Gangstagrass Interview At NYC Rodeo Bar

Hey folks.  It’s Shannon Brown from NYC country band, Trailer Radio, keeping you posted on the country music scene in New York City! I recently caught up with Rench, the mastermind behind the highly successful rap’n’grass band, Gangstagrass, at Rodeo Bar  in NYC. We talk about Rench’s musical influences growing up as a kid in California, his Emmy nomination for…

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Folk Art, Free Music, and the Fabulous Lara Ewen

Hey folks.  It’s Shannon Brown from NYC country band, Trailer Radio, keeping you posted on the country music scene in New York City! When it comes to museums, New York’s got something for everyone. There’s The Met, the Museum of Natural History, The MOMA, The Guggenheim, The Cloisters, The Transit Museum, The Jewish Museum, The Museum…

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Holiday Tales from NYC’s Country Musicians

Holiday Tales from NYC’s Country Musicians Hey folks.  It’s Shannon Brown from NYC country band, Trailer Radio, keeping you posted on the country music scene in New York City! As a special blog post for the Christmas season, I asked some of the NYC country/Americana musicians to share some of their favorite holiday memories.  Below are…

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A Man, A Bar, A Buffalo: Rodeo Bar

Hi y’all, it’s Shannon Brown from   Trailer Radio  bloggin’ at you live from NYC! On Sunday June 3 @ 9pm, Trailer Radio is performing at the iconic  Rodeo Bar (375 Third Avenue at 27th Street) in NYC.  Rodeo Bar is the #1 destination for country music in this town.  They’ve crammed about as much…

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The Closing of Lakeside Lounge…OY VEY!

Hey folks, it’s Shannon Brown from NYC country band Trailer Radio blogging at you live from NYC. Today, I’m gonna give all you hillbillies out there a little vocabulary lesson.  The word of the day is “kvetch” (kuh-VETCH).  It’s a slang term that means “to complain or grumble” and is derived from the Yiddish word…

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Country Bands Crank Up Heat In NYC

Hi folks – it’s Shannon Brown from  Trailer Radio bloggin’ at you live from NYC. I write this with a trickle of sweat dripping down my back.  I’m not complaining, mind you, I like it hot.  After a freakishly warm winter, NYC bypassed spring and landed squarely on summer.  The sun is beating down on my…

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A Sunday In The City

A Sunday in the City:  The Scratcher, The Weal and Woe, and Thee Shambels Hi folks – it’s Shannon Brown from Trailer Radio bloggin’ at you live from NYC.  And I’m a-gonna give you a peek into our country music landscape as seen through the false eyelashes of a hillbilly in Gotham. Being a WV…

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