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Starting Over

I’ve been playing music for the majority of my life, which is a crazy sentence to type. I picked up the guitar when I was 10, quit my day job and went full time at 19, and now I’m 26. … Continue reading

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Not Dead. Different.

Molly and I recently attended a networking event at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, and we got to speak to about ten different folks from the music industry. Some were involved with record labels, some were involved on the … Continue reading

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Down By The River

Hi! I’m Brian Keith Wallen, and I live in a van down by the river. OK, not exactly like Chris Farley’s character in the famous SNL sketch, but kind of! I make my living as a solo touring musician, and I’m … Continue reading

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“To A Band That I Loved”

The title of this blog post is the title of the last song on Jason Isbell’s excellent new album, “Something More Than Free.” It’s a touching and poetic ode to the connection created between artist and listener, a tribute paid to … Continue reading

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