Nov 022014


Those fine folks over at The Exit In are once again heating up the winter show season in Nashville.
They always seem to keep the GREAT SHOWS coming and doggone it I usually check their website for
shows once a week for GREAT stuff.
They are one of the only venues without full food menus that I enjoy going to see shows at.
I don’t mind going out to dinner before a show, but I just like to support the venue by spending
all the money I can there. However I don’t really want to tell them how to run their’s
not my place to.

So now on January 9th Friday at 9:00 PM they welcome The Reverend Horton Heat and Dale Watson and Rosie Flores.
Reverend Horton Heat is highly regarded as one the most popular Rockabilly acts of all time.
They had a short jaunt on major labels and around 1998 went back to recording albums
on independent labels. Their live shows are energetic, crazy and often include a mock southern
evangelical sermon.

Through constant touring and word of mouth in the 90’s they built a huge and loyal following
the likes of Hank 3 and Wayne Hancock.
I have only got to see them live one time in the past and honestly I really enjoyed the show.
I ask you..WHERE the heck can you possibly get this much good music for 20 bucks?


Dale Watson has been doing his thing for two decades now with his band the Lone Stars.
He plays REAL country music that he has dubbed “Ameripolitan” and he is responsible for
a surge of traditional country music from Texas.

He recently finally got featured on Austin City Limits with Kasey Musgraves and blew the roof
off of the place. Wherever he goes he never fails to not leave an audience feeling let down.
He also recently purchased a Honky Tonk in Texas called the Big T Roadhouse.
He has always had a really awesome set at Muddy Roots Music Festival when I saw him
and I would go out of my way to go see him anytime.

In Austin Texas August 31st was declared “Rosie Flores Day” by the city council in 2006.
She will be performing at Muddy Roots Nashville Boogie which I’ll tell you about as soon
as I can release the lineup for you.
She is one of the only people I know that has built a following in California, Texas AND
Nashville and is a rockabilly queen in all three areas.
She is the only female Latina country artist to ever enter the Billboard Charts.

Dawn Sears Benefit Concert Features Reba McEntire.

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Nov 022014


On Sunday November 30th at 6:30 Country Legend Dawn Sears will help The Vanderbilt Ingram Cancer Center
research cancer by helping host a benefit.
I’d like to take this opportunity to tell you about it.
It will take place in Gallatin Tn at The Depot Square Event Center.

Dawn Sears has been a long time member of Vince Gill’s touring band and also
a member of the Time Jumpers. She has been recently diagnosed with lung cancer
and battling the disease for a year now and is still performing despite her battle.

She got her first break in Nashville when TV personality Ralph Emery asked her to sing on his
morning show. That led to a contract with Warner Bros. Records in 1991, and the release of
three well-received singles. In 1992, Vince Gill invited her to go on the road as a backup singer,
a role she still occupies.

She began working for Vince Gill by singing background vocals on “Say Hello” on the album
“I Still Believe In You”.
She also sings with the acclaimed super band The Time Jumpers which is made up of so
many Country Music Legends. It has had revolving members but most of them have remained staple
fixtures like Ranger Doug Green from The Riders In The Sky.
Riders In The Sky and The Time Jumpers have both been announced to be playing on this show
as well.
Scott Hamilton will be the guest emcee of the event.
You can reserve your tickets to this event HERE.