Louisiana native, now 20-year East Nashville resident, Kevin Gordon is a touring recording artist and songwriter whose latest release, Tilt & Shine, was ranked #2 in Paste's Best Roots & Blues Albums of 2018. Long Gone Time (2015), and 2012's Gloryland garnered high praise from The New York Times, USA Today, Rolling Stone, and others. His songs have been recorded by Keith Richards, Levon Helm, Irma Thomas, Hard Working Americans, Ronnie Hawkins, and more. The title track from his Down to the Well CD, a duet with Lucinda Williams, was featured on the Oxford American Southern Music Sampler. Also a published poet, Gordon earned an MFA degree from the renowned University of Iowa Writers' Workshop.