Musicians Corner Announces Fall 2015 Season Main Stage Lineup
The Conservancy is proud to share our Musicians Corner program's Fall 2015 Season SunTrust Main Stage lineup. Head to Musicianscornernashville.com for more details!
Musicians Corner's Fall 2015 Season SunTrust Main Stage Line Up
Saturday, September 5
SunTrust Presents Fall 2015 Season Kick Off Celebration & BMI Artist Showcase
Marc Broussard, The McCrary Sisters, Matthew Perryman Jones, Castro
Saturday, September 12
Dr. Ralph Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys, Jonathan Tyler, Darnell Levine, Aubrie Sellers
Dr. Ralph Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys' performance and a free youth educational seminar on traditional bluegrass music at The Parthenon is funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with National Endowment for the Arts and Tennessee Arts Commission.
Saturday, September 19
Americana Music Festival Showcase & Les Paul Museum On Site
Les Paul Tribute with Artists To Be Announced, Angaleena Presley, Joseph LeMay, Daniel Martin Moore
Saturday, September 26
Universal Kia Presents 100th Event Celebration & ASCAP Artist Showcase
Artist To Be Announced, Jeffrey James, Daphne Willis, Kirsten Arian, Jamie Kent
Saturday, October 3
American Music Water Presents
Jessie Baylin, Artist To Be Announced, The Howlin' Brothers, MYZICA, Emoni Wilkins
Saturday, October 10
Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown, Liz Longley, Artist To Be Announced, Matt Brown
Saturday, October 17
No Musicians Corner event due to SoundHarvest Music Festival taking place in Centennial Park
Sunday, October 18
Special Sunday Event
The Band of Heathens, The Suffers, Sarah Potenza, Centennial jamBands
Saturday, October 24
Martin Sexton, Artist To Be Announced, Magnolia Sons, Ivory Layne
Saturday, October 31
Fall Season Closer & Halloween Celebration
The Lonely Biscuits, The Whistles & The Bells, Moonsville Collective, Justin Klump
The Musicians Corner Fall 2015 Season SunTrust Main Stage line up can be viewed here. Fall 2015 Season Lightning 100 Acoustic Stage artists, Featured Charity Partners, and Kidsville activities will be announced later this month.
Tom Petty Tribute Fundraiser Show For Musicians Corner's Fall Season Set For City Winery
On August 31st, Musicians Corner is putting on a special fundraising concert at City Winery saluting the music of rock legend Tom Petty! The lineup includes Drew Holcomb, Leigh Nash, The Secret Sisters, Kris Allen, Paul McDonald, Bobby Bare Jr., Emily West, Matthew Perryman Jones, Jason Eskridge, Jon McLaughlin, Elenowen, and many more.
All proceeds go to support our Fall Season and Youth Education programs.
Don't miss this amazing night. Tickets are on sale here via the City Winery website. Tickets are $25 for regular seats and $40 for premium seats. There are also VIP tickets (limited to 32) which include seats in the VIP balcony, two drink tickets and hors d'oeuvres.
Save The Date For The Gala
The Conservancy is excited to announce that the 6th annual Conservancy Gala, Designs To Intrigue, will be held Saturday, November 7th at the Parthenon. Purchase your tickets or make payments here.
View photos from last year's Gala here.
THE CMA FOUNDATION GIVES GENEROUS GRANT TO KIDSVILLE
Thank the CMA Foundation for the generous grant to fund our Kidsville program!
Since its inception, the CMA Foundation has given more than $11 million to organizations enhancing the lives of students through the power of music. Music Education has proven to be an effective and invaluable tool by influencing student's academic achievement, social development and increased participation in activities.
Pictured: the Musicians Corner team with Tiffany Kerns, Community Outreach manager for CMA.
MICK JAGGER VISITS THE PARTHENON
Mick Jagger is a man of his word. After telling the Tennessean that he wanted to visit the Parthenon during The Rolling Stones' tour stop in Nashville, the culture-loving rock music legend did just that. Jagger contacted Conservancy president Sylvia Rapoport for a 75-minute private tour of the building's attractions and exhibits, swapping stories about Greek mythology, classical architecture, cultural history, and the importance of parks. The Rolling Stones would go on to rock Music City in a two-hour concert featuring all of their greatest hits.
Jagger was so taken by the Parthenon that he shared two photos of himself standing in front of it on his Instagram account. Rolling Stone picked up on the story, which you can read here.