Category: Flood2010

Soles4Souls Donates Shoes For Flood Victims

Soles4Souls Inc., the shoe charity, is working overtime to provide free shoes, water and other items to people in its hometown of Nashville. Soles4Souls unveiled a three-stage relief plan, beginning with a massive distribution of 85,000 new pairs of shoes at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds. On Monday, May 10, from 3:00 PM-7:00 PM, staff and volunteers […]

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“Writer’s Block” Concert Becomes Flood Benefit 

On Sunday, May 16, the Listening Room Cafe at Cummins Station will take over the across-the-street parking lot and host the First Annual Writer’s Block featuring performances from some of Nashville’s hit songwriters and artists including Jeffrey Steele, Rivers Rutherford, Kirsti Manna, Bridgette Tatum, Andy Griggs, Danny Myrick and many others.  A percentage of the […]

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A Life Changing Event

Nashville Scene, our sister publication offers an introspective collection of articles with perspective on  life changing events this week in Nashville’s history. Be sure to pick up the issue, and also click on the link at the bottom of this page to see a 45-slide Flood retrospective. —DMR • • • • • This is […]

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Nashville Symphony Presents Free “Thank You” Concert Tonight

With Schermerhorn Symphony Center damaged by the extensive downtown flooding, the Nashville Symphony has moved swiftly to find alternative venues for multiple May concerts. The first of these is tonight’s (5/7) free outdoor public concert in front of the Metro Courthouse, One Public Square. 

The Symphony is calling the free show a “thank-you” to the […]

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CMA To Donate All Proceeds of CMA Music Fest to Flood Relief and Music Education

In response to the devastating floods that have plagued the City of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, CMA has announced that 50 percent of the net proceeds of 2010 CMA Music Festival will be donated to the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee for flood relief. This is in addition to CMA’s already established annual donation of […]

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Local Flood Updates 5/6

CMT Offices Remain Closed CMT’s offices in Downtown Nashville remain closed today (5/6) due to flood-related power outages and other damage. CMT spokesperson Lisa Chater tells MusicRow that, although the offices are closed and several of CMT’s TV Trucks were affected, employees are working remotely. CMT promises that television viewers will see no change, with […]

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The Show Goes On For Relocated Opry

A flooded Grand Ole Opry House was not enough to keep the hallowed country music institution from going forward and carrying on. Despite Nashville’s new and unwelcome disaster area status, the Tuesday night Opry performance went on as scheduled last night (5/4). Relocated to the War Memorial Auditorium, the Grand Ole Opry convened with performers […]

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Soundcheck Flooding Devastates Local Music Industry

Adam Gold, from MusicRow’s sister publication the Nashville Scene, posted the following story about the devastation that hit flooded Nashville rehearsal and storage facility Soundcheck, and the far-reaching effects – financial and emotional – on the city’s musicians and music industry. • • • Soundcheck Nashville Is Submerged [Lost in the Flood] When compared to […]

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Shedaisy Video Says Help Your Neighbor…

Shedaisy’s Kelsi and Kassidy helping sister Kristyn in the clean up her flooded basement. Also discussed are ways to help, places to donate…

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Kenny Chesney’s Home Flooded

If anyone needs proof that nobody is immune to the disastrous flooding that has hit Middle Tennessee, they need only to visit superstar Kenny Chesney’s riverside residence. CNN’s Anderson Cooper did just that, interviewing the singer via telephone and airing video Chesney made as he found his 40-acre spread covered with flood waters. Chesney also […]

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Our City

The following letter comes from Danny Arena and Sara Light of SongU.com via Doak Turner of nashvillemuse.com. Turner writes, “great message that speaks for many of us in Nashville – we will come back, we will help each other through this time right now and help with the “moving back in parties” in the future! […]

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