[NO COUNTRY PREMIERE] Hadley Kennary Lets Go of the “Blueprint” With Satisfying Self Made Video

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In 2020, clearly nothing is going to plan. Fortunately, Nashville songwriter and artist Hadley Kennary is here to help listeners let go with her latest track “Blueprint.” No Country for New Nashville is proud to premiere the creative, self-made lyric video for the song.

Shot and edited by Kennary during quarantine, watching the “Blueprint” video is oddly satisfying. Kennary simply uses graph paper, a rule and a pencil to beautifully sketch out lyric designs. The effect truly shines in the chorus as she sings “Got a solid foundation / With no expectation / I don’t have a blueprint / But I’m gonna do it, do it.”

“Blueprint” was co-written with Kensington Moore; the track was produced in Nashville by Collin Pastore and Jake Finch. Kennary says, “‘Blueprint’ is a song about apprehension to change. The song explores the anxiety, hesitation, and human emotions that come up when life doesn’t go according to plan – a feeling that echoes with me regularly, but especially amidst the turbulence we’ve found ourselves in over the past couple of months.”

The video comes out with more singles on the horizon for Kennary’s 2020. We’re eager to listen to the follow ups, as last year’s “Potential” single and Habits EP made a big impact on us. Watch the lyric video for “Blueprint” below.

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New On Our Nashville Spotify Playlist: Notelle, Phangs, Caro, The Magi, JORDAN Xx, AC Noel, Savannah Conley, Cherub, Marc Scibilia, & More

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Our main goal at No Country is to share music from our favorite local artists and touring acts that hit Nashville. Now you can get straight to listening on our Nashville Spotify playlist.

Local music additions

“Bugs” by Notelle
“When I’m All Alone” by Phangs
“Feel My Way” by Super Duper
“Part of Me” by Caro
“Blueberry Water” by Teddy at Night
“Try” by The Magi
“The Garden” by Jordan Xx
“Let Me In” by Yours Truly Jai, Jyou
“A Little Bit” by AC Noel
“Never Want To Be In Love” by Savannah Conley
“Trans Girls Need Guns” by Flummox
“Man of Chaos” by Flight Attendant
“Doo Doo Doo” by Cherub
“Real Love” by Kate Tucker
“Wild World” by Marc Scibilia
“To Be Young” by Volunteer
“The Curse” by Will Hoge
“Firewalker” by Shannon LaBrie
“Retrograde” by ENZI
“These Days” by Mad Welsley, Jonathan Jircitano

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After Postponement, Bonnaroo Officially Cancels 2020 Fest, Announces 2021 Dates

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If you’ve been following our regularly-updated guide to 2020’s rapidly changing music festival landscape over the past several months, this should come as no surprise, but long-running, nearby Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, our favorite summer fest to cover each and every year, has officially been canceled for 2020, following a short-lived postponement from its typical June weekend to late September.

The latest major bummer amidst a year of unprecedented crisis and tragedy, where the prospect of any type of large-scale live music event in 2020 in looking increasingly unlikely, the writing has been on the wall for weeks, as Bonnaroo is actually one of the last major events we cover to officially throw in the towel, even after many had tried to move spring and summer dates to the fall. Notably, this year marked Roo’s fastest sell-out ever thanks to a particularly impressive lineup, so when the fest returns June 17-20, 2021, as it has already announced to do, for its 20th anniversary, we have no doubt it’ll be in a strong position to rebound.

In line with other canceled fests who’ve already shored up plans for next year, Bonnaroo will honor 2020 tickets for next year’s event (almost certainly already guaranteeing 2021 will sell quickly as well), or ticket holders can request a refund before the end of July if preferred- head here for the all of the details.

Finally, to ensure that 2020 is not a total bust, Roo has announced a virtual fest set to take place during the originally postponed weekend dates, Sept. 24-27, 2020, promising “some of our favorite moments from past and present, along with some special surprises.” We’ll be sure to update you as more details are announced! And, like all of you, we’ll be counting down the days until next year’s festival season, when we hope things will be safe and normal again, and our coverage will return to what’s happening rather than what isn’t.

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New On Our Nashville Spotify Playlist: Classic Williams, Virghost, Houston Kendrick, Bren Joy, KINGS, SVRCINA, Shy Carter, Whoa Dakota, & More

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Our main goal at No Country is to share music from our favorite local artists and touring acts that hit Nashville. Now you can get straight to listening on our Nashville Spotify playlist.

Local music additions

“Black Lives” by Classic Williams
“Superpowers” by Virghost
“Hollup” by Tay Keith, 3ohBlack, Moneybagg Yo
“Glory / Stranger” by The Fisk Jubilee Singers, Derek Minor, Shannon Sanders
“American Spirit Blues” by Houston Kendrick
“Freezing” by Bren Joy
“You Wouldn’t Know” by John Tucker
“mercy” by Joy Oladokun, Tim Gent
“call me when you grow up…” by KINGS
“Precious” by SVRCINA
“Vadoom Boom” by Phenix Red
“F12” by Wes Period, Shmuck the Loyal
“Good Love” by Shy Carter
“Drunk & Naive” by Sansol the Artist
“In Spite of Ourselves” by Whoa Dakota, Tuxedo Wildlife
“She’s Foolin You” by Amanda Stone
“She’s A Self Made Man” by Larkin Poe

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New On Our Nashville Spotify Playlist: Daisha McBride, Byron Juane, Tim Gent, Bully, Black Bra, Liza Anne, Ghost Town Remedy, Conventioner, & More

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Our main goal at No Country is to share music from our favorite local artists and touring acts that hit Nashville. Now you can get straight to listening on our Nashville Spotify playlist.

Local music additions

“Galapagos Freestyle” by Daisha McBride, Byron Juane
“A New Day” by Tim Gent
“Overtime” by Chuck Indigo, Tim Gent
“Where to Start” by Bully
“I Was a Young Girl” by Black Bra
“I Wanna Be There” by Liza Anne
“Therapy” by Ghost Town Remedy
“Weather2020” by Molly Parden, Charlie Whitten
“Patterns” by Conventioner
“Judge Me” by Hank Compton
“Whatever You Want” by Kaptan
“Bad” by Mokita
“Head Start” by Drew Schueller
“I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” by Michael McQuaid
“Revenge” by Jamiah
“came through” by danny g
“Love You Goodbye (Michael Herrick Remix)” by Juliette Reilly
“Stubborn” by Fab the Duo
“Run This Town” by Konata Small, Zayde Wølf

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