Try to imagine Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers using a cello bow on his instrument. Picture the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show, with Paul McCartney bowing the bass line to “I Wanna Hold Your Hand.” The bass guitar doesn’t really work that way, so soloist Victor Wooten had something brand new made to order: an instrument he’ll debut Thursday night with the Nashville Symphony.
Articles by: Nina Cardona
More than a hundred people showed up Wednesday night to voice their distaste for the idea of a state income tax. A constitutional amendment specifically barring Tennessee from ever adopting one is on the ballot in November.
There were 4.6% more closings than in the same month a year before, a growth rate that echoes the figures for July.
Metro Arts Commission has approved a ribbon of of highly polished steel as Nashville’s next public art project. One percent of every construction bond issued by the city is set aside to pay for art in public places.
Brian Parker recreates the Great Masters each week at a local cafe with nothing but the standard items other customers use to wipe their hands and sweeten their coffee.
Workers who fought off the United Auto Workers earlier this year are now trying to form an their own union at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga plant.
The country singer, touring artist and – now – online video distributor, Brad Paisley is branching out with a new digital channel about the country lifestyle: grilling, hunting, and life on the road.
Williamson County’s school board will definitely include new faces after this election. While six districts are on the ballot, only three incumbents are running to keep their seat. As newcomers come in, the question is how overtly political they’ll be.
All three justices currently up for reelection were appointed by a Democratic governor. If they are ousted, a Republican governor will get to choose their replacements. However, the lineup of groups and individuals backing the efforts to oust or retain the justices isn’t quite so straightforward.
Conventional wisdom says that a scandal-free incumbent like Lamar Alexander shouldn’t have much trouble winning re-election, but the Tea Party has worked very hard to upend that assumption this year, with Lamar Alexander as one of its prime targets.
Almost half of Davidson County’s School Board seats are up for grabs this election, and the outcome could change the board’s leadership, its approach to charter schools—and its relationship with Schools Director Jesse Register.
Republicans began talking seriously about a 2014 primary challenge to Rep. Scott DesJarlais two years ago, even before he’d finished locking down reelection to the 4th Congressional District. Here’s a timeline of what’s happened since.
The musician who spearheaded the charge to save Nashville’s historic RCA Studio A says he’s leaving the facility later this year.
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?
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.