Nashville Concert Calendar

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May
5
Tue
The Kooks @ Exit/In
May 5 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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May
6
Wed
Lightning 100 Presents: Lord Huron with Leon Bridges @ Ryman Auditorium
May 6 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

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On Sale Friday, February 13 at 10 AM

 

Lightning 100’s Road to Bonnaroo featuring Super Shaker, Smooth Hound Smith, That’s My Kid, and Future Thieves @ Exit/In
May 6 @ 8:00 PM – 11:30 PM

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Nashville’s independent radio proudly announce Lightning 100’s Road to Bonnaroo.  We’re always looking for the very best that music city has to offer, and this time, it’s for a chance to play the 2015 Bonnaroo Arts & Music Festival, down on the farm in Manchester, June 11-14.  After receiving a ton of submissions, we were able narrow it down to 8 bands.    This week we have four bands competing for the spot at #TheFarm!  Come out a support your favorite at Exit/In.

Dig On This
Smooth Hound Smith
That’s My Kid
Future Thieves

Click here to read the official rules.

May
7
Thu
DIAMOND RUGS with New Madrid and Justin Collins @ Mercy Lounge
May 7 @ 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

DIAMOND RUGS

with New Madrid and Justin Collins

Diamond Rugs

→ Official Website

Diamond Rugs make the sort of loose and limber rock ‘n’ roll that inspires liquor-induced hijinks. It’s rowdy and ribald without ever entering asshole-at-the-bar territory; good-natured shenanigans from genial punk-rock goons making rock music for your local jukebox. It also makes a great soundtrack for driving down back roads drinking a sixer of Bud.

New Madrid

→ Official Website

Born from the rolling thunder of the Tennessee mountains, New Madrid now calls Athens, GA home.

Formed in late 2010, New Madrid plays a diverse blend of southern-psychedellia, drawing from alt-country and noise-rock alike. Their music is equally attainable on a long open drive or sitting in a dark room. These four young performers create captivating soundscapes that are simultaneously dense and expansive. With reverb-drenched vocal harmonies that soar over a lush and textured musical patchwork, New Madrid evolved seamlessly from bedroom project to polished quartet. They are now at the forefront of a new generation of bands emerging from Athens’ storied scene; embracing contemporary challenges, while setting a course of their own. New Madrid has solidifed into a key facet of the Athens sonic revitalization.

In 2012, the band recorded and independently released their debut full-length album Yardboat, mixed and tracked by legendary Athens engineer/producer David Barbe (REM, Drive-By Truckers, Deerhunter) at his Chase Park Transduction studio. The album was recorded almost completly live and on traditional analogue tape over an impressive three-day stretch. It was then mastered by Brooklyn based engineer Joe Lambert (Animal Collective, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Dan Deacon).

Following their first release, the band has steadliy toured the country, from Austin, TX to NYC. Given their proclivity for writing and recording, paired with constant touring and high-energy live performances, New Madrid has turned their creative ingenuity into the band’s driving force.

In May 2014, New Madrid signed to Normaltown // New West Records with a follow-up album due out early 2014. 

In June 2013, voted “Artist of the Year” and Yardboat recieved “Album of the Year” honors at Athens’ Flagpole Music Awards

Justin Collins

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Home, Boy is the first solo effort from Nashville-based Diamond Rugs/ Deer Tick/ Middle Brother producer Justin Collins. It is a handful of dreamy lo-fi 4-track home recordings in the folk and psychedelic realms akin to Leonard Cohen and the Velvet Underground. These musical sketches evoke longing, existential heartache and reflections of past and present desperation. They are an exploration of life’s enchanting darkness, while maintaining the hazy, yet clear testament of a man’s will to find a meaning.  The ubiquitous Nashville Cream folks have named it one of the best EP’S of 2014.

“If you dig music that is deep, insightful, groovy and hand made then you’re gonna make this a MUST in your music collection. This guy is the real deal, in a way that most of us only wish we could be. And one of the greatest frontmen in the US today. He IS the shit. Take a taste. I promise. You won’t regret it. You’ll be strung out on Justin Collins. ”  –Patrick Dennis

Justin, alongside Adam Landry, is also known for being half of the critically-acclaimed production duo, Cosmic Thug.  They’ve produced albums with the aforementioned (Diamond Rugs, Deer Tick, Middle Brother) as well as Pete Molinari, Nikki Lane, Sallie Ford, T. Hardy Morris, and Ponyboy . His song “Totally Lonely” is also featured on the debut Diamond Rugs LP, featuring members of Deer Tick, Black Lips, Dead Confederate, and Los Lobos. He also has a song “Killing Time” on the forthcoming Diamond Rugs sophomore release Cosmetics.

“Justin Collins has been on our radar for quite a while, as leader of local rock-mericana group Justin and the Cosmics and co-producer of the 2012 self-titled debut from Diamond Rugs, the rootsy, punky supergroup including members of Deer Tick and Black Lips. Collins’ new solo EP, Home, Boy, is four takes on ramblin’ man’s music that pours from the speakers like long-lost acoustic Velvet Underground tracks. But the world-weary haziness isn’t just for show: At the core, the songs are anthems against sinking into the malaise, and bon mots like, “Who is it that looks from behind your eyes?” become a call to action…”  -Stephen Trageser, Nashville Scene

Justin will be releasing a studio full length LP titled Schooly Dreams this Spring and touring with Diamond Rugs in late March.

Lightning 100’s 25th Birthday Celebration with Leon Bridges @ 3rd and Lindsley
May 7 @ 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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May
8
Fri
Shaky Knees Music Festival @ Atlanta, Georgia
May 8 all-day
May
9
Sat
Shaky Knees Music Festival @ Atlanta, Georgia
May 9 all-day
Lightning 100 Presents Matt and Kim @ Marathon Music Works
May 9 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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Brooklyn indie dance duo Matt and Kim release New Glow, the band’s latest full length on April 07th, 2015.Matt and Kim, aka Matt Johnson (vocals/keyboards) and Kim Schifino (drums), get things rolling in their exuberant style with a performance lyric video for the song “Get It”: Three minutes and seven seconds of heaven for anyone who has, or hasn’t yet, seen Matt and Kim’s legendary live shows.With New Glow, the duo who love hip-hop and pop have made an album of undeniably catchy beat-driven anthems with hooks that just don’t stop and just won’t leave your head. “The best era of music is right now and I believe we’re doing our best work yet.” says Matt.

“Anyone who has seen one of our shows knows we love any style of music you can have fun and get wild to. I’m not sure we were able to put that diversity on any of our albums the way we did on New Glow. While there are definitely songs that will feel familiar to people who know our stuff, there are also songs like “Get It” which have always been part of who we are but went unrecorded to this point. We helped edit a lyric video for “Get It”, using live footage from a handful of festivals and shows we played in the last couple years. Going through that footage really made it hard to believe how lucky we are to have the best f**king job in the world.”

The two met while attending Pratt Institute and quickly became known for their thunder-punching, melodic mix of indie and dance music. Right off, Spin said “there truly is no sound these two won’t use to support their almost religious commitment to spreading huge grins,” while Pitchfork described their quality as “melody so happily jerky and rhythms so dangerously spastic that you can practically hear paroxysmal crowds pogo-ing madly…Johnson sings, and thousands of other kids in his zip code (and others like it around the country) feel like he’s describing their Saturday nights.”

Previously, Matt and Kim’s video for “Lessons Learned,” in which they strip naked in Times Square on a very cold February day, won an MTV Music Award for “Breakthrough Video.” 2012’s Lightning (FADER) featured the Alternative radio hit “Let’s Go” and single “Daylight” was certified Gold.

All the while they toured the globe, becoming the go-to band for raw exuberance, bombastic beats, sing-along refrains and dance-ready anthems on larger and larger scales. They’ve performed at many, many major music festivals including Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Coachella, Firefly, Summerfest, Big Day Out, Fuji, V, Pukkelpop and Ultra.

Lightning 100’s Road to Bonnaroo finale @ Exit/In
May 9 @ 8:00 PM – 11:30 PM

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Nashville’s independent radio proudly announce Lightning 100’s Road to Bonnaroo.  We’re always looking for the very best that music city has to offer, and this time, it’s for a chance to play the 2015 Bonnaroo Arts & Music Festival, down on the farm in Manchester, June 11-14.  After receiving a ton of submissions, we were able narrow it down to 8 bands.    This week we have four bands competing for the spot at #TheFarm!  Come out a support your favorite at Exit/In.

Easy Roscoe
 
Oliver Ocean
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Click here to read the official rules.

May
10
Sun
Shaky Knees Music Festival @ Atlanta, Georgia
May 10 all-day
Lightning 100 Presents Toro Y Moi with Vinyl Williams @ Exit/In
May 10 @ 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
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The product of a move from South Carolina to Berkeley, CA and the subsequent extended separation from loved ones, Toro Y Moi’s third full-length, Anything in Return, puts Chaz Bundick right in the middle of the producer/songwriter dichotomy that his first two albums established. There’s a pervasive sense of peace with his tendency to dabble in both sides of the modern music-making spectrum, and he sounds comfortable engaging in intuitive pop production and putting forth the impression of unmediated id. The producer’s hand is prominent—not least in the sampled “yeah”s and “uh”s that give the album a hip-hop-indebted confidence—and many of the songs feature the 4/4 beats and deftly employed effects usually associated with house music. Tracks like “High Living” and “Day One” show a considerably Californian influence, their languid funk redolent of a West Coast temperament, and elsewhere—not least on lead single, “So Many Details”—the record plays with darker atmospheres than we’re used to hearing from Toro Y Moi. Sounding quite assured in what some may call this songwriter’s return to producerhood, Anything in Return is Bundick uninhibited by issues of genre, an album that feels like the artist’s essence.

Born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina, Chaz Bundick has been toying with various musical projects since early adolescence. Having spent his formative years playing in punk and indie rock acts, his protean Toro Y Moi project has been his vessel for further musical exploration since 2001. During his time spent studying graphic design at the University of South Carolina, Chaz became increasingly focused on his solo work, incorporating electronics and allowing a wider range of influences—French house, Brian Wilson’s pop, 80s R&B, and Stones Throw hip hop—to show up in his music. By the time he graduated in spring 2009, Chaz had refined his sound to something all his own, and music journals across the board touted his hazy recordings as the sound of the summer, and he released his debut album, Causers of This in early 2010.

