Watch Beck’s Encore of “Where It’s At?” at The Ryman on July 15th, 2014!

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We already spent some time telling you about Beck’s incredible two night run at The Ryman last week, and we’re trying to put our collective (still hungover) heads together to tell you all about Forecastle last weekend in Louisville, KY.  In the meantime, you can get your fix of Mr. Hansen performing a good bit of his Tuesday night Ryman show right here, or you can just scroll on below to check out the bad ass finale of “Where It’s At / One Foot In The Grave / Miss You” featuring a pretty playful Beck sending all 2,625 of us out with a huge lasting smile on our face!

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[Hump Day Diversion] Dude Looks Like A Lady

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Y’all remember last week when we alerted you to the awesome that is Jenny Lewis‘s new video for “One Of The Guys” (right here) featuring some of the best drag seen outside of RuPaul’s race?. Well, this week we’ve found ourselves a little bit inspired by all this gender-bending and for today’s Hump Day, we’re gonna divert you into some of our favorite musical moments where the dudes looked like ladies and ladies… you get where we’re going with this… so come on and take the jump!

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[Preview] Kate Tucker & the Sons of Sweden w/ Earl Burrows and Tetherball | TONIGHT @ Mercy Lounge

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Local dream poppers Kate Tucker & the Sons of Sweden are kicking off a packed summer tour tonight at The Mercy Lounge. They are touring in support of last year’s The Shape The Color The Feel project, which amassed a ton of engaging content. KT&SOS will be joined by locals Earl Burrows and Tetherball. The show is $8 and doors swing open at an early 7PM.

For a full preview and a new video for one of our favorite singles, “Blue Hotel”, keep reading!

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[2nd Ticket Giveaway] Rodrigo y Gabriela w/ Milow | The Ryman | August 8, 2014

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We already ran a ticket giveaway for this show, but we held one pair back to give to another lucky winner as the show date approaches.  Yes, one of the greatest live shows that you’ll ever see is coming to The Ryman as the metal influenced latin duo Rodrigo y Gabriela have routed their world tour through Nashville on August 8th.  And, just announced recently, Belgian singer-songwriter, gone international superstar Milow will be opening things up for them.

If you still need reasons to go to this show, read on below for more info and some tunes.  Scroll to the bottom to enter to win tickets before Thursday August 7th at noon for a chance to win a pair of tickets.  We are using a new software widget for our contest this time, so give it a shot, and let us know at contests@nocountryfornewnashville.com if you are having any problems. Of course, if you are not in the gambling mood or don’t want to figure out how to enter, go ahead and grab tickets here.

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Birmingham’s Secret Stages Festival Releases Schedule & Sampler

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Birmingham, Alabama’s premiere taste making festival Secret Stages is returning for their fourth year the weekend of August, 1st and 2nd. This walking pub-crawl style festival in the past has featured some of our own favorites including Shovels & Rope, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Dawes, Futurebirds, Lydia Loveless and many more. We have been getting pretty excited about the the amount of amazing artists that are going to be performing at this years Secret Stages, including a few Nashville favorites, PUJOL, Keeps, All Them Witches, Body of Light and more.  Now, we know you might not be familiar with some of these acts but, courtesy of Secret Stages we have a 25-song sampler that we are able to share with you along with the full festival lineup of over 60 bands spread out over two days and seven stages. This is a great opportunity to get a first glimpse at the wide array of up and coming Southeastern talent. Keep on reading for the lineup and have a listen to the sampler below.

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