Posts by Chris Parton:

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Crazy Like a Fox

Road to Roo champs The Foxies on grunge-dance situations and empowered pop females

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Don’t Rock the Jukebox

With Mr. Jukebox, Joshua Hedley keeps traditional country on repeat.

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Up in the Air

At Harlan Ruby, one creative family is spreading “sparkle and joy and happiness” across Nashville

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The Sweet Spot

With Shugga Hi Bakery and Cafe, sisters Kathy Leslie and Sandra Austin are betting on a Dickerson Pike revival

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Happy Days

Sad Baxter cuts through the fog of depression with triumphant grunge pop

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Aah, Nuts

At ninety years old, The Peanut Shop offers a piece of Nashville's old Downtown

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Tuesday Night Fever

How honky-tonk politician Brendan Malone is making country great again

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Lover’s Quarrel

For his full-length debut, Careless Soul, Cale Tyson breaks up with classic country and moves on to a sound straight out of Muscle Shoals

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A Good Woman’s Hard to Find

WITH HER DEBUT ALBUM, GOOD WOMAN, BECCA MANCARI OPENS THE DIARY OF A WELL-TRAVELED MISFIT

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The Rock Reformer

RON GALLO SETS OUT TO CHANGE THE WORLD WITH HIS GARAGE ROCK MANIFESTO, HEAVY META

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School of Pop

After three years of study under Justin Timberlake, The Shadowboxers are ready to make you rethink contemporary pop.

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Sweet Mercy

Amanda Shires’ My Piece of Land Maps the Craziness of Becoming a Mom

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Hog Wild

Pat Martin builds a mecca to West Tennessee barbecue in the heart of downtown Nashville.