Since then, Bundick has proven himself to be not just a prolific musician, but a diverse one as well, letting each successive release broaden the scope of the Toro Y Moi oeuvre. The funky psych-pop of 2011’s Underneath the Pine evinced an artist who could create similar atmospheres even without the aid of source material and drum machines. His Freaking Out EP, a handful of singles and remixes, and a retrospective box-set plot points all along the producer/songwriter spectrum in which he’s worked since his debut, and Anything In Return is another exciting offering that shows he’s still not ready to settle into any one genre.

VINYL WILLIAMS

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I’d like to think I’m from space — not just outer space. I’m from Los Angeles, actually, a place with no space. I feel like I’m merely dangling in the fantasy of divine things, magic things.This may be the essence of what some people call surreal.

I create surreal art — collages and ambient rock music — that incorporates religious imagery, mystical sensationalism, sacred locations and some psychedelic concepts. I could describe it as sacred- magic-mystical-psychedelic-religious-collage art. I’m influenced by the Middle East, specifically Egypt, Israel and Turkey, and I attempt to fuse the archaic forms of art and music indigenous to those places, while simultaneously achieving a modern aesthetic. I’m also influenced by the psychedelic concepts of great thinkers and philosophers like Alan Watts, Plato and Paul Laffoley. Imperfections inspire me, as do tangibles of the intangible, visual identity of the unidentifiable, poetic process (the opposite of mechanical process), phenomena of the mind, phenomena in general, supernatural experience and communal hippie clichés.

In terms of process, I like observing nature and forming a full concept for a collage before I even start designing, and then I record the scattered ideas on tape. Finally, I re-organize the concept weeks later. I also like making images look far worse and damaged than in their most natural digital state. The process of damage is more revealing to me than starting with a Polaroid or film slide. I tend to manipulate one very specific visual element (like lighting) as realistically as possible, while at the same time manipulating other elements (like perspective) as surrealistically as possible. Therefore, there’s always conflict, and color is the communion.

I have a musical family. My great grandfather was Johnny Williams, who was an American jazz drummer and percussionist from the early 1930s to the late 1950s. My grandfather is John Williams, who has composed some of the most recognizable film scores in the history of motion pictures, including the Star Wars saga, Jaws, Superman, the Indiana Jones films, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Hook, Jurassic Park, Schindler’s List, Home Alone and the first three Harry Potter films. I grew up influenced by his brilliant portrayal of theme in music and the transforming of a human essence, or even a situation’s essence, into musical format. He creates a theoretical meeting ground between the cosmos and the human sound spectrum!

My father is Mark Towner Williams. He was the drummer for Crosby, Stills and Nash, Tina Turner and Air Supply. He played a lot of 80s music when I was a kid, and a few times I was able to perform with Air Supply, the ultimate 80s romantic love smash ballad band. I played keys in Vegas a few times with them when I was 8 and 9. Those count as my first live experiences. I did indeed quit piano at age 10 to play drums, and my talent was subsequently lost … but its role as a gateway to all other instruments is quite astounding to me.

I’ve been trying very hard to completely develop a musical phenomenon that I call “sonic matrices.” These are, in short, specific combinations of frequencies that positively affect the body and can elevate or fluctuate brain waves, blood pressure and other factors. I try to attain this while avoiding making monotonous meditation music.

I want my artwork to serve many purposes. But the main purpose is undeniably to inspire viewers and listeners to form their own versions of everything, not to mindlessly connect the dots they’ve been given since birth. I want people to feel driven to add their own colors to their lives, to make something new out of their ideas. My collages are pieces of real life, all swirled together into a cultural portal, and I hope they will motivate other individuals to feel more connected to what is really on this Earth. Though my works may have no linear or preplanned agenda, by intuitive leaps and linkages between my figurative expressions of mysticism, people may be led to new personal insights and meanings. I find this miraculous, as it shows the non-sensory-ness of thoughts, or the stream of consciousness. I’m inviting fascination by providing a platter of esoteric attractions.

It is the compulsion of the supernatural.

Nashville Sunday Night Presents: ELEL @ 3rd and Lindsley
May 10 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

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Nashville 8-piece ELEL had a big summer. Their debut track ” 40 Watt”, an effervescent blast of feel good indie pop, drew comparisons to the likes of Vampire Weekend and MGMT, winning over a slew of blogs, radio stations (Alt Nation, WFUV, KCRW) and affording them the opportunity to perform at Bonnaroo Festival, SXSW and Treefort Music Festivlal. The band are set to release their debut EP on Mom + Pop Music this March.

ELEL, consisting of two horns, two drums, three keys ,guitar, bass and whole lot of vocals, was born from front man Ben Elkins meeting a girl named Elisa. Ben’s now wife softened his edges while introducing him to the likes of Beach House and Toro Y Moi. Speaking on ELEL, Ben says “ It’s the outcome of me producing music that risks leaving space and communicates emotion easily and softly.” This band represents a new start for its members, for a variety of reasons. Tied together by the bustling Nashville music scene but from an array of locations, ELEL includes Ben (Arkansas), Zach (Kentucky), Tim (Mississippi), Jo Jo (Queens, NY), Alex (Pennsylvania), and life-long Nashvillians (so far) Frederick, Jerry and Stefan. According to Ben, “40 Watt is a big loud dance song about dancing with one other person in a little bitty house.’ We have more exciting news very soon.

May
11
Mon
Lightning 100 Presents Tame Impala with Mini Mansions @ Ryman Auditorium
May 11 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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Tame Impala, hailing from Perth, Australia, first toured the U.S. in 2010, playing small clubs for crowds of 200. A handful of trips to the U.S. later and thanks to the ravenous demand of fans for the band’s transcendent live performance, Tame Impala have gone on to headline festivals and theaters around the world. Tame Impala have released a self-titeld EP and two full length albums-Innerspeaker and LonerismLonerism features the hits ‘Elephant’ and ‘Feels Like We Only Go Backwards.’ The album reached the #1 spot on the CMJ chart and received wide commercial alternative airplay as well.  In addition to his work in Tame Impala, lead-singer Kevin Parker was also featured prominently on Mark Ronson’s latest album, Uptown Special.

The Who @ Bridgestone Arena
May 11 @ 7:30 PM – 11:30 PM

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THE WHO, one of rock’s most legendary and defining bands, will celebrate their 50-year legacy when they bring their “THE WHO HITS 50!” tour to North America in 2015.

Set lists on these shows will take  their audience on an “Amazing Journey” through THE WHO’s entire career, from the band’s early days to classic albums including WHO’S NEXT, TOMMY, QUADROPHENIA, MY GENERATION and LIVE AT LEEDS, through the present day.

THE WHO have sold over 100 million records since forming in 1964; they brought together four different personalities and in effect produced a musical hurricane.  Each of them was a pioneer. Wildman drummer Keith Moon beat his kit with a chaotic elegance; stoic bassist John Entwistle held down the center with the melodic virtuosity of a solo guitarist; raging intellectual Pete Townshend punctuated the epic universality of his songs with the windmill slamming of his fingers across his guitar strings; and Roger Daltrey roared above it all with an impossibly virile macho swagger. They exploded conventional rhythm and blues structures, challenged pop music conventions, and redefined what was possible on stage, in the recording studio, and on vinyl. As they enter their 50th year, the band is still going strong, winning rave reviews for their performances of QUADROPHENIA in 2013.

May
14
Thu
Lightning 100 Presents Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls with Made Violent, Billy The Kid @ 3rd and Lindsley
May 14 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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When is an underdog no longer an underdog? Is it when he’s the act who begins the Olympics Opening Ceremony? Maybe it’s when he has headlined both Wembley Arena and O2 Arena, two of the UK capital’s biggest venues? Or perhaps it’s when each of his records is bigger and more successful than the last: selling more, playing more, infiltrating the nation’s consciousness more? Or maybe it’s simpler than that: maybe an underdog is no longer an underdog when he connects in the way that Frank Turner connects, writing songs that inspire their crowd to reflect, to singalong, to holler along, to hold their arms aloft, all at once.

 

It is almost a decade since Frank Turner went solo following the demise of Million Dead, the hardcore quartet he fronted. In that time, he has been on a constant upward curve, its momentum propelled forward by a mixture of Turner’s force of will and his effortless craft of song. Each record now brings with it new landmarks for the 32-year-old from Hampshire. His fourth album, 2011’s England Keep My Bones, sold more than 100,000 copies and entered the UK Charts at number 12. Its success raised questions for the singer. “It made me think about where I’m starting and where I’m heading,” he says. “It made me wonder if I could continue as a musician with integrity influenced by punk rock whilst doing arena tours. The answer I concluded is yes, obviously.”

 

Many of Tape Deck Heart’s songs were born out of a painful split (“the album is about unexpected change and a big part of it is relationships ending,” he says), but conversely it has proved to be the most triumphant release of his career. So far, it has sold 200,000 copies. It entered the UK Charts at Number 2 and the iTunes Charts at Number 1. Five singles have been released from the record, each underlining Turner’s arrival as a crossover DIY star: the break-up vignette Recovery, the stirring, mandolin-flecked singalong of The Way I Tend To Be, the rousing, anthemic Oh Brother, Losing Days and the recent Polaroid Picture EP all showcase Turner’s increasingly daring dynamism as a solo artist.

 

The closing track on Tape Deck Heart, Broken Piano, is about a significant breakthrough in his life. “The rest of the songs are about being caught up in the middle of the maelstrom. On Broken Piano, I realize I’ve made it to the other side.” It could be considered a flash forward to how Turner’s life a year on has turned out: he inhabits bold new territory, an ambitious artist unrestricted by rules or expectations. “Since the release of Tape Deck Heart everything has been pretty frantic,” he says. “The band and I have been around the world more times than I can count, played hundreds of shows and worked our arses off.” Not even an injury to his back could derail Turner and his band’s tireless work ethic: he played 73 shows with two slipped discs. This is the only way he knows how to work. As always, he is looking forward, planning his next move. “It’s been exhausting, but everything has notched up a gear,” he says. “I’m excited to get to work on the next record.”

May
15
Fri
The Hangout Beach, Music and Arts Festival @ The Hangout
May 15 all-day

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The Hangout Festival is the first and only music festival of it’s kind in North America. Located directly on the white sandy beaches of Gulf Shores, AL. The festival treats guests to a unique festival experience and consistently features a diverse selection of top touring artists.

May
16
Sat
The Hangout Beach, Music and Arts Festival @ The Hangout
May 16 all-day

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The Hangout Festival is the first and only music festival of it’s kind in North America. Located directly on the white sandy beaches of Gulf Shores, AL. The festival treats guests to a unique festival experience and consistently features a diverse selection of top touring artists.

