Nashville is used to being a music industry leader, but when it comes to reinvigorating a live music scene hit hard by the pandemic, there’s no strategic plan in place. That’s forcing venues and musicians to make tough decisions.
Tennessee could be off the table for future NFL, NCAA and FIFA competitions because of the state’s new transgender sports law.
Adam remembers turning to the internet two years ago to pinpoint the exact right words for his gender identity. That’s when he came across articles about anti-transgender legislation. He felt demonized.
Knoxville Police say one person has been killed and an officer is being treated for non-life threatening injuries following an exchange of gunfire at a Knoxville high school. Another person has been taken into custody.
Immigrant construction workers are often responsible for building offices and skyscrapers in Nashville, though they rarely get credit. But in a small way, a new mural on Nolensville Pike will show their stamp on the city.
Under a sign that said “for sale – Nashville’s soul,” community and council members vowed that they wouldn’t give up the iconic venue without a fight.
Students at five Metro Nashville public high schools will be mentored in songwriting and business by emerging Black country artists. The education arm of the Country Music Association is teaming up with the National Museum of African American Music.
The operator of Nashville’s oldest rock club, the Exit/In, is trying to crowdfund money to buy the property after finding out it is under contract to be sold to a developer.
It’s been a hard last year for teenagers to navigate, between the pandemic, virtual school and the racial justice protests that gripped the country. In the new record, ‘Sing Through The Quarantine’, Nashville teens tackle those topics and more with the help of the mentorship song-writing program called Girls Write Nashville.
Over the next six months, Metro Public Works will swap out 2,500 speed limit signs across Nashville’s neighborhoods as the max speed falls from 30 mph to 25 mph to help address safety concerns.