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APSU gets visit from Grammy winner Rhonda Larson as final Acuff Chair of Excellence of 2014-15

 

Acuff Circle of Excellence - Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The final Roy Acuff Chair of Excellence recipient of 2014-15, Grammy Award winning flutist Rhonda Larson, will bring her talents to campus for a series of lectures and master classes at Austin Peay State University the week of April 21st-28th.

During her residency, Larson will share her experiences as a performing artist, as well as offering insight and lessons to APSU and area students. Her visit to campus will conclude on Tuesday, April 28th, with a concert with the APSU Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Gregory Wolynec. The event will take place at 7:30pm at the Mabry Concert Hall, on the campus of APSU.

Grammy winner Rhonda Larson

Grammy winner Rhonda Larson

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for July 27th, 2014

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Clarksville Sports Festival seeks vendors, Riverfest 2014 Headliner, Extended Outdoor Pool Season, Fishing Derby for special needs children and adults, and Fun with Fido.

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“Always…Patsy Cline” at the Roxy Regional Theatre staring Jacque Clydesdale, February 8th – March 2nd

 

Roxy Regional TheatreClarksville, TN – The sultry sounds of one of the most acclaimed vocalists of the 20th century will fill the Roxy Regional Theatre, February 8th through March 2nd, in the perennial favorite and beloved musical “Always…Patsy Cline”.

Taking the stage in tribute to the country music legend who died tragically in a plane crash at the height of her career is Jacque Clydesdale. Although currently based out of New York, Jacque has strong ties to Music City, originally being from Brentwood, Tennessee, and having performed as a soloist with the LA Pops Orchestra in a tribute honoring Diane Warren, singing Shania Twain’s famous “From This Moment” duet with Grammy Award Winner Bryan White.

Jacque Clydesdale Stars in "Always...Patsy Cline"

Jacque Clydesdale Stars in “Always…Patsy Cline”

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The Nashville Symphony Orchestra and Chorus holds first Concert in the newly dedicated George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall

 

Austin Peay State UniversityThe Clarksville Community Concert AssociationClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Community Concert Association as part of their Community Concert Series in partnership with Austin Peay State University brought the Nashville Symphony Orchestra and Nashville Symphony Chorus to Clarksville to play the first concert in the soon to be re-dedicated concert Hall.

After the Nashville Symphony Orchestra and Chorus opened with George Mabry’s newest composition “If Music Be the Food of Love,” a small ceremony was held to rededicate the Austin Peay State University Music/Mass communication building concert hall in honor of Dr. George Mabry and his wife Sharon Mabry. The Mabry’s have been members of the faculty at university since the 1970s and have made their mark on both the university and the community.

The Nashville Symphony Orchestra and Nashville Symphony Chorus on stage in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on Austin Peay State University

The Nashville Symphony Orchestra and Nashville Symphony Chorus on stage in the George and Sharon Mabry Concert Hall on Austin Peay State University

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Beatles 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert at The Renaissance Center

 

The Beatles are coming to Dickson! The WannaBeatles that is.

The Renaissance CenterDickson, TN – In the wake of the London Olympics and all things British, The Renaissance Center will celebrate one of Great Britain’s most beloved exports, The Beatles, as the 2012 calendar marks the 50 Year Anniversary of the Beatles!

Joining in on the fun are The WannaBeatles, one of the best Beatles tribute bands in the country, for a concert and Beatles-related activities scheduled for Saturday, August 25th, 7:00pm. Pre-concert activities include several musical acts in the center’s rotunda and a showing of Laser Beatles in the Cybersphere Digital Theatre.

The WannaBeatles. (L-R) Bryan Cumming, David Toledo, Dennis Scott and Nathan Burbank.

The WannaBeatles. (L-R) Bryan Cumming, David Toledo, Dennis Scott and Nathan Burbank.

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Kelly Clarkson to perform for Soldiers at Fort Campbell during Week of the Eagles

 

Air Force Reserve to Present Multi-Platinum Singer Kelly Clarkson

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Multi-platinum singer and songwriter Kelly Clarkson will make a stop during her “Stronger” tour to bring her show to the Division Parade Field at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, when she headlines the Tour for the Troops presented by the Air Force Reserve August 13th.

Kelly Clarkson initially appeared on the public’s radar in 2002 when she won the first season of American Idol. She then went on to become an international pop icon, selling over 20 million albums worldwide and has received two Grammy Awards, two American Music Awards, two MTV Music Awards, and 11 Billboard Music Awards.

Kelly Clarkson in concert August 13th at Fort Campbell, KY.

Kelly Clarkson in concert August 13th at Fort Campbell, KY.

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Join AARP in June for “Summer with the Symphony”

 

Get discounted tickets for the hottest concerts and more!

Nashville Symphony's Summer with the SymphonyNashville, TN – Do you like the classics? AARP does. Whether you’re talking the classic American band “Earth Wind & Fire,” the classy Broadway and TV star Idina Menzel or the classical sounds of Beethoven, we’ve got you covered in June. AARP and the Nashville Symphony are teaming up for the first time for our “Summer with the Symphony!”

AARP members can receive $5.00 off any ticket for Menzel’s special performance with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra at the Woods Amphitheater at Fontanel on June 16th. The Tony Award-winning star of Broadway’s Wicked and television’s hit show Glee will perform a diverse mix of classic pop and musical theater favorites, along with a fresh spin on some contemporary hits. «Read the rest of this article»

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