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.
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Familiar holiday plays, ballets, and concerts seem to fill Nashville’s arts calendars every December. Those traditional shows make a big impact on the bottom line of the performing groups that stage them.
Miles away from Music Row, one of the biggest classical record labels makes its US headquarters in Franklin. Naxos records recently celebrated a quarter-century of finding success by breaking with industry norms.
The Nashville Symphony and Taylor Swift are among Music City’s winners at last night’s Grammy Awards. Swift won Best Country Solo Performance for her song ‘Mean.’ Symphony conductor Giancarlo Guerrero and percussionist Christopher Lamb picked up an award for their recording of Joseph Schwantner’s Percussion Concerto. Other Nashville winners include folk duo The Civil Wars, who won for Best Folk Album. Bluegrass artist Allison Krauss and Christian singers Laura StoryRead More
When he picks up his mallets, one local child’s passion and ear for music overshadow the long list of challenges he’s faced since birth.
Tuesday will mark the beginning of a new chapter at Nashville Public Radio.
The Nashville Symphony will extend its season-opening concert to a free audience by way of a giant video screen on the Schermerhorn plaza.
The complex glasswork by artist Dale Chihuly will come to Nashville next year in a celebration of Cheekwood’s 50th anniversary.
The Tennessee Arts Commission says federal stimulus money sent to the state has saved as many as 35 jobs in the arts.