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HATCH SUNShould you ever find yourself at the Opry, or in Nashville at all, I’d say Hatch Show Prints is a must. This place is epic and historic, established back in 1879. It still produces letterpress prints of concert posters for venues all around the country from an old and crowded storefront on Broadway. I was in awe of the rich paper stock, the bold colours and simple print designs, and the range of country and rock favourites they celebrated. We watched the ten or so staff use the presses and select the letters from old blocks and ink stained drawers, the radio playing in the background and two old cats making themselves at home in the stacks. I bought gifts for some special people in my life, and a block-print Patsy Cline poster for myself. It’s just a small part of this music institution but I can’t wait to have it on my wall.

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