Don’t Miss Cherry Glazerr & The Nude Party w/ The Medium | TONIGHT @ Exit/In

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While, often, radius clauses prevent festival acts from performing locally within a certain window on either side of a festival date, we often see exceptions from common promoters or booking partners or the fest itself, especially in the case of small to mid-sized acts. Billed as a sort of pre-Bonnaroo event dubbed the “Glaze Party,” two of the bands we’re most looking forward to this Thursday at Bonnaroo, LA grungy garage pop outfit Cherry Glazerr and New York retro psych/garage rock transplants The Nude Party are stopping in town a little early to play a more intimate co-headlining club show tonight, June 11 at Exit/In! Local faves The Medium have been tapped to support, and tickets are still available here. Whether as a warmup for ‘Roo or a substitution if you’re sitting this year out, this is one seriously cool lineup you don’t want to miss, and you can find out more below!

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New On Our Nashville Spotify Playlist: Kim Petras, Jorja Smith, Apollo LTD, Saves the Day, Trent Dabbs, & 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

“Hold Me Like That” by Arrow Kids – Playing The Back Corner on November 9
“On The Way Up” by Apollo LTD
“Numb” Lukr, Fossa Beats
“Be Like That” by J. Human
“Good & Lasting” by Trent Dabbs
“Morning Is Made” by Hush Kids – Playing The Basement on November 15
“You Say” by Taco Mouth – Playing Lipstick Lounge on November 9
“Good ol’ Days” by The Medium – Playing Basement East on November 1
“Dishonest” by Wanderaven
“Champagne July” by Michael James, IOLITE, Kindly
“Don’t Stop” by Jordan Xidas

Touring artist additions

“Heart to Break” by Kim Petras – Playing Marathon Music Works on December 10
“Blue Lights” by Jorja Smith – Playing Cannery Ballroom on December 8
“Salt in the Wound” by boygenius (Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus) – Playing Ryman Auditorium on November 4
“Keruoac & Cassidy” by Saves The Day – Playing Mercy Lounge on November 18
“9:27a.m., 7/29” by mewithoutYou – Playing Mercy Lounge on November 19

Follow along so you don’t miss the best of No Country for New Nashville on our Nashville Spotify playlist!

Catch Daddy Issues, The Jag, Microwave Mountain, Reality Something, Sad Baxter, Idle Bloom,& More | TONIGHT @ Spewfest 3

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The third annual installment of local indie label Cold Lunch Recordings’ epic showcase, Spewfest 3 is so packed with amazing talent, we can hardly believe they’re all in town at the same time! As with all things associated with the tastemakers at Cold Lunch, the bands on the various bills will all be psych/garage/punk/lo-fi friendly, and this year’s event boasts two venues, three stages, and a staggering 31 performers. In addition, food will be available from Taco Terry’s Tacos and Burritos, plus liquid lights by Silver Cord Cinema and projection art by eNIMAL of The Southern Demon Herd will be displayed at some of the shows.

Speaking of shows, once you get into the nitty gritty of these various stage lineups, you’ll notice some prominent local favorites we’ve covered before, like Daddy Issues, Reality Something, Idle Bloom, Lasso Spells, Sad Baxter, The Medium, Really Nice Guys, Solar Twin, Fever Blush, Keeps, and Diamond Carter, as well was psych rock quintet The Jag, garage Americana rockers Microwave Mountain, scussy punk outfit Butthole, acid pop performers Twen, experimental post-punks Telefones, plus Leggy, Spodee Boy, Pinkest, DancersBoa, Kinhin, Supermelt, Black Moon Mother, Country Westerns, SEXX, Stuyedeyed, Lady Legs, Spirit Week, Flesh Eater, and Lacquer. For just $12, you get access to both venues and all the bands, but keep in mind that while The East Room offers entry for those of you who are 18+, the The Cobra is strictly a 21+ venue.

Music starts at The East Room around 4:15 p.m. and will be raging well into the wee hours of the morning, so pace yourselves people. For a full rundown of who is playing where and when, check out the schedule below. If all this still isn’t enough to get your juices flowing, be sure to click on after the jump to sample most of the bands goods ahead of time. This is going to be one of the best, local-centric, one-day only events of the entire year, so get out there to be part of what makes Music City so wonderfully unique; our underground DIY indie rock scene, and if you’re just getting hip to said scene, consider Spewfest 3 your baptism by fire.

