WPLN News has hired Paige Pfleger as the newsroom’s first Arts, Culture & Music Reporter, five weeks after parent company Nashville Public Radio launched its new music discovery station 91.ONE, WNXP.
On special occasions as a child, Amber Curry recalls her grandmother transforming her hair into Shirley Temple curls that tightly hugged her head. She felt like a queen.
This fall, the bluegrass supergroup Sister Sadie became the first all-female band ever to win the top prize at the International Bluegrass Music Association awards.
Charley Pride was a symbol, ancestor and influence. But the country singer was also a master interpreter of song, his warm baritone attuned to deep emotion.
In a recent interview for Nashville Public Radio’s podcast Classically Speaking, the director of music at King’s College, Cambridge, says the goal since summer has been to still produce the annual Christmas radio and TV broadcasts.
As with so many other holidays this year, the constraints of the pandemic are forcing innovation.
Charley Pride, a country music superstar born into a family of Black sharecroppers, died Saturday of COVID-19 complications in Dallas, Texas. He was 86.
The Nashville Symphony is making a slow return to the spotlight after suspending concerts this year. They’re bringing back furloughed musicians on a small, $500 weekly stipend as part of an agreement with local union Nashville Musicians Association.
The Fisk University marching band is somewhat of a little-known secret. But despite a pandemic, it’s being revived.
Thanksgiving is going to look a lot different this year. But one thing that will most certainly stay the same? The familiar dulcet tones of our favorite podcasting hosts.