Lavender Country: The World’s First Queer Country Band!!!
May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm$7
Lavender Country, released in 1973, is recognized by the Country Music Hall of Fame as the first gay country album. It was reissued in 2014 to great critical acclaim and became the subject of an award-winning documentary in 2016.
“These songs are played with a great 70s country twang, and their politics resonate way past the final notes.” – Pitchfork Media
“Compelling activist anthems.” – Rolling Stone
“Calling [Lavender Country] ahead of its times is an understatement.” – Entertainment Weekly
Winner for “Best Album Reissue” from Pitchfork Media 2014
Winner for “Best Documentary Short” (Cryin’ these C*cksuckin’ Tears) at SXSW, Seattle International Film Fest, and Outfest 2016
Winner of Nashville Pride’s 2016 Trailblazer Award