Amy Kurland

Date: 1987 November 06
Length: 63 min.
Call Number: OHC365

Biography

Owner and manager of Nashville’s Bluebird Cafe.

Interview Summary

1987 November 6
(1 hour, 3 minutes)
Amy Kurland, owner and manager of the Bluebird Cafe, talks about the relationship between her club and the country music industry. Discussion includes her musical interests and background; the origin of the Bluebird Cafe; her business approach to the music showcased and the band selection criteria; the songwriters’ forum; the clientele and changes in the audience; the club atmosphere; comments on the club as a unique musical environment; advertising and promotion; comments on the Nashville music scene; and plans for the Bluebird’s future.