As one of Nashville’s most established performers, Terry McBride has forged an impressive four-decade career in country music as an entertainer, songwriter and musician. Along the way he’s worked with legends like Brooks & Dunn and Delbert McClinton, yet he’s waited until now to emerge as a solo artist. His dynamic set list blends new material, familiar songs he’s written for others, and modern classics like “Sacred Ground,” the signature hit from his band McBride & The Ride.
GA-20 was formed by friends Pat Faherty and Matthew Stubbs in Boston, MA in 2018. The project was born out of their mutual love of heavy traditional Blues, R&B, and Rock & Roll of the late ’50s and early ’60s. Faherty and Stubbs bonded over legendary artists like Lazy Lester, J.B. Lenoir, Earl Hooker, Buddy Guy, Otis Rush and Junior Wells.
After a successful debut summer, world-class music festival Railbird will return to the The Grounds at Keeneland August 22-23, 2020.
Produced by nationally renowned AC Entertainment, the inaugural Railbird Festival drew fans from across the country to enjoy headliners Raconteurs, Hozier and dozens of additional acts including Tyler Childers, Old Crow Medicine Show and Brandi Carlile, along with craft food and chef experiences, curated Bourbon tastings and up close and personal thoroughbred experiences.
As world travelers for nearly two decades, Rising Appalachia have merged multiple global music influences with their own southern roots to create the inviting new folk album, Leylines. Remarkably the band has built its legion of listeners independently — a self-made success story that has led to major festival appearances and sold-out shows at venues across the country.
“Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney and Vincent Price – all the big monsters – were my heroes,” Bootsy Collins tells Rolling Stone, on his collaboration with Buckethead. “When I heard “Monster Mash,” recorded by Bobby “Boris” Pickett in 1962, it became my all-time superhero theme song. I always wanted to do something special with it.”
Emmaline is a University of Cincinnati-College Conservatory of Music Alumn and launched her career as a performing musician in Cincinnati. Between the ages of 18-21 she worked her way up from playing weekly upscale restaurant and bar gigs to holding a residency at local jazz club The Harth Lounge, all the way up to singing with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
With the sounds of classic songwriting in their music and the future in their sights, The Farmer & Adele are reimagining the modern cowboy/cowgirl while respecting its beginnings. Based out of Nashville, TN, The Farmer & Adele – led by Grace Adele and Keenan Wade – leads the pack of a new wave of musicians revitalizing western swing music. With a star-studded record, award nominations and their own morning radio show, The Farmer & Adele are a one-two punch of classic meets modern.
William Elliott Whitmore is a singer-songwriter/banjoist/guitarist/drum-stompin’ solo act from Lee County, Iowa. He has released six full-length albums that seamlessly meld country, blues, folk, and punk styles – spanning from 2003’s Hymns for the Hopeless (Southern Records) to 2015’s Radium Death (ANTI-). His songs are haunting, rustic, powerful, and real – byproducts of living his entire life on the family farm, being involved in the hardcore-punk scene in the local community, and touring hard across the country. His seventh album Kilonova (2018) is different from everything else in his catalog, a collection of 10 cover songs from artists who have influenced his 15 plus-year career.
Celebrated rock duo Shovels & Rope will embark on a headlining tour in 2020, in support of their highly-praised album By Blood. Kicking off on February 13 in Athens, GA, the string of shows will include performances in Tampa, Huntsville, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Detroit and more. (See tour dates below). Watch their recent performance at Paste Magazine’s studio HERE.