The Music City Skinny is a weekly roundup of Nashville arts and entertainment news from around the web.
Country Singer Cartwright Taps Guitar Great Keaggy, Others for Benefit Concert Series (The Tennessee Tribune)
Country singer-songwriter Lionel Cartwright wants to give back to the Nashville community in a big way.
Tin Pan South Celebrates 25 Years of It All Beginning With a Song | Plus Insider Tips (NowPlayingNashville.com)
And there’s no truer celebration of the song than the Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival, produced every year by the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), the world’s largest not-for-profit songwriters trade association.
‘I Believe in Nashville’ mural restored in 12South (WKRN)
One week after an iconic mural was found vandalized in 12South, repairs to restore it have been completed.
Trump’s arts funding cuts could hurt Tennessee programs (The Tennessean)
These are some of the Tennessee projects that would lose federal funding under President Donald Trump’s budget proposal to ax the National Endowment for the Arts.
Arts & Business Council leader to leave this summer (Nashville Post)
Casey Summar, executive director of The Arts & Business Council, has told the organization’s board she will step down from her position this summer to move to California.
CMA Music Festival 2017 Lineup Includes Maren Morris, Eric Church, Lady Antebellum, Blake Shelton and More (NowPlayingNashville.com)
Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton and Chris Stapleton among artists at Nissan Stadium.
Getting to Know…Nashville Children’s Theatre’s ERNIE NOLAN (Broadway World)
Since taking over the reins as executive artistic director at Nashville’s Children’s Theatre, Ernie Nolan has been, to put it succinctly, rather busy.
Nashville Symphony and Nashville Ballet Enjoy Appalachian Spring’s Gifts (Nashville Scene)
Venerable institutions embark on their first collaboration inside the Schermerhorn
Sherry Karver’s: Voyeuristic Artworks (Nashville Arts Magazine)
Artist Sherry Karver communicates man’s desire for belonging through mixed-media works on wood panels, using an extra layer to get her points across—words.