Ana Lee

Host/Music Director

Ana Lee is the host and producer of "The Local Brew," a weekly radio show plus a live showcase for Nashville based artists. She hosts mid-days on 89.5 WMOT Roots Radio, Nashville, is a voice over artist and curator of musical experiences for events.

A Los Angeles native, Ana Lee has been on the air at several Southern California stations, from Santa Barbara's KTYD to legendary Los Angeles rocker, 105.5 KNAC. More recently, she hosted afternoons at WRLT, Nashville.

She's interviewed artists from John Hiatt, Brandi Carlile, Sheryl Crow and Kacey Musgraves to Ozzy Osbourne, John Waite and more, local politicians, non-profits, covered events such as the Grammys, MTV Video Music Awards and worked at Capitol Records, A & M Records and House of Blues.

Ana Lee's other passions include animals, nature and gardening. She lives on a mini farm north of Nashville with two horses and a rescue pup named Archie.

Jarrod DickensonReady the Horses ­­∙ May 22, 2020 (Hooked Records)
by ANA LEE ∙ JUNE 5, 2020

After nearly ten years making music together with Cadillac Sky, Bryan Simpson and Matt Menefee have revisited their acoustic roots to form a new band called, The Golden Age. There were two other projects before Bryan and Matt reunited for The Golden Age. Matt, along with Ross Holmes also formerly of Cadillac Sky and Royal Masat on upright bass formed the Nashville trio, ChessBoxer. Bryan’s solo project, The Whistles and The Bells included Matt and Ross along with guitarist Adam Stockdale, drummer Chris Powell, Phoebe Cryar of the Vespers and several others.

Granville Automatic

May 22, 2020

A shared love for nostalgia, including stories and items like the 19th century typewriter this Nashville duo is named after, Granville Automatic has just announced their first ever book with a companion album to follow. I caught up with Elizabeth Elkins and Vanessa Oliveraz via email about these summertime releases and a Livestream Stageit show they have planned for Thursday, May 28th:

Ben de la Cour Shadow Land - May 15, 2020 (Flour Sack Cape Records)

Val Hoeppner / WMOT

Lapse of Luxury ­­– May 8, 2020 Café Rooster Records