Levi Hummon Talks Nashville Roots, Inspirational Parents, New EP, Upcoming Tour Dates & More

Levi Hummon Talks Nashville Roots, Inspirational Parents, New EP, Upcoming Tour Dates & More

Jim Casey talks with Levi Hummon about:

  • being born and raised in Nashville
  • watching the city change over his 27 years
  • growing up with a successful songwriting father, Marcus Hummon
  • being influenced by all genres of music, including the Ramones and the Clash
  • the homegrown singer/songwriters coming out of Nashville, including Thomas Rhett and Tucker Beathard
  • studying sculpture and painting in college before transitioning to music
  • building a songwriting catalog by co-writing with his dad
  • stepping away from his record deal with Big Machine
  • finding his voice, both literally and figuratively
  • releasing his new six-song EP, Patient
  • opening shows for Dwight Yoakam, Kelsea Ballerini, Sam Hunt and more
  • hitting the road, including a stop at War Memorial Auditorium on Dec. 6 for the Nashville House Concerts
  • the non-profit his mother Becca Stevens started called Thistle Farms

Show Participants:

  • Levi Hummon
  • Jim Casey, NCD editor in chief

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Nashville New Year

Nashville New Year

You can ring in the New Year in Nashville with a free show featuring Keith Urban, Brett Young, Peter Frampton, Judah & the Lion, Caitlyn Smith, Devon Gilfillian and Fisk Jubilee Singers. The free event—dubbed the Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve in Nashville—will take place at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Gates will open at 4 p.m. CT on Dec. 31.