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BGS 5+5: Fortunate Ones
UncategorizedApr 12, 2018

Artist: Tim Easton Hometown: Nashville, TN Song: "Old New Straitsville Blues" (alternate take) Album: Paco & the Melodic Polaroids Release Date: April 13, 2018 In Their Words: "New Straitsville is a small town in Southeast Ohio where they have a Moonshine Festival. Also, an infamous coal mining strike occurred there in 1884, when the miners gathered in a…

BGS 5+5: Fortunate Ones
UncategorizedJan 22, 2018

Artist: Joshua Hyslop Hometown: Abbotsford, BC Song: "Home" Album: Echos Release Date: February 23, 2018 Label: Nettwerk In Their Words: "This song is about finding hope in a very dark place. I'm often inspired by little moments of light in times that may otherwise seem dark." -- Joshua Hyslop Photo credit: Jesse Milns

BGS 5+5: Fortunate Ones
UncategorizedAug 23, 2017

Artist: Jesse TerryHometown: Stonington, CTLatest Album: StargazerPersonal Nicknames: JT, J-Breeze, Breeze-daddy, O'Terry, Breezy Last night @levittpavilion was one of those nights that I'll remember forever. Thanks to my amazing band & string trio & to the Levitt for having me back. And of course thanks to everyone who came out & totally packed out the lawn!!…

BGS 5+5: Fortunate Ones
UncategorizedJul 5, 2017

Artist: Kashena SampsonHometown: Las Vegas, NVSong: "Greasy Spoon"Album: Wild HeartRelease Date: August 18, 2017In Their Words: "I bartended my ass off to make this record. I payed for everything with cash! I moved to Nashville without ever being here, didn't know anyone. I just had a feeling it was where I needed to be and I…

BGS 5+5: Fortunate Ones
UncategorizedJun 14, 2017

John Lee Hooker, by any other name, will still be the King of the Boogie. And he certainly went by a lot of names -- a necessary ploy to make money whenever and wherever he could. The blues legend came from Mississippi and made his way to Michigan, by way of Memphis. In Detroit, he…