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'Nashville 2.0: The Rise of Americana': Rosanne Cash learned guitar from Carl Perkins

Americana music is a term people have a little trouble defining.After watching PBS Arts Fall Festival's "Nashville 2.0: The Rise of Americana," airing Friday, Nov. 22 (check local listings), try to focus on this, viewers may have the same issue.However, as long as people watch to learn a little and not expect a definitive view, they can have a great time enjoying fun performances.Rosanne Cash, who sang 10 songs at a gathering of reporters last summer, then spoke exclusively with Zap2it, reflects on Americana."I define it as roots music, with a heavy emphasis on real songwriting and literate songwriting," she says, leaning back into a couch and sipping a glass of wine. "It is authentic, connecting, not just assaulting your sense. Whether bluegrass or folk, it is rooted in something real about songwriting."The hourlong documentary features interviews with artists, producers and music journalists. People say they know Americana when they hear it.The genre includes bluegrass,... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/11/nashville-20-the-rise-of-americana-rosanne-cash-learned-guitar-from-carl-perkins.html

Nashville Season 2 Spoilers: Rayna and Deacon Fighting Over Scarlett!

After an epic storyline during Season 1 of Nashville, we’ve been pretty disappointed in the lack of screentime between Rayna Jaymes (Connie Britton) and Deacon Claybourne (Charles Esten) so far on Season 2. We understand that the dramatic car crash has created quite a bit of tension between the two former lovebirds, but is there hope? While they’ve had time to collect themselves during their time apart, that healing process is going to go out the window now that Rayna is Scarlett O’Connor’s... //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/mG1HojlTDhw/2013-11-20-season-2-spoilers-rayna-deacon

Nashville Season 2 Spoilers: Will Rayna and Juliette Become Besties?

Throughout the first season of Nashville, Rayna Jaymes (Connie Britton) and Juliette Barnes (Hayden Panettiere) were going head-to-head, exchanging epic comebacks and throwing shade at each other any chance they could. With both of the country superstars seeking the limelight and similar accolades, it’s no surprise they ended up being frenemies — but all of that could change later in the sophomore season. According to E! News, the feuding Southern belles could be joining forces sometime... //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/sahi5oVImq0/2013-11-20-season-2-spoilers-rayna-juliette

[Video] 'Nashville' Sneak Peek: Rayna and Jeff Go to War

It is make it or break it time on Nashville . Episode 8 of season 2,  "Hanky Panky Woman," will rock Scarlett, Gunnar and Rayna...but it won't all be bad. Lets break down what's to come.   Read More.... //www.buddytv.com/articles/nashville-abc/video-nashville-sneak-peek-ray-51925.aspx

Nashville Promo: Season 2, Episode 8 — Scarlett Gets Booed Off the Stage! (VIDEO)

We’re still in shock after last night’s rollercoaster ride on Nashville, and it doesn’t look like things are going to be letting up anytime soon. In the promo for next week’s episode, “Hanky Panky Woman,” we see some crazy moments for Rayna Jaymes (Connie Britton) and Scarlett O’Connor (Clare Bowen) — with Juliette Barnes (Hayden Panettiere) noticeably mostly absent after getting attacked sexily by Charles Wentworth’s (Charlie Bewley) crazy wife. “You only get one chance to make a good first... //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/XS9jFbeFK7o/2013-11-14-promo-season-2-episode-8

Nashville Spoiler Photos: Season 2, Episode 8 — Rayna Performs With Luke, Scarlett Debuts!

It's hard to recover from the shocking conclusion to Nashville’s latest episode, with Olivia Wentworth (Brit Shaw) planting a big ol’ kiss on country starlet Juliette Barnes (Hayden Panettiere) in the final moments. But don’t worry, we’ve picked our jaw up off the floor and are already thinking about Episode 8: “Hanky Panky Woman.” In these spoiler photos from next week’s episode, we see that Rayna Jaymes (Connie Britton) and Scarlett O’Connor (Clare Bowen) have gone on tour with Luke... //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/DF6fcnQVVik/2013-11-14-spoiler-season-2-episode-8

Nashville Season 2 Episode 8 Promo: 7 Things We Learn About "Hanky Panky Woman"

Just when we thought Nashville couldn't get any crazier, Olivia Wentworth went and planted her lips on Juliette's at the end of Season 2, Episode 7: "She's Got You." We must admit, we did not see that one coming. So, what happens now? The promo for Season 2, Episode 8: "Hanky Panky Woman" gives us some clues. We've taken a close look at the promo to see what it reveals. 1. Scarlett is nervous. The promo opens with Scarlette looking out at a stadium of screaming fans. "This is the biggest... //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/YofZ9C6Crzg/2013-11-14-season-2-episode-8-promo

Nashville Season 2 Spoilers: What’s Next For Maddie and Deacon?

Deacon Claybourne (Charles Esten) may just get in touch with a softer side on this week’s episode of Nashville and we couldn’t be more pleased at the prospect — we’ve had quite enough of surly, prison-dwelling Deacon, thank you. In an interview with TVLine, Charles tells the site that tomorrow’s episode finally finds Deacon connecting with his daughter Maddie after she asks him for guitar lessons. “The thing I really like about the writing is that [Maddie asks Deacon for] guitar lessons,”... //feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/_NF7NV1BYAo/2013-11-13-season-2-spoilers-whats-next

Nashville Season 2 Episode 8 “Hanky Panky Woman”

Nashville  Season 2 Episode 8 “Hanky Panky Woman” airs Wednesday, November 20 at 10 pm on ABC. Episode Synopsis:  Nashville Season 2 Episode 8 “Hanky Panky Woman” – Rayna joins Scarlett on the road for her first tour date with Luke Wheeler (Will Chase, “Smash”) and is blindsided when Deacon confronts her about putting too much pressure on Scarlett too soon. Jeff goes to war against Rayna on control of the album she produced with Liam, and Juliette makes a decision about Charlie Wentworth. Gunnar struggles to write a song for a major artist, and gets help from Scarlett-sparking an idea for Rayna that could potentially be liberating for her and life-changing for Gunnar, on “Nashville,” WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20 (10:00-11:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. Read More... //www.tvequals.com/2013/11/20/nashville-season-2-episode-8-hanky-panky-woman/