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This week was a buzy one for the guys! Matt went to a party for rising country artist Sam Hunt, saw the musical "Once" at the Tennessee Performign Arts Center (TPAC), attended the Buds N' Suds charity event and hit up Musicians Corner. Then he and Shawn checked out the new Adele's Restaurant and went to the Nashville Lifestyles "Style Setters" event!
And this week's #NUartist is Chancellor Warhol! Nashville Underground's first hip hop artist, Chancellor grew up drawn to art, cinema, fashion and a diverse culture all of which helped shape his very own style of music today. Channeling an alternative/electro rap style, his unconventional sound has earned him a place on stages such as Bonnaroo, SXSW, Austin City Limits, Lollapalooza, Hangout Fest, Life is Beautiful Festival, and Sundance Film Festival.
The Nashville Scene released it's annual list "You're So Nashville If..." Matt and Shawn go through many of them and also tease several upcoming events. They are also announcing a new contest!
And this week's #NUartist is Isaac Hayden. Hayden was signed by Sam Brooker to an artist development and publishing deal with Artist Revolution Records in 2013. Sam and Isaac are currently finishing work on Isaac’s debut album featuring cameos from some awesome local and national talent such as The McCrary Sisters, Jeremy Lister, Daniel Ellsworth and Jared Kneale, who is now playing drums for Kacey Musgraves.
FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, Matt and Shawn break a brand new artist on the show! Laura McCormick's first single, her first album, her first radio interview... right here on Nashville Underground Radio, as we WORLD PREMIERE her song "Feel The Fire!"
With a voice comparable to that of Bonnie Raitt, Ann Wilson of Heart, and Linda Ronstadt, McCormick mixes power vocals with gut wrenching songwriting, blending her folk and country roots with her classic rock upbringing. After working as an ICU nurse for the past six years, Laura is now following her dreams into music, and brings a fierce set of pipes with her debut album Box Full of Trouble.
This week Matt and Shawn also discuss Lollapalooza, American Idol, birthday celebrations and more!
From April 16 - 27, Nashville turns from Music City to Movie City as the Nashville Film Festival (NaFF) takes place. In an extended 10-day celebration of film, NaFF is in two locations for the first time: Regal Green Hills Stadium 16 with 200 competition film, educational presentations and parties, and downtown at Nissan Multicultural Village, Walk of Fame Park with free outdoor films nightly and Happy Hour Shorts at Festival Pub.
Matt and Shawn will give some movie reviews of the films they screened, and speak to several artists (both actors and musicians) involved in various projects including Blake Rayne, Linds Edwards, Ashley Shelton and more!
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Too many times in my experience I have seen homeowners make terrible mistakes in picking a listing agent to sell their Nashville home. In this episode, I am going to share some lessons I have learned as a Real Estate Broker that every homeowner should be doing before they make a decision on a listing agent
Coming up in June: #NUartist Zeke Duhon is performing at The Stone Fox on the 3rd at 8pm and Musicians Corner on the 7th at 2pm. And today's guest is Nashville Underground Management's Kylie Rothfield, who will be performing at Nashville Pride on the 14th at noon, The Bluebird Cafe on June 22 at 6pm AND the Instruments of Joy Benefit on the 29th!
Crafting songs that combine elements of soul, blues and pop, Kylie Rothfield’s music is unique, honest, and universally appealing. Although her vocal ability is undeniable, she is also an accomplished self-taught guitarist, being able to support her captivating live stage show as a solo acoustic performer or with a full band. Her self-released debut EP “Rag Doll” – produced by Russ Pahl and set for release April 13th - is truly a testament to her artistry.
On April 7 2013, Matt Williams and Shawn Carnes began broadcasting Nashville Underground Radio with the intention of bringing the real Nashville to the rest of the world - especially its ecclectic music scene. One year later, the show that started on one cell phone in a living room is becoming a solidified brand name in the Nashville community.
And we couldn't do it without the artists we've featured each week. That's why, one year later, we are celebrating the music LIVE at The Sound Shelter studio with performances by: Jamie Meyer, Ella Mae Bowen, Matt Giraud, Ben Sturgell, Erika Cole, Them Vibes, Rebecca Roubion, Zeke Duhon, Kayla Nettles, and Matt Bednarsky, with special appearances by Lindsay Ell, Elle Maze, Timothy James Bowen and Kylie Rothfield!
Plus, the guys have a special announcement!
A tree fell on Matt's house. He and Shawn discuss that, plus Zeke Duhon and Kylie Rothfield at ALoft Hotel, the shows they missed out on, Emblem 3 and more! They also feature an interview and an amazing performance by Striking Matches and a hilarious interview with local improv group LOLNashville!
Striking Matches, made up of Sarah Zimmermann and Justin Davis, came to Nashville simply to play music. In December 2012, Striking Matches made their debut on the Grand Ole Opry where they have subsequently played more than twenty times. The duo has had six songs featured on ABC’s hit show Nashville. They became the first artist signed to the newly launched I.R.S. Records Nashville with their debut full length effort produced by T-Bone Burnett and Buddy Miller to be released in 2014.
LOL Nashville is a short and long-form improv comedy troupe. Every part of every show is unscripted and is made up on the spot with the help of suggestions from the audience. Every improv show they have performed has been sold out, which meant the troupe has had to secure a large performance space for the rest of the year.
Matthew Grant is joined by special guest commentators Jesse Amato & Jon Turnip for coverage of Conflict Wrestling's All Out War show!
The FULL card for this event is:
Tyler Thomas (c) v. Scotty O'Shea - Conflict Wrestling Championship
John Greed v. Markus Custom Ryan - Loser Leaves Conflict
Ben Ortmanns v. Notorious TID - Knockout or Submission Only
RJ City v. Carter Mason
Justin Sane v. Mike Rollins
Alessandro Del Bruno v. Danny Orlando
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