The local success of Carl Anderson’s simple, honest approach to acoustic Americana moved him (away) to throw his hat into the ring of Nashville songwriters. Photo: John Robinson.

ARTS Pick: Carl Anderson

Carl Anderson’s adept folksy songwriting and never-fail sense of humor took him from a local festival staple to a full-time Tennessee troubadour. His earnest lyrics, sincere, rich baritone vocals and simple acoustic guitar stylings find him trailing a long wake of critical praise. The prodigal Americana son returns to Charlottesville with fellow Nashville singer-songwriter Mary […]