As I walked up to the Exit/In an hour before doors were set to open, to my surprise a sizable line was already beginning to form in front of the venue’s locked entrance. Based on the number of cut-off sleeves and smell of fresh cigarettes hanging in the air, it was safe to say these diehard fans were there for the folk-punk headliner Andrew Jackson Jihad. However, I was there early for a different reason: I had the opportunity to sit down with Jordan Hudkins of Rozwell Kid—one of the openers for the night alongside Nashville locals Pumpkinseed and touring buddies Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts.
Many of us owe our first musical experiences to good ol’ mom and dad. Every generation has its musical highs and lows, but sometimes there comes along an artist that seems to transcend time. This list is dedicated to those universally appreciated artists. Here we have the top ten most popular artists that our parents taught us to love.
10. The Grateful Dead
Last week WRVU’s Travis Weaver sat down with Nashville’s very own, Linear Downfall. Listen to the full interview below, and check out their experimental tunes right here!
WRVU is hosting its first ever “WBBQ” event today from 1-4pm. Come down to Highland Quad to hear some nostalgic hits from rock n’ roll as you feast on some bbq! To get you all started, we have a playlist of some of the jams you will be hearing. Tell your parents! [Read more…]