Topic: Johnny Cash
Clarksville, 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.
Office of Land Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Laser Light Music Shows at Golden Pond Planetarium begin Saturday, May 23rd, at 5:30pm on a brand new, multimillion color laser projector. People can see laser lights synchronized to popular music fill the 40-foot dome every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday at 5:30pm and 7:00pm through September 4th.
Additional Saturday shows are at 8:00pm May 23rd, June 6th and 20th, July 18th, and August 1st and 15th. Laser shows continue to be offered Tuesdays and Saturdays at 5:30pm and 7:00pm through October 31st, at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area. All seats are $7.00.
Nashville, TN – As you know by now from my columns, Printers Alley, where I live and write is literally the “home of the blues” as the famed Bourbon Street Blues and Boogie Bar is situated right in the heart of the bustling historic district of downtown off Church Street. And though there are a few regulars here who are declared (or claim) to be the “mayor of the alley,” only one man is king of the blues in these parts: Gil Gann, “the man.”
If you’ve walked through the alley only once, you’ve likely seen him in his signature performing regalia of top hat and black cotton matching shirt and pants—either putting out the signs for the club, sitting on the café chairs outside grabbing a smoke, or where he weaves his daily magic “on da porch” as they call the famed stage at Bourbon.
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, TN – On Saturday, March 8th, 2014 the Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County brings back Legends of Clarksvegas.
It will be held at the Valor Hall Conference and Event Center in Oak Grove, KY. Doors open at 6:00pm and the show starts at 7:00pm.
Clarksville, TN – Sue Freeman Culverhouse, long a staff-writer for ClarksvilleOnline.com, features eleven Tennessee authors in her new book. Tennessee Literary Luminaries: From Cormac McCarthy to Robert Penn Warren (The History Press, Charleston, SC, 2013). Her author website, www.sueculverhouse.com, links her readers to information about the book and her upcoming blog.
“I’m tired of people outside Tennessee believing that we’re all wearing overalls without a shirt, chewing tobacco, going barefoot, toting six-shooters, and living off road kill,” Culverhouse admits. “I want our youngsters to be proud of the literary heritage these and other Tennessee writers have contributed to the world of literature. All of the authors in my book have interesting lives in addition to having written not-to-be missed books.”
Golden Pond, KY – Back by popular demand! The Golden Pond Planetarium in Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will once again feature Laser Light Music Nights beginning May 24th, 2013.
Experience Laser Light Music Night shows every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday at 5:30pm and 7:00pm. Additional shows will be Saturdays at 8:00pm on June 1st and 29th, July 13th and 27th, and August 10th and 24th. All seats are $7.00.
Clarksville, 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.
Clarksville, TN – This is the true story about a man who loved his music, and wasn’t going to let anything stop him from playing it. Even after a life-changing accident that could have killed him and cost him the fingers of his left hand.
This is the story of a simple country preacher who taught himself to play the guitar so he could play in church.
The story of a man who, through tragedy, would never play his beloved guitar again, but looked at the piano, and said, “I can do this.”
With only six fingers.
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Nashville, TN – Lisa Matassa soars on her new EP, the intimate collection, “Somebody’s Baby”, and the December 4th release hits all the right notes for fans of edgy, rockin’ Country. With a voice that blends the soulfulness of Southern Gospel with a bit of “city polish” and a dose of Country/Rock flair, this EP is by far her best project yet.
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