People Supporting Artists Telethon Announces Lineup: Rosanne Cash, Shovels & Rope, More (Live For Live Music)
The “People Supporting Artists Telethon” has announced a diverse lineup for the inaugural event, including Rosanne Cash, Shovels & Rope, John Oates, and many more.
John Prine, Who Chronicled the Human Condition in Song, Dies at 73 (The New York Times)
John Prine, the raspy-voiced country-folk singer whose ingenious lyrics to songs by turns poignant, angry and comic made him a favorite of Bob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson and others, died on Tuesday in Nashville. He was 73.
Music City showing gratitude the best way we know how (WSMV News 4)
Van Morrison was right, and doctors and nurses on the front lines agree. A new website called Grati-Tunes that was created on Music Row gives music lovers a chance to dedicate a song to medical workers, intending to lift their mood or lower stress.
Two apps help Tennessee musicians stay afloat during shutdown (Fox 17 Nashville)
Two new innovations for musicians are helping them pay their bills and connect with fans during the COVID-19 outbreak.
CMT Music Awards Move to October 14 (CMT)
The 2020 CMT Music Awards, originally slated for June 3, 2020, will move to Wednesday, October 14, 2020.
Last-Minute Easter Feast (Nashville Scene)
We get it. You might have let Easter sneak up on you in these days where looking at the calendar is only a source of irritation and depression.
Actor John Krasinski, wife Emily Blunt surprise young fan with ‘Hamilton’ reunion (CBS 2 Iowa)
In the second episode of his YouTube show, “Some Good News,” John Krasinski had a big treat for a young girl whose birthday plans were impacted due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee awards grants (News 4)
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee announces 15 additional grants this week totaling $592,000 to area nonprofits and organizations helping victims affected by the deadly tornadoes of March 3.
Country singer Caylee Hammack and her band went from concerts to mowing lawns (16 KMTR)
Country singer Caylee Hammack and her band are facing months without income after the concert industry came to a halt to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. So they put down their guitars and started pushing lawnmowers.
NASCAR’s iRacing embracing spotlight during Cup series postponement (WZTV)
In a time where there are no live sporting events, NASCAR has made an adjustment and it’s exceeded even their expectations.