The cry to “Save Studio A” quickly expanded into “Save Music Row,” but what is Music Row in a time when condos are moving in and big labels are headed downtown?
Articles by: Nina Cardona
The report that called for tearing down the Cordell Hull State Office Building in Nashville was sound, according to a new study commissioned by Tennessee’s Department of General Services. But now officials say keeping the building might be the most cost-effective plan.
John Seigenthaler was memorialized today at Nashville’s Cathedral of the Incarnation as a man devoted to America’s founding tenets.
Country superstar Garth Brooks is back in the recording studio. At his much-heralded press conference today, Brooks announced he’s signed on to Sony Music and will soon release a double album of new music.
The fate of RCA Studio A remains unclear. The developer who was said to have a $4.4 million contract on the property hasn’t stated his plans for the building, and the sale has not yet closed. But the battle lines on Music Row have been drawn.
Nashville’s historic RCA Studio A was at standing room only today as a crowd rallied to save the place where Elvis and Dolly Parton recorded with Chet Atkins and Owen Bradley at the helm. But Musician Ben Folds, who rents the building, told the group to change their cry from “Save Studio A” to “Save Music Row.”
Efforts to commemorate Nashville’s Civil Rights Movement with public art now seem to have widespread approval from an important constituency–veterans of the movement itself.
Middle Tennessee lost a trailblazing woman this week. Elsie Quarterman began working at Vanderbilt as a lab assistant during World War II; roughly twenty years later she was the university’s first female department chair. But the ecologist’s greatest legacy is in the small forest clearings she studied and preserved.
While some admire the fearless leader, whose unorthodox tactics confounded the enemy, others remember him as a man responsible for racial atrocities.
World War II veterans joined state officials Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.
Pianist, Fisk professor, and longtime director of the Jubilee Singers Mathew Kennedy has died.
Tennessee’s top official in the United Auto Workers is now secretary and treasurer for the national union.
Hamblen County saw the most improvement compared to last month, while Williamson and Lincoln Counties continue to hold the two lowest jobless figures in Tennessee.
More than a century after her death, some of Adelicia Acklen’s most personal possessions are returning to Nashville’s Belmont Mansion: family portraits that hung in the most private rooms of the house, the jewelry box she would have used each day, even toothbrush cases made of fine china.
Columbia Studio A was converted to office space in the 80s; record executive Mike Curb made it an analog studio again and is renting it to the school for $1 a year, just like he did nearby with Owen Bradley’s Quonset Hut and RCA Studio B.
Here’s a sneak peak of Marty Stuart new photography exhibit at the Frist Center – portraits of Johnny Cash, Lester Flatt, and others from country’s golden era.
Four playwrights, writing four plays, gathered around one table. That’s been the scene one weekend a month since September, as a quartet of scripts moved from concept to staged reading.
A roaming art project called Our Town is challenging Nashvillians to make self portraits with rubber stamps and ink.
Interest in attending the historically black school is the highest it’s been in a dozen years. That’s especially good news, given that the last decade was marked by financial crisis and rapid declines in enrollment.
The Nashville Film Festival opens tonight with one of its biggest schedules in the event’s history, but the festival still has room for a pair of short films from scripts written by Nashville school kids.