Marshall Tucker And Friends Raise $100,000 For Christmas 4 Kids

Photo By Randi Radcliff

The ticket sales and donations have been totaled and officials have announced that Monday’s Christmas 4 Kids concert held at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium generated more than $100,000, solidifying this year’s show as one of the most successful in the organization’s 25+ year history.

“This year’s concert was one of the biggest in Read more…

Successful AmericanaFest Continues To Grow
Ray Wylie Hubbard rocks Americanafest. Photo by Brad Lykken

Ray Wylie Hubbard rocks Americanafest. Photo by Brad Lykken

With events ranging from intimate showcases to insightful panels to a sold-out, nationally broadcast awards show, the Americana Music Association’s annual Festival, Conference and Honors & Awards, presented by Nissan, drew thousands to Nashville to explore the past, present and future of roots music.

Highlights included: Read more…

The Kings of Leon To Headline Bash on Broadway, New Year’s Eve
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The Kings of Leon will headline the free Jack Daniel’s Bash on Broadway: New Year’s Eve in Music City for 2015, the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp (NCVC) announced today.

“I can think of no place I’d rather play New Year’s Eve than at home with 100,000 of my closest friends,” said Nathan Followill.

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One Week Until Bonnaroo! Additional Food Options.

Bonnaroo is only a week away and the food options are better than ever this year. Spicy pie is one’s favorites at the farm but check these welcome additions:

1. The 5-course menu found within the BonnaRoots community dinners;
things taste better when they’re for a good cause. Every bite from
this Read more…

Featured Bonnaroo Artist: Houndmouth
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A “discovery” at SXSW by musical tastemaker and Rough Trade’s Geoff Travis led to Houndmouth’s debut, “From the Hill’s Below the City”. They have opened for acts like the Drive by Truckers, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, and the Alabama Shakes and if you like those bands, you will probably like Houndmouth, a Read more…

Bonnaroo Featured Artist: Rubblebucket
Photo by Shervin Lainez

Photo by Shervin Lainez

The Who stage is shaping up to be one of our go to locations this year. If you are looking for some danceable indie pop with occasional reggae rhythms check out Brooklyn’s Rubblebucket on the Who Stage Thursday night at at 10:15. They’ll have horns, possibly dancers, and if Read more…

Lynyrd Skynyrd And Brantley Gilbert Team Up For Crossroads

A decade after Lynyrd Skynyrd made their first appearance on the music series CMT Crossroads (with Montgomery Gentry, 2004), the rockers return to the Franklin, Tenn. stage for a collaboration with Brantley Gilbert on Saturday, June 27 at 9 p.m. CT on CMT.

Gilbert will release Just As I Am Platinum Edition on May 18, which Read more…

Bonnaroo Featured Artist: Robert Plant & The Sensational Shape Shifters
Robert Plant

Rock and Roll Hall of famer, Robert Plant is making another Bonnaroo appearance with his most exciting collaboration yet. Surely this will be his most rocking Bonnaroo performance to date. Plant’s eclectic band, the Sensational Shape Shifters consists of guitarist Justin Adams, who has produced Tinariwen. John Baggot on keys and bassist Billy Fuller Read more…

Zac Brown Band Spent More Time On This Album Than Any Other
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Zac Brown Band just released their new album, Jekyll + Hyde, and they say a lot of time and energy and love went into making the album, more than any of their previous projects. “After we played a show this last year, we’d get on the bus and we’d write until four or five in Read more…

Mayor Karl Dean Announces Ascend Amphitheater Will Open On July 30

Mayor Karl Dean and Live Nation announced today that the newly named Ascend Amphitheater will open on July 30 with a concert headlined by seven-time GRAMMY nominee Eric Church. The 10-acre Riverfront Park that surrounds the amphitheater will open the same day. During a four-day grand opening weekend, Mayor Dean and Live Nation will host Read more…

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