Free show for the Main Street Trolley Tour! Playing solo, with Memphis's Myla Smith.
Sounds Like: Sandra McCracken, Alison Krauss, Lori McKenna
Label: Shake Rag Records
Bio: Art, beauty, and truth—such words characterize the music and person of Myla Smith. Born and raised on a non-working farm just north of Memphis in Shake Rag, Tennessee, Myla’s passion for music and lyrical honesty comes from a bright, insightful mind and rich musical roots. Myla began singing in c...See Full Bio
“Smith’s follow-up to her 2006 debut was actually two EPs — White, which sets the young singer-songwriter in a modern pop setting, and Gold, which has a more relaxed country vibe thanks to the presence of acclaimed pickers Eric Lewis and Tommy Burroughs. Splitting her hand paid off for Smith, resulting in two of the most commercially viable recordings to come out of Memphis this year. This is the record that, when it popped up in my iPod’s shuffle mode, people (including sometimes myself) were most likely to mistake it for the radio”