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Music City Roots: Live From The Loveless Café will now be syndicated to 25 affiliate stations across the country.
Available to non-commercial and commercial stations, the one and two-hour edited versions will expand to markets including KRSH of Santa Rosa, Calif., WXOJ of North Hampton, Mass. and WCLX of Burlington, Va. Craig Havighurst will host each episode, which is distributed one and a half weeks after originally airing.
“The bands that grace our stage have always been such a wonderful part of Music City Roots and these syndicated affiliates give them an opportunity to be heard,” said co-Executive Producer, John Walker. “In growing the Music City reputation of Nashville, we are proud and honored to be a platform for artists and brands across the United States and internationally.”
Musicians Corner, Nashville’s free weekly lawn party in Centennial Park, will kick off the first of nine fall music events on Saturday, September 1. The Musicians Corner fall season takes place on Saturday afternoons from 3-6 PM in Centennial Park from September 1 to October 27. View the complete fall season schedule here!
“Musicians Corner is one of the best gathering places for the Nashville community and our visitors to spend an afternoon enjoying free music in a beautiful metro park setting,” said Mayor Karl Dean. “Musicians Corner events continue to serve as a fine showcase for why we are Music City.”
HEAR OVER 60 ARTISTS FOR FREE
The fall season of Musicians Corner will feature over 60 free multi-genre musical performances including The Blind Boys of Alabama, Sam Bush, a Nashville Symphony quartet, Karen Elson, Regi Wooten & Friends, Ashley Cleveland, Matthew Perryman Jones, Phil Keaggy, Jeremy Lister, The Farewell Drifters, Shannon Whitworth, Yarn, The SteelDrivers, Shannon Sanders, and The Vespers. Lightning 100 Acoustic Stage performers were selected through an open submission process in partnership with AmericanSongspace.com.
EXPERIENCE A FABULOUS KICK OFF EVENT
Through a grant from South Arts and The National Endowment for the Arts, The Blind Boys of Alabama will headline Musicians Corner’s September 1 Fall Kick Off event, which also features main stage performances by a Nashville Symphony quartet, Karen Elson and Jeremy Lister. The Blind Boys of Alabama will also take part in a symposium titled “The Influence of Music on The Civil Rights Movement” earlier that day, presented in partnership with Fisk University and made possible through South Arts and The National Endowment for the Arts.
ENJOY TWO MORE VERY SPECIAL EVENTS
This fall, Musicians Corner will also present several special events in partnership with local music organizations. Saturday, September 15th will feature an Americana Music Festival event with Sam Bush, Hoots and Hellmouth, Charlie Faye, and more.
“We had a very successful partnership with Musicians Corner during last year’s festival and are looking forward to another wonderful afternoon of Americana music in Centennial Park,” said Jed Hilly, Executive Director of the Americana Music Association.
On Saturday, September 22, Musicians Corner and Music City Roots will present a Square Dance event featuring Carolyn Martin, folk trio The Stray Birds, and more artists to be announced.
Visit www.musicianscornernashville.com for more information!
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