National Museum of African American Music

MUSIC CITY SKINNY | JANUARY 15, 2021

NMAAM Receives $1 Million Donation From Amazon (OA Online)  The gift will sponsor several initiatives at the museum, including “A Soundtrack for All: Amazon STEAM Days,” which will sponsor local schools’ field trips to the…

NMAAM Receives $1 Million Donation From Amazon (OA Online

The gift will sponsor several initiatives at the museum, including “A Soundtrack for All: Amazon STEAM Days,” which will sponsor local schools’ field trips to the museum.

Sugar Shock: Sweet Dreams Are Made of These (Nashville Scene)

Tailgate Brewery’s new Sweet and Three soft-serve ice cream counter proves it’s never too cold for ice cream

National Museum of African American Music Sets Opening Date (Nashville Scene)

More than 20 years of effort is finally about to come to fruition.The National Museum of African American Music will officially open its doors on Jan. 18, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. 

Ways To Help: Nashville Bombing Relief Efforts (NowPlayingNashville)

City of Nashville & Davidson County Join Nonprofit Organizations to Provide Response and Recovery Efforts for Historic Downtown Area. With a new year comes new hope.

Nashville Soccer Club introduces Tempo the Coyote as new mascot (WZTV)

The mascot is a nod to a coyote which made it’s way into a Music City Center bathroom in 2019.

54 Most Anticipated Albums of 2021 (Rolling Stone)

Drake, Foo Fighters, Lorde, Cardi B, and Roddy Ricch are among the artists we’re looking forward to hearing new music from this year

A Dolly Parton statue may be erected at the Tennessee Capitol (The Franklin News Post)

If it’s commissioned, the sculpture will face the historic Ryman Auditorium, a music venue where Dolly Parton has played throughout her career.

‘Dream Now, Travel Later’ packages aiding Nashville’s tourism economy during pandemic (WSMV)

The coronavirus pandemic has hit Nashville hard. With tourism being our city’s biggest money maker, 2020 was a dry year to say the least.

Musicians trade instruments for tools to help rebuild businesses impacted by bombing (WKRN)

Crews are working to get doors open and the music playing again on 2nd Avenue in downtown Nashville, nearly three weeks after the Christmas bombing.

Snow tubes, ice skating, and winter-fun underway at Opryland (WSMV)

If you’re looking for something fun to do with the family through the winter months, our Big Joe on the Go has found the perfect place for you.