Pride 2019 (Nashville Scene)
In celebration of Pride, we listen to the voices and explore the history of Nashville’s LGBTQ community.
Before and after the festival, use this handy guide for Pride-themed events, drinks, and treats all around town. (Eater Nashville)
Before and after the festival, use this handy guide for Pride-themed events, drinks, and treats all around town.
Thousands head home after 2019 Bonnaroo festival (WKRN)
The 2019 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is over and now thousands of people are heading home. While some left Sunday night, many more will leave Middle Tennessee Monday morning.
Trisha Yearwood Plots Every Girl On Tour Dates (Sounds Like Nashville)
2019 is quickly becoming the year of Trisha Yearwood. The country music icon made a history-making return to country radio with her new single, “Every Girl In This Town.” The track became a career best for the Georgia native, with 84 stations picking it up and adding it to their rotation.
Homeless Nashville artist creates original leather-work, accessories and designs (NewsChannel5)
It’s hard not to notice Ean Greer. “I stick out. I can’t help it,” he said, “Everything that I make is something that people wore liek thousands of years ago.” Leather backpack, satchel and shoes. He makes his way around the city, wearing clothing and accessories he makes — by hand.
First-timer Hatch Show Print debuts at Bonnaroo’s The Ville (NowPlayingNashville)
With Bonnaroo attendance reaching 80,000 sellout status, there are certain to be a lot of first-timers in attendance at Bonnaroo. Perhaps the most famous first-timer at the 2019 event is a Nashville icon – Hatch Show Print.
Twin Peaks Executes New Development Agreement with Permian Entertainment, LLC (Restaurant News)
CEO Joe Hummel announced today that the company has executed a second area development agreement with Permian Entertainment, LLC, an entity created by Graham Brothers Entertainment, to bring three Twin Peaks locations to the Nashville area. The agreement anticipates that the first restaurant will open in the spring of 2020.
BWW Review: Verge Theater Scores Another Hit With Post-Apocalyptic MR. BURNS… (Broadway World Nashville)
Over coffee, on the morning after seeing Verge Theater Company’s production of Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play – the dark comedy by Anne Washburn, directed by Nashville theater veteran Amanda Card – last weekend, a friend allowed as how he had heard of the play, but had no idea what it was about, asking me for a brief synopsis: “It’s about a group of five people in a post-apocalyptic society, presumably brought about by nuclear events across the country, if not the world, who entertain one another with detailed stories based upon episodes from The Simpson,” I answered.
Plan Your Weekend Around These Culinary Events (Nashville Scene)
In addition to the Predators Craft Beer Festival that we already told you about, the Taste of Freedom Restaurant Week and all the Pride activities, there’s a notable restaurant opening and a book signing event to plan for.
Bob Dylan’s Next Bootleg Series May Spotlight 1967–1969 Nashville Recordings (Rolling Stone)
The 14-disc companion set to Martin Scorsese’s Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story just arrived in stores, but Dylan’s team is already looking ahead to their next archival project. “We’re thinking about possibly doing Bob’s work in Nashville from John Wesley Harding through the Johnny Cash sessions as the next Bootleg Series,” says a source close to the Bob Dylan camp. “The outtakes from that period have never been heard.”
Leadership Nashville program announces its 44th class (Tennessean)
Leadership Nashville announced its 44th class, with leaders from education, health care and law enforcement taking part. For more than 40 years, Leadership Nashville has organized an intensive program that assists community decision-makers. Over nine months, participants learn about pressing issues affecting their community and gain an in-depth understanding of the nature of those problems.