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Keith Urban & Darius Rucker Guarantee a Grand Night at the Grand Ole Opry

 

Grand Ole OpryNashville, TN – “Welcome to the show that made country music famous, the Grand Ole Opry!” It started off as a radio show back in 1925. It is now the longest running program of all time where millions can tune in regularly to Opry broadcasts via a mobile app, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Nashville’s 650 AM WSM, and on www.opry.com or www.wsmonline.com

The concerts feature multiple generations of artists from up and comers to the legends who have been members of the Opry for decades. Membership is a privilege – one is asked to join the Opry. With that honor comes some obligations such as playing at the Opry a certain number of times per year.

Keith Urban played two long sets at the hallowed hall in Music City. (Rich Lynch)

Keith Urban played two long sets at the hallowed hall in Music City. (Rich Lynch)

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Skyville Live Presents a Magical Night of Music in Nashville

 

The beloved television series Nashville – a one of a kind country music drama – is set to soon makes its return to the airwaves on the Nashville-based CMT. Sources close to the set expect shooting for the much-anticipated Season 5 of the soap opera to begin early in the Fall. Cast favorites are certainly ready to go as many of them gathered in town recently for a very special live performance concert performance broadcast to the world.

Skyville LiveNashville, TN – A magical night of music unfolded in Music City on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 as the internationally-acclaimed online webcast Skyville Live presented “Skyville Live Salutes The Magic Of Music City” to a capacity live audience.

This particular event was a homecoming of sorts for the cast of the television show Nashville who were celebrating the fact that their popular program was saved from network cancellation. Now redeemed the weekly drama is ready to reboot soon on CMT with new showrunners for a much anticipated Season 5.

Chris Carmack rocked the Skyville Live stage in Nashville.

Chris Carmack rocked the Skyville Live stage in Nashville.

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Tennessee State Museum presents “I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage” through June 24th, 2016

 

Tennessee State MuseumNashville, TN – The Tennessee State Museum and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) have collaborated to present museum visitors and theater audiences with an exhibition that gives a snapshot of Tennessee’s rich African American musical heritage.

The exhibition, I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage, is free to the public and on view in the G Level Gallery in the lobby that connects the Tennessee State Museum and TPAC in the Polk Cultural Center.

I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage

I Have a Voice: Tennessee’s African American Musical Heritage

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Clarksville’s Riverfest to feature “Nashville” star Charles Esten Saturday, September 12th

 

Clarksville's Riverfest CelebrationClarksville, TN – Riverfest, presented by the City of Clarksville and Miller Lite, is pleased to announce Charles Esten of television’s hit series “Nashville” will be the featured headliner at the 2015 Festival. Charles Esten will take the main stage as the headlining event on Saturday, September 12th, 2015 at 9:00pm. The concert is free and open to the public.

Born in Pittsburgh, PA, Charles “Chip” Esten was raised in Alexandria, VA and attended T.C. Williams High School, made famous in the film “Remember the Titans.”

"Nashville" star Charles Esten to headline this year's Riverfest Festival in Clarksville.

“Nashville” star Charles Esten to headline this year’s Riverfest Festival in Clarksville.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol competes for Best Looking Patrol Cruiser

 

Cast your vote on Facebook for THP Cruiser

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – Who has the best looking patrol cruiser in the country? The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) and we need your vote to win. The THP is competing to win the “Best Looking Cruiser Award.” The contest is sponsored by the American Association of State Troopers (AAST). State highway patrols and state police organizations from across the country are competing for the esteemed award.

“We are excited to be a part of this competition that spotlights our patrol vehicles,” Colonel Tracy Trott said. “It gives our state an opportunity to showcase our cruisers and bring attention to the importance of highway safety in Tennessee.”

Tennessee Highway Patrol Ford Interceptor SUV at Grand Ole Opry, Nashville Tennessee.

Tennessee Highway Patrol Ford Interceptor SUV at Grand Ole Opry, Nashville Tennessee.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces “Nashville” star Charles Esten to headline 2015 Riverfest

 

Clarksville's Riverfest CelebrationClarksville, TN – Riverfest, presented by the City of Clarksville and Miller Lite, is pleased to announce Charles Esten of television’s hit series “Nashville” will be the featured headliner at the 2015 Festival. Charles Esten will take the main stage as the headlining event on Saturday, September 12th, 2015 at 9:00pm. The concert is free and open to the public.

Born in Pittsburgh, PA, Charles “Chip” Esten was raised in Alexandria, VA and attended T.C. Williams High School, made famous in the film “Remember the Titans.”

"Nashville" star Charles Esten to headline this year's Riverfest Festival in Clarksville.

“Nashville” star Charles Esten to headline this year’s Riverfest Festival in Clarksville.

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The Roys Wrap Labor Day Weekend With SiriusXM’s Bluegrass Junction and Special CD Release Party For “The View”

 

Award-winning Duo’s New Music In Stores Tuesday, September 2nd

The RoysNashville, TN – The Roys wrap the long Labor Day weekend with SiriusXM as the media giant hosts a special-format release party on its Bluegrass Junction channel for the duo’s new CD, “The View”.

The celebration, which will air Monday, September 1st at 6:00pm ET, will feature The Roys performing their full album for an audience at the SiriusXM Music City Theatre.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention & Visitors Bureau offering group tours packages mixing local attractions, big-name concerts

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention and Visitors BureauClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is engaging in an exciting new Group Tour program that enhances local tourism, while at the same time providing amazing entertainment options for local residents right here at home.

A series of group tours lasting for 4 days each are planned for Memorial Day, the 4th of July, and Labor Day; and are billed as “Heroes, Hometowns and Legends.” With the final tour this year being a 3 day event planned for the Christmas season billed as “God, Country, Christmas.”

Lee Greenwood performing at APSU's George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall as part of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention & Visitors Bureau's Group Tours

Lee Greenwood performing at APSU’s George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall as part of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Group Tours

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Are you ready for the 2014 Rivers and Spires Festival this weekend?

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville is holding the 12th annual Rivers and Spires Festival in Historic Downtown Clarksville Tennessee this weekend. Running Thursday, April 24th through Saturday, April 26th. The Festival promises to be bigger and better than ever!

With the arrival of spring each year Clarksvillians began to look forward to this three-day long musical extravaganza. The Festival will be headlined on Saturday night by ACM and CMA award-nominated country musician Randy Houser. He will perform some of his biggest hits, including “Goodnight Kiss”, “How Country Feels”, “Boots On” and “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight,” this will make for a concert you do not want to miss.

Downtown Clarksville during the Annual Rivers and Spires Festival

Downtown Clarksville during the Annual Rivers and Spires Festival

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Country Singer Sherry Lynn set to release “A Beautiful Life” March 11th, 2014

 

New CD Features Hit Duet With Country Legend Crystal Gayle

Sherry LynnNashville, TN – Country songstress Sherry Lynn is set to release her sophomore CD, “A Beautiful Life”, on March 11th under the Steal Heart Music imprint.

The disc contains the New Jersey native’s current chart-active single, the anthemic “Girls Will Be Girls,” which hit radio programmers’ desks via Play MPE and CDX last month.

Penned by hit-makers Ashley Gorley, Bryan Simpson and Kelley Lovelace, the rowdy recap of modern femininity has already inspired a line dance by choreographers Bob and Marlene Peyre-Ferry.

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