Photo by Jason Gonulsen Written by Jason Gonulsen Ever since Josh Ritter picked up a guitar in Moscow, Idaho, he dreamed about playing the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. I only know this because he told us exactly that, early on in his debut performance at the legendary venue this past Friday. And midway through … Read more
Now that you made yourself love meDo you think I can change it in a day?How can I place you above me?Am I lying to you when I sayThat I believe in youI believe in you.–Neil Young, “I Believe In You“ In March of 2005, Neil Young got the news that no one wants to … Read more
Ryan Adams | All photos by Kristen Abigail The much awaited Ryan Adams tour hit the Ryman last night for night one out of two sold-out shows full of nostalgia and moments that Nashville will not forget anytime soon. The charming and sweet Natalie Prass opened the evening with a few surprises up her sleeve. … Read more
Judah & the Lion | Photos by Kristen Abigail The Ryman stage was filled with a lot of talented local musicians this past Saturday night. Pop artist, Mat Kearney, brought along Judah & the Lion and Parachute for the Just Kids tour. The night started with folk hop group Judah & the Lion. With … Read more
Leon Bridges | All photos by Kristen Abigail With the release of their second album, Lord Huron stopped by the Ryman with Leon Bridges for a beautiful yet energetic set. Leon Bridges, a 25 year old soul singer, has been making huge waves across the country with his nostalgic lyrics and swift moves on stage. … Read more
Mewithoutyou | All photos by Kristen Abigail Lightning 100, Nashville’s indie radio station, hosted Dr. Dog and MeWithoutYou at The Ryman this past Friday night. MeWithoutYou started the night with an eclectic set of songs involving a large number of different instruments. Frontman Aaron Weiss showed off quite a bit his enthusiastic yet humble personality. … Read more
All photos by Kristen Abigail Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors, the four piece Americana Rock band native to Nashville, sold out Ryman Auditorium this past Saturday evening. Drew & his band started with 3 songs off the new record before he brought Ellie on stage. The duo left the Mother Church audience with few dry … Read more
All photos by Nate Burrell The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville is a special place, and we were fortunate to have photographer Nate Burrell deliver these beautiful shots from the Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite performance this past Saturday. Please enjoy Nate’s photos from the show, and be sure to visit his site, Before the Blink.