Nashville Repertory Theatre, TPAC
Alaina’s friend and mentor, Trisha Yearwood did the honors by inducting and welcoming her into the club. Alaina made her Opry debut on June 10, 2011 and has graced the storied stage over 50 times since. Yearwood surprised Alaina before they sang Yearwood’s hit, “Walkaway Joe” introducing her husband, Garth Brooks, playing backup on guitar (Who else would get Garth Brooks on a guitar in a backing band, besides his wife?)
When Bag Lady’s Chip & Fry Co. opens its first brick-and-mortar location on Buchanan Street this spring, the Littleton brothers hope you’ll show up for the fries. But as far as their empire is concerned, Buchanan Street is just the brothers’ first stop.
Slash made it clear that Guns N’ Roses will remain an active concern for its band members with plenty more studio tracks still to come. Slash is currently out on the road with Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators in support of their new album, 4.
Our Kids Soup Sunday is probably one of the most creative and yummy fundraisers in Middle Tennessee.
Penned by Ghanaian American Jocelyn Bioh, School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play is a celebration of girlhood. Nashville Repertory Theatre’s production shows that director Alicia Haymer — whose previous directing credits include work with Actors Bridge Studio, Nashville Story Garden, Street Theatre Company and Kindling Arts Festival — has come into her own.
Factory at Columbia, an indoor shopping complex and event venue in Columbia, will present its first highly-curated Art Walk on Saturday, February 19th from 10 am until 4 pm.
This free family-friendly community event will take place across Fifth Avenue from Bridgestone Arena, highlighting the very best of SMASHVILLE, along with several featured live musical performances, Predators fan activations, appearances by Nashville Predators alumni broadcasters and more.
A founding member of the legendary rock band The Rascals will receive a special honor from Middle Tennessee State University. Felix Cavaliere will be spotlighted with the Free Speech in Music Award at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 in Tucker Theatre, located inside MTSU’s Boutwell Dramatic Arts Auditorium (615 Champion Way).
Despite the ever-present chill that’s still in the Nashville air, it’s almost baseball season. The No. 3 Vanderbilt Commodores’ quest for a third consecutive College World Series appearance will begin on Feb. 18 when they host No. 7 Oklahoma State.