Nashville Repertory Theatre
BWW Review: Nashville Rep’s 35th Season Celebration Kicks Off With Astonishing URINETOWN THE MUSICAL (Broadway World Nashville)
Brilliant social commentary or sophomoric lowbrow humor? Just what is it that makes Urinetown the Musical such a hit with audiences and theater companies – is it the biting satire delivered by Greg Kotis’ book and lyrics and in Mark Hollmann’s music and lyrics, or is it (in the case of Nashville Repertory Theatre’s 35th season opening production) director Jason Tucker’s fast-paced and quick-witted vision that’s nothing short of mesmerizingly entertaining?
Flashback: Garth Brooks Signs Autographs for 23 Straight Hours (Rolling Stone)
Superstar’s marathon meet-and-greet at the 1996 Fan Fair is addressed in Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ documentary.
Nashville Bars and Restaurants Plan a Multitude of Fundraisers (Nashville Scene)
Y’all sure do like to eat and drink for a good cause, at least that’s what a handful of local restaurants and bars are depending on as they plan all sorts of events and programs to pair dining and drinking with philanthropy. If you’ve got a hankering to help out some folks in need while enjoying a fine meal or beverage, have we got some options for you!
Musical roots run deep in Nashville — the city that dominates the PBS series ‘Country Music’ (The Dallas Morning News)
Jay McDowell is a nerd, he’s quick to point out. The head nerd, in fact, of the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. Or at least that’s what the multimedia archivist calls himself as he leads a small group of visitors through the fascinating exhibits, stopping occasionally to point out one snippet or another about the musicians and songwriters behind the legends of every genre of music, not just of country.
THE 2019 CMT ARTISTS OF THE YEAR ARE REVEALED (CMT.com)
Celebrating the best in country music, 2019 CMT Artists of the Year honors Kane Brown, Dan + Shay, Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett and more. From industry legends to the newest names in the game, Nashville’s big night out kicks off live Wednesday, October 16, at 8/7c.
TPAC warns of fake ticket sales (News 4)
The Tennessee Performing Arts Center is sending out an alert to consumers. Scalpers and secondary ticket brokers are pretending to sell Hamilton tickets on a discount when there isn’t one.
Recreation group says Tennessee parks among top 4 in nation (WKRN.com)
The National Recreation and Park Association says Tennessee’s state parks system is among the best in the country. State officials say Tennessee State Parks was recognized Tuesday as one of four finalists for the award of top state park system in the U.S. at the association’s annual conference in Baltimore.
Chris Janson talks Ryman, new album, and how far he’s come (NewsChannel 5)
Grand Ole Opry member Chris Janson was set to play the Ryman on Wednesday, making a triumph return to one of Nashville’s most famous stages. The last time Janson headlined the Ryman, he not only sold it out, but his friend Keith Urban surprised him on stage and invited him to join the Grand Ole Opry.