May
17
Sun
The Hangout Beach, Music and Arts Festival @ The Hangout
May 17 all-day

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The Hangout Festival is the first and only music festival of it’s kind in North America. Located directly on the white sandy beaches of Gulf Shores, AL. The festival treats guests to a unique festival experience and consistently features a diverse selection of top touring artists.

Jeff Beck @ Ryman Auditorium
May 17 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

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Jeff Beck’s career took off in the mid-1960s, after replacing Eric Clapton as lead guitarist for The Yardbirds on the recommendation of his friend Jimmy Page. He played on several of the rock group’s hits, such as “Heart Full of Soul,” “Shapes of Things” and “Over Under Sideways Down.”  Over the years, BECK has collaborated with Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, Mick Jagger, Tina Turner, Roger Waters, Les Paul, Jon Bon Jovi, Stanley Clarke, Herbie Hancock and Joss Stone among many others.

Beck has twice been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once with The Yardbirds in 1992 and once as a solo artist in 2009. He has won numerous Grammy Awards, including two at the 2011 Grammy Award Celebration when he won Best Rock Instrumental Performance for “Hammerhead” and Best Pop Instrumental performance for “Nessun Dorma”, both from his last studio album, Emotion & Commotion.

Recently, in London, Beck participated in The Poppy Appeal song “No Man’s Land”, a tribute to the men and women that served in World War I, resulting in 4 performances, culminating in the NFL pre-game entertainment that was broadcast from Wembley Stadium. The song featured singer Joss Stone on vocals and a gospel choir with vocals arranged by Antonia Wilson.   In the meantime, a DVD of Beck’s Tokyo concert from April of this year was released on November 25th.  For Beck, 2015 looks to be a banner year.  In addition to both solo and co-headlining dates with ZZ Top, Beck will complete work on his new studio album, expected later this year.

Joining Beck on both the solo and double-bill tour are his band – Jimmy Hall on Vocals, Rhonda Smith on bass, Jonathan Joseph on drums and Nicolas Meier on guitar

Butch Walker with Jonathan Tyler @ War Memorial Auditorium
May 17 @ 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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Butch Walker with Jonathan Tyler will be at War Memorial Auditorium in Nashville, TN – May 17, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.

Butch Walker’s latest album, Afraid of Ghosts, debuted at #1 on the Top New Artists chart when it was released last month on Dangerbird Records. Butch is a prolific recording artist & producer who has worked with the likes of everyone from Taylor Swift to Weezer to Katy Perry. For Afraid of Ghosts, Butch teamed up with fellow GRAMMY nominee Ryan Adams at Adams’ PAX AM Studios in LA along with friends & special guests Johnny Depp and Bob Mould. He will head out on a headlining tour this spring following a successful run with Adams last fall.

May
21
Thu
J. Roddy Walston & the Business @ Marathon Music Works
May 21 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
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J. Roddy Walston and The Business is a Baltimore, Md.-based rock band playing melodic, often upbeat and catchy songs influenced by the Southern rock tradition and featuring accomplished lyrics and musicianship. Their songs are often piano-driven and also feature strong guitar solos. The band moved to Baltimore from Tennessee.
May
22
Fri
CounterPoint Music Fest @ Kingston Springs, GA
May 22 – May 23 all-day

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CounterPoint is the cure for the common festival. Located just outside of Atlanta, Georgia, this 3-Day event is brought to you by the producers of Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits Festival, Camp Bisco, Lights All Night, BUKU Music + Art Project and more! CounterPoint is known hosting an assortment the hottest names in music on multiple stages throughout a magical plot of land which has held the Atlanta Steeplechase for the last 20 years. Attendees will enjoy camping on beautiful rolling hills surrounded by the Etowah River, along with world-class music, an arts village, local brews and food, our Midway, and an even better party! 

May
23
Sat
CounterPoint Music Fest @ Kingston Springs, GA
May 23 – May 24 all-day

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CounterPoint is the cure for the common festival. Located just outside of Atlanta, Georgia, this 3-Day event is brought to you by the producers of Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits Festival, Camp Bisco, Lights All Night, BUKU Music + Art Project and more! CounterPoint is known hosting an assortment the hottest names in music on multiple stages throughout a magical plot of land which has held the Atlanta Steeplechase for the last 20 years. Attendees will enjoy camping on beautiful rolling hills surrounded by the Etowah River, along with world-class music, an arts village, local brews and food, our Midway, and an even better party! 

May
24
Sun
CounterPoint Music Fest @ Kingston Springs, GA
May 24 – May 25 all-day

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CounterPoint is the cure for the common festival. Located just outside of Atlanta, Georgia, this 3-Day event is brought to you by the producers of Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits Festival, Camp Bisco, Lights All Night, BUKU Music + Art Project and more! CounterPoint is known hosting an assortment the hottest names in music on multiple stages throughout a magical plot of land which has held the Atlanta Steeplechase for the last 20 years. Attendees will enjoy camping on beautiful rolling hills surrounded by the Etowah River, along with world-class music, an arts village, local brews and food, our Midway, and an even better party! 

May
27
Wed
Lightning 100 Presents The Tallest Man On Earth with Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear @ Ryman Auditorium
May 27 @ 7:00 PM

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Dark Bird Is Home, the fourth album from The Tallest Man On Earth, doesn’t feel like it came from one time, one place, or one tape machine. The songs and sounds were captured in various countries, studios, and barns, and they carry a weather-worn quality, some dirt and some grit.

Early in Dark Bird, toward the end of the opening track, we hear other voices and sounds backing Kristian Matsson’s own. One of them, later credited in the liner notes with Angel Vocals, shows up several times throughout the record, adding new color to the familiar palette. And so the story grows and expands. That first song has horns and a piano, keyboards, synthesizers, and other modern noisemakers . . . and by track two you’ve got The Tallest Man on Earth as full-throttle rock and roll.

While Dark Bird is The Tallest Man at his most personal and direct, deeper and darker than ever at times, it’s also an album with strokes of whimsy and the scent of new beginnings — which feels fresh for The Tallest Man on Earth, and well timed. Reliably, the melodies and arrangements are sturdy and classic, like old cars and tightly wound clocks. The lyrics and their delivery are both comforting and alarming, like tall trees and wide hills.

The other musicians and layers on this recording put a wide lens on familiar themes. Fear and darkness, sleep or lack of it, dreams in the dark and in the light. Moving, leaving, going. Distance and short stops, long straight lines, temporal places. More hopefully, a grateful nod to a traveling partner, a healing mind. Maybe a little forgiveness needed. Definitely some things to forget.

Jun
5
Fri
Lightning 100 Presents Other Lives with Riothorse Royale @ 3rd and Lindsley
Jun 5 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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“In our heads we’re haphazardly trying to write classical music,” says Jesse Tabish, and if you listen with an intent ear to Other Lives’ lush, layered beatific musical creations, it’s hard not to imagine the singer-musical maestro crafting his next opus. “Every sound, every drum beat has to have some sort of purpose,” he adds. Thirteen years since they first began playing together in their native Oklahoma, Other Lives, which includes Josh Onstott and Jonathon Mooney, remain focused on the search for audible clarity: their next expression, their next melody, their next rhythm. Rituals, the band’s third and latest full-length album, is a pure encapsulation of the trio’s relentless drive for precision. “It’s more dimensional, it’s more 3-D, if you will,” Tabish explains. “We wanted a cleaner, brighter record with more movement and more color.” It’s also an extremely personal endeavor: having lived in the heart of the Dust Bowl for their entire lives, the trio of musicians ventured Westward in recent years, settling down in Portland, Oregon, to record their latest work. “There was a spirit of change,” Tabish offers. “We had done [2011’s second LP] Tamer Animals, which was very close to us and about our home. So the next record was about the spontaneity of travel and being isolated. For the first times in our lives we were moving off on our own away from our families and kind of coming into our own. I wanted the songs to reflect that new spirit.” To engage with Rituals is to barrel along a winding, hidden dirt path; peering into its bounty is to be swept away into the pines and deep, briny brush revealing a new, almost utopian existence. The classical strings of opener “Fair Weather” swells into the pitter-patter electro snippets of “Pattern,” Tabish’s reedy voice hovering ever so slightly above the mix. Ambient soundscapes (“New Fog”) buttress against prog-rock stomp (“2 Pyramids”) lending the album the experience of embarking on a choose-your-own-adventure novel. “There’s kind of a duality to this record,” Tabish says, referencing “Pattern” — “rhythmically kind of up-tempo, really fast-moving, marimbas, this new kind of new-wave orchestra sound” — in opposition to the closing title track, a slow-building, piano-and-strings-anchored ballad Tabish wrote in the finals weeks of recording. “This one was a real journey,” Tabish says of the eighteen months spent writing more than sixty songs for Rituals, a constant creative outlet for the relentless sonic architect amid a rigorous few years of touring their debut album. “It was a long time spent searching for a new identity,” the soft-spoken singer continues of the writing process, “still trying to retain the past of our musical palate but also really trying to stretch ourselves into a new type of music.” There’s no compromise when writing, Tabish says, and to hear him tell it one risks losing their self-worth if they relent on their artistic intent.

Jun
6
Sat
Lightning 100 Presents Milo Greene @ 3rd and Lindsley
Jun 6 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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Last summer, after touring extensively and playing festivals like Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo and Outside Lands in support of Milo Greene, the musicians came home and began writing new music. The band wrote separately, each constructing their own ideas, bringing in varied, individual influences, putting the pieces together as a collective. There was a unified focus on percussion and on creating more up-tempo tracks, specifically ones with rhythmic, dance-inducing grooves.

 

“The title speaks to the idea of the individual getting out more on this record, whether it’s playing or singing,” Robbie says. “It’s about how we trade and share that control.”

 

“Control is not specific to one thing,” Marlana adds. “To some, it’s about authority or domination. To others, it’s about having control over your own emotions. The title means something different to each of us.” Throughout the writing process Milo Greene collaborated with several mentors, including drummer Joey Waronker who has worked with Beck and Thom Yorke. Waronker played drums on several tracks on Control and helped guide the rhythms that thread through the songs. The band’s longtime live drummer Curtis Marrero also helped define the rhythmic sounds. The final album was recorded in the spring of 2014 with producer Jesse Shatkin (Sia, Foster The People, Ellie Goulding) at his home studio in Highland Park over the course of two months. “Jesse comes from a pop and hip-hop background so he was a good person to help play with what we wanted to do with this music,” Graham says. “He had a very calming, exploratory effect on us. He really helped balance the four of us and make this record flow.”

