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Anyway, onto the UMC20 Best of May…
Hear the Best of May
Independent musicians of Earth… you brought the heat once again this month!
It was a lot of fun to construct the UMC20 Best of July, even if some tough decisions were made. There were some all-around bangers and, all told, this month was an especially strong one.
Come on in and hear why. It’s time for the Best of July!
Hear the Best of July
As announced just a few days ago, NashLive! will be taking over Nashville’s iconic The Listening Room Cafe on Monday, October 3 with a special writers round event, featuring songwriters from here in Nashville — and beyond.
We couldn’t wait any longer. Let’s introduce you to the four songwriters who will join us in front of The Listening Room’s brick wall backdrop!
Meet the Songwriters
Los Angeles-based rock band Greg in Good Company is preparing to release their second album, and are getting us ready with the song that prompted frontman Greg Gilman to “keep singing my songs in public and take music more seriously.”
Hear the Single
Next Friday, BentoLiving Chestnut Hill will present Broads off Broad, an all-female showcase featuring the talents of Erin McLendon and The HellCats, Jenny Teator, and The Lucky Penny Sisters.
McLendon, in particular, released a new single today. So, to celebrate, we thought this week was the perfect time to dedicate Songs You Should Hear to this killer lineup!
Hear What You Should
Zach Cleven is a Midwestern-born musician who has toured the country, playing notable venues across the nation including Rockwood Music Hall and the legendary Bluebird Cafe. In the process, he has shared his passion for music via lively stage shows and deft musicianship rolled into a style he calls “scat-acoustic-funk.”
Through it all, Zach has remained true to himself and his artistic vision, which he now presents to us through the lens of The Z-Man Experience.
Hear “Give It Away”
Happy New Year! 2022 is only a few days old, and we are here to celebrate the fresh new possibilities before us with a new edition of our UMC20 playlist!
It’s been a few weeks since we’ve delivered an all-new UMC20. We gave you an updated Holiday Hits playlist a couple weeks back, followed by the 2021 edition of our UMC50 year-end compilation.
Now that we’ve celebrated the holidays, it’s about time we start telling the story of 2022. NashLive! shows will certainly be a part of that story, and we have a few upcoming lineups represented below, alongside exciting new submissions and selections. Let’s waste no time digging in!
Artwork credit: Tovah Rosenthal
With her unique, powerful voice and the gentle strum of her guitar, Philly-based songstress Annalise Curtin has once again captivated us with one of her most vulnerable releases to date.
Hear ‘Heading Out Soon’
November is a five-Tuesday month this year, which means we get to enjoy a bonus edition of UMC20. And, with a holiday week upon us, I thought I’d take it upon myself to mix it up and do things a little differently.
Listen to UMC20
Get lost in the wonders of nature with Greg in Good Company — and by “Good Company,” we mean MULTIPLE Gregs!
Watch the Video