A fiddle found in a bombed music store in Frankfurt, Germany, during World War II has made its way to Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. When soldiers found the fiddle, they sent it to country music star Roy Acuff, whose music they listened to during their service.
Lower Broadway has not historically been an inviting place for the city’s Black musicians. But there are efforts underway to change that.
Many of Nashville’s large events — like Americana Fest and the Music City Bowl — received funding from the Nashville’s Events Marketing Fund on Thursday. But other than CMA Fest, they’re getting less than the usual allotment.
The National Museum of African American Music drew crowds from Harlem, Atlanta and all around Tennessee for its inaugural Juneteenth Block Party on the rooftop of the Fifth and Broadway development in Downtown Nashville.
The meeting comes on the heels of reports that one child went missing and another may have experienced abuse at a migrant facility in Chattanooga for 12- to 17 year-olds.
A Nashville muralist hosted a block party called Norf Wall Fest, where painters, artists and musicians gathered with a mission to beautify their neighborhood and celebrate the community.
A housing dispute grew heated this week when the property owner flew to Nashville to meet with residents of the Mosaic Apartments on the south side of the city. The meeting was meant to provide clarity about why residents were told they need to move out.
Noise from the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway has long been a source of conflict. But a new study presented to the fairgrounds’ board offers options for a quieter racetrack.
Portraits of four people killed by police loom larger than life on a building just south of downtown Nashville. But new owners faced a choice: keep the mural and alter their renovation plans, or remove it and risk alienating their new neighbors.
Tennessee’s three constitutions will be available for public view at the new State Library and Archives building on June 1 to celebrate the state’s 225th birthday. It’s a rare opportunity to see the documents, which are usually kept in vaults for preservation.