 

In the studio, the musicians wanted to ensure that each singer’s individual voice had its moment. Where the four voices had always combined on Milo Greene, Control reveals each musician alone and how they all come together as one. “On The Fence,” the album’s debut single, reflects this aesthetic as the singers play off each other over the soaring, propulsive indie pop melody. “White Lies” relies on a soulful groove, its surging chorus driven by the song’s percussive elements, while “Lie To Me” balances a thumping beat with a lush, orchestral melody. These songs represent a more recent facet of Milo Greene’s ongoing evolution: Control combines the haunting, cinematic expanse of their debut with new, energized elements, urging a more upbeat tone overall. Milo Greene has become something else entirely. “This feels like a new beginning in some ways,” Robbie says. “We learned so much on the first album – about how to tour, about songwriting, about being a band. Now we’ve had these experiences and everything feels like it’s aligning more completely. We’ve grown with our experiences. We’re at a place right now where it feels new and it’s exciting to see the next stage of Milo Greene.”

Jun
11
Thu
Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival @ Manchester, TN
Jun 11 all-day
Jun
12
Fri
Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival @ Manchester, TN
Jun 12 all-day
Jun
13
Sat
Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival @ Manchester, TN
Jun 13 all-day
Jun
14
Sun
Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival @ Manchester, TN
Jun 14 all-day
Jun
17
Wed
Rolling Stones @ LP Field
Jun 17 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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The Rolling Stones ZIP CODE tour will take the band to 15 stadiums in 15 cities in North America!

General on sale for all shows in the USA starts at 10am Local, Monday April 13.
Wristbands for Le Festival D’Été de Québec, Canada, go on sale at 12pm Local, Saturday April 11.

American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets for US dates before the general public, beginning Wednesday, April 8.

Check back for more updates on pre-sales and packages.

See you at the shows!

Jun
26
Fri
Lightning 100 Presents: Amos Lee & David Gray @ Carl Black Chevy Woods Amphitheater (formerly Fontanel)
Jun 26 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Jun
27
Sat
Brian Wilson & Rodriguez
Jun 27 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM
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Jun
28
Sun
Nashville Sunday Night Presents: HoneyHoney @ 3rd and Lindsley
Jun 28 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

honey honeyPerhaps sometime in the early 90’s Ben Jaffe and Suzanne Santo passed each other on a turnpike or east coast beltway in transit on a family road trip getaway. Perhaps their families stopped at the same Maryland welcome center and 9 year old Ben and Suzanne stared at the same bag of cheezits in a vending machine, turned to each other and said “ Hey homey, let’s meet up in Los Angeles in ten years and start a folk band that will turn into a folk rock band that will turn into a full throttle rock all the way band.”

Either way, the coalescence of HONEYHONEY has been nothing short of a predetermined soul contract amongst two alien hybrids that came here to spread sweet jams, inappropriate stage banter and insightful beliefs and thoughts via the clubs, festivals, theaters, internets, and Joe Rogan podcasts of the world. Their menagerie of sounds covers many traditional genres ranging from blues/rock and folk, to hip hop and jungle cat, which can explain why they’ve toured alongside the diverse likes of Sheryl Crow, James Morrison, Christina Perri, Trampled by Turtles, Xavier Rudd and Jake Bugg. They have a tendency to fit in everywhere from their performances for the bootyshort-wearing throngs of Coachella to the lawnchair-toting masses of the Newport Folk Festival. Their love for the music they create and their friendship in this life are like a sacred egg that continues to be incubated with the utmost tender care.

As they are in the middle of recording their third record, the rumors of it’s evolved eargasmic potential have been spreading like a fungus that you won’t want to get rid of. It has been said that you can expect a twist on their previous album releases that brings them to the level known as “ballin”.

In their passionate endeavor to spread love and joy through their tunes, the now 20 something year old Ben and Suzanne have honored and appreciated their journey of rock thus far and will continue to do so until the mothership calls them home.

Jun
29
Mon
Buddy Guy @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Jun 29 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

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A pioneer of Chicago’s fabled West Side sound, and a living link to such legendary artists as Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy remains an electrifying performer. This member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has influenced everyone from Jimi Hendrix to Eric Clapton, and Rolling Stone ranked him in the top 25 of its 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. Don’t miss his first-ever headlining appearance at the Schermerhorn.


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Jul
2
Thu
Morrissey @ Grand Ole Opry House
Jul 2 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Jul
3
Fri
Independence Rocks @ Tin Roof Nashville
Jul 3 @ 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM

 

Safe the date for Lightning 100’s 25th birthday party!

Jul
8
Wed
Imagine Dragons @ Bridgestone Arena
Jul 8 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

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General Public Onsale starts on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 10:00 AM CS

Jul
10
Fri
Train – Picasso At the Wheel Tour 2015 @ Bridgestone Arena
Jul 10 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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Train has successfully traveled the nearly-unnavigable path of a contemporary, hit-making rock band while keeping their heads. The climb to the top began in San Francisco in 1994. The original 5-member band tenaciously built a loyal following, leading up to their own self-titled debut album, released by Columbia in 1998.  The tumbling wordplay of “Meet Virginia” gave them their first unlikely radio hit, with 2001’s Drops Of Jupiter garnering multi-platinum status thanks to the double-Grammy winning title song that spent 10 months in the Top 40.  In their typical ‘you-gotta’-nail-it-down-motherfucker’ style, the quixotic song snared the Best Rock Song trophy by beating out Coldplay and two U2 songs.

The group won another Grammy in 2011 for their global hit “Hey Soul Sister,” the #1 best-selling smash and most downloaded single of 2010, from their multi-platinum album Save Me, San Francisco.  Their most recent album, 2012’s California 37 launched the hit “Drive By,” which reached the Top 10 in 13 countries.  They’ve sold more than 10 million albums worldwide, more than 30 million tracks, with multiple platinum/gold citations, including 3 Grammy Awards, 2 Billboard Music Awards and dozens of other honors. Additionally, Train’s award-winning Save Me, San Francisco Wine Co. has recently released their 6th varietal, ‘Bulletproof Picasso’ sauvignon blanc. Proceeds from the wine support Family House, a San Francisco charity that supports families of children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.

Jul
13
Mon
BARENAKED LADIES WITH VIOLENT FEMMES AND COLIN HAY @ The Woods Amphitheater at Fonteanel
Jul 13 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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Date: July 13, 2015

Time: 7:00 pm

Doors: 5:30 pm

Cost: $39.50 & up

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Jul
17
Fri
The Forecastle Festival @ Louisville, KY
Jul 17 all-day

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A port-of-call where the world gathers to experience the best in Music, Art, Activism®. The 2015 festival will be 7/17-19 on the Louisville Waterfront!  A Forecastle is a superstructure at the bow of a ship where the crew is housed. Hard at work in the unruly sea, it’s a place workers gather after a long day to unwind. A place where the people come together, for one whale of a good time.

Jul
18
Sat
Sloss Music and Arts Festival @ Birmingham, Alabama
Jul 18 all-day
The Forecastle Festival @ Louisville, KY
Jul 18 all-day

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A port-of-call where the world gathers to experience the best in Music, Art, Activism®. The 2015 festival will be 7/17-19 on the Louisville Waterfront!  A Forecastle is a superstructure at the bow of a ship where the crew is housed. Hard at work in the unruly sea, it’s a place workers gather after a long day to unwind. A place where the people come together, for one whale of a good time.

Jul
19
Sun
Sloss Music and Arts Festival @ Birmingham, Alabama
Jul 19 all-day
The Forecastle Festival @ Louisville, KY
Jul 19 all-day

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A port-of-call where the world gathers to experience the best in Music, Art, Activism®. The 2015 festival will be 7/17-19 on the Louisville Waterfront!  A Forecastle is a superstructure at the bow of a ship where the crew is housed. Hard at work in the unruly sea, it’s a place workers gather after a long day to unwind. A place where the people come together, for one whale of a good time.

Jul
27
Mon
James Bay @ Marathon Music Works
Jul 27 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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An hour or so drive outside of London, at the point where the city’s vast swathes of suburbs become the green fields of the countryside, you’ll find Hitchin, home of the Rhythms of the Worlds Festival and hometown of 23-year-old singer-songwriter James Bay. It’s this kind of environment that has the habit of breeding the very best kind of British vocalist, singers and songwriters grounded by melodic truth and raw emotion. “I’m trying to make songs that make people feel something and, if I’m lucky, even move them,” he explains.

James Bay is a singular modern talent; an old head on young shoulders, a damn good guitar player and an even better songwriter. A true soul singer, chasing “that goose bumps moment” by channeling artists such as Miles Davis, Bruce Springsteen and James Blake, his music is intensely personal. “I’m trying to keep things human and emotional,” he explains. “It’s hard to know what the balance is, but you know it when you hear it. It’s such a personal process that it’s hard to share stuff sometimes.” But share he does, casting a light onto his attempts to make sense of the world, and a young man’s discovery of love and loss.

Bay’s obsession with guitars began around the age of 11, when he asked to take a look at the tatty old axe that that his dad bought from his uncle and had been gathering dust in a cupboard for 15 years. “I’d seen it two or three times in my life and I decided I wanted to get it out. I opened the cupboard and it had five rusty strings on it but I sat down with it and the sensation of holding it was the best thing in the world,” explains Bay. “It just felt really fucking cool.” The idea of creating and listening to music tapped into a whole new level of emotion being felt by the pre-teen Bay. He marched his father off to a local guitar shop to spruce up the instrument. “We didn’t know what we were asking for – we just said make it work better than it does!” Attempts to learn how to play with an instructional CD were quickly spurned in favor of learning how to play by ear, with Bay putting on Van Morrisson and Derek and the Dominos’ ‘Layla’ and strumming along. “I was just putting on things that sounded cool,” says Bay, who plundered his parents’ record collection for Greenwich Village folk and Motown to learn along to. The hobby swiftly turned into an obsession, with the neighbors constantly asking him to turn down his amp. “I was cranking it up!” he remembers. “I was trying to make the windows shake!”

Starting bands with his brothers and friends when he hit his teens, Bay was never the front man, but he knew it wouldn’t always be that way. “I always had it in my mind that I’d do something where I was at the front one day,” he says. Then, when he was 16, he decided to branch out alone, with the idea of playing his songs “to some drunk guys in a pub to see if I could get them to shut up.” His first solo gig saw him opening up for his and his brother’s own band. “I shut up a few drunks and some of them kept talking, but I enjoyed it enough to be desperate to do it again”.

