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Story by Blake Holliday / Contributing Writer Sam Smith originally broke into the music scene back in 2014 with his debut, full-length album, “In the Lonely Hour.” His hit single “Stay With Me” was played everywhere, and Smith was performing at and selling out venues such as the Ryman Auditorium here in Nashville and the …

Brinley Hineman // Contributing writer Sam Smith let his fans in on a big surprise at the beginning of October: he would be re-releasing his debut album, In the Lonely Hour, in a double-disc format complete with new songs. Smith announced the release of this album, The Lonely Hour: The Drowning Shadows Edition, via Twitter to fans on …

The first day of the 2015 Forecastle Festival was cut short after severe weather hit Louisville, Kentucky, Friday night. British singer-songwriter Sam Smith, the festival’s final act of the day, was performing his song “Lay Me Down” when violent winds hit the festival’s main stage at Waterfront Park, causing stage amenities to sway and creating …

The Forecastle Festival begins today at Waterfront Park in Louisville, Kentucky. The festival gives music fans an eclectic mix of music, bourbon and Kentucky cuisine on the banks of the Ohio River. Artists including Sam Smith, My Morning Jacket and Widespread Panic will be taking the stage throughout the weekend. Here’s our recommendations for who to …