We stopped by Douglas Corner Cafe on Friday night, just to hang out, meet some folks, and hear some music. Now, we’re even more excited for this Friday’s Underground Writers Round than we were before.
Everyone was super nice and helpful, and the room sounds great. Surely, then, the six songwriters we have lined up for our first-ever Nashville event will sound spectacular.
Speaking of which, we are now ready to let you know when each of our Underground Writers Round songwriters will be performing on Friday night. So, if you have a favorite, or there’s someone you’ve been meaning to check out, take a look at the poster after the jump.
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Following the successful release of her EP, Indigo, it didn’t take long for Elisabeth Beckwitt to find the inspiration for a follow-up release.
This time, that inspiration came in the form of a statement anthem that sends a direct message: the days of oppression and inequality toward women are over.
Listen to ‘Lovely’
For as long as Intellect can remember, music has been a part of his world.Coming from a family where all of the men were singers, the hip hop artist and actor (real name Mike Dowd) followed in their footsteps, growing up on classic Motown, soul, and funk while finding his own way to hip hop from the likes of the Beastie Boys, Run DMC, and Sugar Hill Gang.
We have something exciting to tell you.
Folk storyteller Darrin Bradbury — who we saw last week at Americanafest, and who just released his new album Talking Dogs & Atom Bombs today — is our guest on October’s upcoming episode of The Quinn Spinn.
Hear Friday’s Daily Spinn
Let’s feature another performer who is set for next week’s maiden voyage of the Underground Writers Round.
Hear Thursday’s Daily Spinn
When we first met Charlotte, NC native Cameron Floyd a few months back, he was a performer at the Top Writer Series at Nashville’s True Music Room. He would go on to win the round that night, and advance to the Showdown round as a finalist to start the summer.
Hear Wednesday’s Daily Spinn
Singer and songwriter Allan Scott discovered an affinity for music at a young age. He was 11 when his brother started taking guitar lessons. “I eventually took his guitar and didn’t give it back,” Allan explained with a laugh.
Allan’s band features rich pop sounds with a strong message of faith, and the incredible musicians in Allan’s midst participate wholeheartedly in the songwriting process.
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We still have Americanafest on the brain. Naturally, you’ll see a lot of the artists we encountered throughout the weekend making appearances on this week’s playlist.
Listen to UMC20
Coping with the loss of a loved one is a devastating experience. It’s something we’re never quite ready for, and it can take years to unravel the many ways in which a loved one has impacted your life.
Hear Tuesday’s Daily Spinn
Emily Chambers knows the challenge of meeting new people when you venture to a strange, new place. So, she released a song celebrating the tribe she’s found.
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