Live Music & Entertainment to Stream Right Now (NowPlayingNashville)
Tours across the country are being postponed and even cancelled. Many artists are choosing to brighten the world by performing live on their social media.
Next to Normal,’ ‘Fences’ to lead off Nashville Rep’s 36th season (TPAC)
Nashville Repertory Theatre’s original plan to announce its 36th season at a large public party on March 16 didn’t happen as expected due to the COVID-19 outbreak and city recommendations to limit public gatherings.
Boost Your Mind, Body & Soul At Home (+ Country Quaratunes Playlist!) (NowPlayingNashville)
Kim and Kalee are new guest bloggers to NowPlayingNashville, and they put together a list of fun things to do at home to boost your mind, body & soul, including a Country Quaratunes Playlist to enjoy Nashville-vibes!
Ailey Dancers, Separate but Together in a Bit of ‘Revelations’ (The New York Times)
Filmed in their own spaces, the dancers perform “I Been ’Buked,” like an undulating prayer.
Kenny Rogers, country music icon, dies at 81 (Fox News)
Kenny Rogers, a longtime star of country music, died Friday night, according to a statement posted by his family. He was 81.
Nashville launches task force to help small businesses amid coronavirus, tornadoes (Fox 17 Nashville)
As Nashville deals with two crises, aftermath of deadly and destructive tornadoes and the coronavirus pandemic, leaders are looking to help small businesses feeling the strain.
Middle Tennessee nonprofits feel impact of COVID-19 (WKRN)
Charities and nonprofits have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the Make-A-Wish Foundation, that has had to put some dreams on hold.
The Circle Remains Unbroken: A Very Special Opry on Saturday Night on WSMV (WKRN)
The show this week will feature some favorites, some special guests, and Opry members Brad Paisley, Vince Gill, and Marty Stuart — all performing six feet apart on stage at the Grand Ole Opry House. Over concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Opry chose to perform the weekly show without a live audience through April 4th.
Country singers to perform from home for ACM special (The Indiana Gazette)
The Academy of Country Music had to postpone their upcoming awards show because of the spreading coronavirus, but CBS will air a new television special featuring country stars performing from their homes.
Predators sign Patrick Harper to 2-year, entry-level deal (Quad City Times)
Harper, 21, just finished his senior season at Boston University matching his career high with 37 points and a career-best 14 goals.