At the age of 18, James Bay moved out of Hitchin to study guitar in the seaside city of Brighton. It was here his solo venture really kicked off. A talented and accomplished painter and drawer, he’d long planned to study fine art, but made a last minute decision to study music instead. “I couldn’t put down the guitar and say it was just a hobby, I couldn’t justify it,” he recalls. Almost as soon as he moved to Brighton he was busking and playing open mic evenings five nights a week in the town’s many small music venues. “If it was bad there was always the opportunity to walk down the street to the next place,” he says. Bay managed to secure himself a residency and though he didn’t make it to the end of his three-year long course, it was at the college’s showcase night that he was spotted by his management company, who’d scouted him online the previous evening. They initially reached out to the college to ask when he was playing next and after being informed it was the next night, they drove down immediately from London to catch Bay’s one song set in a show of 25 performers.

From Brighton, the next step was a move to London. “London was always in the back of my mind. In America, they talk about LA, they talk about New York, but here they talk about London.” Building up a solid live reputation in the capital, prestigious support slots started flooding in, including a life changing opening set for none other than The Rolling Stones at their gigantic Hyde Park show in the summer of 2013. “I almost fell off my stool when I was told,” says Bay, who was on his first trip to Los Angeles when he heard the news. He’s also toured with the likes of ZZ Ward, Kodaline, Tom Odell, John Newman and Beth Orton, playing some of the most prestigious venues in the world in the process, including Los Angeles’ Troubadour and San Francisco’s Fillmore.

One evening would prove particularly life-changing. While performing a solo show in a Kentish Town pub a patron was so impressed by Bay’s set that he took a video and uploaded it to YouTube where a couple of weeks later it caught the attention of a Republic Records A&R executive, who was blown away by what he saw. “That kicked everything off,” he exclaims. “The label flew me over to New York a week later, and I met everybody and ended up signing with them on the spot. It was like they were in that tiny club with me even though they were thousands of miles away.”

Almost one year after Bay began work on his debut album, the final product is on the cusp of release. Recorded in Nashville’s prestigious Blackbird Studios with Kings of Leon’s long term collaborator and Tom Waits engineer Jacquire King, whom Bay found after flipping over a Kings of Leon CD and finding his name, “He was at the top of the list,” says Bay. That same live video of Bay performing in the Kentish Town pub was emailed to the producer, who immediately responded and said he’d love to work on the record. “It knocked my head off,” says Bay. “Suddenly I’m Skyping with Jacquire King from my little flat.” Bay visited Blackbird on and off, in-between tour dates in both the UK and US. “It was ridiculous,” says Bay of the high spec studio, which is often cited as one of the best in the world.. “It still hasn’t quite sunk in. Willie Nelson would be pulling up in the drive!” It was here that he also recorded his upcoming ‘Let It Go’ EP, a stunning collection of five impassioned folk-rooted songs that includes the compelling ‘If You Ever Want To Be In Love’, a song that flits from gospel to drive-time rock, a modern soul-drenched stunner.

This year James Bay will be hitting a run of UK festivals, including his Glastonbury Festival debut, as well as slots at Scotland’s “T in the Park,” a show opening up for Stevie Wonder at London’s Clapham Common, as well as opening for Hozier on tour in the U.S. this fall. He hasn’t ditched his love of art either, and still sketches and draws when on the road. “Music came along and then we fell in love, but art was way before that,” he states. Bay recently bought his first canvas in years and is currently painting his favorite author, James Baldwin. “He’s one of the coolest looking guys,” he says of the ‘Notes of Native Son’ writer. James Bay admits that he doesn’t bother with landscapes and still life, preferring to draw people and faces. His art, like his music, is all about that very human connection.

Jul
31
Fri
Lollapalooza Festival @ Chicago, Illinois
Jul 31 – Aug 1 all-day
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Lollapalooza will happen once again in historic Grant Park, Chicago, IL on July 31 – August 2, 2015. Visit www.lollapalooza.com for Tickets, Lineup & More! What started as a touring music festival in 1991 by Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell, Lollapalooza has become a definitively unique music experience. Today, Lollapalooza takes place every summer in historic Grant Park, Chicago, between the iconic Chicago skyline and the shores of Lake Michigan.
Aug
1
Sat
Lollapalooza Festival @ Chicago, Illinois
Aug 1 – Aug 2 all-day
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Lollapalooza will happen once again in historic Grant Park, Chicago, IL on July 31 – August 2, 2015. Visit www.lollapalooza.com for Tickets, Lineup & More! What started as a touring music festival in 1991 by Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell, Lollapalooza has become a definitively unique music experience. Today, Lollapalooza takes place every summer in historic Grant Park, Chicago, between the iconic Chicago skyline and the shores of Lake Michigan.
Chicago with Earth, Wind and Fire @ Ascend Amphitheater
Aug 1 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

 

201625aGeneral Public Onsale starts on Friday, May 01, 2015 at 10:00 AM CDT

Aug
2
Sun
Lollapalooza Festival @ Chicago, Illinois
Aug 2 – Aug 3 all-day
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Lollapalooza will happen once again in historic Grant Park, Chicago, IL on July 31 – August 2, 2015. Visit www.lollapalooza.com for Tickets, Lineup & More! What started as a touring music festival in 1991 by Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell, Lollapalooza has become a definitively unique music experience. Today, Lollapalooza takes place every summer in historic Grant Park, Chicago, between the iconic Chicago skyline and the shores of Lake Michigan.
Aug
4
Tue
Phish @ Ascend Amphitheater
Aug 4 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

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Get tickets on May 01 at 12:00 PM CDT

Aug
6
Thu
Ink n Iron Festival @ Nashville, TN
Aug 6 all-day

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This festival will be both a Living Art Gallery and Community Festival.

 

People are here for the love of Hot Rods-Kustom Cars, Live Music, Burlesque, Art Show, 20’s-50’s Fashion, and of course the World Renowned Tattoo Convention; taking place on the floor of the Municipal Auditorium. 280 of the best tattoo artists in the world will be on hand from 30 States and 25 Countries representing all the tattoo styles; where a car show and music become an integral part of the event, mingling with the artistic expressions of the artists at work. Pinups clad in corsets, Classic Cats with Pompadours, Mohawks, fashion Mullets with full sleeves and back pieces. Not only is the breathtaking view of the Capitol building; built in 1859, a majestic sight sitting atop the hill, mixed among the amazing Nashville skyline, its quite a task to take in all at once.

 

Besides taking advantage of the festival to get a tattoo from a great artist, the organizers are very attentive to the entertainment of all those who chose to spend three days in the tattoo scenario – 5 stages will showcase the weekends bands, cabaret shows, tattoo contest, and pin-up pageant while the Bicentennial Mall will be decorated with America’s finest Iron dressed in period perfect style. Tattoos will stand out not only on skin but also on canvases, paper and photos, through an exhibition able to give an enhanced artistic value to the exhibition.

 

We hope you have a wonderful experience at this year’s 1st annual Ink-N-Iron Festival-Nashville.

 

OUR HISTORY

With the success of the 2003 Long Beach Tattoo Convention – the second to be held aboard the Queen Mary – it propelled Long Beach to a central position in the tattoo world. The throngs of visitors that have come aboard the Queen Mary since then, sends a very clear message on the extent of the event which will be even better and more enthralling this year. It couldn’t be otherwise, considering that Long Beach was the tattoo cultural engine of the West Coast, the center around which technique and trends evolved. Long Beach was the home of Bert Grimm’s World Famous Tattoo, the longest operating tattoo shop in America 1927-2003. From this tiny shop on the Nu Pike in Long Beach Bert Grimm fostered a culture that influenced today’s godfathers of the American Tattoo industry; names like Ed Hardy, Bob Roberts, Lyle Tuttle, Col. Todd, Bob Shaw, and Phil Simms to name a few. Bert Grimm’s was a place where, if you knew the right guy you could obtain the most sacred of tools; the tattoo machine, these pieces of equipment were not available to just anyone. In marrying the city’s tattoo history with a 1930’s luxury ship the Queen Mary, with her WWII service history, there couldn’t be a more perfect setting to perform this sacred art form. The idea of organizing a tattoo convention in Long Beach stems from the desire to pay a tribute to the great tattoo art tradition. This tradition contributed to spread this art all over the world, pulling it out of the Middle Ages. We feature 280 artists from many different States and Countries representing all the tattoo styles pricking away with their machines in an exciting atmosphere, where a car show and music become an integral part of the event, mingling with the artistic expressions of the artists at work. Tattoos can be a passion and an art form, for most people a very popular fashion trend, which exploded a few years ago thanks to advertisements, fashion and music bands which use tattoo icons for messages that underline the freedom of choice of each individual. This festival is an event that draws lots of different visitors, something very few events can boast. Many love tattoos and travel around the world to take part in tattoo conventions, because it is a time in which this art is experienced on one’s own skin and, it is difficult not to be affected by the unique atmosphere that makes tattoos a very familiar and easy form of art.

Aug
7
Fri
Ink n Iron Festival @ Nashville, TN
Aug 7 all-day

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This festival will be both a Living Art Gallery and Community Festival.

 

People are here for the love of Hot Rods-Kustom Cars, Live Music, Burlesque, Art Show, 20’s-50’s Fashion, and of course the World Renowned Tattoo Convention; taking place on the floor of the Municipal Auditorium. 280 of the best tattoo artists in the world will be on hand from 30 States and 25 Countries representing all the tattoo styles; where a car show and music become an integral part of the event, mingling with the artistic expressions of the artists at work. Pinups clad in corsets, Classic Cats with Pompadours, Mohawks, fashion Mullets with full sleeves and back pieces. Not only is the breathtaking view of the Capitol building; built in 1859, a majestic sight sitting atop the hill, mixed among the amazing Nashville skyline, its quite a task to take in all at once.

 

Besides taking advantage of the festival to get a tattoo from a great artist, the organizers are very attentive to the entertainment of all those who chose to spend three days in the tattoo scenario – 5 stages will showcase the weekends bands, cabaret shows, tattoo contest, and pin-up pageant while the Bicentennial Mall will be decorated with America’s finest Iron dressed in period perfect style. Tattoos will stand out not only on skin but also on canvases, paper and photos, through an exhibition able to give an enhanced artistic value to the exhibition.

