MEDIA - "CAUGHT IN THE ACT"
(OUR LIVE SHOW VIDEO ARCHIVES)


The following are outstanding moments from live shows in and around Nashville shot by Andy Ellis or some of our great partners. Click on the names to view the videos.


** Clicking an artist name on the left side will take you to the video. Clicking any of the YELLOW highlighed names on the right side will take you to one of our exclusive interviews with that artist.


JACK PEARSON JULY 18, 2014 - MERCY LOUNGE / NASHVILLE

Slide virtuoso Jack Pearson and his band get funky at Nashville’s Mercy Lounge. A wailing blues harp? Oh ... that's just Jack's guitar.


Jack Pearson - guitar, Charles Treadway - organ and pedal bass, Joshua Hunt - drums

J.D. SIMO JULY 18, 2014 - MERCY LOUNGE / NASHVILLE

Simo hammers the Mercy Lounge in Nashville. A cranked 100-watt Marshall stack in a Music City club? Believe it!


J.D. Simo - guitar, Justin Smith - bass, Adam Abrashoff - drums

JACK PEARSON & BRENT MASON JULY 8, 2014 - 9TH ANNUAL CHET ATKINS TRIBUTE SHOW - 3RD AND LINDSLEY / NASHVILLE

Backed by Roy Vogt and Glenn Williams, Brent Mason and Jack Pearson jam out at the 9th Annual Chet Atkins Tribute Show at 3rd & Lindsley in Nashville. There's a bit of 6-string history captured here: This was the first time Pearson and Mason had ever played together on-stage, despite both being giants in the Music City guitar scene.

Jack Pearson - guitar, Brent Mason - guitar, Roy Vogt - bass, Glenn Williams - drums

JUSTIN KALK ORCHESTRA JUNE 19, 2014 - MERCY LOUNGE / NASHVILLE

The Justin Kalk Orchestra rocks “Dirty Thing” at Nashville’s Mercy Lounge. Check out Kalk’s crazed solo at 3:01.

Justin Kalk - guitar, Steo Britton - bass, Jeremy Williams - drums

JACK PEARSON & J.D. SIMO JUNE 14, 2014 - 3RD AND LINDSLEY / NASHVILLE

Watch Jack Pearson and J.D. Simo dig into John Lee Hooker's 1956 classic, "Dimples." This show celebrated Pearson's 54th birthday.

Jack Pearson - guitar, J.D. Simo - guitar, Charles Treadway - organ and pedal bass, Joshua Hunt - drums
JERRY REED TRIBUTE JUNE 10, 2014 - 3RD AND LINDSLEY / NASHVILLE

In 1972, Jerry Reed and Chet Atkins released Me and Chet, their second album of duets. One of the tracks was "Liebestraum," and here Richard Smith and Brent Mason revisit that piece backed by Tommy Emmanuel on flattop and a superb band. The show was a tribute to the late Jerry Reed and his guitar wizardry.

OZ NOY

JUNE 7, 2014 - 3RD AND LINDSLEY / NASHVILLE

When NYC-based Oz Noy swung through Nashville to celebrate the release of his latest album, Twisted Blues, Vol. 2, he brought Keith Carlock with him and drafted local players to round out the band. Here's what it sounded like when they tore into "You Dig."

Oz Noy - guitar, Brent Mason - guitar, Pat Bergeson - harp, Michael Rhodes - bass, Keith Carlock - drums


MIKE KENEALLY

MAY 15, 2014 - DOUGLAS CORNER / NASHVILLE

The Keneally-Bendian-Lunn trio delivers a spirited version of "I'm Raining Here, Inside." This was the first show of their May 2014 tour.

Mike Keneally - guitar, Gregg Bendian - drums, Doug Lunn - bass

BRENT MASON & GUTHRIE TRAPP

MAY 13, 2014 - GUITAR CENTER / NASHVILLE

According to Trapp, this was the first time he and Mason had ever played together, although they both are active session guitarists and their paths cross all the time. Historic! The event was a D'Addario product launch hosted by Guitar Center.

Brent Mason - guitar, Guthrie Trapp - guitar, Michael Rhodes - bass, Pete Abbott - drums