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Things To Do: Nashville Winter Wine Festival Coming Up January 6th

Nashville Wine Festivals hosts the Nashville Winter Wine Festival at Marathon Music Works on Saturday, January 6, 2018, from 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

What better way to beat the winter blues and shake the cold off than the upcoming Nashville Winter Wine Festival? It will feature over 50 wine options, as well as, a small selection of beers and ciders to please pretty much anyone’s palette and quench your thirst.

Live music provided by Ocean Street and a DJ on the main stage for your entertainment.

Be sure to like the Nashville Wine Festivals Facebook page, and join the event page to get all of the updates.

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THIS SHIRT SAVES LIVES Fundraising Campaign For St. Jude

During the entire month of December, we will be joining with 80 country music artists and 200 country radio stations across the country to help raise funds for St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital in Memphis.

St. Jude continues to help treat children fighting cancer free of charge.  Families never have to pay a dime and can focus on their child getting better.  Fighting a disease is hard enough without adding heaping medical bills on.

However, in order for St. Jude to continue its work, they rely on donations to keep their doors open and healing children with cancer.

Do you want to help save lives, too? For a donation of just $20 per month, you become a partner in hope and get your own THIS SHIRT SAVES LIVES shirt that you can share on your own social media of you wearing to spread the word.

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For more information and how to become a St. Jude partner in hope, go to: www.thisshirtsaveslives.org

 

Help up spread the word by becoming a partner in hope and using the hashtag: #ThisShirtSavesLives.

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MADE SOUTH Holiday Market On Saturday At The Factory At Franklin 9am-5pm

Don’t miss the MADE SOUTH holiday market at the Factory at Franklin on Saturday, Nov. 18th only from 9am-5pm only for great holiday gift ideas from local retailers and food sampling.
Tickets at: www.madesouth.com.

MADE SOUTH returns to The Factory at Franklin this year for its third holiday event on Friday, November 17, and Saturday, November 18. Shoppers can find artisan gifts of all kinds at the two-day event that will feature goods from more than 150 artisans and craftsmen from all over the South. Bites and drinks will also be provided by top local chefs and restaurants.

General admission tickets are available for purchase on the MADE SOUTH Eventbrite page for $15, or $20 at the door. VIP tickets are available for $39, offering guests a special sneak peek shopping experience complete with cocktails, local beers and special chef tastings on Friday night.

A portion of all ticket proceeds will benefit New Hope Academy, an elementary school located in Franklin, Tennessee, serving low-income families.

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Jessie James Decker Partners With Tide Loads Of Hope

On Friday, August 18th, Tide Loads of Hope in partnership with country singer, designer, reality star, and wife of Tennessee Titan Eric Decker, Jessie James Decker, kicked off a cross-country journey called “Driving for Hope” and Nashville was the first stop to help those at the Nashville Rescue Mission.

Tide Loads of Hope is a mobile laundromat that travels across the country offering full service laundry to those people in-need and affected by crisis.  It was originally created in response to help those devastated by Hurricane Katrina to provide some comfort to people in the midst of crisis.  Something that we take for granted every day, but for those in these sort of circumstances it provides a desperate need and gives a sense of normalcy during an uncertain time.  Since its inception, Tide has helped to renew hope, normalcy, and provide their mobile services to over 45,000 families across the country.

Jessie James Decker has a love for giving back to her community and is thrilled to be partnered with this cross country initiative.  “Driving for Hope” is a clothing drive to collect, renew, and donate clothing directly to families in need and in crisis across the U.S.  With the recent Hurricane Harvey damage in Houston and surrounding areas in Texas, this need is heightened.  “When Tide Loads of Hope called and told me that they would like to partner together for a clothing drive in Nashville, I loved the opportunity to give back in my hometown. I love how simple it is – washing clothing for someone in need can give them so much confidence.”

We loved the opportunity to speak with Jessie James Decker about her involvement with Tide Loads of Hope and “Driving for Hope”.

Thank you to Tide and Jessie James Decker for your service to the Nashville community!

On a lighter side, here’s few more fun facts and what’s going on with Jessie!

