Topic: Music City
Nashville, TN – The National Hockey League brought their Fan Fair and All-Star Weekend to Nashville, Tennessee during the last four days of January. This city and league had been preparing for this much anticipated event for over fifteen months and expectations were high as the greatest show on ice descended on Music City.
“What an incredible setup, what an incredible beginning to All-Star Weekend,” gushed NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman at the opening ceremonies on Thursday, January 28th, 2016. “The planning that the city of Nashville with the Predators and the local organizing committee and Bridgestone have done is nothing short of phenomenal. People are going to be thrilled to be part of this weekend.”
Nashville, TN – The Harlem Globetrotters will be in Music City for a game at the Bridgestone Arena on Friday January 15th, 2016 starting at 7:00pm. They are also celebrating 90 years of ball handling wizardry. The globally recognized basketball team will be on a world tour during the first half of 2016 dazzling fans with their unique style of athleticism, comedy and theater.
Over the years various incarnations of the Globetrotters have played more than 20,000 games in 120 countries. The team’s signature song is Brother Bones’ whistled version of “Sweet Georgia Brown”.
Nashville, TN – A tube of toothpaste. A New Testament mini-bible. A can of Old English Malt Liquor beer. That was all I found at the base of trees of the State Capitol lawn where a young man had been laying in the sun without a shirt on for two days in the Nashville heat.
A cardboard sign was propped up against his tennis shoes: “HUNGRY” was scrawled on it in capital letters—hastily it appeared—in fine point pen.
“You know when everything inside of you is weak…“So numb you don’t want to speak…”
Max Muncy Homers For Second Straight Game To Provide Nashville Sounds’ Offense In Loss
Memphis, TN – The Memphis Redbirds legged out 13 hits, including six for extra bases, during a 12-3 rout of the Nashville Sounds on Sunday afternoon at AutoZone Park in the final game before the All-Star break.
With the loss, the Sounds (41-50) dropped three of five to their cross-state rivals in the series and finished the road trip with a 4-5 record.
Memphis left-hander Tyler Lyons (6-4) picked up the victory by twirling his seventh quality start of the year, holding Nashville to two runs on five hits while fanning six over his seven innings of work.
102.5 FM Will Continue To Broadcast Nashville Baseball Games; Former Major Leaguer Kevin Jarvis To Join Announce Team
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds Baseball Club is excited to announce an extension of its partnership with 102.5 “The Game” (WPRT-FM) as the team’s flagship station for game broadcasts during the 2015 season.
The Game, which has served as the team’s flagship station since 2012, will air all of the Sounds’ 144 games over the airwaves with nearly all on 102.5 FM and select games on 94.9 FM “Game 2” in 2015.
“We are pleased to continue our relationship with The Game,” said Sounds COO Garry Arthur. “It is important to us to align with a partner who shares our excitement for the opening of First Tennessee Park and can carry all of the games on a station that focuses on sports programming.”
Revised Color Scheme Revealed For 2015 Season
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds unveiled a modified color scheme today for their new logo as well as complete new marks and uniforms to be utilized during the club’s upcoming season.
The Sounds’ new logo, which was initially unveiled in October, has been modified with a return to the classic red and black colors that the team has worn for the past 16 years while adding in a new platinum silver accent color.
Team Rebrands With New Colors, Music-Centric Theming
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds unveiled a new primary logo today to kick off a rebranding effort, which will coincide with the team’s move to state-of-the-art First Tennessee Park next season.
The new identity pays tribute to Nashville as the world-famous “Music City.” The centerpiece of the identity is a new guitar pick “N” logo stylized from an f-hole on a guitar.
Broadway Burnt Orange, Sunburst Tan, Neon Orange, and Cash Black make up the club’s new official colors. The Sounds are the first professional sports team to use Neon Orange in its color scheme.
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Sean Halton, Jeremy Hermida, Hunter Morris Homer To Power Nashville Offense
Round Rock, TX – Sean Halton, Jeremy Hermida, and Hunter Morris each homered to power the Nashville Sounds to a 13-6 victory over the Round Rock Express in their season finale on Monday afternoon at The Dell Diamond.
Nashville (77-67), which gained a split of the season-ending six-game series against Round Rock, finished the year with the 23rd winning campaign in the franchise’s 37-year history. The Sounds spent 100 of the 152 days of the 2014 PCL season in first place.
BenBella Publication Includes Songwriting Tips From Music City Elite; Available In Stores September 9th
Nashville, TN – A hit song resonates across generations, genders and backgrounds. These #1s become “our songs.” They are the soundtrack to our lives. The songs themselves become timeless, and the stars who sing them become legends. Every song tells a story and, in his new book “Nashville Songwriter”
(The Inside Stories Behind Country Music’s Greatest Hits), music biographer Jake Brown reveals these stories – and one of Music City’s best-kept secrets. The book will be available September 9th from BenBella Books, at popular online retail outlets including Amazon and in major book retail chains nationwide including Barnes&Noble, IndieBound, !ndigo and Books-A-Million.
Pitchers to Represent Sounds, Pacific Coast League in Triple-A All-Star Game on July 16th in Durham
Nashville, TN – Starting pitcher Jimmy Nelson and reliever Donovan Hand have been named to the Pacific Coast League All-Star team and will represent the Sounds on the 30-man squad that takes on the International League stars in the Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 16th at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, North Carolina.
Nelson was the top vote-getter among PCL players and will serve as the league’s starting pitcher in the 6:00pm CT contest. Hand was selected as a reserve by the PCL office.
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