Nashville hosted its first NCAA Women’s Basketball Final Four in early April. Now, Nashville and the NCAA are reviewing the impact of the tournament to decide if Nashville should host the women’s tournament again.
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The downtown Nashville police precinct may be on its way out of Bridgestone Arena. A new $4 million headquarters has been added to the city’s building project priority list, which will be considered by the Metro Council later this month.
The Nashville Predators have gotten a temporary extension on the team’s lease with Metro Government. Both sides want more time to renegotiate terms regarding use and operation of Bridgestone Arena.
The CMA Awards will stay put for the next few years. The Country Music Association has signed a three-year contract to continue holding its awards gala at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville.
Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena has seen big music audiences this year, thanks in part to hockey. According to Pollstar, the venue ranked ninth in the country for selling the most concert tickets. That’s up 14 spots since the same time last year.
AT&T announced plans Tuesday to bring 4G to Tennessee. The telecom will speed up data service at 250 cell sites this year.
Nine flood relief concerts by Garth Brooks, along with sell-out performances by Usher and the Zac Brown Band have helped Nashville’s Bridgestone arena set a record for attendance.
Metro Nashville officials believe they won’t max out the city’s $100 million flood insurance policy. But that’s only because the worst damage is along the Cumberland River, where there’s a much lower cap to what insurance will cover.
Nashville-based Bridgestone Americas has entered into a 5-year naming deal for what is now the Sommet Center. At a press conference, executives said the deal was struck quickly and influenced in part by Governor Phil Bredesen.