Chris Young, MTSU reveal Chris Young Cafe, an event space and learning lab for students (Tennessean)
Chris Young has charted 11 No. 1 songs, garnered 2 billion on-demand streams, sold 12 million singles, been named a member of The Grand Ole Opry and sold-out Bridgestone Arena since days as an MTSU recording industry student in 2005. Fourteen years later, the “Raised on Country” singer is still finding ways to give back.
Brandi Carlile Sets Trio of Ryman Auditorium Shows (Rolling Stone)
Grammy-winning performer Brandi Carlile has added a trio of special Nashville performances to her tour schedule, with three shows at the historic Ryman Auditorium set for January 2020. Joining the “Party of One” singer for these shows will be Kim Richey (January 14th) Lucie Silvas (January 15th), and, on January 16th, Natalie Hemby, who recently joined Carlile, Maren Morris and Amanda Shires in the side project the Highwomen.
It All Begins with “The Song” (Visit Music City)
Groundbreaking nationally syndicated TV series “The Song” is set to premier the week of January 4, 2020.
Celebrate the Cultures of France and Italy (and The Nations) at These Events (Nashville Scene)
You can be a culinary globetrotter at Liberty Common, Green Door Gourmet and Nicky’s Coal Fired
Music City Roots announces permanent home in Madison (NowPlayingNashville)
Madison’s historic Amqui Station and museum will be the site of what will be known as The Roots Barn. It’s the site of former train station building first saved from demolition by country music icon Johnny Cash in the late 1970s.
Gary Kraen, Lightning 100 at Bonnaroo: Pushing Local to Globally Known (Bowling Green Daily News)
Lightning 100’s Live On The Green, Nashville’s free music festival, kicks off Thursday August 15, 2019 and concludes on Sunday, September 1, 2019. Dates include two Thursday night shows and one full four-day music festival for a total of six nights of live music at the all-ages public event in Public Square Park in downtown Nashville.
BWW Review: Roxy Regional Theatre’s HAIR Will Knock Your Clothes Off, Thanks to Kinzer and Bowie (Broadway World Nashville)
Any directors planning new productions of Hair – wherever they may be all over this colorful country in which we live – might be advised to follow the lead of Clarksville’s Roxy Regional Theatre and cast Mike Kinzer and Ryan Bowie as Berger and Claude, a pair of actors/characters who together define the term “sheer perfection.”