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Enter to Win Tickets to the OutLoud Music Festival! Courtesy of Focus Middle Tennessee

August 16, 2018 - Entertainment, Events, Giveaway, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville, Play

Here is your chance to enter to win tickets to the 2nd annual OutLoud Music Festival presented by Good Neighbor Festivals. We have 2 pairs of tickets to give away to our wonderful readers! Contest will run through September 3rd at 5pm CST. Winner will…

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Enter to Win Tickets to See CAM Live at the Ryman! Courtesy of Focus Middle Tennessee

August 15, 2018 - Entertainment, Events, Giveaway, LGBT Ally, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville, Ryman

Here is your chance to enter to win tickets to see GRAMMY-nominated artist and songwriter of the platinum-selling, #1 single, “Burning House,” CAM live at the Ryman for her Road to Happiness tour with special guest Lucie Silvas. We have 1 pair to give away to…

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Witness Why Nashville is Known as the ‘Athens of the South’

August 15, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Tennessee

by Sheryl Turman | photo by Alicia Holland Nestled just west of downtown Nashville is the 132-acre Centennial Park. Established in 1903 it is an epicenter of arts, culture and the divine feminine. It was fittingly established on land that was the first ever grant…

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Asia O'Hara

Asia O’Hara on Strength and Sisterhood in Competition

August 10, 2018 - Arts, Drag Queens, Entertainment, LGBT Community

by Ryan Rattliff | photo courtesy of Voss Events   “Well, Texas is back in the house, y’all!” Asia O’Hara announced herself as she sashayed into the workroom on the premiere of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 10. The Helen of Seven store owner and costume…

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Press Release: Cher to release new album ‘Dancing Queen’ on September 28

August 9, 2018 - Entertainment, LGBT Ally, Music

press release from The Karpel Group | photos courtesy of The Karpel Group   The one and only Cher will be releasing Dancing Queen, a new album of all Abba hits on September 28, officially announced today by Warner Bros. Records. Those who pre-order the new album will immediately receive Cher’s rendition of the song…

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Press Release: TOMATO ART FEST CELEBRATES 15 YEARS AUGUST 10TH AND 11TH

August 4, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, Food and Beverage, Nashville, Press Release, Tennessee

press release by Good Neighbor Festivals | artwork by Jennifer Walker   “A Uniter, Not a Divider …Bringing Together Fruits & Vegetables!”   The 15th annual Tomato Art Fest takes place on Friday August 10th and Saturday August 11th in historic East Nashville.  What once started as…

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Press Release: The Boys of ECHO V Reach For The “Rainbow”

July 31, 2018 - Entertainment, Music, Press Release

press release from Project Publicity   America’s First All Openly Gay Boyband Release Debut Single  Jay, Mike, Randy, Devin and Gama are ECHO V, five guys with distinct, echoing voices that combine to create one beautiful sound.  By all outward appearances, they seem to be…

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Brandi Carlile

Press Release: Brandi Carlisle Bluegrass Underground special to air on Aug 3

July 30, 2018 - Entertainment, Events, LGBT Ally, LGBT Community, Music, Press Release, Tennessee

press release from Sacks & Co | photo by Pete Souza   The Caverns, one of Tennessee’s most uniquely spectacular music venues, will present Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and performer Brandi Carlile in her first hour-long national PBS special, Brandi Carlile in concert: A BLUEGRASS UNDERGROUND Special, premiering this…

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Be the Good in the World

July 27, 2018 - Bianca Page Day, Drag Queens, Entertainment, Events, LGBT Advocate, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Tennessee

story by Leah Wright | photo by HN James   Mathu K. Potts is one of those Nashville fixtures who, even if you don’t know his name, you’ve probably seen around. His stainless steel colored locks have been a fixture behind the bars at various…

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Review: Janelle Monáe Gifts Nashville Audiences

July 15, 2018 - Entertainment, Music, Nashville, Review, Tennessee

story by GK Gurley | photos courtesy of Janelle Monae & Grammy.com   A queer woman of color selling out a show at Ryman Auditorium is nothing short of radical. Janelle Monáe is currently on tour after her record ‘Dirty Computer’ came out this year….

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