Lead singer Tony Keats and his self-named band open Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival Thursday in Manchester
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Nashville’s Rootsy Keats Open Bonnaroo 2019 (NowPlayingNashville)
Led by lead singer Tony Keats, the Nashville-based roots rock band Keats opened the 18th annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival Thursday in Manchester, Tennessee.
Hutton Hotel’s New Restaurant Debuts Tomorrow With a Roving Bloody Mary Cart and Shuffleboard (Eater Nashville)
Expect playful, reimagined takes on of traditional comfort foods, a plethora of pies, and boozy adult-friendly milkshakes alongside a comprehensive whiskey situation and retro games from pinball to a full-sized shuffleboard.
BWW Review: The Horrific Beauty of MISS SAIGON Returns to Nashville’s Tennessee Performing Arts Center (Broadway World Nashville)
Compellingly dramatic and featuring an exquisitely emphatic score performed by a dazzling cadre of triple-threat actors and a 15-person orchestra, Miss Saigon once again lands at Nashville’s Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Andrew Jackson Hall this week for an eight-performance run that will almost certainly stand out among the very best of productions to play Music City during the tenure of departing CEO Kathleen O’Brien.
Wu-Tang Clan Brings the Ruckus to the Ryman (Nashville Scene)
“A lot of songwriters come from this great city of music, and what makes a songwriter are their lyrics,” said RZA, standing near the center of the Ryman’s stage near the end of the Wu-Tang Clan’s show Sunday night. “There’s a lot of great lyricists that have come from here. We are actually really proud to be performing here, because we are lyricists, you understand.”
Youth performing arts academy creates safe space for Nashville youth (NewsChannel5)
One native Nashvillian is using his performing arts academy to provide education and alternatives to youth violence in an undeserved part of Nashville.
American Artisan Festival returns to Centennial Park on Father’s Day weekend (Tennessean)
The American Artisan Festival (AAF), one of Nashville’s most beloved, long-standing summer events, celebrates its 45th anniversary this year.
Memphis Artist Frances Berry on Unladylike, Her Exploration of Womanhood (Nashville Scene)
Memphis-based artist Frances Berry’s latest exhibit Unladylike is currently on display at Channel to Channel through June 22. The collection’s paintings center on what it means to be ladylike.
‘We are full’: Nashville comedy group jokingly begs viewers to move out of Music City in YouTube PSA (Tennessean)
A Nashville comedy group posted a “PSA” to YouTube this week, jokingly asking people to move out of Music City. The video, published by Crashin Nashville, is titled “A PSA from Nashville” and refers to the overpopulation of the city as a “crisis.”
Nashville nonprofit Girls Write Nashville receives grant to help girls through music education (Tennessean)
A Nashville nonprofit has been named a national grant recipient of the USA TODAY Network’s A Community Thrives program. Girls Write Nashville works to build resiliency in middle and high school girls through art and positive community.
Jon Meacham, Tim McGraw explore American history in song (Citizen Tribune)
On a recent spring day inside Tim McGraw’s sprawling Nashville mansion, the country superstar got a friendly ribbing from his friend and neighbor, Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential biographer Jon Meacham.