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Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum Has a High-Flying Night in Nashville

 

Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum Nashville, TN – The fifth incarnation of the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum (MHOF) Induction Ceremony took place on October 26th, 2016 at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium and a who’s who of Music City’s musical nobility were on hand to witness a high-flying night of music history.

The MHOF first opened on June 6th, 2006 to honor all musicians regardless of genre or instrument. While the Hall is populated by many well-known artists part of the mission statement of the organization is to showcase some of the lesser known talent and sideman who were responsible for creating the greatest songs in the library of recorded music.

Inductees Garth Brooks & The G-Men played to an enthusiastic reception. (Rich Lynch)

Inductees Garth Brooks & The G-Men played to an enthusiastic reception. (Rich Lynch)

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Celebrate the Music and Legacy of the King of Rock and Roll at Nashville Elvis Festival

 

4-day festival includes celebrity appearances, live music events, Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest and on-stage interviews with Elvis Presley’s friends and band members.

Nashville Elvis FestivalNashville, TN – Music City Festivals, LLC is proud to announce the Nashville Elvis Festival – a premier Elvis event unlike any other, celebrating the music and legacy of Elvis Presley.

Fans from around the world will gather in Middle Tennessee March 30th-April 2nd, 2017 for 4 days of celebrity appearances, live music events and on-stage interviews with Elvis’ friends and band members – hosted by Tom Brown, a longtime host of select Elvis Week events and one of the hosts of the Gates of Graceland web series.

Nashville Elvis Festival set for March 30th-April 2nd, 2017.

Nashville Elvis Festival set for March 30th-April 2nd, 2017.

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Roxy Regional Theatre raises the curtain on Season 34 with “Million Dollar Quartet”, September 16th – October 15th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN –  On December 4th, 1956, an extraordinary twist of fate brought music icons Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together at Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee, for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever.

This fall, the Roxy Regional Theatre offers a glimpse inside the recording studio on that legendary night with an unforgettable evening of red-hot rock ‘n’ roll hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “Walk the Line,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Who Do You Love?,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Hound Dog” and more.

(clockwise from top left) "Stephen Shore, Marek Sapieyevski, Oliver Pierce and Nick Abbott star as Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley and Carl Perkins in "Million Dollar Quartet" at the Roxy Regional Theatre, September 16th - October 15th"

(clockwise from top left) “Stephen Shore, Marek Sapieyevski, Oliver Pierce and Nick Abbott star as Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley and Carl Perkins in “Million Dollar Quartet” at the Roxy Regional Theatre, September 16th – October 15th”

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Roxy Regional Theatre Celebrates 34 Years of Live Entertainment at GALA 34 on Saturday, September 24th

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN –  The Roxy Regional Theatre, long regarded as one of the cornerstones of Historic Downtown Clarksville, is celebrating 34 years of live entertainment with an unforgettable evening of fabulous food, fine art and award-winning musical theatre.

On Saturday, September 24th, GALA 34 will officially kick off the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 2016-2017 season of professional live theatre on the corner of Franklin and First.

Roxy Regional Theatre's GALA 34 set for Saturday, September 24th.

Roxy Regional Theatre’s GALA 34 set for Saturday, September 24th.

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Roxy Regional Theatre has Exciting Lineup and Changes in store for Season 34

 

Clarskville's Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The Roxy Regional Theatre is gearing up to celebrate 34 years of presenting live theatre in the heart of Historic Downtown Clarksville on the corner of Franklin and First.  The Roxy has long been regarded as “the cornerstone of downtown re-development,” and SEASON 34 will see new productions and exciting changes to the programming and structure of the theatre.

Ryan Bowie, longtime company member and former Director of Fundraising and Development, will take the reins as the organization’s new Executive Director.

(L to R) Oliver Pierce, Marek Sapieyevski, Stephen Shore and Nick Abbott star as Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins in the Roxy Regional Theatre's 34th season opener, "Million Dollar Quartet", September 16th - October 15th.

(L to R) Oliver Pierce, Marek Sapieyevski, Stephen Shore and Nick Abbott star as Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins in the Roxy Regional Theatre’s 34th season opener, “Million Dollar Quartet”, September 16th – October 15th.

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APSU Acuff Circle of Excellence’s Jazz in June event to honor local music legend Solie Fott

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Dr. Solie Fott, Austin Peay State University professor emeritus of music, considers himself to be just a fiddle player, but that’s a bit of an understatement.

Throughout his sideline career as a Nashville sessions string player, he has performed with some of the top names in modern music history, including Patsy Cline, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison, Kris Kristofferson and Eddie Arnold.

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Clarksville couple has a lifetime of Elvis memories

 

Clarksville, TN – Walker and Judy McCutcheon are big Elvis Presley fans.

HUGE!

And if you know the two retired Fort Campbell school teachers, then you know what a big understatement that is.

But their love and appreciation of the music of their generation, runs deeper than just the legend the world knows simply by his first name….Elvis.

Judy and Walker McCutcheon-(photo by Bill Larson Clarksville Online)

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Legends of Clarksvegas returns to benefit the Clarksville-Montgomery County Humane Society

 

Legends of ClarksvegasClarksville, TN – On Saturday March 9th the Legends of Clarksvegas will rock the Wilma Rudolph Events Center at Liberty Park to benefit animals and the Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County.

The Legends of Clarksvegas features some of the best professional impersonators in the business. Come see Shawn Barker as “Johnny Cash”, Lance Lipinsky as “Jerry Lee Lewis”, Freddy B as “Elvis Presley”, and Steve Bobbitt as “Rod Stewart” along with special guests, the EAS Showband, the official tribute band for Graceland. Local Attorney Kevin Kennedy will be acting at the Emcee for the evening.

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Tennessee Governor and First Lady Haslam host “Tennessee’s Home for the Holidays”

 

Second annual holiday open house event at the Tennessee Residence begins

The Seal of the State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam will host their second annual “Tennessee’s Home for the Holidays,” an Open House event available to all Tennesseans to tour the holiday decorations at the executive residence during the first two weeks in December.

This year’s holiday décor theme, “Tennessee Music,” was accomplished through partnerships with the Museum of Appalachia in East Tennessee, the Country Music Hall of Fame in Middle Tennessee, and Stax Museum in West Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU students curate exhibit of Cindy Marsh work

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – During Cynthia Marsh’s long and distinguished art career, she has designed and developed album covers for the Supremes and Elvis, traveled to Africa to study different techniques in papermaking and helped hundreds of Tennesseans express themselves with the help of an old letterpress.

On October 4th, a new exhibition of the Austin Peay State University professor of art’s work will open in the APSU Morgan University Center Gallery. «Read the rest of this article»

 


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