STEVE VAI MINTS SILVER AND GOLD IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - In celebration of the 25th anniversary release of Steve Vai's groundbreaking Passion and Warfare album a world tour is in progress, which included a stop at the Marathon Music Works in Nashville, Tennessee on November 19, 2016.

THE BOOK OF MORMON IS GOLDEN IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - There was a collective gasp that rose up from the God-fearing crowd in Nashville early in the performance of THE BOOK OF MORMON at the TPAC on Thursday, November 17, 2016.

THE FRAY PUT THEIR BEST ON DISPLAY AT THE WMA!
[Full Story] - The Fray along with American Authors put on their best display at the War Memorial Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee on November 12, 2016.

ARW SET UP SHOP IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - Longtime progressive rock pioneers Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman have teamed up as ARW to deliver their classic catalogue of music to audiences around the world.

ERIC JOHNSON STAMPS INITIALS ON SHOW IN TN!
[Full Story] - It only took him thirty years but the Austin-based guitar god Eric Johnson has finally released a solo acoustic effort titled EJ.

BIG NIGHT AT MUSICIANS HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM!
[Full Story] - The fifth incarnation of the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum (MHOF) Induction Ceremony took place on October 26, 2016 at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium.

LOU PALLO DUO PUTS ON A SHOW!
[Full Story] - Guitar master Lou Pallo and his pal Vic Danzi brought their duo to a capacity crowd at the Belmont Performing Arts Theater for an entertaining one-hour showcase.

ALTER BRIDGE ARE HEROIC AT WAR MEMORIAL!
[Full Story] - Alt-rock titans Alter Bridge brought their battle-tested tunes to Nashville's War Memorial Auditorium on Wednesday, October 5, 2016.

TIM & FAITH REVEAL THEIR SOUL IN MUSIC CITY!
[Full Story] - Country music power couple Tim McGraw and Faith Hill tried in vain to pull one over on Music City.

MUSIC CITY ROOTS SOARS TO NEW HEIGHTS IN FRANKLIN!
[Full Story] - It was an extra special show on September 22, 2016 when Music City Roots in Franklin, Tennessee hosted Timothy B. Schmit of Eagles and POCO fame.

HEART OF ROCK 'N' ROLL BEATS IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - The Rock Hall Three For All Tour featuring Heart, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts and Cheap Trick rolled into town on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 and played to an enthusiastic sold-out crowd at the Ascend Amphitheater.

LOS LONELY BOYS SHOW THEIR SOFTER SIDE!
[Full Story] - The Los Lonely Boys brought their "An Acoustic Evening With" to the historic Franklin Theatre in Franklin, Tennessee on September 13, 2016.

TERRY BOZZIO BANGS ON THE DRUM IN MUSIC CITY!
[Full Story] - It was fitting that acclaimed progressive rock drummer Terry Bozzio brought his uber-monstrous kit with him for his recent show in town.

DENNY LAINE SPREADS WINGS OVER NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - The night of August 5, 2016 was a special evening of music at 3rd and Lindsley in Nashville, Tennessee when the renowned Denny Laine graced the stage at this intimate venue.

JOURNEY CONTINUES WITH MILE MARKING SHOW AT ASCEND!
[Full Story] - It's hard to believe that the American rock band Journey - formed in California in 1973 as a Santana offshoot - is now well into their fifth decade.

CULTURE CLUB CONVENE IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - The lovely and ornate Schermerhorn Symphony Center was the temple of tempo for two hours on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 as legendary Culture Club made a much-anticipated stop in Music City.

MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD ROCK HEART & SOUL AT WMA!
[Full Story] - Michael Franti & Spearhead presented a heartfelt show at Nashville's War Memorial Auditorium on July 22, 2016. Michael attracted a diverse group of fans from kids to card carrying AARP members.

SPOCK'S BEARD RE-MATERIALIZE IN TENNESSEE!
[Full Story] - Like a scene out of a Tolkien novel a mythical happening took place in Middle Tennessee on Saturday, July 2, 2016 with a Spock's Beard reunion concert at Morsefest held at New Life Church at 8655 Hwy 25, Cross Plains, Tennessee.

ROBBY KRIEGER OPENS DOORS IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - "Great to be here in Nashville," said classic rock hero Robby Krieger of The Doors during his band's performance at the City Winery in Music City on June 6, 2016. "You know, it wasn't long ago that Nashville didn't really have rock 'n' roll. A lot has changed."

MUDCRUTCH IS CLUTCH IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - "You probably know the story of Mudcrutch," Tom Petty said several songs into this band's much anticipated and very rare appearance on May 31, 2016 at the world-famous Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee.

DON FELDER BRINGS HOTEL CALIFORNIA TO NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - Honored to be at the City Winery where Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Don Felder set up shop for a night with his An Evening At The Hotel California
program on May 22, 2016.

