NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 21, 2017) – Natalie Grant will undergo surgery on October 10thto remove half of her thyroid, where two tumors have been found. As a result of the surgery, she will be canceling her shows and special appearances from mid October through the end of November to focus on recovery. Long known for her openness and transparency with her fans, Grant posted a personal video on social media, asking for prayer.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 21, 2017) - The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced that award-winning singer-songwriter Kari Jobe and Gospel powerhouse Tasha Cobbs Leonard will team up to host the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Also joining the all-star lineup are performers Bri (Briana Babineaux), Danny Gokey, Gaither Vocal Band, Ryan Stevenson and Travis Greene. They join previously announced performers CeCe Winans, Hillsong Worship, Matt Redman, MercyMe, Reba McEntire, Steven Malcolm and Zach Williams and presenters Anthony Brown, Chris Tomlin, David and Tamela Mann, for KING & Country and Matt Maher.
DANA POINT, Calif. (September 20, 2017) – The 2017 Pacific Paddle Games presented by Salt Life announced a partnership with Sustainable Surf to be designated a Deep Blue Event. Deep Blue Events address impacts associated with waste, energy, local community, climate change and transport. With the support of key Deep Blue sustainability partners Harmless Harvest, Earth Technologies and Raw Elements, the 2017 Pacific Paddle Games will be the first paddle event in the U.S. to earn this distinction.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 7, 2017) - The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced that Nature Nate's Honey will be the presenting sponsor of the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards. Nature Nate's has launched the Honey Gives Hope campaign and is partnering with the GMA Dove Awards to provide a grant for a family to adopt a child through Show Hope, a movement to care for orphans and restore hope by breaking down barriers between waiting children and loving families.
NASHVILLE, TENN. (SEPT. 6, 2017) – Beginning today, Arkansas native and Top 3 / Season 9 of The Voice alumnus, Barrett Baber, joins forces with the heavy duty mowing machine giant, Bad Boy Mowers. Based out of Batesville, AR, Bad Boy Mowers specializes in zero-turn lawn mowers along with other high-qualtiy commercial and residential lawn care equipment. Barrett's soulful singing and showmanship grabbed Bad Boy's attention early on and the Arkansas home-based partnership naturally fell into place.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Americana Music Association, Voices of a People’s History and War Memorial Auditorium present The People Sing! on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at 7:30 p.m., a separately ticketed event taking place on the opening night of the critically-acclaimed AMERICANAFEST℠: The Americana Music Festival & Conference.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 1, 2017) - SUP magazine announced that lifestyle brand Salt Life will be the presenting sponsor of the 2017 SUP Awards, the most prestigious honors in standup paddling. The SUP Awards, now in their eighth year, honor the top athletes, performances, expeditions, movies and philanthropic efforts in the sport. Online voting is open atwww.supthemag.com/sup-awards/. The results will be announced at the Pacific Paddle Games Kickoff Party in Dana Point, California, on September 28. Tickets are available here.
NASHVILLE, TENN. (AUG. 30, 2017) - Nominated by The Tennessean for “Best Local Band,” Boy Named Banjo will soon take part in The Americana Music Festival & Conference. The roots rock band will perform at Soulshine Pizza Factory, located at 1907 Division Street, on Friday, September 15. Show time is 8:00pm. The 18th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference is one big event that joins legendary artists with upcoming stars, industry professionals and fans for six days. Tickets can be purchased here.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 30, 2017) - The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced that Hillsong Worship, Matt Redman, Steven Malcolm and Tasha Cobbs Leonard will perform at the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards along with previously announced performers Reba McEntire, MercyMe, CeCe Winans and Zach Williams. The awards show will be held live on Tuesday, October 17 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show on Sunday, October 22 at 8 p.m. CST. More talent announcements are forthcoming. Tickets are on sale now at the Allen Arena box office or online here.
DANA POINT, Calif. (August 28, 2017) - The 2017 Pacific Paddle Games presented by Salt Life will feature a $60,000 prize purse and expanded exhibition area, offering a variety of options for paddlers, as well as spectators and the general public. New for 2017, the PPG Fitness Zone will offer free yoga and exercise classes as well as exhibitions from the top fitness, yoga and dietary supplement brands. The PPG Demo Zone will be the largest hard goods demo in the sport with everything from the hottest boards to the newest paddles, connecting brands to paddlers of all skill levels. SUP paddle clinics for all experience levels will also be offered.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 24, 2017) - The Gospel Music Association (GMA) announced that Reba McEntire, MercyMe, CeCe Winans and Zach Williams will perform at the 48th Annual GMA Dove Awards on Tuesday, October 17 at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena in Nashville. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards show onSunday, October 22 at 8 p.m. CST. More talent announcements are forthcoming. Tickets are on sale now at the Allen Arena box office or online here.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 16, 2017) - Leadership Middle Tennessee (LMT), Inc. the regional leadership organization that encompasses a 10-county collective of community leaders in Middle Tennessee, announces the 39 members of the incoming Class of 2018, as well as the new Board of Directors. The class is selected by a vetting process within the leadership of the LMT Board of Directors that received a record number of applications for the 2018 program. For more information on LMT, please visit www.leadmt.org.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 11, 2017) – Acclaimed producer and songwriter Bernie Herms received GMA Dove Awards nominations in five categories, making him one of the top-nominated among artists and creatives. He is nominated for Song of the Year for “Thy Will,” Songwriter of the Year (Non-Artist),Producer of the Year, Pop/Contemporary Album of the Year for Danny Gokey’s Rise andChristmas/Special Event Album of the Year for Matt Redman’s These Christmas Lights.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 10, 2017) – Award-winning singer-songwriter Natalie Grant received a GMA Dove Award nomination for “Song of the Year” for “King of the World.” “King of the World” is off of Grant’s ninth studio album Be One (Curb Records, November 15, 2015), which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Christian Albums Chart and received two GRAMMY® nominations for "Best Contemporary Christian Music Album" and “Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song” for “King Of The World.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 10, 2017) – Redneck Riviera Nashville is now hiring for all positions in preparation for the venue’s October 2017 Grand Opening at 208-210 Broadway, Nashville, Tennessee 37201. To apply, qualified candidates should send a 30-second video application to firstname.lastname@example.org or post on Redneck Riviera Nashville’s social channels: Facebook; Twitter or Instagram.
Tourism boards across the country have declared one of the top places to view the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017 is just north of Music City in Gallatin, Tennessee. Not only will Gallatin’s “Eclipse Encounter” be the best spot for the viewing, it will also be the best spot for music! Immediately following the once in a lifetime event, Curb Records’ newest signing, Little Feather, will take the stage to give the thousands of visiting tourists even more to talk about on this historical day!