 

We hope you have a wonderful experience at this year’s 1st annual Ink-N-Iron Festival-Nashville.

 

OUR HISTORY

With the success of the 2003 Long Beach Tattoo Convention – the second to be held aboard the Queen Mary – it propelled Long Beach to a central position in the tattoo world. The throngs of visitors that have come aboard the Queen Mary since then, sends a very clear message on the extent of the event which will be even better and more enthralling this year. It couldn’t be otherwise, considering that Long Beach was the tattoo cultural engine of the West Coast, the center around which technique and trends evolved. Long Beach was the home of Bert Grimm’s World Famous Tattoo, the longest operating tattoo shop in America 1927-2003. From this tiny shop on the Nu Pike in Long Beach Bert Grimm fostered a culture that influenced today’s godfathers of the American Tattoo industry; names like Ed Hardy, Bob Roberts, Lyle Tuttle, Col. Todd, Bob Shaw, and Phil Simms to name a few. Bert Grimm’s was a place where, if you knew the right guy you could obtain the most sacred of tools; the tattoo machine, these pieces of equipment were not available to just anyone. In marrying the city’s tattoo history with a 1930’s luxury ship the Queen Mary, with her WWII service history, there couldn’t be a more perfect setting to perform this sacred art form. The idea of organizing a tattoo convention in Long Beach stems from the desire to pay a tribute to the great tattoo art tradition. This tradition contributed to spread this art all over the world, pulling it out of the Middle Ages. We feature 280 artists from many different States and Countries representing all the tattoo styles pricking away with their machines in an exciting atmosphere, where a car show and music become an integral part of the event, mingling with the artistic expressions of the artists at work. Tattoos can be a passion and an art form, for most people a very popular fashion trend, which exploded a few years ago thanks to advertisements, fashion and music bands which use tattoo icons for messages that underline the freedom of choice of each individual. This festival is an event that draws lots of different visitors, something very few events can boast. Many love tattoos and travel around the world to take part in tattoo conventions, because it is a time in which this art is experienced on one’s own skin and, it is difficult not to be affected by the unique atmosphere that makes tattoos a very familiar and easy form of art.

Counting Crows with Citizen Cope & Hollis Brown @ Ascend Amphitheater
Aug 7 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM
Aug
8
Sat
Ink n Iron Festival @ Nashville, TN
Aug 8 all-day

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This festival will be both a Living Art Gallery and Community Festival.

 

People are here for the love of Hot Rods-Kustom Cars, Live Music, Burlesque, Art Show, 20’s-50’s Fashion, and of course the World Renowned Tattoo Convention; taking place on the floor of the Municipal Auditorium. 280 of the best tattoo artists in the world will be on hand from 30 States and 25 Countries representing all the tattoo styles; where a car show and music become an integral part of the event, mingling with the artistic expressions of the artists at work. Pinups clad in corsets, Classic Cats with Pompadours, Mohawks, fashion Mullets with full sleeves and back pieces. Not only is the breathtaking view of the Capitol building; built in 1859, a majestic sight sitting atop the hill, mixed among the amazing Nashville skyline, its quite a task to take in all at once.

 

Besides taking advantage of the festival to get a tattoo from a great artist, the organizers are very attentive to the entertainment of all those who chose to spend three days in the tattoo scenario – 5 stages will showcase the weekends bands, cabaret shows, tattoo contest, and pin-up pageant while the Bicentennial Mall will be decorated with America’s finest Iron dressed in period perfect style. Tattoos will stand out not only on skin but also on canvases, paper and photos, through an exhibition able to give an enhanced artistic value to the exhibition.

 

We hope you have a wonderful experience at this year’s 1st annual Ink-N-Iron Festival-Nashville.

 

OUR HISTORY

With the success of the 2003 Long Beach Tattoo Convention – the second to be held aboard the Queen Mary – it propelled Long Beach to a central position in the tattoo world. The throngs of visitors that have come aboard the Queen Mary since then, sends a very clear message on the extent of the event which will be even better and more enthralling this year. It couldn’t be otherwise, considering that Long Beach was the tattoo cultural engine of the West Coast, the center around which technique and trends evolved. Long Beach was the home of Bert Grimm’s World Famous Tattoo, the longest operating tattoo shop in America 1927-2003. From this tiny shop on the Nu Pike in Long Beach Bert Grimm fostered a culture that influenced today’s godfathers of the American Tattoo industry; names like Ed Hardy, Bob Roberts, Lyle Tuttle, Col. Todd, Bob Shaw, and Phil Simms to name a few. Bert Grimm’s was a place where, if you knew the right guy you could obtain the most sacred of tools; the tattoo machine, these pieces of equipment were not available to just anyone. In marrying the city’s tattoo history with a 1930’s luxury ship the Queen Mary, with her WWII service history, there couldn’t be a more perfect setting to perform this sacred art form. The idea of organizing a tattoo convention in Long Beach stems from the desire to pay a tribute to the great tattoo art tradition. This tradition contributed to spread this art all over the world, pulling it out of the Middle Ages. We feature 280 artists from many different States and Countries representing all the tattoo styles pricking away with their machines in an exciting atmosphere, where a car show and music become an integral part of the event, mingling with the artistic expressions of the artists at work. Tattoos can be a passion and an art form, for most people a very popular fashion trend, which exploded a few years ago thanks to advertisements, fashion and music bands which use tattoo icons for messages that underline the freedom of choice of each individual. This festival is an event that draws lots of different visitors, something very few events can boast. Many love tattoos and travel around the world to take part in tattoo conventions, because it is a time in which this art is experienced on one’s own skin and, it is difficult not to be affected by the unique atmosphere that makes tattoos a very familiar and easy form of art.

Steely Dan with Elvis Costello @ Ascend Amphitheater
Aug 8 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

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Get tickets on May 02 at 10:00 AM CDT.

 

Aug
9
Sun
Ink n Iron Festival @ Nashville, TN
Aug 9 all-day

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This festival will be both a Living Art Gallery and Community Festival.

 

People are here for the love of Hot Rods-Kustom Cars, Live Music, Burlesque, Art Show, 20’s-50’s Fashion, and of course the World Renowned Tattoo Convention; taking place on the floor of the Municipal Auditorium. 280 of the best tattoo artists in the world will be on hand from 30 States and 25 Countries representing all the tattoo styles; where a car show and music become an integral part of the event, mingling with the artistic expressions of the artists at work. Pinups clad in corsets, Classic Cats with Pompadours, Mohawks, fashion Mullets with full sleeves and back pieces. Not only is the breathtaking view of the Capitol building; built in 1859, a majestic sight sitting atop the hill, mixed among the amazing Nashville skyline, its quite a task to take in all at once.

 

Besides taking advantage of the festival to get a tattoo from a great artist, the organizers are very attentive to the entertainment of all those who chose to spend three days in the tattoo scenario – 5 stages will showcase the weekends bands, cabaret shows, tattoo contest, and pin-up pageant while the Bicentennial Mall will be decorated with America’s finest Iron dressed in period perfect style. Tattoos will stand out not only on skin but also on canvases, paper and photos, through an exhibition able to give an enhanced artistic value to the exhibition.

 

We hope you have a wonderful experience at this year’s 1st annual Ink-N-Iron Festival-Nashville.

 

OUR HISTORY

With the success of the 2003 Long Beach Tattoo Convention – the second to be held aboard the Queen Mary – it propelled Long Beach to a central position in the tattoo world. The throngs of visitors that have come aboard the Queen Mary since then, sends a very clear message on the extent of the event which will be even better and more enthralling this year. It couldn’t be otherwise, considering that Long Beach was the tattoo cultural engine of the West Coast, the center around which technique and trends evolved. Long Beach was the home of Bert Grimm’s World Famous Tattoo, the longest operating tattoo shop in America 1927-2003. From this tiny shop on the Nu Pike in Long Beach Bert Grimm fostered a culture that influenced today’s godfathers of the American Tattoo industry; names like Ed Hardy, Bob Roberts, Lyle Tuttle, Col. Todd, Bob Shaw, and Phil Simms to name a few. Bert Grimm’s was a place where, if you knew the right guy you could obtain the most sacred of tools; the tattoo machine, these pieces of equipment were not available to just anyone. In marrying the city’s tattoo history with a 1930’s luxury ship the Queen Mary, with her WWII service history, there couldn’t be a more perfect setting to perform this sacred art form. The idea of organizing a tattoo convention in Long Beach stems from the desire to pay a tribute to the great tattoo art tradition. This tradition contributed to spread this art all over the world, pulling it out of the Middle Ages. We feature 280 artists from many different States and Countries representing all the tattoo styles pricking away with their machines in an exciting atmosphere, where a car show and music become an integral part of the event, mingling with the artistic expressions of the artists at work. Tattoos can be a passion and an art form, for most people a very popular fashion trend, which exploded a few years ago thanks to advertisements, fashion and music bands which use tattoo icons for messages that underline the freedom of choice of each individual. This festival is an event that draws lots of different visitors, something very few events can boast. Many love tattoos and travel around the world to take part in tattoo conventions, because it is a time in which this art is experienced on one’s own skin and, it is difficult not to be affected by the unique atmosphere that makes tattoos a very familiar and easy form of art.

Aug
14
Fri
NEEDTOBREATHE, Switchfoot, Drew Holcomb and Colony House @ Ascend Amphitheater
Aug 14 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM
Aug
16
Sun
Lightning 100 Presents Damien Rice @ Carl Black Chevy Amphitheatre at Fontanel
Aug 16 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

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Date: August 16, 2015

Time: 8:00 PM

Doors: 6:30 PM

Cost: $35.00 & up

(On Sale Friday at 10:00am)

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Aug
18
Tue
DEF LEPPARD WITH SPECIAL GUESTS STYX AND TESLA @ Bridgestone Arena
Aug 18 @ 7:00 PM

Def Leppard’s influential career includes numerous hit singles and ground-breaking multi-platinum albums—including two of the best-selling albums of all time, Pyromania and Hysteria, capturing the group’s legendary tracks, bringing together classic Leppard hits such as “Rock of Ages,” Pour Some Sugar on Me” and “Foolin.” The upcoming tour follows on the heels of the band’s massive 2014 co-headlining tour with KISS, last summer.

Sublime with Rome, Rebelution, Pepper & Mickey Avalon @ Ascend Amphitheater
Aug 18 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

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Get tickets on May 09 at 10:00 AM CDT.

