
PETE CUMMINGS
Pucketts, Leiper's Fork, Tennessee
Great to see my old friend.
L-R: Bill Kenner, Pete + Neece Cummings


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MARCH 31

THE MIKE FLANIGIN TRIO featuring, JIMMY VAUGHAN with GEORGE RAINS (drums)
C-Boy’s, Austin, Texas


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MARCH 10
PRIDE & JOY: THE TEXAS BLUES OF STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN
The BULLOCK MUSEUM in Austin, Texas opens a new exhibit.
Two of my SRV photographs are on display.

JIMMY VAUGHAN playing it his way, after being interviewed about his brother and their music.


Me in front of my STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN 8ft square print at the PRIDE & JOY exhibit opening at the Bullock Museum, Austin, Texas / 7:27 pm
Photograph by Pooneh Ghana


PRIDE and JOY print available @ $150 / Credit cards now accepted.
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FEBRUARY 25

JOHNNY CASH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Johnny Cash Museum - Nashville
An emotional night paying musical tribute to Johnny, who would have been 85.

WS HOLLAND - 8:02 pm
WS gets ready to lay down the rhythm to pay musical tribute to his friend and old boss, Johnny Cash.
WS performed Johnny's, RAGGED OLD FLAG later in his set.


L/ Mike Horan friend and Cash Museum co-ordinator.
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RAGGED OLD FLAG - 9:32 pm
WS HOLLAND
gave an exceptional performance, highlighted by the veteran who traveled from afar to hold the flag.
John Cash was a proud American. Emotions, family and friendships were honoured.
Tommy and Marcy Cash are in the background.


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WS HOLLAND - 9:33 pm
WS explained the mystery of CASH's huge success, "The drummer" (cue rimshot).
Seriously folks, they don't make 'em like WS and JR anymore.


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TOMMY and JOANNE CASH - 7:50 pm

Tommy sang and his sister, Joanne wrought tears from family and friends.


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FEBRUARY 8
GOVERNMENT CHEESE
Music City Roots, Franklin, Tennessee


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FEBRUARY 4
CHRIS THILE
A Prairie Home Companion - The Ryman, Nashville


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JANUARY 28
SHAWN CAMP
Backstage with the band moments before set two at The Station Inn.

 



KURT STOREY
audio guru, running the board.

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JANUARY 28
JEFF POPPEN and THE ORGANIC BAND
Ri'chard's, Whites Creek, Tennessee

 


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JANUARY 26
JIM ROONEY Jim celebrating his 79th birthday
rocking out with his ROONEY’S IRREGULARS at The Station Inn, Nashville.

Special guests were the amazing Sam Bush and irresistible Shawn Camp.

The core band is: Presidente Dave Pomeroy - bass / Pat McInerney - drums / Richard Bailey - banjo / Jumbo Shrimp Bill Kenner - mandolin/ Kirk Jelly Roll Johnson - harps/ Dan Dugmore - pedal steel / Pete Wasner - keyboards
+ celebrating friends in the audience, such as Garth Fundis and Katina Williams, who made a scrumptious cake for all to enjoy.


LOU BRADLEY - sound engineer, running the board for ROONEY’S IRREGULARS
Some of Bradley’s credits include:
George Jones - He Stopped Loving Her Today, Tanya Tucker - Delta Dawn, Charlie Rich - Behind Closed Doors, Johnny Cash and many more.


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JANUARY 13
JIMMIE VAUGHAN
playing with The Mike Flanigin Trio at C-Boy's, Austin, Texas
Sitting next to Jimmy's amp is an audible treat. Love this trio.


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