Complete List Of All Local Ky And Tn Shows.

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Feb 212019
 

If YOU have a show YOU would like added to my list PLEASE email me at garyhayes2@yahoo.com. I literally watch more than 40 venues in Nashville plus belong to many concert websites in order to bring you this coverage. NEW IN 2018, folks I am always looking for ways to enhance what I do for you. So this year I’ll be reporting on further Kentucky shows, and further Tennessee shows as well.

Mr. Joshua and I cover hundreds of shows a year, and many festivals in person. Online, we cover 200 festivals yearly and bring a LOT of news to the masses. Folks WHATEVER YOU DO PLEASE support live venue music.

Eric Bolander
Album Release Party March 29th

Joey Allcorn
Nashville Palace March 29th

Joshua Ray Walker
The Southgate House March 31st

Reckless Kelly
Songbirds South March 31st

Molly Tuttle
City Winery April 5th

Reckless Kelly
Basement East April 5th

Chuck Mead And The Grassy Knoll Boys
Southgate House April 6th

Alex Williams
Southgate House April 7th

Jaime Wyatt
Basement East April 7th

Reckless Kelly
Lafeyette’s Music Room April 7th

The Wooks
Old Salt Union
Southgate House April 8th

Ward Davis
Justin Wells
Southgate House April 12th

Ward Davis
Warehouse Bowling Green April 13th

Ward Davis
Songbirds Chattanooga TN April 19th

Ward Davis
Capone’s Johnson City TN April 20th

Willie Watson
Station Inn May 2nd

Wade Bowen
3rd And Lindsley May 2nd

Joe Diffie
State Theater E town Ky May 10th

Rye Davis
Spillway Bar And Grill March 30th

The Reeves Brothers
American Legion post 82 April 2nd

Lucinda Williams
Ryman Auditorium April 2nd

David Ball
American Legion Post 82 April 2nd

Molly Tuttle
Basement East April 3rd

Sarah Gayle Meech
Robert’s April 3rd,4rth

Howlin Brothers
Station Inn April 4th

Reckless Kelly
Basement East April 5th

Sarah Gayle Meech
Layla’s April 5th,6th

Andrea Colburn And Mud Moseley
American Legion Post 82 April 6th

Tracey Byrd
Red Barn Convention Center April 6th

Oak Ridge Boys
Renfro Valley April 6th

Matt Woods
The Basement April 7th

Mandolin Orange
Minglewood Hall April 7th

Milk Carton Kids
Minglewood Hall April 10th

Reverend Horton Heat
Legendary Shack Shakers
Hooten Hallers
Southgate House Revival April 8th

