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.
The Metro Nashville Arts Commission is bringing more public art work to the city’s green spaces at the newly established Kossie Gardner Sr. Park on 16th Avenue and Jefferson Street.
Nashville artist Wayne Brezinka has a long track record of making portraits and art for magazine covers, often summing up a lifetime or a complex idea in one, detailed image. He’s making a portrait of this year using contributions from the community, and his work suggests the more accurate picture of 2020 is centuries old: the Biblical character of Job.
Rap from Nashville isn’t new, nor is the city’s tendency to overlook the creators and entrepreneurs behind that music – despite country artists borrowing liberally from the genre over the past decade.
After his older brother helped The BlackSon get his artistic career underway, the pair now find themselves living in a new “city.”
McBride has channeled her performing abilities, affably clever personality and college-level industry studies into her own version of artistic and professional equilibrium in Music City.
The pair have found and are maintaining a place for themselves in the professional songwriting world of Nashville.