93: Back to the Mother Church

Back to the Mother Church

Ryman 2019

If you are a regular listener to the Pod, you’d swear that we have turned this in a Billy Strings podcast! Lots of Billy Strings talk again this week – we unveil his previously unknown, completely secret REAL last name (dramatic enough for you?) – as Harvey waxes poetic about Billy’s role in the three night acoustic run at the “Mother Church of Country Music,” the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. These acoustic shows mark a giant leap forward for the band from the days of Sit n Ski (amazing, but not really acoustic other than the first 3 nights) and the Wood Tour (too processed, too planned out for us). They are incredibly well played; tight, yet loose; transcendent jams, concise country-soul brilliance; you can tell this band is having fun and really pushing all the right buttons.

This week, Harvey shares his experience at the 2nd night of the Ryman and attending the two Sam Holt Band post-shows (more quality Sam Holt!), plus the usual beer talk, pop culture talk, dad talk, and more. Three great acousti-Panic selections – it is a great show everyone!

Links below go to Panicstream!

23 August 2019 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away, North

24 August 2019 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
Chunk of Coal, Airplane > Ride Me High (w/ Billy Strings)

25 August 2019 – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
Surprise Valley > Genesis > Surprise Valley