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Miranda Lambert drops the mic, takes the cake

Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert. Photo: John Shearer/Getty Images for CMA

Miranda Lambert is set to release her first cookbook in 2023, making her the latest country chart-topper to invite fans into the kitchen.

State of plate: The book's title is pure Lambert: "Y'all Eat Yet? Welcome to The Pretty B*tchin’ Kitchen."

Volunteer guide: 5 ways to give back in Nashville

Photo: courtesy of Musicians On Call

The season of giving is almost upon us, so we rounded up five organizations that need your help in the Volunteer State.

Highlights from the storied Exit/In

Exterior view of EXIT/IN.

Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images

The changing of the guard at Exit/In has stirred up decades of memories for local music fans.

Driving the news: When we reported this week about longtime operator Chris Cobb and his wife Telisha Cobb ending their tenure there, we asked readers for their favorite Exit/In memories.

  • Your recollections paint a picture of why Exit/In is so beloved in Nashville. Fans got the chance to see bands perform in a 500-person venue before they went on to sell out arenas.

Taylor Swift's 2023 stadium tour is coming to Nashville

Taylor Swift on stage.

Taylor Swift at Nissan Stadium in 2018. Photo: John Shearer/TAS18/Getty Images for TAS

Taylor Swift has announced a new stadium tour that will celebrate the full scope of her career, from her early days as a Music City upstart to her current pop supernova status.

  • The "Eras Tour" launches in March and comes to Nashville's Nissan Stadium on May 6 with openers Phoebe Bridgers and GAYLE.

The intrigue: The new tour teases the possibility that Swift could embrace her country roots on the road for the first time in many years.

November concerts in Nashville

Trisha Yearwood, Wynonna Judd and Martina McBride perform together

Trisha Yearwood, Wynonna Judd and Martina McBride perform last week at Bridgestone Arena. Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images for ABA

The new month brings another robust slate of live music to Nashville.

Here are some of the highlights.

A visitors' guide to Nashville, written by visitors

Nashville skyline

Photo: John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images

We were somewhere near the Parthenon when Adam, one half of your regular Axios Nashville newsletter duo, started adding personal details to our driving tour.

  • "That's the hospital where I was born," he said. Then he drove up a quarter-mile and said, "and that's where my grandmother was cremated."

Halloween events in Nashville

Illustration of a chicken with sunglasses carrying a plastic pumpkin and wearing devil horns, with ghosts reflects in the glasses

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Halloween is only days away, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate this weekend.

New Judds TV special to revisit historic 1991 venue

The Judds performing.

Wynonna and Naomi Judd on stage in 1991. Photo: William F. Campbell/Getty Images

If you can't make it to The Judds Final Tour stop in Nashville this week, you will have a second chance to see Wynonna Judd and a slate of her famous friends by traveling to Murfreesboro.

  • CMT and Sandbox Productions plan to film a Nov. 3 concert that will aim to capture the magic of the tour.
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