The Music City Skinny is a weekly roundup of Nashville arts and entertainment news from around the web.
The Broadway phenom ‘Hamilton’ is coming to Tennessee — see when and where (Nashville Business Journal)
The good news? “Hamilton,” the smash-hit Broadway musical, is coming to Tennessee. The bad news? For now, it looks like you’ll have to wait a while, and then drive a while longer, to get to see it.
Bonnaroo 2017 Announces Daily Lineups (Nashville Scene)
U2 headlines second night of Middle Tennessee festival
Possible federal cuts to music, arts raises flags in Music City (WKRN)
Possible cuts in federal arts and music funding is causing concern for some in Music City.
Jasmine Guy honors voices of Harlem Renaissance in ‘Raisin’ Cane’ (The Tennessean)
“Raisin’ Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey” hits the stage at TPAC Friday for a one-night only performance you won’t want to miss.
Nashville Ballet To Pay Homage To Diverse Musical Genres, 3/4 (Broadway World)
In its ongoing effort to profile how dance pairs with every style of music, Nashville Ballet will pay homage to the diverse musical genres that earned Nashville the title of “Music City,” at its premier fundraising event Ballet Ball, held on March 4, 2017, at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.
I Am Not Your Negro Is an Astonishing Portrait of James Baldwin (Nashville Scene)
Raoul Peck’s documentary opens this weekend at the Belcourt
Dan+Shay exude fire and joy at sold-out Ryman debut (The Tennessean)
During the encore of Dan+Shay’s soldout debut at Ryman Auditorium Tuesday night, Dan Smyers declared duo partner Shay Mooney the most talented guy in the whole world.
Danza Azteca Coatlicue: Cultural Touchstone (Nashville Arts Magazine)
Cultural touchstones have been defined by Samuel Whitesell as phenomena—whether objects, stories, music, or dance—linking generations within a society.
Tennessee Women’s Theater Project – Sistas: The Musical (NPT Arts Break)
Tennessee Women’s Theater Project’s production of Sistas: The Musical follows five women as they prepare to bury the matriarch of their family. The women discuss their family history and the history of African-American women through popular music spanning from Billie Holiday to Beyonce.
[Spoiler] Pays Tribute on Instagram After Nashville’s Devastating Ending (E Online)
Someone very important to the show posts an emotional tribute to her NASHVILLE Character.