Category: Music

Bonnaroo 2016, Missing the Magic?

This year’s Bonnaroo had all the makings to be better than the last except that is wasn’t. I want to make a few things clear. I am all for change but sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t. There is … Read More

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2016

It’s festival season and for us, the one that kicks it off is New Orleans Jazz Fest. We take the bumpy Amtrak from Memphis to NOLA.  We always meet interesting people. The food, though…….. The festival starts around lunch and … Read More

Bonnaroo Blast-Furnace 2015

Another Bonnaroo is in the books and it was as fun as ever! The incredible heat made a few people make daring wardrobe choices. I saw more bare boobs and buttocks than Burning Man! There was shelter in the tents. … Read More

Tuesday Tunes – Summer Funk

Summer brings out the funk! I’ve been in the mood to move and groove and have a few tunes to add to your summer playlist. Number one is Vintage Trouble.  Twice I’ve had the pleasure of seeing these guys perform … Read More

Bonnaroo Wrap-up 2014

This year’s Roo was soooo fun! We glamped it up and went VIP.  Of all the advantages and disadvantages, the biggest advantage is comfort. You have VIP access to showers and bathrooms and the lines aren’t too terribly long. You … Read More

Rumours East & Marathon Music Works

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for music in Music City and the weather has been stellar! We decided it was time to head to one of our favorite places to have dinner al fresco, Rumours East.  We’ve only … Read More

Dinner and a Great Beat You Can Dance To

Another dinner and concert night in Nashville starts at The Southern. The blog has been here before for brunch.  The Southern is an easy go-to because it’s conveniently located and has a straight forward menu that has a broad appeal. We … Read More

Germantown and Joe Bona-who?

Germantown in Nashville is north of Broadway and one of my favorite areas.  It’s home to some of the best restaurants in town and the coolest historic homes. Like all things in Nashville, it’s up-and-coming and there is a ton … Read More


City House and Santana

City House in Germantown area of Nashville is one of those restaurants that’s always a good choice. It’s the restaurant that we take out of town guests to; that we always recommend; and that’s a family favorite. We were early … Read More

Music Monday – The Mother of All

The official Bonnaroo lineup announcement is just two days away. I thought I would share some of my favorite images from the festival of all festivals, Woodstock 1969. Most of these images are of the crowd and the life. I … Read More