Puke Stage (front room of The Cobra):

5:15pm – Lacquer
6:00pm – Spirit Week
6:45pm – Telefones
7:30pm – Lady Legs
8:15pm – Sad Baxter
9:00pm – Really Nice Guys
9:45pm – Stuyedeyed
10:30pm – SEXX
11:15pm – Country Westerns
12:00am – Microwave Mountain

Nashville Psych Alliance Stage (back room of The Cobra):

4:45pm – Black Moon Mother
5:30pm – Supermelt
6:15pm – Kinhin
7:00pm – Solar Twin
7:45pm – The Medium
8:30pm – Twen
9:15pm – Boa
10:00pm – Lasso Spells
10:45pm – Keeps
11:30pm – The Jag

Stringjoy Stage (The East Room):

4:15pm – Flesh Eater
5:00pm – Dancers
5:45pm – Diamond Carter
6:30pm – Pinkest
7:15pm – Butthole
8:00pm – Spodee Boy
8:45pm – Fever Blush
9:30pm – Leggy
10:15pm – Idle Bloom
11:00pm – Reality Something
11:45pm – Daddy Issues

Spewfest 3 will take place today, February 10 at The Cobra and The East Room. The shows are 18+ (at The East Room) and 21+ (at The Cobra). Music begins at 4:15 p.m. (doors at 4 p.m.), and tickets are available to purchase for $12, which grants access to both venues.

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The Weeks Curate Communion ft. Dan Luke & The Raid, The Medium, Junior Astronomers, & Maddie Medley | TONIGHT @ The Basement

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We’ve had an eye on the beloved Communion series in Nashville for a number of years now.  Started in London in 2006 by members of Bears Den and Mumford and Sons, Communion began as a respectful, creative, and collaborative music showcase to spotlight up and coming artists in an often difficult and competitive environment.  That event has since morphed into an international community with fingers delving into concert promotion, a record label, and publishing, but they remain true to their roots by hosting regular events in a number of cities around the world.

Communion Nashville is mixing up the format a bit this fall in with lineups curated by established artists, and they kick off this experiment  tonight, Sept. 7 with a hand-picked lineup by Nashville rockers The Weeks at The Basement.  The bands include fuzzed out indie rockers Dan Luke & The Raid, who are gearing up for a big fall with the upcoming release of their debut EP and a tour supporting The Weeks in the works.  Retro psych outfit The Medium just dropped a new album of demos and miscellaneous recordings, titled It’s Lit, today (steam it on Spotify here), and will be using tonight’s show as a release show to showcase the new tunes.  Junior Astronomers are no strangers to the Nashville scene, who have been showcasing their guitar driven indie rock to Music City for a few years now, and are longtime friends of  The Weeks. They dropped an impressive new LP, Body Language, earlier this summer, and it is chock full of high energy, nostalgia inducing, riff packed tracks that are worth consideration for best local album of the year.  Rising pop-tinged alt rocker Maddie Medley is set to kick off the event.

You can head below to sample music from each of the acts, and head here to get your $8 advance tickets ($10 at the door).  It’s worth the effort to get there on time too, as The Weeks, though not slated to perform, are emceeing the event, and will be spinning records between sets to keep you in the spirit.

The Weeks curate Communion Nashville featuring Dan Luke And The Raid, The Medium, Junior Astronomers, and Maddie Medley will perform tonight, Sept. 7, at The Basement. The show is 21+, begins at 9:30 p.m. (doors at 9 p.m.), and tickets are available to purchase for $8-10.

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[TICKET GIVEAWAY] East Nashville Crawfish Bash | May 27 @ East Park

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The East Nashville Crawfish Bash is returning for a third straight year on Saturday, May 27, and this year’s lineup is more stacked than ever, featuring sets from Alanna Royale, Tristen, Little Bandit, Harpooner, Charlie Whitten, Waterfall Wash, Sad Baxter, and The Medium.  Once again this all ages show is FREE, and the family and pet friendly event has upgraded this year to East Park.  Don’t let the new venue fool you though, there will be plenty of crawfish and refreshments on hand thanks to Yazoo and Pickers Vodka.

While the bash is free, VIP tickets are available for purchase as well.  For $10 you get a pound of crawfish, $1 off beer all day, and an East Nashville Crawfish Bash koozie, or $30 getting you all that stuff plus a Crawfish Bash t-shirt.  There are also $25 and $45 options that get you the schwag mentioned above with 3 pounds of crawfish.

Head below for media from all of the artists, and enter to win a pair of VIP tickets to the fest.

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