Hayes Carll
The Basement East April 11th

Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band
Hi Tone April 11th

Josh Ward
Minglewood Hall April 11th

Sierra Hull
Bluegrass Hall Of Fame April 12th

The Glade City Rounders
Station Inn April 12th

Allison Moorer
City Winery April 12th

Ward Davis
The Southgate House April 12th

Ward Davis
Justin Wells
Warehouse Bowling Green Ky April 13th

Allison Moorer
City Winery April 12th

Gene Watson
Renfro Valley April 13th

Whiskeydick
P And H Cafe Memphis Tn April 13th

Dale Watson
3rd And Lindsley April 14th

Whiskeydick
JJ Bohemia Chattanooga Tennessee April 16th

Erin Enderlin
Ashley McBryde
Kendell Marvel
Paul Cauthen
Exit In April 16th

Henhouse Prowlers
Basement East April 17th

Parker McCollum
Exit In April 17th

The Barnyard Stompers
The Cobra Nashville April 18th

Ward Davis
1884 Lounge Memphis April 18th

Chris Knight
Spillway Bar And Grill April 19th

Dale Watson
The Southgate House April 20th

Jamey Johnson
Renfro Valley April 19th and 20th

Ward Davis
Songbirds April 19th

Suzy Bogguss
Bluegrass hall Of Fame April 20th

Ward Davis
Capone’s April 20th

Flatland Cavalry
Basement East April 22nd

Flatland Cavalry
Minglewood Hall April 23rd

Steve Earle
Grimey’s In Store Show April 25th

Rory Feel
Paul Overstreet
Renfro Valley April 26th

Sunny Sweeney
Southgate House April 26th

Gatlin Boys
Renfro Valley April 27th

The Plott Hounds

True Music Room And Bar April 29th

The Grascals
Courthouse Square In Leitchfield Ky July 20th 2019

Tracy Lawrence
Plaza Theater Galsgow Ky May 3rd

Cody Johnson
Ryman Auditorium May 4rth

Gene Watson
Red Barn Convention Center May 4rth

John Anderson
Ryman Auditorium May 6th

Charley Pride
Carson Center Paducah Ky May 10th

Joe Diffie
State Theater Elizabethtown Ky May 10th

Railroad Earth
Basement East May 10th

Jerry Douglass
City Winery May 11th

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Dan Tyminski
Beaver Dam Ampitheater May 11th

Ruby Boots
The Burl May 12th

Tim Atwood
Two Rivers Campground May 5th, 12th, 19th,
June 2nd, 5th, 14th, 23rd, 30th
July 7th, 14th 21st, 28th
August 4th, 18th, 23rd 25th

Tyler Childers
Minglewood Hall May 15th

Jamey Johnson
KFC YUM Center Louisville Ky May 16th

Deer Tick
Ryman Auditorium May 17th

The Devil Makes Three
Headliner’s Music Hall May 17th

The Devila Makes Three
Bluegrass Underground May 18th

Dailey And Vincent
Renfro Valley May 18th

Cory Branan
The Burl May 22nd

Kristina Murray
The Basement May 23rd

Ian Noe
Eric Bolandere
The Basement June 1st

Emi Sunshine
The Southgate House June 1st

Old Crow Medicine Show
Ryman Auditorium June 1st

The Hardin Draw
The 5 Spot June 5th

Shooter Jennings
Cannery Ballroom June 8th

Dallas Moore
Hellroys
Barnyard Stompers
The Southgate House June 14th

Tracy Lawrence
Downtown Madisonville Kentucky June 14th

Old Crow Medicine Show
Beaver Dam Ampitheater June 15th

Billy Strings
June 20th

The Hardin Draw
Springwater Supper Club June 21st

Jimmy Fortune
Plaza Theater Glasgow Ky June 22nd

John R Miller
Pat Reedy And The Longtime Goners
The Southgate House June 27th

The Kentucky Headhunters
Basenet East June 28th

Steve Earle
Yellow Creek Park Owensboro KY June 29th

Jerry Douglass
Bluegrass Hall Of Fame July 12th

John Prine
Kelsey Waldon
Lu-Ray Park Ampitheater
Central City Ky July 13th

Russell Moore And III Tyme Out
Station Inn July 18th

Cory Branon
Basement East May 23rd

The Steel Woods
The Shed Maryville Tn July 27th

Kristina Murray
American Legion Post 82 July 30th

Ray Wylie Hubbard
#rd and Lindsley August 11th

Raelyn Nelson
The 5 Spot August 19th

Jimmy Fortune
Kentucky Opry August 24th

Tim Atwood
Two Rivers Campground September 1st

Whiskey Myers
Bourbon And Beyond September 22nd

Gene Watson
Kentucky Opry October 25th and 26th

Chris Stapleton
Fed ex Forum Memphis Tn October 5th

Trishia Yearwood
Schermerhorn Symphony Center October 5th

Chris Stapleton
KFC Yum Center November 2nd

Josh Abbott Band
William Clark Green
Marathon Music Works November 3rd

Chris Stapleton
Memphis Tn November 5th

Unknown Hinson
Exit Inn December 31st

Album Feature – Charles Wesley Godwin – Seneca

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Feb 212019
 

By Joshua Wallace

This does not feel like a debut record.  Charles Wesley Godwin’s Seneca is very deep and well thought out both in the lyrics and the music.  It’s a songwriter’s album, but at the same time the music is very layered. This album is a love letter to Godwin’s home state of West Virginia and the Appalachian region as a whole.  Let’s take a dive into some of these tracks.

The album kicks off with “(Windmill) Keep On Turning”.  This track tells a tale of the hard times and hard living in the the West Virginia countryside.  The track carries a nice beat and I love the harmonica work throughout. Another favorite track is “Hardwood Floors”.  It’s a simple story about two lovers going out on the town and tearing up the hardwood floors. The music is perfect for honky tonk dancing and I can see it playing well with live crowds.

