Rock N Pod Preparty and Expo Nashville Tennessee

Rock N Pod Preparty and Expo 2 in Nashville Tennessee 2018

August 24th and 25th 2018 was the dates and Nashville Tennessee was the Destination for PodCasters and Rockers to come together for the 2nd Annual Rock N Pod Preparty and Expo.
It was Great weather for the weekend of the Expo. PodCasters , Fans and Musicians along with lots of different vendors made for a very fun event. People came from all over the US to attend this event.
The Preparty/ concert which was held at the Mercy Lounge in Downtown Nashville Tennessee was the setting.
The Night Kicked off with Ron Keel (Lead Singer of Keel ) doing about a 35 minute acoustic set. He Had the crowd singing along on a few songs and did a wonderful job opeing the show and priming the audience.
Greg Mangus Allstars Featuring Greg Mangus, Josh Detoit, Jarred Pope, Eric Borash & Joe Bass. Were Up Next and kicked the party up a notch doing covers of Ac/Dc , Rod Stewart, Led Zeppelin just to name a few. They were really Rocking.

Next was The band Tora Tora. They did a Great job keeping the energy going and the party Rocking. Starting off with “Loves A Bitch” and ending their set with their famous song “ Walking Shoes” they too had the crowd singing along and are a lot of fun to see play live .

Then Came Time for Angel. The Reunion of Punky Meadows and Frank DiMino everyone had been waiting for! They Did not disapoint.! Singing all the Angel hits and sounding amazing and had the crowd going wild!
Definetly a night of Great Music by all the bands .
The Next Day The Rock N Pod Expo was held at The World Famous Nashville Palace Featured Meet N Greets By Angel’s Punky Meadows & Frank DiMino & Danny Farrow Anniello, also Tora Tora, Ron Keel, Eerie Von (Danzig) Just To Name a few. They Also had panel discussions with the bands/Musicians and Famous Record Producers Like Michael Wagener, Toby Wright, & Michael Vescera. and Songwriters. Lots of memorabilia dealers . Fun was had by all and the after party at The Basement in Downtown Nashville Featured Denman, Jacob Cade, Silent Theory, Black Heron.Already looking forward to the next Rocknpod!
More info on The Rocknpod expo can be found at

This is part 1 of a couple articles on this event.

Angela Richardson-Newman Music Matters Magazine

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