Words and music with one of the most underrated, under the radar performers and writers, Willie Nile. Also, the great bass player Johnny Pisano joins Willie on songs from his soon to be released album 'American Ride.' Part two of our video shoot with the legendary James McMurtry and the fantastic Wood Brothers from The Performing Artist Co-Op in East Nashville. Music and it's power to heal, inspire and describe the human condition is the general theme of this week's show. Director Bill Hurley hosts.
As we take a week to work on some production duties we've put together a montage of some of the most memorable performances on Alternate Root TV. Over the Rhine, Girls Guns and Glory, Paul Thorn, James McMurtry, Gretchen Peters, Jimbo Mathus and the Tri-State Coalition, Garrett Lebeau, Boo City, the Sarah Mac Band and the fabulous Ellis Paul join us for The Best of Alternate Root TV Show 8 has a top line-up of Roots music talent. Hosted by Director Bill Hurley.
As we continue to explore East Nashville, this week's show features an in depth look at the city from the perspective of three of it's better songwriters, Eric Brace, Peter Cooper and Tommy Womack. We talk to Mo Sweeney about the Performing Artist Co-Op where we have filmed some of Alternate Root TV's best performances. Musical guests include Reckless Kelly with guest guitar ace Sergio Webb, Eric Brace and Peter Cooper performing at Fanny's Vintage Guitars and Clothing and appearing for their third time on Alternate Root TV, The Wild Rumpus. Director Bill Hurley hosts.
Maybe the best hour of music TV we've produced yet. Show 6 is a celebration of East Nashville part II with an inside look at guitarist/producer/teacher Mark Robinson and the upcoming release of his new album "Have Axe, Will Groove" due in February.. A look at Mark's home studio Guido's. Music from The Performing Artist Co-Op with The Trishas and Uncle Lucius from Austin, TX. Mark talks about East Nashville, musicians, making music a business and producing. Director Bill Hurley hosts.
Steve Forbert is the main guest in the show performing four songs from his album 'Over With You' from The Performing Artist Co-Op. The show explores the music scene of East Nashville in the first of a series of segments about the vibrant East Nashville music and art culture. In depth interview with Jamie Rubin, owner of the Family Wash. Musician Eric Brace talks about the music community of East Nashville and his record label Red Beet Records. Tommy Womack gives a tour of The Family Wash. Appearances by Kevin Gordon, The Carper Family and newcomer Jhesi Boyer. East Nashville rocks and The Alternate Root brings it to you!