As Vanessa walked on stage, there was a lingering question in the air, “Will she or will she not play ‘A Thousand Miles.’ And just as she settled into the piano the familiar lick from the early 2000’s rang out. A resounding sigh of relief followed.
Although Vanessa played a variety of her older tunes, she made certain to incorporate more recent material. One captivating aspect of her performance was her use of technology. She utilized looping effects as her and her guitarist/violinist created these amazingly full arrangements from a seemingly simple two-person acoustic set. Remaining true to her reputation, Vanessa Carlton proved that she is still a great talent as she put on a stellar show for Lightning 100’s Nashville Sunday Night live from 3rd and Lindsley. Be sure to listen to her new live album Earlier Things Live, and if you missed her 2015 release Liberman, get your ears on that as well.
Nashville Sunday Night is a special presentation of Nashville’s Independent Radio, Lightning 100. Each Sunday night Lightning 100 broadcasts a concert from 3rd and Lindsley, one of Nashville’s finest live music venues. Along with Vanessa Carlton, the March 19th show featured Tristen.