Friday, September 22, 2017

Vanessa Carlton in concert in Nashville

Back in 2002, Vanessa Carlton left her lasting mark on pop music history. I’ve found that a mere mention of her typically evokes one...

Q&A with musician Dustin Kensrue

The Vanderbilt Hustler: Several of your most popular songs on Spotify have over 3.5 million streams. What do you think of Spotify as a...

Q&A with Grammy-nominated Vanessa Carlton

Grammy-nominated Vanessa Carlton recently embarked on an approximately two-month tour to perform songs ranging from her original 2002 album, Be Not Nobody, to her...

A Trip Out Of Nashville

It’s safe to say that two female acrobats dangling from the ceiling, large screens flashing melting religious iconography and a moshing crowd of Thursday-night...

Q&A: The Hustler interviews DEDSA to discuss their new album, the...

Nashville psych-rock band DEDSA are on the come-up. Made up of guitarist/vocalist Stephen DeWitt, keyboardist Robbie Ward, bassist/keyboardist Ben Carreon, and drummer Grant Bramlett,...

The Hustler Reviews: Ed Sheeran’s “÷”

We’ve been waiting almost three years since Ed Sheeran released his second album, x, in the summer of 2014. Since then, he has won...

Hustler Classic Reviews: Nas’ “Illmatic”

The ultimate debut album

The Nashville Symphony performs Rite of Spring

A stunning evening of Stravinsky and more

Shovels & Rope gives country music a unique spin at the...

Country music is alive and well with no dogs or pickup trucks in sight

Blair Big Band presents the music of Radiohead

Thom Yorke would have been pleased.