Williamson County’s biggest music festival returns this year with another huge lineup of music and tickets go on sale this week. The Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, September 24-25. Tickets for the two-day event are available for purchase on the festival’s website.
Ahead of the team’s hometown debut, PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Stampede Days from Aug. 19-21, the Nashville Stampede today announced a two-day fan festival at Bridgestone Arena, featuring non-stop musical performances, local vendors and more, headlined by an in-arena performance on August 19 by reigning Rocky Mountain Country Music Entertainer Chancey Williams.
Longtime readers of Bites probably know that I rarely cover “National [Insert Food] Day” or “International [Insert Drink] Month,” but when it comes to puppy dogs, I’ve got a soft spot. August is National Dog Month, and Friday, Aug. 26, is officially National Dog Day. If you are observant, Hathorne will be the place to be that evening from 5-7:30 p.m. as they celebrate Yappy Hour.
The goal of the fourth annual Veterans Art Exhibition at the Monthaven Arts and Cultural Center in Hendersonville is to use the arts to honor, help and heal our veterans.
Each textile in Weaving Splendor tells a complex and fascinating story that leads guests on a journey along trade routes across continents, and through time.
Metro Nashville is teaming with Garth Brooks to increase safety measures and traffic control in downtown Nashville with the creation of a Metro Nashville Police Department police substation, as well as a Nashville Department of Transportation and Multimodal Infrastructure traffic control room, in the same building that will house Brooks’ upcoming Friends in Low Places Bar & Honky-Tonk, located at 411 Broadway in downtown Nashville.
The Arts & Business Council, Blackbird Media, and F&M Bank have teamed up to present the Artist of the Week on The Nashville Sign. This week’s featured artist is Duncan McDaniel! Duncan McDaniel is an interdisciplinary artist whose practice combines light, color, found objects and traditional art-making techniques to create gallery pieces as well as public art. His goal is to promote an awareness of place using light, color, sculptural design elements, and playful interaction.
With all the emotional power and dramatic possibilities first uncovered in Alice Walker’s beloved and iconic 1982 novel – can you believe it’s been 40 years? – and capitalizing on the success of the much-loved 1985 film treatment that gave Whoopi Goldberg and Oprah Winfrey their first screen roles, The Color Purple’s transformation into a musical for the stage breathed new life and vibrancy into the story, while providing an entré for new legions of fans eager to embrace the colorful characters and their vivid stories that flowed from Walker’s pen.
Luke Bryan is honoring courageous first responders and hometown heroes in his latest music video, “Country On.” The hitmaker premiered the tribute clip on Facebook Monday (Aug. 15) afternoon.