Saturday at 7:00 am
Music City Roots
Music City Roots, Live From The Loveless Cafe is a weekly radio show that revives the historic legacy of live musical radio production in Nashville. Music City Roots, Live From The Loveless Cafe is recorded live and showcases Nashville’s astonishing music scene, from country and Americana to more progressive interpreters of tradition — a “roots and branches” format that brings together fans of different tastes and generations. Presented live from the stage of the Loveless Barn, this show will showcase purveyors of authenticity across many genres.
Music fans worldwide know Nashville as the epicenter of country music, and Music City Roots, Live From the Loveless embraces and builds on that foundation. MCR is broadcast to a global audience, not just as the keeper of the traditional flame, but as a trusted tastemaker that looks to the future of music in all its forms and sub-genres: bluegrass, folk, alternative, western, rockabilly and crossovers into rock, jazz and world music. There has never been a time of greater variety, abundance and quality in Nashville’s creative community, and Music City Roots looks to put that talent on a worldwide stage.
Each broadcast will feature 4-5 artists in 20 minute segments and short interviews, and also encourages collaboration with a nightly Loveless Jam where all musical guests embrace the spirit of Music City as the collaborative epicenter of tradition and innovation. Nashville’s legendary Keith Bilbrey is the announcer; Jim Lauderdale and other leaders of the music community host the festivities.
Caleb Klauder, James McMurtry, John Oates, Del Barber and Caroline Rose January 30, 2016 | 7:00 am
Music City Roots has many points of the Americana compass covered this week – five artists with only one thing in common and that’s a deep love for and a way with words.
Nash-Ville: Leigh Nash, Brooke Anniballe, Morgan Myles & The Roosevelts January 2, 2016 | 7:00 am
This week’s will be a discovery-heavy show with performances by Brooke Anniballe, Morgan Myles, and The Roosevelts leading up to Leigh Nash’s showcase of songs off The State I’m In, a Thirty Tigers release that marries her cooing, acrobatic voice with a countrypolitan meets Tex-Mex sound.
Seeing All-Stars December 19, 2015 | 7:00 am
This week Jim Lauderdale takes center stage on what is very much an all-star Americana show. We’re featuring Moe Bandy, Christian Lopez, The North Mississippi All-Stars plus the eminent Americana guru Tim O’Brien presenting his first solo recording in five years. I mean, wow, right? This is what we live for.