Aug
20
Thu
Lightning 100’s Live On The Green Music Festival @ Public Square Park
Aug 20 @ 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Aug
22
Sat
Australian Pink Floyd with Led Zeppelin 2 @ Ascend Amphitheater
Aug 22 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

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Get tickets on May 08 at 10:00 AM CDT.

 

Aug
23
Sun
John Hiatt and the Combo and The Taj Mahal Trio @ Ryman Auditorium
Aug 23 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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John Hiatt & The Combo and The Taj Mahal Trio

 Sunday, August 23, 2015

7:30 PM
$59.50, $45.50 & $35.50
On Sale Monday, April 27 at 10 AM
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John Hiatt, who the Los Angeles Times calls “…one of rock’s most astute singer-songwriters of the last 40 years,” release his latest album “Terms of My Surrender” last summer. The album is rooted in acoustic blues, accentuated by Hiatt’s soulful, gritty voice, which mirrors the gravity of his reflective lyrics. His songs have been recorded by artists such as Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt (“Thing Called Love”), Emmylou Harris, Iggy Pop, Rosanne Cash (#1 country hit, “The Way We Make A Broken Heart”) and the Jeff Healey Band (“Angel Eyes”).

In September 2014, Taj Mahal hightailed it to Nashville to receive an honor he called “one of the most powerful and wonderful things that could ever happen in my life.” The two-time Grammy winning singer, songwriter, film composer, guitarist and multi-instrumentalist was feted with the Lifetime Achievement for Performance Award at the 13th Annual Americana Honors and Awards.

Mahal’s career has been full of and defined by colorful twists and turns, unexpected whimsical ventures and a commitment to a muse that has long preferred freewheeling innovation to conformity.  “What inspires me most about my career is that I’ve been able to make a living playing the music that I always loved and wanted to play since the early 50s,” Mahal says. “And the fact that I still am involved in enjoying an exciting career at this point in time is truly priceless.”

Aug
27
Thu
Lightning 100’s Live On The Green Music Festival @ Public Square Park
Aug 27 @ 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Aug
28
Fri
Keb ‘Mo @ Ryman Auditorium
Aug 28 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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Friday, August 28, 2015, 8:00 p.m.

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PERFORMER
Keb’ Mo’
Presented without orchestra

Three-time GRAMMY®-winning contemporary bluesman Keb’ Mo’ makes his very first appearance at the Schermerhorn. Over the past two decades, Keb has emerged as a visionary interpreter of American roots music, with unforgettable original tunes like “Am I Wrong,” “Every Morning” and “Life Is Beautiful,” along with new classics on his latest Billboard chart-topping album, BLUESAmericana. This master musician will light up the room with his joyful presence and poignant, down-to-earth songs.

Old Crow Medicine Show @ Ascend Amphitheater
Aug 28 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

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Get tickets on May 09 at 10:00 AM CDT.

Aug
29
Sat
Social Distortion with Nikki Lane @ Ryman Auditorium
Aug 29 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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Social Distortion

with Nikki Lane and Drag the River
Saturday, August 29, 2015
8:00 PM
$37.50 & $32.50
On sale Friday, April 24 at Noon
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Under the Sun Tour: Sugar Ray, Uncle Kracker, Better Than Ezra, Eve 6 @ Ascend Amphitheater
Aug 29 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

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Get tickets on May 08 at 10:00 AM CDT.

Sep
1
Tue
ZZ Top with Blackberry Smoke @ Ascend Amphiteahter
Sep 1 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

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Get tickets on May 08 at 10:00 AM CDT.

Sep
3
Thu
Lightning 100’s Live On The Green Music Festival @ Public Square Park
Sep 3 @ 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Dwight Yoakam @ Ryman Auditorium
Sep 3 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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Thursday, September 3, 2015
7:30 PM
$62.25, $52.25 & $42.25
On Sale Saturday, April 25 at 10 AM
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Tickets for this show will be available ONLINE ONLY.

Each ticket order also includes a physical CD of Dwight’s latest album Second Hand Heart out on April 14th.


Few entertainers have attained the iconic status of Dwight Yoakam.  Perhaps that is because so few have consistently and repeatedly met the high standard of excellence delivered by the Kentucky native no matter what his endeavor. His name immediately conjures up compelling, provocative images: A pale cowboy hat with the brim pulled low; poured-on blue jeans; intricate, catchy melodies paired with poignant, brilliant lyrics that mesmerize with their indelible imprint.  Then there’s Yoakam the actor, who seemingly melts into his roles, impressively standing toe-to-toe with some of the world’s top thespians: Jodie Foster, Tommy Lee Jones, Forest Whitaker, Nicholas Cage. Add to that Yoakam the entrepreneur and you have a singular talent without peer.

Much has been made that the Kentucky-born, Ohio-raised Yoakam was too country for Nashville when he first sought out his musical fortune in the mid-80s, but the truth is his music has always been too unique, too ruggedly individualistic to fit neatly into any one box. Like the icons he so admires –Elvis, Merle, Buck– Yoakam is one of a kind. He has taken his influences and filtered them into his own potent blend of country and rock that honors his musical predecessors and yet creates something beautifully new. As Vanity Fair declared, “Yoakam strides the divide between rock’s lust and country’s lament.”

He has 12 gold albums and nine platinum or multi-platinum albums, including the triple-platinum “This Time”.  Five of those albums have topped Billboard’s Country Albums chart with another 14 landing in the Top 10.  More than 30 singles have charted, with 22 going Top 20, including the incomparable hits “Honky Tonk Man,”  “Please Please Baby,” “Little Ways,” “I Sang Dixie,” “It Only Hurts When I Cry,” “Fast as You” and “Thousand Miles from Nowhere.” He’s won two Grammys and earned a staggering 21 nominations.

Sep
4
Fri
Dwight Yoakam @ Ryman Auditorium
Sep 4 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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Thursday, September 3, 2015
7:30 PM
$62.25, $52.25 & $42.25
On Sale Saturday, April 25 at 10 AM
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Tickets for this show will be available ONLINE ONLY.

Each ticket order also includes a physical CD of Dwight’s latest album Second Hand Heart out on April 14th.


Few entertainers have attained the iconic status of Dwight Yoakam.  Perhaps that is because so few have consistently and repeatedly met the high standard of excellence delivered by the Kentucky native no matter what his endeavor. His name immediately conjures up compelling, provocative images: A pale cowboy hat with the brim pulled low; poured-on blue jeans; intricate, catchy melodies paired with poignant, brilliant lyrics that mesmerize with their indelible imprint.  Then there’s Yoakam the actor, who seemingly melts into his roles, impressively standing toe-to-toe with some of the world’s top thespians: Jodie Foster, Tommy Lee Jones, Forest Whitaker, Nicholas Cage. Add to that Yoakam the entrepreneur and you have a singular talent without peer.

Much has been made that the Kentucky-born, Ohio-raised Yoakam was too country for Nashville when he first sought out his musical fortune in the mid-80s, but the truth is his music has always been too unique, too ruggedly individualistic to fit neatly into any one box. Like the icons he so admires –Elvis, Merle, Buck– Yoakam is one of a kind. He has taken his influences and filtered them into his own potent blend of country and rock that honors his musical predecessors and yet creates something beautifully new. As Vanity Fair declared, “Yoakam strides the divide between rock’s lust and country’s lament.”

He has 12 gold albums and nine platinum or multi-platinum albums, including the triple-platinum “This Time”.  Five of those albums have topped Billboard’s Country Albums chart with another 14 landing in the Top 10.  More than 30 singles have charted, with 22 going Top 20, including the incomparable hits “Honky Tonk Man,”  “Please Please Baby,” “Little Ways,” “I Sang Dixie,” “It Only Hurts When I Cry,” “Fast as You” and “Thousand Miles from Nowhere.” He’s won two Grammys and earned a staggering 21 nominations.

Jonny Lang @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Sep 4 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

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Phenomenal blues-rock guitarist Jonny Lang returns to perform scorching tunes from hit albums like Lie to Me, Wander This World and Long Time Coming, along with his powerful new release, Fight for My Soul. This amazing musician and charismatic presence has shared the stage with The Rolling Stones, B.B. King, Aerosmith, Sting, Buddy Guy and more. Hear him as he rocks the Schermerhorn for one night only.

Sep
5
Sat
Widespread Panic @ Ascend Amphitheater
Sep 5 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

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Get tickets on June 05 at 10:00 AM CDT.

Sep
6
Sun
Widespread Panic @ Ascend Amphitheater
Sep 6 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

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Get tickets on June 05 at 10:00 AM CDT.

Sep
10
Thu
Lightning 100’s Live On The Green Music Festival @ Public Square Park
Sep 10 @ 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Sep
11
Fri
Lightning 100’s Live On The Green Music Festival @ Public Square Park
Sep 11 @ 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Sep
12
Sat
LouFest @ St. Louis, Missouri
Sep 12 all-day
Lightning 100’s Live On The Green Music Festival @ Public Square Park
Sep 12 @ 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Sep
13
Sun
LouFest @ St. Louis, Missouri
Sep 13 all-day
Oct
2
Fri
Austin City Limits
Oct 2 all-day

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Taking place at Zilker Park in Austin, TX, ACL Festival has grown to 2 weekends, 8 stages and over 130 bands. Lineup, Tickets + more: www.aclfestival.com

Oct
3
Sat
Austin City Limits
Oct 3 all-day

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Taking place at Zilker Park in Austin, TX, ACL Festival has grown to 2 weekends, 8 stages and over 130 bands. Lineup, Tickets + more: www.aclfestival.com

Oct
4
Sun
Austin City Limits
Oct 4 all-day

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Taking place at Zilker Park in Austin, TX, ACL Festival has grown to 2 weekends, 8 stages and over 130 bands. Lineup, Tickets + more: www.aclfestival.com

Oct
5
Mon
Foo Fighters with Gary Clark Jr. @ Bridgestone Arena
Oct 5 @ 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

 

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DATE

Oct 5 , 2015

TICKET PRICES

$75.00, $55.00, $35.00

AVAILABILITY

On Sale 12.05.14 10:00 am

 

In the wake of Sonic Highways’ climb into the top 3 of charts worldwide and the announcement of the band’s first ever U.S. stadium dates, Foo Fighters have now unveiled a full North American stadium/arena/amphitheater assault for summer/fall 2015. This most massive North American on the road undertaking in FF history will see Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett and Pat Smear headline multiple historic U.S. venues for the first time.

Beat the Bots: Box Office Only Presale this Saturday, November 22nd at 10am.

