Bela Fleck and the Nashville Earth Day Festival 2010

This Saturday at Nashville’s Centennial Park is the 2010 Nashville Earth Day Festival!

2010 Music Schedule from

5:30-7pm Bela Fleck – Acoustic with Friends
4-5p Sara Watkins of Nickel Creek
3-3:45p Apache Relay
2-2:45p Homemade Water

Here is a link to my interview with Bela Fleck, who will be headlining Earth Day and performing acoustic with friends from 5:30pm-7 He talked about who is in the band and told us he created the group just for the show on Saturday. He also gave us two terrific performances in the Lightning 100 studios and a lesson on playing the Banjo, Bela Fleck style!

The video footage should be up shortly! For now, here is footage from the last time he made it over to Marathon Village.

Here is Bela Fleck’s interview on Music Business Radio

Bela Fleck is known as the world’s best banjo player and has virtually reinvented both the image of the banjo as well as and the sound of the instrument.

Bela has won 11 Grammy Awards and has played on albums by Chick Corea, Phish, Bruce Hornsby, Shawn Colvin, Jerry Douglas, and Dave Matthews Band.

This episode talks about signing record deals, leaving record deals, signing other record deals, recording albums, writing songs, establishing yourself in different genres of music, and his new documentary film, Throw Down Your Heart.

Here is Sara Watkins recent in studio performance

Here is Apache Relay’s recent appearance and performance on the Lightning 100 morning show with Mary Brace

Here is the super acoustic version of that song

Here is footage from 2009 when Homemade Water played Live on the Green and stopped by the Lightning 100 studios to chat with David Hall and give us a live performance.

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