In the second collaboration with the Americana Music Association, Union Station Hotel Nashville will hold a special edition of its Riffs on the Rails featuringÂ Rodney Crowell. The complimentary event is open to the public and will be held in the grand lobby of the Union Station Hotel on Wednesday, Jan.Â 25, at 6:30 p.m.
Crowellâ€™s forthcoming album,Â Close Ties, is slated for release March 31 on New West Records. During Riffs on the Rails, attendees will enjoy a conversation with Crowellâ€”interviewed by author and musicianÂ Peter Cooperâ€”as he talks about the making ofÂ Close TiesÂ and performs songs from the project. The event will also be broadcasted live on Facebook, hosted by the Americana Music Association and shared by Union Station Hotel and New West Records Facebook pages.
Union Station Hotelâ€™s ongoing Riffs on the Rails live music series gets up close and personal with some of the cityâ€™s singers and songwriters, including Billy Bragg, Joe Henry, Boss Cotton, Holly Norman and Donna Frost, among many others. Each session offers an intimate performance from local talent and the stories that inspired their songs.
Union Station Hotel offers valet parking for $15 for up to 2 hours. Additional self-parking can be found behind the hotel on the south side of the property.