Tickets for the Foo Fighters will first go on sale via the BEAT THE BOTS: BOX OFFICE ONLY PRE-SALE beginning this Saturday, November 22nd at 10am at the Bridgestone Arena box office and will end at 3pm (while supplies last).  Line up begins at 9am that morning on the Bridgestone Arena plaza at the corner of 5th Ave and Broadway.  Ticket limit for this presale: (2) Floor Tickets or (4) Seated Tickets per person.

Oct
9
Fri
Austin City Limits
Oct 9 all-day

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Taking place at Zilker Park in Austin, TX, ACL Festival has grown to 2 weekends, 8 stages and over 130 bands. Lineup, Tickets + more: www.aclfestival.com

Oct
10
Sat
Austin City Limits
Oct 10 all-day

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Taking place at Zilker Park in Austin, TX, ACL Festival has grown to 2 weekends, 8 stages and over 130 bands. Lineup, Tickets + more: www.aclfestival.com

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals with Lake Street Drive @ Ascend Amphitheater
Oct 10 @ 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

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Get tickets on May 08 at 12:00 PM CDT.

Oct
11
Sun
Austin City Limits
Oct 11 all-day

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Taking place at Zilker Park in Austin, TX, ACL Festival has grown to 2 weekends, 8 stages and over 130 bands. Lineup, Tickets + more: www.aclfestival.com

Oct
23
Fri
Lightning 100 Presents Jason Isbell with special guest Amanda Shires @ Ryman Auditorium
Oct 23 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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Jason Isbell

with special guest Amanda Shires
Friday, October 23, 2015
8:00 PM
$35
On sale Friday, April 24 at 10 AM
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Tickets will be available online ONLY.


Acclaimed, award-winning artist Jason Isbell will release Something More Than Free, his highly anticipated fifth album, on July 17 via Southeastern Records. Something More Than Free features Isbell’s Southern-inspired vignettes of working class men, women and traditions that permeate these 11 new songs. The pure honesty and authenticity of Isbell’s poetic lyrics and soulful vocals have connected deeply with so many, and they shine as brightly as ever on Something More Than Free.

Something More Than Free is Isbell’s most sonically diverse album to date. The opening track, “If It Takes A Lifetime” exudes a classic country tone, while “24 Frames” flows effortlessly with its easy, Laurel Canyon vibe. The wistful folk balladry of “Flagship”, along with the bluesy Southern rock timbre of “Palmetto Rose” and epic “Children Of Children” prove that Jason Isbell is an artist whose creative pinnacle has yet to be within sight.

Something More Than Free is the follow up to Isbell’s 2013 celebrated breakthrough album Southeastern, which received overwhelming support from the press and went on to sell over 150,000 copies. Isbell was subject of stories in outlets ranging from The New York Times Magazine and Wall Street Journal to NPR’s All Things Considered and Fresh Air with Terry Gross. Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit made multiple television appearances, including The Late Show with David Letterman, Conan and Austin City Limits. Isbell won Artist of the Year, Song of the Year (“Cover Me Up”) and Album of the Year at the 2014 Americana Music Awards. Catch Jason and his wife Amanda Shires during a very special performance on The Late Show with David Letterman on April 24.

Along with the media support, the success of Southeastern was the product of good old-fashioned hard work. Much like the working class subjects in his songs, Isbell grinded it out with his band The 400 Unit on the road. They toured extensively, made real connections with his audience, poured his heart out each night and stayed true to his convictions. Audiences grew as venue sizes expanded with sold out shows throughout the U.S. and Europe, including New York’s Beacon Theatre and three sold out nights at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium, where an unprecedented four-night stand has been announced for October 23-26.

Oct
24
Sat
Lightning 100 Presents Jason Isbell with special guest Parker Millsap @ Ryman Auditorium
Oct 24 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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Jason Isbell

with special guest Amanda Shires
Friday, October 23, 2015
8:00 PM
$35
On sale Friday, April 24 at 10 AM
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Click here to enter to win a limited edition Hatch Show Print.

Tickets will be available online ONLY.


Acclaimed, award-winning artist Jason Isbell will release Something More Than Free, his highly anticipated fifth album, on July 17 via Southeastern Records. Something More Than Free features Isbell’s Southern-inspired vignettes of working class men, women and traditions that permeate these 11 new songs. The pure honesty and authenticity of Isbell’s poetic lyrics and soulful vocals have connected deeply with so many, and they shine as brightly as ever on Something More Than Free.

Something More Than Free is Isbell’s most sonically diverse album to date. The opening track, “If It Takes A Lifetime” exudes a classic country tone, while “24 Frames” flows effortlessly with its easy, Laurel Canyon vibe. The wistful folk balladry of “Flagship”, along with the bluesy Southern rock timbre of “Palmetto Rose” and epic “Children Of Children” prove that Jason Isbell is an artist whose creative pinnacle has yet to be within sight.

Something More Than Free is the follow up to Isbell’s 2013 celebrated breakthrough album Southeastern, which received overwhelming support from the press and went on to sell over 150,000 copies. Isbell was subject of stories in outlets ranging from The New York Times Magazine and Wall Street Journal to NPR’s All Things Considered and Fresh Air with Terry Gross. Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit made multiple television appearances, including The Late Show with David Letterman, Conan and Austin City Limits. Isbell won Artist of the Year, Song of the Year (“Cover Me Up”) and Album of the Year at the 2014 Americana Music Awards. Catch Jason and his wife Amanda Shires during a very special performance on The Late Show with David Letterman on April 24.

Along with the media support, the success of Southeastern was the product of good old-fashioned hard work. Much like the working class subjects in his songs, Isbell grinded it out with his band The 400 Unit on the road. They toured extensively, made real connections with his audience, poured his heart out each night and stayed true to his convictions. Audiences grew as venue sizes expanded with sold out shows throughout the U.S. and Europe, including New York’s Beacon Theatre and three sold out nights at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium, where an unprecedented four-night stand has been announced for October 23-26.

Oct
25
Sun
Lightning 100 Presents Jason Isbell with special guest Hurray for the Riff Raff @ Ryman Auditorium
Oct 25 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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Jason Isbell

with special guest Amanda Shires
Friday, October 23, 2015
8:00 PM
$35
On sale Friday, April 24 at 10 AM
Share page with AddThis
Click here to enter to win a limited edition Hatch Show Print.

Tickets will be available online ONLY.


Acclaimed, award-winning artist Jason Isbell will release Something More Than Free, his highly anticipated fifth album, on July 17 via Southeastern Records. Something More Than Free features Isbell’s Southern-inspired vignettes of working class men, women and traditions that permeate these 11 new songs. The pure honesty and authenticity of Isbell’s poetic lyrics and soulful vocals have connected deeply with so many, and they shine as brightly as ever on Something More Than Free.

Something More Than Free is Isbell’s most sonically diverse album to date. The opening track, “If It Takes A Lifetime” exudes a classic country tone, while “24 Frames” flows effortlessly with its easy, Laurel Canyon vibe. The wistful folk balladry of “Flagship”, along with the bluesy Southern rock timbre of “Palmetto Rose” and epic “Children Of Children” prove that Jason Isbell is an artist whose creative pinnacle has yet to be within sight.

Something More Than Free is the follow up to Isbell’s 2013 celebrated breakthrough album Southeastern, which received overwhelming support from the press and went on to sell over 150,000 copies. Isbell was subject of stories in outlets ranging from The New York Times Magazine and Wall Street Journal to NPR’s All Things Considered and Fresh Air with Terry Gross. Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit made multiple television appearances, including The Late Show with David Letterman, Conan and Austin City Limits. Isbell won Artist of the Year, Song of the Year (“Cover Me Up”) and Album of the Year at the 2014 Americana Music Awards. Catch Jason and his wife Amanda Shires during a very special performance on The Late Show with David Letterman on April 24.

Along with the media support, the success of Southeastern was the product of good old-fashioned hard work. Much like the working class subjects in his songs, Isbell grinded it out with his band The 400 Unit on the road. They toured extensively, made real connections with his audience, poured his heart out each night and stayed true to his convictions. Audiences grew as venue sizes expanded with sold out shows throughout the U.S. and Europe, including New York’s Beacon Theatre and three sold out nights at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium, where an unprecedented four-night stand has been announced for October 23-26.

Oct
26
Mon
Lightning 100 Presents Jason Isbell with special guest Chris Stapleton @ Ryman Auditorium
Oct 26 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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Jason Isbell

with special guest Amanda Shires
Friday, October 23, 2015
8:00 PM
$35
On sale Friday, April 24 at 10 AM
Share page with AddThis
Click here to enter to win a limited edition Hatch Show Print.

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Acclaimed, award-winning artist Jason Isbell will release Something More Than Free, his highly anticipated fifth album, on July 17 via Southeastern Records. Something More Than Free features Isbell’s Southern-inspired vignettes of working class men, women and traditions that permeate these 11 new songs. The pure honesty and authenticity of Isbell’s poetic lyrics and soulful vocals have connected deeply with so many, and they shine as brightly as ever on Something More Than Free.

Something More Than Free is Isbell’s most sonically diverse album to date. The opening track, “If It Takes A Lifetime” exudes a classic country tone, while “24 Frames” flows effortlessly with its easy, Laurel Canyon vibe. The wistful folk balladry of “Flagship”, along with the bluesy Southern rock timbre of “Palmetto Rose” and epic “Children Of Children” prove that Jason Isbell is an artist whose creative pinnacle has yet to be within sight.

Something More Than Free is the follow up to Isbell’s 2013 celebrated breakthrough album Southeastern, which received overwhelming support from the press and went on to sell over 150,000 copies. Isbell was subject of stories in outlets ranging from The New York Times Magazine and Wall Street Journal to NPR’s All Things Considered and Fresh Air with Terry Gross. Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit made multiple television appearances, including The Late Show with David Letterman, Conan and Austin City Limits. Isbell won Artist of the Year, Song of the Year (“Cover Me Up”) and Album of the Year at the 2014 Americana Music Awards. Catch Jason and his wife Amanda Shires during a very special performance on The Late Show with David Letterman on April 24.

Along with the media support, the success of Southeastern was the product of good old-fashioned hard work. Much like the working class subjects in his songs, Isbell grinded it out with his band The 400 Unit on the road. They toured extensively, made real connections with his audience, poured his heart out each night and stayed true to his convictions. Audiences grew as venue sizes expanded with sold out shows throughout the U.S. and Europe, including New York’s Beacon Theatre and three sold out nights at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium, where an unprecedented four-night stand has been announced for October 23-26.

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