STYX SET SAIL WITH THE NASHVILLE SYMPHONY!
[Full Story] - On May 21, 2016 Styx invited the prestigious Nashville Symphony to join them at their performance. Together they both made their maiden voyages at the new digs in the Downtown.

KEITH URBAN PULLS THE RIPCORD IN IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - Nashvillian, Australian and Grammy-Award winning musician Keith Urban played a free concert to a large hometown crowd on May 09, 2016. Thousands of Music City fans packed the plaza of the Bridgestone Arena.

THE WALLFLOWERS PLAY A MARATHON SHOW IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - But, don't tell that to the thousands of runners who came out on April 30, 2016 to be entertained by a post-race concert by The Wallflowers at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.

GENERATION AXE ASSAULTS THE RYMAN!
[Full Story] - Fast forward a few decades and Music City has opened its arms to a much broader spectrum of playing made indicative by Generation Axe that assaulted the legendary room on April 27, 2016.

THE SMASHING PUMPKINS HAVE A GREAT DAY IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - The Smashing Pumpkins knocked my socks off, what about you?," said guest performer, songwriter and Nashville mainstay Billy Swan during the alternative rocker's encore on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the Ryman Auditorium in Music City.

A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN IN TN!
[Full Story] - We had the pleasure of attending a commanding performance of A Night With Janis Joplin
on April 15, 2016 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville.

LIVING COLOUR HAS A CULT FOLLOWING IN TOWN!
[Full Story] - Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Will Calhoun and Doug Wimbish made a convincing command performance stop at the City Winery in Nashville, Tennessee on April 11, 2016.

PHIL KEAGGY PLAYS ALL AT ONCE IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - Guitar great Phil Keaggy performed songs from his forthcoming album All At Once
to an attentive audience at World Music Nashville (TN) on March 11, 2016.

JOHN MAYALL'S BOTTLE FULL OF BLUES IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - There's no getting around the fact that British blues legend John Mayall is a vintage performer and on Tuesday, March 9, 2016 fans had the opportunity to purchase a custom label bottle of wine with his image on it.

CELTIC WOMAN UNVEIL THEIR DESTINY AT THE TPAC!
[Full Story] - Celtic Woman are celebrating their ten year anniversary with a new album Destiny
along with a supporting world tour. They unveiled a mix of modern and traditional Irish music during their two night stand at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) on March 4 and 5, 2016.

EXPERIENCE HENDRIX WAS HOT IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - The ornate and hallowed hall in the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville, Tennessee was the perfect place for the worship of a pantheon of guitars gods who once again gathered to honor the master of the telecaster - Jimi Hendrix.

TOMMY EMMANUEL'S DREAM SHOW AT THE RYMAN!
[Full Story] - Tommy Emmanuel is one of Australia's most well-loved musicians worldwide now living in Nashville, Tennessee. Thus he was performing to a hometown audience on February 27, 2016.

PAUL THORN BAND SCORES A KNOCKOUT IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - Paul opened for Tommy Emmanuel at the prestigious Ryman Auditorium on February 27, 2016.

GARY CLARK JR. POURS OUT THE HEALING IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - Guitarist/singer Gary Clark Jr. poured out the musical healing at a sold-out engagement at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee on February 26, 2016.

TIM REYNOLDS & TR3 INVADE THE MUSIC CITY!
[Full Story] - On Tuesday, February 16, 2016 the talented trio landed at the City Winery in Nashville with an electrifying and exhilarating two-hour set of exploratory songs.

RICK SPRINGFIELD ROCKS WITH ROCKET SCIENCE IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - Australian actor, author and singer/songwriter Rick Springfield rocked the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, Tennessee over a two-night engagement in February.

BETH HART PULLS ON THE HEART STRINGS IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - Beth Hart gave a heartfelt and triumphant concert at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee on February 12th, 2016.

GRAHAM NASH POURS OUT THE VINTAGE AND VITAL IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - The legendary Graham Nash presented songs from his forthcoming record This Path Tonight during his two-night engagement (February 6th and 7th, 2016) at The City Winery in Nashville, Tennessee.

THE B-52's PARTY WITH THE NASHVILLE SYMPHONY!
[Full Story] - The B-52s teamed up with the Nashville Symphony for a two-night engagement at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville, Tennessee on February 4th and 5th, 2016.

NASHVILLE STARS SHINE IN MUSIC CITY!
[Full Story] - The 2016 NHL Fan Fair hit Music City (Smashville, Tennessee) and on June 30 an all-star line up from the TV show "Nashville" including Charles Esten, Clare Bowen, Lennon & Maisy performed at Fan Fest.

