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Nate Rau
Mar 24, 2023 - Things to Do

New art festival coming to Nashville in September

A poster for a Nashville art fair Artville running Sept. 29-Oct. 1.

Photo: courtesy of Artville

Artville, a new festival seeking to shine a spotlight on Nashville's growing art scene, is coming to the Wedgewood-Houston and Chestnut Hill neighborhoods in September.

Why it matters: The vision is for Artville to establish a premier visual arts event in Nashville.

  • "It will enrich our city, bring local artists to the forefront, draw in national artists and tourists alike, and show art collectors that contemporary art and Nashville's unique spirit go hand-in-hand," organizer Samantha Saturn said in a statement.

How to celebrate spring 2023 in Nashville

Stone steps in a park.

Photo: Grannis Nashville courtesy of Friends of Warner Parks

Spring is staging a comeback. Warmer weather this winter might have given us some preseason practice, but there's nothing like the real thing.

  • There's plenty to look forward to in Nashville as the season comes into bloom.

Maren Morris, Jason Isbell to sing at LGBTQ+ benefit

Illustration: Lindsey Bailey/Axios

A coalition of musicians including Maren Morris, Hozier, Jason Isbell and Sheryl Crow are coming together for a benefit concert that will funnel money toward local LGBTQ+ organizations.

  • The March 20 "Love Rising" benefit at Bridgestone Arena was organized in response to a wave of legislation targeting the state's LGBTQ+ population.

CMA Fest lineup includes Tim McGraw, Eric Church

Tim McGraw in 2019. Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images

The Country Music Association has announced the lineup for the 50th annual CMA Fest, which will take over downtown Nashville this summer.

  • Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert, Luke Combs, Eric Church and Keith Urban are among the biggest names anchoring nightly shows at Nissan Stadium.

Nashville's March concert calendar

Margo Price. Photo: Scott Legato/Getty Images

We're a few days late, but here are some concerts to look forward to this month.

  • Tickets to Morgan Wallen's free surprise show Friday at Bridgestone Arena are already gone.
Nate Rau
Feb 24, 2023 - Things to Do

How to watch Oscars movies in Nashville

A line of Oscar statuettes.

Photo: Carlo Allegri/Getty Images

There's less than one month until the Oscars ceremony, giving movie fans precious little time to see as many of the nominees as possible.

TPAC announces Broadway shows coming to Nashville

A sign advertising the musical "Wicked."

Photo: Bruce Glikas/Getty Images

Broadway shows including "Wicked," "Hairspray" and "Frozen" are coming to dazzle Nashville audiences.

  • The Tennessee Performing Arts Center's newly announced 2023-24 Broadway season features eight national touring productions.

Trisha Yearwood "scared s--tless" at Bluebird Cafe

Trisha Yearwood performing.

Photo: Barry Tamburin

When Trisha Yearwood took the stage at the Bluebird Cafe Wednesday night, she said she was "scared s--tless."

  • The Grammy winner has performed in some of the biggest venues in the world. But playing the tiny listening room shoehorned next to a cat groomer and a barber shop was surprisingly intimidating.

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