Enjoy LIVE music and a late night happy hour/menu every Tuesday-Saturday
featuring these great artists:
MANDI STAPLETON AND FRIENDS
TUESDAY 8-10PM AND THURSDAY 8-12PM
Driven by her deeply rooted love for music and ambitious nature, Mandi Stapleton entered the competitive world of vocal performance at an early age. Mandi was born in Boston but was raised in the small mountain community of Covington, Va. Living in the heart of Appalachia instilled a genuine love for folk music and later inspired original works like "Virginia" and "Simple Song".
Mandi spent her first years of college traveling the country with a nationally recognized gospel ensemble and searching for a musical style that she could make all her own. After graduating from Marshall University with a degree in Exercise Physiology, Mandi moved south to Charlotte, NC where she now works as a personal trainer and running coach in addition to serving as an instructor in Krav Maga, the self-defense discipline developed for the Israeli Defense Force.
Once in Charlotte, Mandi became increasingly aware that she needed music to be a more prominent part of her life. She began performing at local restaurants and bars to increase her comfort level and gain community exposure and began writing original lyrics and melodies. In 2008, a local television show noticed her talent and gave her the opportunity to write and record the show’s theme song. Mandi's charitable contributions also include composing and recording a song that was used in a documentary for the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
With a voice that draws you in and words that make you linger, Mandi has a modern sound that evokes a soulful reminiscence of much earlier times. Whether performing an original song or a classic cover, her emotional connection to each song adds an edge to every performance. There is a deep sophistication that is evident in her music and in her ability to write and deliver lyrics that you can feel.
A native of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Wilder moved to Austin, Texas in 1976 with his friend since junior high, Bobby Field, who would later co- found the Beatnecks with him as well as write many memorable songs and produce several earlier records. After moving to Nashville, Wilder and Field formed the Beatnecks in 1985. As Nashville moved toward unapologetically commercial fare, Wilder and Field were busy crafting their signature brand of rock 'n' roll, founded on classic influences from both sides of the pond. The band's debut, IT CAME FROM NASHVILLE, a brazenly rocking bar-band rave-up (also available from Landslide) was recently named by PASTE Magazine as one of the 50 Best Southern Rock Albums of All Time. Wilder's subsequent releases, HYBRID VIGOR, DOO DAD, TOWN & COUNTRY, ACRES OF SUEDE, ABOUT TIME, BORN TO BE WILDER (live) and MORE LIKE ME, have continually maintained the high standard set initially, becoming textbooks for aspiring roots rockers and showing there was (and is) a vibrant market for their hybrid brand of rootsy musical gumbo. In its review of Wilder's most recent release, MISSISSIPPI MODERNE, GUITAR PLAYER Magazine called Webb "a national treasure."
FRIDAY NIGHT 9-12PM
Nashville's Piano Man can be found playing the piano and belting out classic tunes at venues throughout "Music City" every night of the week.
Jamie's talent and passion for music were evident by the age of four, when on a whim he sat down at his grandparent’s old piano and began to play. There were never any music lessons for Jamie; amazingly he can't even read music.
It's God's gift, a loving family, and his innate connection to music that has helped forge Jamie’s path. It’s a path that led him from his hometown in Northern Alabama to Nashville over a decade ago to pursue a successful career in music.