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Knocked Loose Bring Their Headlining Tour To The Starland Ballroom

I had the opportunity to catch Knocked Loose on their headlining spring tour at the Starland Ballroom in New Jersey on April 13th. With a stacked line-up featuring The Acacia Strain, Harm’s Way, special guests Incendiary and more, you really can’t go wrong. If you’re unfamiliar with Starland Ballroom, it’s a small but spacious venue, with capacity at 2,000 people and the ability (and of course, reputation) to pack almost every show I’ve attended wall to wall.


Feature Friday: Elisabeth Beckwitt

Elisabeth Beckwitt, AKA Nashville’s Pansexual East Side Queen, has been hard at work in the studio. She has a brand new single, “Free Fall,” coming your way on May 3rd which is the leading single off of her upcoming EP titled Indigo.

I recently chatted with Elisabeth about her upcoming EP, the music video for “Free Fall,” owning your sexuality as an artist, and her monthly music showcase Sad Girl Night. Continue reading to learn more!

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Forever Came Calling Take It Acoustic At The End

Forever Came Calling brought their acoustic tour to The End in Nashville, TN earlier this month on April 6th. For their show in Music City, a small crowd turned out to support the show. It’s always refreshing to hear stripped down versions of otherwise highly energetic songs, so this stacked lineup provided a night of laid back entertainment.

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The Movielife In Music City

The Movielife’s current tour with support from Travis Shettel of Piebald stopped at The End in Nashville on March 24. On this tour, The Movielife are performing both Forty Hour Train Back to Penn and Has A Gambling Problem in their entirety, with the former having been released in 2003 and the latter having been released in 2001. The End makes for an intimate performance, and we were excited to see how the night would go as fans trickled into the tiny venue.


Van Isaacson // Loving You Back

Van Isaacson, Wisconsin native turned Chicago local, blends indie rock with a smooth, soulful sound on his latest release, “Loving You Back.” Isaacson’s past knowledge as a writer and backing musician has now led him in the direction of a solo artist. Isaacson’s sound boasts confidence as he finds and creates his own unique style.

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Mat Kerkes Takes The Stage At Historic Bottom Of The Hill

Mat Kerekes brought his headlining tour through San Francisco at Bottom of the Hill on March 22nd with Jacob Sigman and Jetty Bones. We were lucky to be in town to check it out. It was great to see a show at a venue with such a rich history, as Bottom Of The Hill Bottom Of The Hill, as well as SFO’s 924 Gilman Street, serve as a West Coast version of NYC’s CBGB’s. Bottom Of The Hill has seen the early stages of majorly successful artists including Blink 182, The Flaming Lips, The White Stripes, and Beastie Boys, just to name a new.

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Premiere: South For Winter // Twine

Nashville’s South For Winter are currently recording their debut full length album at The Tracking Room right here in Music City. While the album’s leading single “Twine” will officially be released this Friday, we’re happy to be exclusively premiering the track today!


Jared Minnix debuts new single “Might As Well”

With this past Wednesday marking the first official day of spring this year, Nashville’s Jared Minnix’s latest single comes just in time for warmer weather. The latter part of last year saw an EP from Minnix titled Virginia Rose, and today’s release, “Might As Well,” is a nice surprise for fans of his previous music.


The Busks Blend Past And Present With New Single “To Make You Happy”

It’s no secret that fantastic music comes out of Tennessee, with Nashville natives, The Busks, being no exception. Lead by brothers Dylan and Jacob Miller, the pair create indie-folk music fit for any occasion and any time of the day.

After taking a break, The Busks are back and ready to make more music for the world to hear. Their latest single, “To Make You Happy,” gives fans a taste of what the band is capable of in terms of future releases.