For the fourth year in a row, BMI presented three of Nashville’s best indie bands at Bonnaroo as part of the organization’s Road to Bonnaroo contest, co-sponsored by Nashville’s Mercy Lounge, the Nashville Scene, and the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Alanna Royale, Ranch Ghost, and Ri¢hie performed energetic sets at the New Music on Tap Lounge brewed by Miller Lite on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the four-day music festival.
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On Saturday (6/15), the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum honored Bergen White in its quarterly series Nashville Cats: A Celebration of Music City Musicians. White provided horn and string arrangements featured on country, pop and R&B hits such as “Welcome to My World” (Eddy Arnold), “God Bless the USA” (Lee Greenwood), “The Chokin’ Kind” (Joe Simon), “Holes in the Floor of Heaven” (Steve Wariner) and “Polk Salad Annie” (Tony Joe White).
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Brad Paisley visited with University of Alabama head coach Nick Saban at his concert last Friday, June 14, in Tuscaloosa.