Grab Your Tickets for All Them Witches w/ Adia Victoria This Sunday, Nov. 30, at 3rd & Lindsley Before They’re Gone!


Lightning 100 have a killer evening planned for you to end your Thanksgiving weekend on a bluesy note, with music from two local up-and-comers that you need to know at 3rd and Lindsley this Sunday night, Nov. 30. We’ve been telling you about this show since the end of the summer due to headliners All Them Witches, but, with blues singer-songwriter Adia Victoria added to the bill, this gig is an absolute a must-see. Victoria has gotten raves for her authentic blues sound and honest depictions of the American South. All Them Witches have been gaining extra attention around town since they played Live on the Green this summer and released their latest album in September. We’re told tickets for this one are nearly gone, so head here ASAP to grab yours, ditch your family, drag yourself out of your turkey coma, and end your holiday weekend with some of the best new talents from Nashville. Find out more about both artists below!

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Watch The Civil Wars’ Joy Williams Perform “Hate to See Your Heart Break” with Paramore


In celebration of yesterday’s release of the deluxe edition of their smash 2013 eponymous album, Nashville pop rock trio Paramore have premiered (via NPR) a music video for a new version of ballad “Hate to See Your Heart Break,” featuring former Civil Wars vocalist Joy Williams. Though they bear no relation, Williams and Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams have apparently been friends since many years before the two achieved large-scale success with their respective projects, and, with this duet, their vocals intertwine seamlessly. Watch the new video below!

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No Country in a Nutshell: The Weekly Recap | 11.17-11.23

As we dive into a holiday week, we look towards a somewhat slower season for shows. While there will certainly be no shortage of quality music throughout the remains of November and into December, the marathon pace at which we’ve been previewing, reviewing, and running giveaways will ease up a bit, until we kick off the new year. You wouldn’t know it judging by last week, however. It was another busy one, and, in case you missed out on any of our exciting announcements or coverage, we’ve recapped it all for you below:

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REVIEW: Justin Townes Earle w/ Cory Branan | 11.20.14 @ The Ryman Auditorium [PHOTOS]


Justin Townes Earle
w/ Cory Branan
The Ryman Auditorium; Nashville, TN
November 20, 2014

Review by Philip Obenschain (@pobenschain). Photos by Mary-Beth Blankenship.

For the last few months, we’ve been chattering about how excited we were to catch homegrown country/folk singer Justin Townes Earle, who, once upon a time, performed at a benefit show we curated and has remained one of our favorite local artists for years, make his headlining debut at the historic Ryman Auditorium. Certainly a monumental occasion for Justin, we were incredibly grateful to have been in attendance, and, with the addition of opener Cory Branan, it made for one wonderful night of real, heartfelt American music. Though “No Country” is in our name, we absolutely love it when it’s done right, and Earle and Branan are doing their best to keep the torch alive. Read on for more about the show, and take a gander at our photos!

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[Review + Photos] Angel Olsen w/ Lionlimb @ Mercy Lounge

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Angel Olsen, Lionlimb
Mercy Lounge, Nashville, TN
November 12, 2014
Review by Lindsey Thompson
Photos by Kar Zano

Nashville, you know the significance of the first show and the last show of a tour, so we can all consider ourselves fortunate to have seen the finale of Angel Olsen’s Burn Your Fire For No Witness tour at Mercy Lounge on November 12th. Experience the magic here through the lens of the stunning Kar Zano and our review.

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