“Really, independent artists don't get much better than this. And Ms. Nash doesn't need to; she's perfect the way she is.”—from Amazon Review
“[She has] the heart and soul of Lucinda Williams (think ‘Car Wheels on a Gravel Road’), and the timbre and phrasing of Jennifer Nettles (think Sugarland’s ‘Stay’)”—Got Folk.com
Lani Nash’s most recent album is called “I’m Only Here for the Music,” and the emotional power of what she achieves on recording and in peformance suggest someone who never says less than exactly what she means.
Lani Nash's always honest delivery and thought provoking, and often entertainingly clever songwriting of both ballads and up tempo folk repertoire has an appeal that cuts across genres. The combination of her songwriting and her ability to convey emotion make for electrifying performance.
Nash’s voice and subject matter unmistakably reflect her Nashville and southern roots, and her recordings feature some of the cream of Nashville session instrumentalists and vocalists including Delaney and Bonnie's daughter, Bekka Bramlett. Nash herself comes from a musical lineage. Her grandfather, Connie Crunk (known in 1950s and 60s as Connie Conway), a noted musician, singer, songwriter, music teacher, and producer who worked with producer Lee Hazelwood (known for his 60s hits with Nancy Sinatra.) Her mother and her aunt, who were musical prodigies like Nash, grew up singing and recorded early as “The Three Teens” and The Crunk Sisters.
Currently on an East Coast tour this summer, Lani Nash comes to the Valley August 16th to play a show at the Thirsty Mind Café in South Hadley, which has become a mecca for area singer-songwriters with its Thursday night Open Mics.
Nash will perform songs from her most recent album:
“I’m Only Here for the Music” and more at the Thirsty Mind Café and Wine Bar
Friday, August 16th @ 7 p.m.
for more information:
LANI NASH WEB LINKS:
Lani Nash - VIDEO: A Tribute to the affected parents of Newtown... "Like You Taught Me To": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgnqn0HUs0k
LANI NASH YOUTUBE CHANNEL