The Music City Skinny is a weekly roundup of Nashville arts and entertainment news from around the web.
Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival Adds Justin Timberlake, Eddie Vedder, Ryan Adams, Avett Brothers and More (NowPlayingNashville.com)
The 2017 Lineup include festival investor Timberlake, plus, Mavis Staples, Gary Clark, Jr, Walk the Moon and More
Nashville Public Television’s longtime CEO retiring (Nashville Business Journal)
Beth Curley, the president and CEO of Nashville Public Television, will retire this summer, the station announced Wednesday.
Lipscomb University gets record-setting $15 million donation (The Tennessean)
Lipscomb University announced Monday it had received a $15 million donation — the largest in its history — to fund a new events center and other initiatives for the College of Entertainment & the Arts.
Nashville Fashion Week Is Just What The Design Industry Needs (Bustle)
Nashville Fashion Week is a breath of fresh air for the fashion industry, and it’s putting this city on the fashion map.
Nashville Opera Offers Up a Classic ‘Carmen’ (NowPlayingNashville.com)
Internationally renowned Ginger Costa-Jackson takes on the iconic lead role.
In Collaboration Between Blair And Serafin String Quartets, Two Friends And Violinists Reunite (Nashville Public Radio)
Ransom is just one of many precocious Nashville artists to forge a career in the classical world
Nashville Ballet takes ‘Ben Folds Project’ to prestigious Kennedy Center (The Tennessean)
Nashville Ballet will celebrate a significant milestone this month, as the company travels to Washington, D.C., for its debut appearance at the prestigious John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival (Nashville Arts Magazine)
The Blossom Bistro Stage will showcase martial arts demonstrations, a traditional tea ceremony, a cultural lecture series, and more Japanese-inspired song and dance.
Jami Attenberg’s All Grown Up Ponders Adulthood (Nashville Scene)
Attenberg will discuss her latest novel Tuesday at Parnassus
Nashville Citizens’ Orchestra seeks to engage local artists and give back through music (WMOT)
Pianist Gabrielle Lewis founded the orchestra in 2016 as a way to gain conducting experience and give local musicians an outlet to perform, but the young group is becoming even more unique than she originally planned.