NASHVILLE TAKES NOTE OF NEW YEAR ON BROADWAY!
[Full Story] - Nashville bid farewell to 2015 with the Jack Daniel's Bash on Broadway that featured music, confetti, fireworks along with the trademarked Music Note Drop. This free Bash began back in 2009 with each year getting bigger and better. In addition to more music - seven bands on two stages for 2015.

CELEBRATING CHRISTMAS AT THE MOTHER CHURCH!
[Full Story] - The renowned Grand Ole Opry celebrated Christmas (December 25, 2015) at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN with a concert featuring Opry members and special guests.

JONATHAN JACKSON WRAPS UP YEAR IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - Actor, author, recording artist Jonathan Jackson put his potent musical gifts on display a week before Christmas at the Mercy Lounge in Nashville, Tennessee on December 18, 2015.

KELLER WILLIAMS KILLS IT IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - The whimsical Keller Williams intoxicated his fans with a fun filled show at Nashville's City Winery on December 11, 2015.

SMOKEY ROBINSON BRINGS CHRISTMAS MIRACLE TO TN!
[Full Story] - R&B legend Smokey Robinson joined the Nashville Symphony for a two night engagement at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville, Tennessee on December 10th and 11th, 2015.

BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA BRINGS CHRISTMAS TO MUSIC CITY!
[Full Story] - The Brian Setzer Orchestra arrived at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee on December 6, 2015 with a bag full of rocking good cheer.

THE WOOD BROTHERS PLAY THE FIRST OF THREE!
[Full Story] - The Wood Brothers are now considered a Nashville based band. Thus their three night engagement at 3rd and Lindsley were homecoming concerts.

AT THE WILL HOGE HOMECOMING IN EAST NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - On November 29, 2015, Hoge wrapped up a two-night homecoming stand at the Basement East in Nashville, Tennessee that celebrated this performer's colorful past and exhilarating present.

JOE BONAMASSA - GUITAR GOD GOES TO CHURCH!
[Full Story] - Guitar-god Joe Bonamassa returned to the legendary Ryman Auditorium aka The Mother Church of Country Music in 2015 for a two-night engagement.

THE MUSIC OF U2 GETS SYMPHONIC TREATMENT!
[Full Story] - On November 10, 2015 the prestigious Nashville Symphony joined forces with Windborne Music to present the music of U2 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.

LONESTAR MEETS UP AGAIN IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - Lonestar the multi-platinum country music quartet met up at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium on October 24, 2015 for a concert to benefit the Nashville Firefighters Association Local 140.

THE WINERY DOGS RAISE THE BAR IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - The Winery Dogs the alpha-male-power-trio raised the bar at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, Tennessee on October 20, 2015.

VINTAGE TROUBLE ARE ALL GOOD IN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - Vintage Trouble is nothing but good. Their concert at a packed Cannery Ballroom in Nashville, Tennessee on October 16, 2015 was a testimony to their talent.

LARRY CAMPBELL & TERESA WILLIAMS ASCEND IN TN!
[Full Story] - Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams (who hails from rural Tennessee) played to a home town crowd on October 11, 2015.

JACKSON BROWNE PLAYS DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE!
[Full Story] - Singer/songwriter Jackson Browne played to an enthusiastic downtown Music City crowd on October 11, 2015.

THE WALL RETURNS ON THE BIG SCREEN!
[Full Story] - On September 29, 2015 Fathom Events presented Rogers Waters The Wall in select movie theaters.

CHICK COREA & BELA FLECK MAKE QUITE A PAIR!
[Full Story] - Chick Corea & Bela Fleck enchanted patrons at the Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) in Morristown, New Jersey on September 25, 2015.

TOMMY EMMANUEL IS ENTRANCING IN NJ!
[Full Story] - Guitar great Tommy Emmanuel entranced a packed bergenPAC on September 24, 2015 with his innovative fingerstyle guitar picking.

DEAD ON LIVE REVIVES THE DEAD IN NJ!
[Full Story] - Fifty years after the founding of the jam band scene the Grateful Dead and their music still lives on in various incarnations. One includes Dead On Live a group known for note for note recreations of the Grateful Dead's recordings.

TODD RUNDGREN'S GLOBAL EDM EPIPHANY!
[Full Story] - During his set at Friday night's "Global Tour" concert in New Jersey, music legend Todd Rundgren played a techno and tricked out version of his song "Can We Still Be Friends".

TOTO CARRIES ON IN NEWARK AT THE NJPAC!
[Full Story] - On this co-headlining tour Toto took the stage first opening with lights, smoke and a rocking version of "Running Out of Time".

YES CARRIES ON IN NEWARK AT THE NJPAC!
[Full Story] - Yes started their set with a touching tribute to Chris Squire. A spotlight shined down on a bass as clips of Chris and his gear were shown on the screen above the stage.

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