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Billy Idol Rocks Nashville’s Blue Room at Third Man Records

October 2, 2018 - Uncategorized

By Joey Amato It’s not everyday one of the most pivotal icons of the punk rock genre comes to Nashville to perform an intimate concert for a few dozen hardcore fans and guests, but that’s exactly what happened when Billy Idol took the stage at…

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‘4U – A Symphonic Celebration of Prince’ comes to TPAC Sept. 26-27

September 21, 2018 - Uncategorized

By Focus Staff   Experience the music of legendary artist Prince with a full symphony orchestra when 4U – A Symphonic Celebration of Prince comes to Music City for a one-of-a-kind concert experience at Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall Sept. 26-27. Live Nation Urban…

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L’FREAQ Releases New Single

September 17, 2018 - Uncategorized

NYC-based, dark synth pop artist, L’FREAQ, shares her third single, “New Skin,” from her new EP, Weird Awakenings, due out October 26, 2018.   L’FREAQ says, “This song is about the changes that occur in oneself over time, whether it’s a very visceral day of…

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Press release: New CEO, New Logo for the Nashville LGBT Chamber

August 13, 2018 - Uncategorized

press release by Agency33 | photo & logo image courtesy of Agency33 and Nashville LGBT Chamber   Following an extensive search and candidate review process, the Nashville LGBT Chamber today named Joe Woolley as the organization’s next chief executive officer. Representing more than 325 businesses…

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Press Release: New Tennessee State Museum to Open in Early October

August 13, 2018 - Uncategorized

press release byTennessee State Museum | artist rendering courtesy of Tennessee State Museum   NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee State Museum is scheduled to open to the public on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at its new location on the corner of Rosa Parks Blvd. and Jefferson Street at Bicentennial Capitol…

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Donor Appreciation Celebration Hosted by Nashville CARES

June 17, 2018 - Events, LGBT Community, Nashville, Nashville Cares, News, Press Release, Recap, Tennessee, Uncategorized

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – On the evening of Thursday, June 14, 2018 Nashville CARES invited their top donors to join them at Red Arrow Gallery for cocktails and light hor d’oeuvres for a celebration and special honors. Among the celebrated were members of the Steve Smith Society…

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TPAC’s 2018-2019 Season Bringing in Well-Loved Classics, Fun New Productions

April 25, 2018 - Uncategorized

The HCA/TriStar Health Broadway at TPAC 2018-2019 season was revealed on April 24 during a fun-filled event punctuated by videos and a handful of live performances. The event finished up with hors d’oeuvres from several beloved Nashville eateries such as Salsa and Maggiano’s Little Italy….

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April 19, 2018 - Uncategorized

Festival and Equality Walk to celebrate LGBTQ Pride in downtown Nashville The 30th Annual Nashville Pride Festival presented by Bridgestone is proud to announce the 2018 Nissan Main Stage entertainment line up including Wilson Phillips, JoJo, Taylor Bennett, Chely Wright, Steve Grand, FLETCHER and more…

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Far Out Nashville Announces Second Annual Psychedelic Music & Arts Festival in Music City

April 19, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, Film, Middle Tennessee, Music, News, Tennessee, Uncategorized

Highly anticipated second installment returns to Nashville May 10-12 at Third Man Records, Mercy Lounge and The High Watt Named “Best New Festival” by the Nashville Scene NASHVILLE, TN (April 10, 2018) – ​The Far Out Nashville psychedelic music and arts festival returns to Music…

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April 11, 2018 - Uncategorized

NASHVILLE, TN (APRIL 9, 2018) — The 30th annual Nashville Pride Festival welcomes back Bridgestone Tires as its presenting sponsor for the fourth year in a row. Along with this announcement, the Nashville Pride Board of directors has unveiled a new festival app to increase…

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