Live Music

The Kopecky Family Band proves that you can choose your family after all. The unrelated party of six plays the Southern on Thursday.

ARTS Pick: Kopecky Family Band

Experience runs thicker than blood with dynamic folksters Kopecky Family Band. Shared circumstances rather than chromosomes drew the six Nashville natives together to form a group with thoughtful, emotive lyrics and booming, intelligent musical arrangements. Its latest record, Kids Raising Kids, experiments with sound, building on the rich country history and playful pop beats that […]

Hospitality invites you to try out its very own blend of theramin-inspired guitar riffs, tidy rock rhythms, and fairytale vocals on Sunday.

On its sophomore record, Hospitality goes dark

Trouble, Hospitality’s sterling sophomore record, announces itself by proffering a warning. “If you go to sleep, dear,” warns guitarist and singer Amber Papini on “Nightingale,” “you’ll see ghosts in your bed.” Later, she cautions against other mythical creatures—sirens, vampires—that threaten sleepers. But Papini said the trouble that inspired the record is a bit more existential. […]