Arlo Parks’ Effortless Artistry on Display at WNXP’s Sonic Cathedral

Effortless seems to be the best way to describe Arlo Parks’ artistry. The British singer-songwriter had a huge breakout year after the release of her 2021 debut Collapsed In Sunbeams, which is nominated for Best Alternative Music Album at the 2022 Grammy Awards, where Parks is also up for Best New Artist. The timing of […]

WNXP’s First Bonnaroo: Moments with Artists and Fans on the Farm

For hosts on an NPR Music radio station that started in 2020, and is based just an hour’s drive from the Manchester, Tennessee property that hosts Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, the delayed, then rescheduled hootenanny (set for September 2021) was an exciting prospect. And then Mother Nature had other plans. So after cancellations due […]

What Where When-sday With Do615 – 10/20/2021

Another jam packed week of live music and some weekend festivals around Nashville. We break down everything happening this week with Chris and Zach with Do615. Jason Isbell wrapping up his eight night residency at the Ryman starting tonight with opener Shemekia Copeland. He resumes on Friday with Allison Russell, Saturday with Joy Oladokun, and […]

Lord Have Mercy (On The Mercy Lounge)

I often wake up to happy news to share with folks on-air, i.e. tour or album announcements from artists we love here at WNXP. It’s one of my favorite parts of morning hosting, honestly. But last week’s wee-hours tweet from Mercy Lounge forced my hand in sharing crappy news, however inevitable we knew it to […]