One of Nashville’s great session musicians, Sergio Webb, told me I should see David Olney perform if I ever got the chance. Not too long after that, I booked my trip to Nashville and was thrilled to see that David would be performing at The 5 Spot while I was there! Score!
David’s name was not familiar to me but I listened to some recordings, and knew that I would take Sergio’s advice and see this show. Read the rest of this entry
Ten years ago, I would have told you I did not like country music. Two weeks ago, I voluntarily went to Robert’s Western World, the most authentic honky-tonk in Nashville, and had a terrific afternoon there!
I was advised by a number of Nashvillians that Robert’s is the only honky-tonk that natives visit because it is the only one that still delivers authentic and traditional country music. Naturally, I headed straight for it when I was in The District.
I am a very lucky woman indeed to have been able to see an icon like Merle Haggard perform at the iconic Ryman Auditorium!
As soon as I saw the concert announcement, I knew I had to grab a ticket quickly. It was good that I did because the two shows sold out very quickly. Read the rest of this entry
Fronted by Vince Gill, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, The Time Jumpers play mostly Western swing. Even though they have been together since 1998, their first album was only released in 2007. Read the rest of this entry