The track “Shrinks & Pills” is about songwriters.  The deep songwriters that pour everything into every song.  They might not make much but they save a lot of shrinks and pills because of the songs they write.  I love the honky tonk piano in this track and the solo is something that has to be heard. “Seneca Creek” is another highlight.  It’s a story about a couple who builds a life by Seneca Creek in West Virginia. The song goes through the highs and lows of living in the region in the mid 20th Century.  It has a bittersweet ending and the story is well crafted. There is an acoustic version of this track that closes out the album in addition to the regular version.

Charles Wesley Godwin is one to keep your eye on.  His songwriting abilities are very impressive on this debut record and his singing sounds effortless.  I can’t wait to see him live at some point, hopefully in the near future. In the meantime, Seneca is currently out everywhere you can find good music.

Favorite Tracks : (Windmill) Keep On Turning, Hardwood Floors, Shinks & Pills, Seneca Creek

Charles Wesley Godwin – Seneca

  1. (Windmill) Keep On Turning
  2. Coal Country
  3. Hardwood Floors
  4. Seneca Creek
  5. Strawberry Queen
  6. Shrinks & Pills
  7. The Last Bite
  8. Sorry For The Wait
  9. Half A Heart
  10. Pour It On
  11. Here In Eden
  12. Seneca Creek (Acoustic Version)

Legendary Venue Joyland Re Opens In Florida.

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Feb 212019
 

I personally have a huge bucket list of iconic venues to go to nationwide, and when some of them close I always get excited when one re opens. This iconic Saratosa Florida venue closed it’s doors last spring, and released a press package last fall, that the venue was under new ownership. They plan to continue to book national touring acts, of many genres.

I just recently made my first jaunt down to Florida two weeks ago, and wasn’t in the state for very long, but I plan to return in the future. I learned a lot about the history of this venue but I am just going to share with you the press release, and plan future work there.

BRADENTON, Fla. – Jan. 22, 2019 – The landmark Sarasota area live country music night club re-opens February 9th, 2019. 7pm – 2am

Joyland Country Music Nightclub, the popular live music dance hall in Bradenton, is under new ownership and will be re-opening it’s doors to the public after being closed for nine months. For decades the venue was renown in Southwest Florida as a favorite place to enjoy western themes, line dancing, fun and friends. Joyland’s 15,000-square foot concert hall, located at 5520 14th St. W., hosted big names in country music, such as Florida Georgia Line, Toby Keith, Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Trace Adkins, and many more.

The previous owner retired and closed the club May 12, 2018. Joyland was purchased by Scott Serbin and Peter Mendelsohn, two members of the Daisy Dukes Band, a local country band that had frequently performed at Joyland.

“Thanks to Rick and what he created with Joyland, we don’t need to re-invent the wheel, we just need to add some spokes,” says co-owner Scott Serbin. “We missed this place as much as the rest of the Joyland crowd and we want it to feel like home to them again. We can’t wait to bring it back along with some incredible entertainment from national and regional acts on a regular basis, up and coming super stars, and to support the best in local country music.”

The club will be having a soft opening on February 9th and a Grand Opening in April. February hours will be Friday and Saturday 7pm to 2am. Wednesdays and Thursdays hours will resume in March or April.

“I’m happy to see the club re-open and happy to see it stay country,” said former Joyland owner Rick Lambert. “Scott and Peter have great ideas and are the guys to bring Joyland into the future.”

To learn more about the re-opening of Joyland Country Music Night Club,
visit the website: https://joylandbradenton.com/

or the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/joylandcountry

About Joyland Country Music Nightclub

The venue began in 1958 as an event pavilion at Joyland Amusement Park in Pinellas Park. Previous owner Rick Lambert’s family purchased it in 1987. The Bradenton club changed it’s locations several times before settling on the 15,000-square foot facility at 5520 14th St. W., in 1994. Since then the club has become a regular concert hall stop for big name national country music acts. Prior to it’s closing in May, Joyland was arguably the favorite country music themed night club among Bradenton and Sarasota country music and line dancing fans, with over 20,000 Facebook likes.