2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Cheetah Chrome

Wednesday, March 18
8:30PM - 9:00PM

Hotel Vegas Patio
1500 E 6th St


It's a long way from CBGB to the Grand Ole Opry, and Nashville might not be the first
town that comes to mind when you hear the name Cheetah Chrome, but the iconic
punk rocker has actually called Music City home for more than 15 years. Chrome, who
rose to fame as the guitarist for seminal 1970's bands Rocket From The Tombs and The
Dead Boys, never really expected to wind up there either.
"I came down to Nashville to do some demos," says Chrome, "and I was supposed to be
here two weeks. I liked the place and decided to stick around and take a little
vacation. I liked it better and better and ended up meeting my wife, and I just never
went back. I still have my expired return ticket."
It was in Nashville that Chrome launched the latest chapter in his storied career,
Plowboy Records, after a chance connection with Shannon Pollard, grandson of
country legend Eddy Arnold. "I remember hearing him as a kid on the radio,...

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