John Mellencamp Comes To Nashville March 19-20 (Patch.com)
This will be one of the best concerts of the year, and you won’t want to miss it: John Mellencamp will present two shows, March 19-20, at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. One of America’s greatest songwriters and rock musicians, he kicked off his current tour, “The John Mellencamp Show,” in his home state of Indiana, and wraps up in April in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Sylvan Park’s Twilight Tavern Opens Today With 32 Draft Beers (Eater Nashville)
Twilight (5303 Charlotte Avenue), which slides into the space formerly occupied by Bajo Sexto Taco Lounge, is scheduled to start pouring at 11 a.m. on Friday, February 22. Along with 32 beers on draft, Twilight boasts a full bar. A specialty cocktail menu is in the works, a bartender tells Eater.
Wu-Tang Clan show at Ryman Auditorium will bring hip-hop to country music shrine (Fox News)
A New York-based hip-hop group headlining at the former Nashville home of the Grand Ole Opry? It’s going to happen, according to reports. In what may rank among the most unlikely pairings in music history, Wu-Tang Clan is set to perform June 9 at the famed Ryman Auditorium, aka the “Mother Church of Country Music.”
An Ambitious Exhibit of Contemporary Art Feels Profound at Cheekwood (Nashville Scene)
Derived From the Decorative, featuring decorative-based art by three artists from three continents, is on view until June.
Literary Tourism: Nashville, Tennessee (Book Riot)
Nashville is a bustling, colorful city full of music, food, culture, and a wealth of literary destinations. I was a Nashvillian for twenty-two years, and I still miss the vibrant writing and bookish communities that I found there.
Upcoming Charity Events in Nashville Tennessee (Nashville Life)
Nashville is a very charitable community. Below are upcoming charity events happening in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. Show your support with by participating or donating to these causes.
Kristofferson, Dolly Producer Fred Foster Died at Age 87 (US & World Report News)
Nashville producer Fred Foster, who produced some of Roy Orbison’s most popular records and was the first to produce records from Kris Kristofferson and Dolly Parton, has died. He was 87.