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Franktown Festival of Lights
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Holiday Family Fun in Franklin for a Great Cause

Franktown Open Hearts, a nonprofit that serves inner-city at-risk youth and their families in Franklin, is once again hosting Franktown Festival of Lights, presented by Franklin Synergy Bank, with over a mile-long Christmas-spirited experience that features thousands of sparkling holiday lights and new this year, Santa’s Village Nov. 22–Dec. 28nightly from 6 to […]

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Dierks Bentley brings surprise-filled Burning Man Tour to Nashville

The Burning Man Tour came to Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Friday night with headliner Dierks Bentley and opening acts Jon Pardi, Tenille Townes, and Hot Country Knights. But the night was full of surprise guests that honored both 90s and traditional country music. Hot Country Knights, the 90s country […]

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Grab Your Free 2019 Tennessee Vacation Guide and Start Planning Your Trip!

The Tennessee Department of Tourist Developed unveiled the official 2019 Tennessee Vacation Guide today with a cover that features “Tennessee Music Pathways” and the seven genres of music that call the state home. The guide features 194 pages of Tennessee’s music, scenic beauty, creative spirit, culinary excellence and history, and […]

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Steve Ripley of The Tractors dies at age 69

Steve Ripley, leader of the country-rock band The Tractors, died peacefully at his home Thursday, January 3 in Pawnee, OK at the age of 69, surrounded by his family. He had been suffering from cancer. Born Paul Steven Ripley on January 1, 1950 during his parents’ brief residency in Idaho, Ripley […]

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The Bluebird Cafe & Tennessee Tourism to Host Open Mic Nights across the State Celebrating Tennessee Songwriters Week

The Bluebird Cafe, in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development, hits the road February 2019 for a string of open mic nights in Memphis, Chattanooga, Knoxville and Johnson City during Tennessee Songwriters Week. The events emphasize a state statute honoring songwriters passed earlier this year, and give four […]

Recording Academy And Its Members Celebrate Senate Passage Of The Music Modernization Act 
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Recording Academy And Its Members Celebrate Senate Passage Of The Music Modernization Act 

The Recording Academy™ and its members across the country are celebrating today’s passage of the Music Modernization Actby the Senate. This movement of the historic bill is a victory for all music creators, setting a clear path to the president’s desk. “The passage of the Music Modernization Act by the […]

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