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The Music City Skinny | November 3, 2017

The Music City Skinny is a weekly roundup of Nashville arts and entertainment news from around the web. Garth Brooks chooses Nashville to close out successful 2017 North America tour (The Tennessean) Garth Brooks announced…

The Music City Skinny is a weekly roundup of Nashville arts and entertainment news from around the web.

Garth Brooks chooses Nashville to close out successful 2017 North America tour (The Tennessean)
Garth Brooks announced on Wednesday that he has added a Nashville date to his world tour and plans to end the year in Music City.

NASHVILLE adds five new faces for season 6 (Entertainment Weekly)
NASHVILLE is adding a handful of new characters for its upcoming sixth season. CMT has announced the addition of five recurring roles.

Beard on Books | November 2017 Nashville Literary Happenings (NowPlayingNashville)
A survey of Nashville and Middle Tennessee readings, open mics, poetry nights and more by East Side Story’s Chuck Beard.

Merle Haggard Museum, meat and three to open downtown (The Tennessean)
On Monday afternoon, Bill and Shannon Miller, co-founders of the Johnny Cash Museum, announced their latest venture honoring a country music icon: the Merle Haggard Museum and Merle’s Meat + Three Saloon, slated to open in Summer 2018.

Nick Cave: Feat (Nashville Arts Magazine)
The Frist Center for the Visual Arts offers art-goers a total sensory experience (November 10, 2017 – June 24, 2018) through the unique perspective and creative talents of Chicago-based artist Nick Cave.

McGee Maddox On His Starring Role in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS (Broadway World)
For McGee Maddox – the dancer-actor who plays Jerry Mulligan in the national tour of An American in Paris, which opens at Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Andrew Jackson Hall on Tuesday, October 31 – it’s knowing that every Tuesday means a new venue, a new city and a new backstage crew that keeps him focused and the role fresh even after 128 performances.

Crawl Space: November’s Art Crawl Has Mild Climate, Lush Interiors (Nashville Scene)
November’s First Saturday happenings find their focus close to home

A Niche In Nashville’s Evolving Music Industry — Reel-To-Reel Repair (Nashville Public Radio)
Mara’s recording studio in West Nashville is filled with MCI-brand tape machines, and they’re enormous. Each machine is boxy and brown, and most weigh around 600 lbs

Youth About Business Community Theatre presents Purlie Victorious (Nashville Pride)
Once again the North Nashville-based Manna From Heaven Dinner House venue was transformed to accommodate the best in community theatre. Youth About Business (YAB) is considered an icon in its own right for their legacy of hard work by tithing and pouring greatness into one of Nashville’s most vital resources, their youth.