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Neal Morse Band World Tour Blasts Off at Rocketown in Nashville

 

RocketownNashville, TN – The Neal Morse Band is back on the road traveling under the guise of The Road Called Home Tour. The trek blasted off at Rocketown in Nashville, Tennessee on Saturday, January 14th, 2017.

In the coming months the quintet will journey through the U.S., Canada and Europe in support of the group’s latest epic. Clocking in at over 100 minutes, this progressive pageantry runs the range from melodic to moody to mind blowing.

The Neal Morse Band presented a dream show for fans in Nashville.

The Neal Morse Band presented a dream show for fans in Nashville.

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Jason Minton Molds a Strong Friday the 13th Show in Franklin Tennessee

 

Kimbros Pickin' ParlorFranklin, TN – What’s a native Tennessean who spent his life surrounded by the country music industry but grew up listening to the power pop pleasantries and British sensations like Squeeze and Crowded House to do? If you’re Jason Minton you form a rock band built on a foundation of faith and strong acoustic sensibilities.

In a live setting he looks the part of a rugged country boy. When he sings you’re transported back to the new wave revolution of the 80’s. That’s what we discovered when we finally caught the Jason Minton Band in concert in Franklin, Tennessee on January 13th, 2017 at Kimbros Pickin’ Parlor on South Margin Street.

Singer/songwriter Jason Minton shows a lot of promise in Franklin.

Singer/songwriter Jason Minton shows a lot of promise in Franklin.

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Tennessee Vols face Vanderbilt Commodores in Nashville Saturday

 

Tennessee (8-8, 1-3 SEC) at Vanderbilt (8-8, 2-2 SEC)

Saturday, January 14th, 2017 | 7:30pm CT
Nashville, TN | Memorial Gymnasium

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee heads west to Nashville this weekend to face off with Vanderbilt Saturday at 7:30pm CT on the SEC Network.

The Vols (8-8, 1-3 SEC) and Commodores (8-8, 2-2 SEC) are meeting for the 192nd time on Saturday night. The in-state foes met three times last season — Vanderbilt claimed both regular season meetings while Tennessee came away with a thrilling win over the ‘Dores in the SEC Tournament.

Saturday marks the second of at least three games in the Music City this season for the Vols.

The 192nd meeting between the Tennessee Vols and Vanderbilt Commodores tips off Saturday at 7:30pm CT on SEC Network. (Tennessee Athletic Department) «Read the rest of this article»

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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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Nashville Sounds Produce a Hit Season in Music City

 

Nashville SoundsNashville, TN – The Nashville Sounds had a successful hit making season this year. On September 9th, 2016 they played the third of a five game series against the Oklahoma City Dodgers. The two teams both with one win each on Friday were in contention for the number one spot in Minor League Baseball’s Pacific Coast League.

An enthusiastic crowd was present to support the Sounds at their initial post season home game at First Tennessee Park located in the Capital District of Nashville, Tennessee. The game was close most of the night with the Sounds ultimately winning a thrilling 6 to 5 victory.

The PCL playoffs moved to First Tennessee Park in September. (Rich Lynch)

The PCL playoffs moved to First Tennessee Park in September. (Rich Lynch)

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Bon Aqua, Tennessee Rises on the Legend of Johnny Cash

 

TravelNashville, TN – As the writers of this article we spent the majority of our lives in New Jersey before relocating to Tennessee in late 2015. Being lifelong residents of the Garden State it was almost mandatory compulsory behavior to be a fan of its famous favorite son, Bruce Springsteen – and we were.

But, our fascination with the man centered mainly around his interest in helping with the revitalization and restoration of the shore town that put him on the map in the first place – Asbury Park.

The recently renovated Storytellers Museum in Bon Aqua, Tennessee.

The recently renovated Storytellers Museum in Bon Aqua, Tennessee.

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Lasaters Coffee & Tea to hold Grand Opening of new location in Nashville, Friday

 

Lasaters Coffee & TeaNashville, TN – Lasaters Coffee & Tea will be celebrating it’s new Nashville location with a Grand Opening on Friday, September 16th at 6:00am!

We’re thrilled to be opening the doors of our eighth franchised location to the bustling streets of Music City. Come see us at 414 Union Street, Suite 105, in the Bank of America Plaza downtown on opening day for free drinks, giveaways, and loads of goodness.

Bring your friends! And remember to give LASATERS® a follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to stay up-to-date on all the details.

Lasaters Coffee & Tea will be celebrating it’s new Nashville location with a Grand Opening on Friday, September 16th at 6:00am «Read the rest of this article»

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Music City Knockout Is a Bucking Good Time in Nashville

 

Music City KnockoutNashville, TN – There were a lot of twists and turns at the PBR Music City Knockout held at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on August 20th, 2016.

The drama was provided by bone-jarring bulls and the unique bracket format of the two-day competition that saw the world’s best Professional Bull Riders face off against each other in the only one of its kind event on the 2016 Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS) schedule.

J.B. Mauney has a money ride on a monster bull.

J.B. Mauney has a money ride on a monster bull.

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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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Segway Tour of Nashville Rides and Rolls Through Music City

 

iRide NashvilleNashville, TN – When the Segway Human Transporter – the first self-balancing, electric-powered transportation machine known to man – was introduced to the curious public back in 2001 the device was viewed as a space-age oddity that came packaged with big promises.

Emerging from the mind of genius inventor Dean Kamen proponents of the Segway claimed the product would transform the way people work and live by making urban environments more livable by providing a solution to short-distance travel. Jeff Bezos founder of Amazon.com predicted that “cities will be built around this device”.

Paul Freeman, Rich Lynch and the Batman Building in Nashville.

Paul Freeman, Rich Lynch and the Batman Building in Nashville.

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