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“Musician’s Corner” Comes to Centennial Park

A new Nashville destination, dubbed Musicians Corner, will showcase and celebrate the Music City’s musical talent. Located in the West End Avenue corner of Centennial Park, the location will be inaugurated with a series of free Saturday afternoon lawn parties, starting July 10 and continuing every Saturday from 3:00 to 6:00 PM through October 16. […]

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Ricky Skaggs Returns With “Mosaic”

With his new album, Mosaic, due on August 24 from Skaggs Family Records, 14-time Grammy winner Ricky Skaggs is back with a full band sound. Following an unparalleled string of success in country music in the 1980s and early ‘90s, including eight CMA Awards (1985 Entertainer of the Year), Platinum records and a performance at […]

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“Tunesmithing” Comes To Music Row

“Tunesmithing on Music Row,” a monthly show spotlighting emerging and hit songwriters, will take place from 6:30-9:00 PM on Wednesday, July 7 at Edgehill Studios Cafe, 1201 Villa Place on Music Row. The headliner for the evening will be singer/songwriter Tom Shinness. Also on the bill will be songwriter/actor Mike Callahan, songwriter Claudia Nygaard, and songwriter/author […]

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Paul Harris Brings Laughs To CMA Fest

Comedian Paul Harris joined the ranks as a performer on the LP Field Stage on Sunday, June 13 to close out the sold out 2010 CMA Music Festival. In his debut appearance at the festival, Harris entertained a crowd of 40,000-plus fans that had spent the last four days enjoying country music’s hottest entertainers. His comedy […]

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First Concert at Fontanel: Songwriters Sing For Nashville

The Woods at Fontanel is partnering with Anchor Trailways & Tours and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation to present its first concert, Songwriters Sing For Nashville. The benefit for flood relief is scheduled for Saturday, July 17, 2010 from 4:30 to 8:00 p.m. Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees slated to perform include Roger […]

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United Way Hosts Song Contest

United Way is hosting the “Live United” Summer Song Contest. The organization is looking for songs about hope, teamwork, restoration and overcoming adversity, such as songs inspired by Nashville’s recent flood. Two finalists will perform their songs live at 3rd and Lindsley during United Way’s “Stuff the Bus” School Supply Drive Launch Concert on June […]

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Music Council Schedules Industry Conversation

“A Conversation with the Nashville Music Council” is scheduled for June 29, 4-5 p.m. at the W.O. Smith Nashville Community Music School, 1125 8th Ave. S. The Nashville Music Council under the leadership of Mayor Karl Dean and Mary Ann McCready, of Flood, Bumstead, McCready and McCarthy, has been meeting for over a year. The […]

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Voorhis Departs Skyline

“The past seven years have been incredible,” says Chip Voorhis who started Skyline Music with Paul Worley and Wally Wilson. “I’m very proud of what we’ve been able to build and accomplish. It was truly an honor to be able to work with the writers and artists, and enjoy such amazing music.” Voorhis, who served […]

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More Photos From Music Fest Week

Marty Stuart’s Late Night Jam, Josh Turner’s dance contest, Josh Thompson and more…

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Twitter Places Tweets Location

Where are you? Where were you a few hours ago? Twitter users will find answers to these important questions when the social network rolls out its new Twitter Places functionality over the next week or so. “It helps to know where a Tweet is coming from,” says the Twitter blog. “Is that person watching the […]

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BamaJam Attracts 300,000 Fans

Bamajam 2010 organizers say the event was a success, drawing about 109,000 fans each day, for an aggregate gate count of 300,000 over three days. Held June 3-5 in Enterprise, Alabama, The Verizon Wireless Bamajam Music and Arts Festival 2010 hosted a musical variety including Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown Band, Train, Rodney Atkins, Miranda Lambert, […]

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