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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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Clarksville’s Rivers and Spires announces Legendary Ronnie Milsap, Sanctus Real to be part of Free Concert Weekend

 

Rivers and Spires FestivalClarksville, TN – The Rivers And Spires Festival, brought to you by Coors Light and Agero, is pleased to announce Grammy award-winning and multi-platinum selling country music superstar, Ronnie Milsap, will take the Public Square Stage on Friday, April 17th. The concert is free and open to the public.

One of the biggest and most sought-after country music artists of the 70s and 80s, Milsap will perform some of his biggest hits that have made him a legend. Songs such as “Smoky Mountain Rain”, “(There’s) No Gettin’ Over Me”, “I Wouldn’t Have Missed It for the World”, “Any Day Now” and “Stranger in My House” will make up a concert you don’t want to miss.

Country music superstar, Ronnie Milsap to play at 2015 Rivers and Spires Festival.

Country music superstar, Ronnie Milsap to play at 2015 Rivers and Spires Festival.

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Humane Society of Clarksville-Montgomery County to host Legends of Clarksvegas March 8th, 2014

 

Legends of ClarksvegasClarksville, 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.

Kenny James returns as Buddy Holly at this year's Legends of Clarksvegas.

Kenny James returns as Buddy Holly at this year’s Legends of Clarksvegas.

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Clarksville Journalist Scores Hit With New Book, “The Dealers: Then and Now.”

 

Clarksville Book ReviewClarksville, TN – Award-winning Clarksville Journalist A.J. Dugger III has written an exciting new book about The Dealers, an unsung funk and R&B band from Memphis, TN. Dugger is passionate about telling the story of the band, which includes his mother and uncles.

The book, titled “The Dealers: Then and Now,” was published on July 19th, 2013.

The Dealers regularly opened for many music legends during the 1970s and ’80s. “Marvin Gaye kissed my mom on the right ear,” said Dugger, who writes for The Tennessee Tribune and The Murfreesboro Post. “There are lots of interesting stories in the book not just about The Dealers, but about many of the music legends they were affiliated with.”

"The Dealers Then and Now" by A.J. Dugger III

“The Dealers Then and Now” by A.J. Dugger III

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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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“Serve To Remember” Memorial Concert: “America Sings!”

 

The 10th Anniversary of 9/11

Hands On ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – “America Sings!” will be held Sunday, September 11th, 2011 at the Austin Peay University, Clement Auditorium from 12:00pm to 3:30pm.

Many of the performers have served in the military, come from military families, or volunteered their time playing for our troops both nationally and internationally.  They are ALL donating their time and talents for this effort, which will be submitted to The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) for their “10th Anniversary Challenge”, allowing Clarksville to qualify for a grant to be used to support future 9/11 events and projects. «Read the rest of this article»

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