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Authenticity is a word that gets thrown around Nashville a lot. Sometimes it's in reference to dive bars (is-insert bar-a dive bar?); sometimes it's in reference to clothes (does-insert name- really dress like a cowboy all the time?); but mainly it's in reference to music.

DIY in Donelson: Cafe Rooster Records

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Craig Havighurst) -- Since the digital music revolution of the 2000s, we've heard a lot about the rise of DIY. Do It Yourself artists record and release music as entrepreneurs instead of pinning hopes on signing with a record company.

AmericanaFest's 'Show Up and Sing!' Party Thrills With Protest Songs, Collabs

"Show Up and Sing!" AmericanaFest kickoff concert features protest songs and collaborations by Aaron Lee Tasjan, Will Hoge and more.

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Photos & Highlights: Americana Music Association Brings Music To Music City For AmericanaFest 2017

View James' photo gallery below his recap. Each September the Americana Music Association takes over Nashville for their annual conference AmericanaFest, filling venues across the city with showcases featuring Americana artists day and night for the bulk of the week. This year's AmericanaFest ran from Tuesday, September 12 through Sunday the 17th.

Nashville Songwriters Release Anti-Trump Compilation, Strange Freedom

As the epicenter of America's typically patriotic country-music scene, Nashville is officially combating the hate and bigotry seeping out of Washington. A collective of Nashville songwriters, featuring Mary Gauthier, Derek Webb and Radney Foster, have recorded Strange Freedom: Songs of Love and Protest, a Nashville Resistance Compilation.

Mary Gauthier, Radney Foster Part of New Strange Freedom Compilation " American Songwriter

Cafe Rooster Records just announced Strange Freedom: Songs of Love and Protest, a new compilation featuring a number of prominent songwriters, including Mary Gauthier, Radney Foster, Rorey Carroll, the Wild Ponies and more. The album is out July 14.

Cafe Rooster Records showcase

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Sally Jaye

Sally Jaye is hardly your standard-issue record label executive. "When I was a Belmont student, I had an internship at Giant Records and got fired for mouthing off about how all their music was crappy," she says, laughing at the memory. "I was a little bit of a firecracker.

Cafe Rooster Records

A Nashville record company has gathered together 13 acts for an anti-President Donald Trump compilation created to support Planned Parenthood. Cafe Rooster Records' will dedicate all proceeds...

Sally Jaye Cafe Rooster Records songwriter label executive visionary

launched Cafe Rooster Records with a legendary guerrilla party at AmericanaFest 2016 in Nashville, TN. The cooperative record label began with friend and co-founder, Darrin Bradbury's album, Elmwood Park. They quickly added a vinyl release of Jaye's band, Ladies Gun Club, a vinyl re-issue of her solo album, Amarillo, and a digital release of fellow co-founder Brian Wright's album, The Sneak Ups .

Cafe Rooster Records | Fighting the Nashville Blues

During the Cafe Rooster showcase at the Basement East, Darrin and the engineer couldn't quite isolate the source of some feedback. Undeterred, Darrin unplugged and jumped off the stage. The room was still and quiet. As he began sharing songs, new and old, several concentric circles of bodies formed around him.

Musician couple Sally Jaye and Brian Wright form the new co-op record label "Café Rooster Records" from the shed floor up...

By the Artists, For the Artists... Musician couple Sally Jaye and Brian Wright form the new co-op record label "Café Rooster Records" from the shed floor up... By Jerry Horstmeyer I recently got the chance to interview Sally Jaye and Brian Wright in Nashville.

Yearbook Signatures

Yearbook Signatures, a song by Cafe Rooster Records on Hype Machine

Brian Wright : Cafe Rooster Sessions Vol. 1

checklist][/checklist] by Sean Jewell:: The first great record of 2016 is here. Recorded in the summer of last year, East Nashville songsmith Brian Wright put together what appears to be the first in a series of home recordings. Production and instrumentation are sparse as a southwestern

LGC ON WXNA

Sally Jaye & Brian Wright stopped by to talk about Cafe Rooster Records, play some LGC songs and premiere a brand new song by Cafe Rooster artist Darrin Bradbury! Brian also plays a few tunes live, in-studio! https://www.mixcloud.com/ginafrary/sally-jaye-and-brian-wright-live-in-st

Jon Latham - Last In Line - Lightning 100

This week we welcome the incomparable Jon Latham is our local artist of the week. Latham has been writing some of the best songs in town for years. His sophomore album Lifers is available now via Cafe Rooster Records.The album, recorded at Fort Dakota Studios in Nashville, was co-produced by Latham and Josh Morris, continuing their collaboration ...

Jon Latham Album Release

Lifers is only Jon Latham's second album, but the title track - a paean to all the songsmiths who couldn't stop writing, playing and trucking from...

Cafe Rooster Records | Dust of Daylight

Vår andre gjest under innspilling av våre Dust of Daylight Sessions hjemme hos Andrew Leahey var Brian Wright. Brian er en mye brukt gitarist...

Brian Wright | Music Savage

Brian Wright - Striking Matches from Sugar Hill Records on Vimeo. I posted the fantastic track 'Accordion' off of Brian Wright's upcoming album House on Fire, back in September. The video above is the in-studio recording of opening track, Striking Matches. The album will be released March 29th.

Fresh (Spooky) Track: Brian Wright "Scary Noises" - Red Line Roots

There's a lot of pretty terrible kid's music out there these days. Trust me, my nephew was just up 2 weekends ago from Jersey and I wanted to stick my chainsaw into my ear canals after listening to some of the theme songs from his favorite shows...yeah.

Fresh (Spooky) Track: Brian Wright "Scary Noises" - Red Line Roots

There's a lot of pretty terrible kid's music out there these days. Trust me, my nephew was just up 2 weekends ago from Jersey and I wanted to stick my chainsaw into my ear canals after listening to some of the theme songs from his favorite shows...yeah.

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