September 4, 2019 – Nashville, TN – Transoceanic Records is at it again for AMERICANAFEST 2019. After the success of their event at the Filming Station during Americana week 2018, including making No Depression’s list of Takeaways from AmericanaFest 2018 , Transoceanic Records is partnering with Atomic Music group and moving their party to the entire 27th floor and rooftop of the Westin Hotel in downtown Nashville for an all-day indoor-outdoor event on September 14th. “Under the Sun at L27” will feature live performances from the king of broken hearts himself, Jim Lauderdale, the California-meets-Nashville soul of Nicki Bluhm, the Canadian Country-Western stylings of Corb Lund, country hit-maker Suzy Bogguss, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Gretchen Peters, Drivin N Cryin’s brand of southern rock, Strung Like A Horse’s high energy post-punk Americana, Mr. Honky Tonk, JP Harris, the rhythmic folk-pop of Michael Logen, North Carolina raised country troubadour Caleb Caudle, the unique songwriting and bass-stylings of Scott Mulvahill, lyrically-driven classic country powerhouse Lauren Morrow, musical journeyman, Jesse Terry, and the Kentucky blues-rock of Magnolia Boulevard.
“It’s an honor to be part of AmericanaFest,” says Susan Wanamaker, co-founder of Transoceanic Records. “It’s really the Olympics of Americana and roots music, showcasing some of the most exciting artists in the industry today. That was our lodestar for planning this all-day special event.” Logan Bosemer, Senior VP of Atomic Music Group, adds, “I’ve worked very hard to build the Atomic Brand in Nashville over the years. It is a proud moment to be able to showcase some of our finest Americana acts, with our partner Transoceanic this year!”
Nashville’s own Acme Radio will be emcee-ing and doing a live remote broadcast of Under the Sun at L27. “Acme Radio has been championing the local Americana scene since we first started, and it’s been cool to watch as this genre has bubbled up,” notes Acme Radio program director and emcee of Under the Sun at L27, Justin Hammel. “I’ve loved seeing these artists grow year after year, through grass roots efforts and wonderful showcases at AmericanaFest. In addition, this line up at the L27 special event is one of the best ones we’ve seen yet, and we’re thrilled to be a part of it, to close out AmericanaFest with a bang!”
“We’re massively pleased to have two legends of the genre, Jim Lauderdale and Gretchen Peters, joining us, together with renown fan favorites, Nicki Bluhm, Drivin N Cryin, Suzy Bogguss, JP Harris, and Corb Lund; exciting rising stars like Scott Mulvahill, Lauren Morrow, Michael Logen, Jesse Terry, Caleb Caudle (just off recording at Cash Cabin), and our own Strung Like a Horse (who are recording with producer Matt Ross-Sprang this summer); plus a new emerging band from Lexington, Magnolia Boulevard, whom we learned about from the wonderful Paul Reed Smith, who produced their new album,” concludes Wanamaker. “It’s a wonderful cross-section of talent.”
The Under the Sun at L27 party goes from 11am to 6:30pm, with free hot chicken and BBQ sliders. Free to the public.