Country Music Hall of Fame
John is an abstract painter, sculptor and digital artist whose passion for the arts extends to photography and film. Over the years he has studied art history with an emphasis on the late 1800’s French Impressionists and American abstract artists, which have both been influences for his work.
“Western Edge” will trace the Los Angeles-based communities of visionary singers, songwriters and musicians who, between the 1960s and 1980s, frequented local nightclubs, embraced country music, created and shaped the musical fusion “country-rock” and, ultimately, made a lasting impact on popular music.
From Black spiritual to contemporary, musical experts say Tennessee State University’s Aristocrat of Bands anticipated gospel album is a conceptual journey of faith that embodies the evolution of gospel music told through the lenses of an HBCU band.
Jim Thorpe’s tribal name, Path Lit by Lightning, is a memento of the stormy night in 1887 when he and his twin brother Charlie were born.
In the Ingram Gallery, the year begins with Jeffrey Gibson: The Body Electric, a survey of the celebrated Indigenous multidisciplinary artist’s vibrant paintings, sculpture, video, and installations.
Hippie Hill is deep in the woods of Middle Tennessee, at the edge of Rutherford, Coffee and Cannon Counties, which is about 45-minutes from Nashville. Needless to say, music and freedom are alive in the hills.
The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club returns home to First Horizon Park on Tuesday, August 30th, 2022 to host the Memphis Redbirds, Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals.
Country music artist Phil Vassar will be the headline performer for the 11th annual Porchfest music festival at Westhaven Saturday, Oct. 1.
Early September is a shoulder season in Nashville — when sitting outside for dinner can be tolerable at least some evenings, and I begin to transition from gin to bourbon and white wine to red.