2017 Fall / Winter Sampler

The Nashville Fringe Festival is proud to present our fourteenth seasonal sampler, featuring ten tracks showcasing an eclectic range of the city’s artists. Preview the album below, or download the entire sampler by subscribing to the Nashville Fringe Festival’s newsletter.

1) Dynamo “Thankful”

“Thankful” is from Dynamo’s 2016 album Celina, which was recorded in front of a live studio audience. The album is comprised of eight tracks completely free of overdubs.

2) Eric Brace “Petitle Fleur”

“Petite Fleur,” by Sidney Bechet & Fernand Bonifay, is from Eric Brace’s 2017 album Cartes Postales, released via Red Beet Records. (Credits – Eric Brace: vocals; Rory Hoffman: guitar, accordion, clarinet; Mark Fain: bass; Lynn Williams: drums.)

3) Charles Butler “No One Knows My Plan”

“No One Knows My Plan,” written by They Might Be Giants, was released on Charles Butler’s 2015 Letterbox – They Might Be Giants Reimagined LP. (Credits – Justin Amaral: drums, percussion; David Spicher: bass; Derek Pell: fiddle; Marc Lacuesta: melodica; Charles Butler: banjo. Engineered and mixed by Marc Lacuesta.)

4) Jeff Blaney “Roll and Tumble”

“Roll and Tumble” is from Jeff Blaney’s 2017 Tennessee EP. (Credits: Jeff Blaney: guitar, vocals; Charlie Pate: upright bass, vocals; Charles Butler: banjo, dobro; Mick Chegwidden: mandolin.)

5) Charlie Rauh “Augustine”

“Augustine” is from Charlie Rauh’s Viriditas LP, released in 2017 via Destiny Records.

6) Tony Gerber “Child of Wonder”

“Child of Wonder” appears on Tony Gerber’s Best Of Retrospective 1986​-​2000.

7) Rae Hering “How the Wind Blows” (live at Pentavarit)

“How the Wind Blows” was written by Rae Hering and Jonathan Morse, and recorded live at Pentavarit Studios. (Credits – Rae Hering: vocals, keyboard; Jonathan Morse: bass; Keith McGonigle: drums; Laura Vance: background vocals. Produced by Bobby Holland and Rae Hering; Engineered and Mixed by Bobby Holland; Mastered by Frank Gagliardi.)

8) Bentley Caldwell “Awkward Turtle”

“Awkward Turtle” is from Bentley Caldwell’s 2014 A Place to Be EP.

9) Bruce Ervin “Will You Light My Fire?”

Bruce Ervin’s “Will You Light My Fire?” is from the 2017 film, Black Holler.

10) Mutual Groove “Here Comes The Bear”

November 11: Eric Brace at 3rd and Lindsley

Saturday, November 11 Backstage at 3rd and Lindsley will be hosting a release party for Friend of the Fringe Eric Brace’s new album, Cartes Postales. Performing alongside Brace will be Rory Hoffman, Mark Fain, and Lynn Williams with Austin Filingo, Jeff Lisenby, and Joshua Hunt. Backstage at 3rd and Lindsley is located a couple of doors down to the left of the main entrance and doors are at 5 pm. The show will run from 6 to 7:15 sharp. (There are only 50 tickets on sale.) More info is available on Facebook.

November 2: Hangtown Dancehall

Hangtown Dancehall

Eric Brace presents “Hangtown Dancehall,” a folk-opera featuring Kelly Willis, Eric Brace, John Wesley Harding, Andrea Zonn, Jon Byrd, Peter Cooper, and more. The show will take place at 3rd & Lindsley Saturday, November 2, 2013. Tickets are $10 (limited reserved seating tickets are available for $20). Doors are at 6pm, and the show begins at 7pm.