Phil vassar's Songs from the cellar

Join country music hit-maker Phil Vassar as he welcomes artists, songwriters, athletes, and wine enthusiasts into his favorite place to write songs: his wine cellar!

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Season 3 Episodes

Lonestar: Tour Stories - Multi-Platinum selling band Lonestar and Phil share stories of their time on the road touring together and perform two of their greatest hits, "Front Porch Looking In" and "Amazed."
Tracy Lawrence: Fun on the Road - Tracy Lawrence is in the Cellar to talk the evolution of the country music business and his legendary tour pranks. Tracy plays his hit "Made in America."
Matt Ramsey (Old Dominion): Full Circle - Old Dominion lead vocalist Matt Ramsey recounts memories of being new to the Nashville scene and credits Phil for laying out the roadmap for his career. They play "Make it Sweet."
Emerging Artists: The Future is Female - Phil spotlights the music and songwriting of emerging female artists: Stephanie Quayle, Arielle, Parker McKay and Kasey Tindall.
Jo-Dee-Messina Songs from the Cellar
Jo Dee Messina: Defining Moments - Phil is joined by one of his longtime collaborators, Jo Dee Messina, as they discuss the career-defining hits that put them both on the map, "I’m Alright" and "Bye Bye."
Phil's Phavorites Part 1 - Phil reflects on some of his favorite moments in the Cellar and shares some never-before-seen footage featuring: Duet by Phil and his daughter Haley, stories by Tracy Lawrence, and Larry Gatlin and Kenny Rogers tribute performance of "Islands in The Stream" with Kellie Pickler.
Phil's Phavorites Part 2 - Phil reflects on some of his favorite moments in the cellar and shares some never-before-seen footage featuring: Kix Brooks, Old Dominion, Vince Gill and breakthrough artist Lexy Hayden.

Season 2 Episodes

Brothers Osborne: It Ain't My Fault - American country music duo Brothers Osborne stop by the Cellar to take a trip with Phil down memory lane and jam on their mega-hit, "It Ain’t My Fault."
Kellie Pickler: Red High Heels - Nashville sweetheart Kellie Pickler joins Phil in the Cellar to sing two of country music’s most legendary duets, "Jackson" and "Islands in the Stream," and discuss writing her first hit, "Red High Heels."
Larry Gatlin: All the Gold - Phil is joined by one of his heroes, Grammy Award-winner Larry Gatlin, who shares stories of his first days in Nashville - touring with the Gatlin Brothers, and the secret to writing iconic songs. Phil and Larry perform "All the Gold in California."
Craig Wiseman: American Child - Phil’s longtime friend and co-writer, Craig Wiseman, stops by to hang with Phil and reminisce about writing (in Phil’s house!) "American Child" and "Bobbi with an 'I'!" Craig performs his Grammy Award-winning hit, "Live Like You Were Dying."
Dennis Quaid: America, I Love You Too! - Legendary actor Dennis Quaid joins Phil in the Cellar to talk the joys of songwriting, then jumps behind the piano to perform "It’ll Be Me" by Jack Clement (who helped prepared Dennis for his acclaimed performance as rockabilly pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis in Great Balls of Fire).
Abby Anderson & Kyle Daniel: Pianos & Soul - It’s dueling pianos in the Cellar when Nashville newcomer Abby Anderson joins Phil to perform "Make Him Wait" and talk writing songs that speak to her values. Kyle Daniel shares his journey from tour manager to songwriter, performing his hit "What’s There to Say?"
Steve Wariner: Working With The Greats - Iconic singer-songwriter Steve Wariner talks with Phil about working with country music greats like Dottie West and Chet Atkins, on his journey to becoming a four-time, Grammy Award-winning solo artist
Chingy, Meg & Tyler: The Mashup - Rap artist Chingy and Phil discuss the commonality in songwriting regardless of genre and jam on an acoustic version of his mega-hit "Right Thurr" and do "The Whoa Down" with Meg & Tyler. Phil and Jeff play "Takes Me Back Again."
Kix Brooks: Songs, Wine & Kix - Phil’s neighbor Kix Brooks drops by to share stories about songwriting and life on the road over a bottle of wine from his Tennessee based winery, Arrington Vineyards.
Vince Gill: Heart Strings - Country music superstar Vince Gill joins Phil in the Cellar to talk The Grand Ole Opry and being the Eagles’ front man. Vince sings a heartfelt-rendition of the title track from his double platinum album of the same name, "When I Call Your Name."

Season 1 Episodes

Charles Esten - Charles Esten is in the cellar with Phil and shares his journey from playing Buddy Holly in London on the West End to his role as “Deacon Claybourne” on the hit series Nashville.
Gotta' Roll with It - Prolific writer Jeffrey Steele stops by the cellar to talk songwriting with Phil. He and Phil jam on "Love is a Beautiful Thing." Jessie James Decker also drops in and does "Lights Down Low" and shares how she conquers being a singer-songwriter, TV star, entrepreneur and mom.
Blue Collar Man - Phil and iconic guitarist Tommy Shaw hang out in the cellar while he recounts the journey of becoming the front man for STYX and the process of writing one of their greatest hits, "Blue Collar Man." Phil and Tommy join on the classic hit, "When Will I Be Loved."
On the Dock of the Bay - Steve Cropper, one of Rolling Stone Magazines top 100 guitarists of all time, and Phil share a drink and jam on Cropper’s mega hits, "(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay" and "In the Midnight Hour."
Vegas Baby! - Phil heads to Las Vegas where he meets up with comedian Carrot Top and former Heavy Weight Champion of the World, Mike Tyson. Mike Tyson at the piano, the antics are crazy!
Arena to Acoustic - Phil’s longtime friend John Rich stops in to do "I Wish You Were Beer" and catches up with Phil on writing together and the importance of fans. Legendary guitarist Peter Frampton performs "Do You Feel Like I Do" and discusses the transition from playing arena rock shows to smaller acoustic shows.
No Rocking Chair Regrets - Country singer-songwriter CAM and Phil chat about co-writing their first song, "I Want It All," and creating pieces that are authentic and not over-commercialized. Cam performs her platinum hit, "Burning House."
Songwriter Rounds - Sister Hazel rocks the cellar with Phil on "All for You" and talks about taking care of the “Hazelnuts." Phil and Grammy Award-winning songwriter Mike Reid do a deep dive into the craft of songwriting. Mike plays his unforgettable hit, "I Can’t Make You Love Me."
Tennessee Whiskey - Phil visits the famous Jack Daniels Distillery in Lynchburg, Tennessee. Pat Alger discusses hiring Phil for his very first demo and writing the country hit, "The Thunder Rolls." Tony Arata talks about and performs his smash, "The Dance."
The Accidental Thing - Country sensation Hunter Hayes discusses the songwriting process and the importance of not trying too hard with Phil. They perform "Amen" and "Yesterday’s Song."

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