Favorite place to eat in Nashville?

“My favorite place to eat in Nashville is Epice. It’s an amazing Lebanese restaurant!”

Favorite place to shop in Nashville?

“My favorite place to shop in Nashville is the Nordstrom at the Mall at Green Hills.”

What do you like to do when not making music?

“When I’m not working on my music, I love being with my kids, and giving them 1:1 time. It’s so important! I also like to work on my fashion line and explore Nashville. Nashville has grown so much over the last four years – I like to check out the scene and try new restaurants!”

What’s next for you careerwise?

“I have a full album coming out in October!”

We can’t wait to hear more from her in the near future!

 

 

 

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REBA SET TO PERFORM A SPECIAL ACOUSTIC SET AT MUSICIANS ON CALL KICK-OFF EVENT FOR THE ROCK THE ROOM TOUR IN NASHVILLE, TN OCTOBER 21ST

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Next week, Musicians On Call (MOC), a groundbreaking nonprofit organization that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities across the country, will be kicking off a first-of-its-kind, four city Rock The Room Tour. The tour will launch on October 21st in Nashville with an event that is almost sold out at City Winery, which will feature performances by Martina McBride, Kelsea Ballerini and now Reba, one of the most successful female recording artists in history, who will do a special acoustic performance at the event, a rare occurrence for the artist. Also set to present at the event will be Kelly Clarkson. For more information on the event and to purchase tickets you can go to www.musiciansoncall.org/RTRT.

 

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Kendra Scott Brings Bling to Green Hills, Nashville

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Personalized jewelry, yummy cocktails, country artist Cam and fashion designer Kendra Scott — these are the makings of an amazing Grand Opening celebration! The 28th Kendra Scott store launched in the Green Hills area of Nashville this spring, so naturally an exclusive party was in order. The best part about it? While guests mingled and shopped, a portion of the proceeds went to the Academy of Country Music (ACM) Lifting Live Charity to improve lives through the power of music.

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[Video] Dierks Bentley’s Miles And Music

Dierks Bentley performing at Miles and Music.

We recently attended Dierks Bentley’s Miles and Music, a motorcycle ride and concert benefiting The Monroe Carrell, Jr. Children’s Hospital in Nashville on September 28th.   What a great day for a motorcycle ride and music all in the name of charity! Continue Reading →

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[Video] Craig Morgan Charity Event

Left to right: Tracy Lawrence, Kevin Windham, Fred Andrews, Craig Morgan, Chuck Wicks, Randy Hawkins Photo Credit: Angelyn Tinsley/Edwards Photography Studios

Left to right: Tracy Lawrence, Kevin Windham, Fred Andrews, Craig Morgan, Chuck Wicks, Randy Hawkins
Photo Credit: Angelyn Tinsley/Edwards Photography Studios

We had a chance to hang out at the Craig Morgan Charity Event in Dickson with Craig Morgan, Tracy Lawrence, Chuck Wicks, and Fred Andrews benefiting Billy’s Place.  Check out our coverage HERE or watch below!

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TJ Martell Honors Gala [Video]

Charles "Chip" Esten

Charles “Chip” Esten

On March 10th, the annual TJ Martell Honors Gala took place at the beautiful, new Omni Hotel in Nashville.  We were able to catch up with Charles “Chip” Esten (Deacon from ABC’s ‘Nashville’), Darius Rucker, Jake Owen, Randy Owen, and Blue Sky Riders.

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Kevin Carter And Jay DeMarcus Announce Date For Celebrity Waiters Dinner And After-Party

Kevin Carter FoundationKevin Carter, ESPNU sports analyst and 14 year NFL veteran and former Tennessee Titans player, will host the 13th annual Kevin Carter’s “Waiting for Wishes” Celebrity Waiters Dinner to benefit The Kevin Carter Foundation and Make-A-Wish® Middle Tennessee at The Palm Restaurant on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Nashville’s premiere celebrity event, “Waiting for Wishes” has raised more than $1.5 million for charity since its inception in 2002. Continue Reading →

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