2018
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NEWS 2018

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UPdated OCTOBER 22

OCTOBER 16
CARLENE CARTER
Bluebird Cafe, Nashville

Great show with PAM TILLIS and Lauren Morrow, in the round.
This is the second in a series of three shows celebrating women songwriters.

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OCTOBER 13
CACTUS BROTHERS
Exit/In, Nashville

Excellent sold-out reunion gig twenty years on, with the White Animals.
The band rocked their 45 minutes leaving us wanting more.


Tramp Lawing - fiddle, Tracy Hackney - mountain dulcimer, John Golemon - bass, Joe Blanton - guitar and lead vocals, Dave Kennedy - drums,
Jim Fungaroli - steel and Will Golemon - guitar and banjo


Tramp Lawing - fiddle
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OCTOBER 2
CARLENE CARTER
Bluebird Cafe, Nashville

Great show with Elizabeth Cook and Lilly Hiatt in the round.
This is the first in a series of three shows celebrating women songwriters.

 


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SEPTEMBER 26
WILL McFARLANE + LEE ROY PARNELL
Backstage before the BIG SHOES show at 3rd and Lindsley, Nashville

Will McFarlane lives in Muscle Shoals and is one of the "Swampers". He played guitar with Bonnie Raitt on her HOME PLATE album and beyond.

 


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SEPTEMBER 18
DAVID HOOD - HOODSTOCK
Celebrating Muscle Shoals, bassist, David Hood's 75th birthday
Shoals Theatre, Florence, Alabama

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DAVID HOOD playing with his son, PATTERSON and JASON ISBELL


PATTERSON HOOD and JASON ISBELL
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SEPTEMBER 1
DELBERT McCLINTON
Fork Fest, Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee

I have been a fan of Delbert's music since the mid 70's. He is a soulful performer, super cool man and always true to the music,
even John Lennon was a fan, Delbert influenced John's harmonica playing, they were both twenty-two.


PAT McLAUGHLIN and MICHAEL RHODES (bass) getting down at Fork Fest

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AUGUST 31
WAYMORE'S OUTLAWS
Puckett's, Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee

Richie Albright played drums in Waylon Jennings band, The Waylors from 1961 - what a groove!
The Waymore's have continued touring


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AUGUST 12
STEVE EARLE and THE DUKES
LSD Tour (with Lucinda Williams + Dwight Yoakam)  - Ascend Amphitheater, Nashville





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JULY 24
SYLVIA
Cheekwood, Belle Meade, Nashville
Sylvia charmed us all at a special morning concert, performing with her musical partner, John Mock.
She played a wonderful set intertwined with stories and a reminder of why we love being artists each day, regardless of the decades.
Outside the concert room are gorgeous flowers, inside a mature artist who continues to blossom with her splendid voice.


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JULY 5
MICHAEL WEBB BIRTHDAY PARTY
Douglas Corner, Nashville


With guest performer, MARK GERMINO

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JUNE 23
THE SMOKING FLOWERS
5 Spot, East Nashville
KIM and SCOTT COLLINS put on a great show


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JUNE 16
MICKEY RAPHAEL - NASHVILLE CATS
MICKEY RAPHAEL played a wonderful short set of three songs fronting his own band with Duane Eddy on guitar,
concluding the Nashville Cats interview at The Country Music Hall Of Fame, Nashville
Fellow Texan, Mickey Raphael has played harmonica with Willie Nelson for forty years, his own music is superb.



BILL LLOYD interviewing MICKEY RAPHAEL
(Willie's harmonica player) about his amazing career (so far!)
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JUNE 14
JACK PEARSON - BIRTHDAY GIG
3rd and Lindsley, Nashville
Great trio with Joshua Hunt - drums and Charles Treadway - Hammond




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JUNE 8
KYLE DILLINGHAM and HORSESHOE ROAD
CMA Festival, Spotlight Stage, Nashville


Moments before taking the Spotlight Stage by storm!


There was so much energy on that stage that Kyle was jettisoned into the audience as his gipsy fiddle escalated. Supreme energy and talent.
A a band of this calibre cannot be contained!

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JUNE 5
SPOONER OLDHAM'S 75th BIRTHDAY CONCERT
Shoals Theater, Florence, Alabama


SPOONER and DAN PENN sound check - "I'm Your Puppet"


DAN PENN - "Dark End Of The Street"


DAN PENN, SPOONER OLDHAM + DONNIE FRITTS
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JUNE 2
CARLENE CARTER
Love In Bloom Festival - Franklin, Kentucky
(A Tribute to Johnny and June)

The wind blew and the heavens opened as Carlene sang about love, parents and Johnny and June.




CARLENE and her husband JOE BREEN take a moment to smooch as the storm blew through during her set.
Then it was back to the music >>>

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APRIL 30
JOHN PRINE
The Basement East, Nashville
Sell-out hometown gig






FATS KAPLIN + JOHN PRINE
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APRIL 28
TONY GERBER
Radio Cafe, East Nashville


A lovely set of ambient music with Kirby Shelstad on tablas.
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APRIL 3
BILL FRISELL
City Winery, Nashville


BILL FRISELL TRIO featuring: Thomas Morgan - bass and Rudy Royston - drums
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MARCH 28
JIM ROONEY
Rooney’s Irregulars - The Station Inn, Nashville


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MARCH 28
THE LONG PLAYERS perform JOSHUA TREE
3rd and Lindsley, Nashville


JOE BLANTON


DEZ DICKERSON
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MARCH 3
TOMMY WOMACK
The A-Frame, Bowling Green, Kentucky


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FEBRUARY 5
SHAWN CAMP + PHIL CUNNINGHAM
The Transatlantic Sessions, Royal Festival Hall, London


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JANUARY 6
STEVE EARLE
rules at City Winery, Nashville


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