What it's like to live in the city know across the world as Music City for its association with the Country music industry but also famous for its world class sporting teams like the Titans and the Predators
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Monday, June 17th, 2013 at 8:06am. 124 Views, 0 Comments.
Every month, on the first Saturday, residents of Nashville can enjoy the Art Crawl from 6pm to 9pm. This is a free event and allows the public with the opportunity to take in the many art galleries and sip on complimentary beverages. Many of the art galleries are found on the "Avenue of the Arts", which is 5th avenue, while others are throughout the rest of downtown. If you want to see all that's offered, you can take advantage of the free shuttles to get to around.
Upcoming Dates for the Crawl
- July 6th
- August 3rd
- September 7th
- October 5th
- November 2nd
- December 7th
With plenty of galleries displaying plenty of great art, you may need to attend more than once to get the full experience. Some of the galleries you can enjoy at…
Tuesday, June 11th, 2013 at 11:00am. 228 Views, 0 Comments.
Recently opened, the Johnny Cash Museum is one more thing every visitor and local to Nashville must add to their list. This museum is a celebration of the life of Johnny Cash and features a huge collection from founder, Bill Miller. Bill has collected everything he could find associated with Cash for many years and has opened this museum as a tribute to The Man in Black.
Items found in the museum include:
- Historical documents and letters
- A handwritten manuscript of Cash's last song ever written
- Interactive exhibits
- And so much More!
With the help of friends, colleagues, family members and many others. Miller was able to bring this collection to the public. Not…
Monday, June 10th, 2013 at 2:09pm. 177 Views, 0 Comments.
Music City Roots is one of the most popular radio shows in Nashville. It comes to you live every Wednesday night from 7pm to 9pm as a celebration of the music scene in the city. The show comes from The Loveless Cafe, which brings together fans of music. Whether you enjoy country music or any other genre, this is a radio show you will fall in love with.
Nashville is known as the epicenter for country music and the Music City Roots show embraces this foundation. Even though the show is broadcast all over the world, its tradition comes from the roots of Nashville tradition. Each week, a handful of artists will be interviewed for about 20 minutes each and a jam session will follow. Often, the artists on the show will collaborate, which adds to the…
Friday, June 7th, 2013 at 10:49am. 273 Views, 0 Comments.
Neighborfood in The Gulch is scheduled for Saturday, June 15th and will provide a great way for those in this neighborhood to celebrate food from local restaurants. Six area restaurants will be involved and they're all within walking distance. Of course, this isn't just a celebration of food, but also an event to help local non-profits, such as East C.A.N. and Hands On Nashville. The event will be held during the afternoon from 2pm to 5pm.
This is an event for the entire family and kids are welcome to attend. Kids only need a ticket if they're eating and one ticket per two children is recommended. This will provide one dish at each restaurant for the two children to share.
The event is put on by Dishcrawl. They're responsible for many of the food…
Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 at 11:30am. 334 Views, 0 Comments.
Throughout Nashville, many public libraries serve the community with internet services, movies, music and, of course, books. Many of these libraries also host different events and classes throughout the year. Nashville public libraries include:
- The Main Library on Church Street with service for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
- Bellevue on Colice Jeanne Road
- Bordeaux on Clarksville Pike
- Donelson on Lebanon Road
- East Library on Gallatin Road
- Edgehill on 12th Avenue South
- Edmondson Pike on Edmondson Pike
- Goodlettsville on Rivergate Parkway
- Hadley Park on 28th Avenue North
- Hermitage on James Kay Lane
- Inglewood on Gallatin Road
- Looby on Rosa L. Parks Boulevard
- Madison on Gallatin Pike south
- North Library on Monroe Street
Monday, June 3rd, 2013 at 9:15am. 255 Views, 0 Comments.
The Belle Meade Plantation is the perfect place to enjoy plenty of history and fun. The plantation was founded by John Harding back in 1807 and since has become a historic landmark with a Greek-Revival mansion and so much more. If you love history or you're looking for the perfect place for your next event, this might be the right choice.
Many different group tours are offered for both children and adults. Whether you want to bring your class for a field trip or you have a group of adults ready for a tour, you have plenty of choices here. Adult tours include:
- Regular Group Tours - A guided tour of the mansion, plantation and more. This tour has a minimum of 15 guests and the rate is $13 per person.
- Lunch Tours - Enjoy a tour,
Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 1:18pm. 322 Views, 0 Comments.
If you want to enjoy plenty of great family fun, you can at the Zoo. GooGoo presents Zoovie Nights and two dates still remain. This is more than just a night at the zoo watching a moving, however. These nights include inflatables, music, games, access to the carousel and so much more. When the sun sets, the feature film will be played on a huge screen and you may want to bring a blanket.
Families can enjoy an entire day at the Zoo before Zoovie night starts, which makes this the perfect way to spend the day with your kids. Enjoy all the animals throughout the zoo and when 6pm hits, you can relax and enjoy the events of the night.
The night will kick off with plenty of inflatable fun, a DJ and games on the Festival Field. Your kids can enjoy face…
Thursday, May 30th, 2013 at 2:04pm. 165 Views, 0 Comments.
If you want to enjoy the best Music City offers, Grand Ole Opry is the place for you. Many top artists are members of the Grand Ole Opry and perform regularly here. From Carrie Underwood to Vince Gill, you'll find some of today’s top stars and some of the best from yesterday.
Touring the Grand Ole Opry
Taking a tour of the venue is a great way to enjoy all that's offered here. There are three ways to tour the Grand Ole Opry.
- Daytime Tour - Walk where some of the legends of country music have been with this exclusive backstage tour. Your guide will share stories and show you everything you've always wanted to see.
- Post Show Tour - This tour is a special treat for those wanting to see the Grand Ole Opry right after a show. Backstage
Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 at 12:07pm. 252 Views, 0 Comments.
The Nashville International Puppet Festival is coming to the Nashville Public Library June 21st through 23rd. Some of the activities are free and will feature colorful story telling with hand puppets, rod puppets, marionettes, shadow puppets and more. This festival will feature all types of activities including:
- String city - Thursday, June 20th at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum starting at 7pm. Tickets are $30 per person.
- TPAC presents Martinis & Marionettes - Saturday, June 22nd at TPAC's Johnson Theater starting at 7pm. Tickets are $30 in advance or $40 the night of the event.
- Puppet Parade - Saturday, June 22nd at 9am. The parade starts in front of the library and will march down Church Street.
Other events happening…
Monday, May 27th, 2013 at 8:08am. 245 Views, 0 Comments.
The Dukes of Hazzard Fan Fair is coming to Nashville on June 8th. This event features all types of entertainment and fun. It's limited to only 600 people, so you want to get your tickets as soon as possible. The entire cash from the show will be in attendance and the event will coincide with the CMA Music Festival. The place is Cooter's Place on McGavock Pike, which provides a great location for this type of event.
Cast on Site
The cast will be there including:
- John Schneider (Bo)
- Sonny Shroyer (Enos)
- Tom Wopat (Luke)
- Rick Hurst (Cletus)
- James Best (Rosco)
- Catherine Bach (Daisy)
- Ben Jones (Cooter)
The entire cast hasn't been together since the DukeFest of 2007 and this doesn't happen often. This was one of the most…