Michael Castello

Michael is a singer/songwriter, producer, director, engineer and owner of Nashville.com. Michael has been in the music and film industry for 40 years and learned songwriting from Tin Pan Alley great Lou Stallman.

Sarah Lightman Releases New Single TODAY

Sarah Lightman

NASHVILLE: This week’s Nashville Pick is Sarah Lightman and her song TODAY.  With its captivating melody and deeply resonant lyrics: “As I ride between the lines, I think about the dreams / see inside. I’m living them in another place, instead of where I am today.” In a world where …

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Mandi Sagal’s New Video Holy Smoke

Mandi Sagal’s New Video Holy Smoke

NASHVILLE – This week’s Nashville.com Pick is Mandi Sagal and her new single “HOLY SMOKE“. Mandi Sagal, born and raised in Green Bay WI, began singing publicly at age 9. She was well known in her hometown as a singer and artist, seen performing everywhere from Green Bay Packers and …

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Jon Muq – Runaway

NASHVILLE – This week’s Nashville Pick is Jon Muq and his song “Runuway“ from his Flying Away album. Runaway has a ska/reggae feel to it that is mesmerizing. From the vibrant streets of Kampala, Uganda, to the bustling live music scene of Austin, Texas, Jon Muq’s journey as a singer-songwriter …

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Maddie Zahm – Lady Killer

Maddie Zahm

NASHVILLE – This week’s Nashville.com Pick is, “Lady Killer,” which exemplifies Maddie Zahm’s ability to blend catchy melodies with introspective lyrics. This song features a vibrant mix of electronic beats and a pulsating rhythm that makes it irresistibly danceable, yet it’s her lyrical prowess that steals the spotlight. She explores …

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Lou Nashville

Lou Nashville

Lou Nashville is a distinguished dining destination that reflects the city’s evolving culinary landscape, blending Southern traditions with a modern, innovative approach. This restaurant distinguishes itself by offering a menu that’s both familiar and inventive, creating a unique dining experience that resonates with locals and visitors alike. At the core …

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Shotgun Willie’s BBQ

Shotgun Willey's BBQ

Shotgun Willie’s BBQ  is not just a restaurant; it’s an establishment that celebrates the essence of Nashville’s vibrant music scene and its delectable culinary offerings. This spot is not just a nod to the famous Willie Nelson song; it’s a place where food, music, and culture converge to create an …

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Yolan

Spaghetti alla Chitarra, - sea urchin, caviar, chives

Yolan is an exquisite Italian restaurant, embodying the essence of Italian culinary tradition while presenting it with contemporary flair and elegance. Situated in a space that blends modern aesthetics with a warm, inviting atmosphere, Yolan offers its guests an immersive dining experience that goes beyond just food, engaging all the …

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Kisser

Smoke bay scallops, glazed in a sticky sweet soy sauce

Brian Lea and Leina Horii, a dynamic husband-and-wife duo, introduced Kisser, a tribute to the cozy and welcoming ambiance of a Japanese kissaten. This unique spot offers a comforting array of food and beverages, inviting locals to dine, drink, and relax. California-born Brian Lea embarked on his culinary journey alongside …

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Husk

Husk Nashville’s cuisine is a deep dive into the essence of Southern cooking, with a menu that embodies the region’s culinary traditions while embracing a modern twist. The restaurant’s focus is on locally sourced, heirloom ingredients, which means the dishes reflect the agricultural heritage and biodiversity of the South. This …

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Xiao Bao

Xiao bao

Xiao Bao in East Nashville offers a unique dining experience, blending Asian culinary traditions with a modern, approachable twist. This restaurant, created by the husband-and-wife duo Joshua Walker and Duolan Li, is set in a location that combines mid-century American diner aesthetics with Mainland China influences. The decor features a …

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