Nashville Blues?

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Honeyboy
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Nashville Blues?

Post by Honeyboy » June 11th, 2013, 9:44 am

Just went up to Nashville this past weekend. I was dropping my daughter off at MTSU where she's going to be going to school.

Anyway, I went into Nashville for the first time and was pretty blown away. It was a Sunday afternoon, and down on Broadway near the Ryman, there were clubs galore, all with a live band playing. There must have been 30 bands all gigging on a Sunday afternoon.

Now most bands were playing country music but a few had some blues goin on. And it made me wonder...

Is there a blues scene in Nashville? Do great players go there to find work and record?

I will be going back so I want to know if there are some great blues clubs or places to find the best players.

Thanks for your help... y'all... :wink:
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Re: Nashville Blues?

Post by EzraplaysEzra » June 13th, 2013, 7:56 am

There is a very large blues contingent going on. And every guitarist in Nashville is a professional which kind of means that none of them are professionals if you catch my drift. Get a hold of me before you head out next and connect you with a friend of mine who is the unofficial mayor of music city, Jonny Rocks.

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Re: Nashville Blues?

Post by jwmartin » June 17th, 2013, 3:00 pm

Let me know next time you are in town. There's some great little blues spots, including an open jam in a BBQ joint north east of the city.

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