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There's a rumor going 'round that Music Row wheels turn pretty slow(ly) -- now if only the city can keep the wheels on their cranes from going 'round and 'round the row then it will be well on its way to keeping what paved for the way for it in tune. Music Row is officially now named one of America's 11 most endangered places by The National Trust for Historic Preservation. But according to the nonprofit there IS a solution.
"It's a good bad news day" says songwriter Trey Bruce to reporter Linda Ong of News 2 WKRN.
View the full report from News 2 here.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation claims since 2013, there have been 50 demolitions on Music Row—many of which have pushed out small, independently owned music businesses within low-rise historic buildings—to make room for new high-rise luxury apartments and offices that have no provisions or set-asides to serve the music industry.
Learn more: https://savingplaces.org/stories/11-most-endangered-historic-places-2019#.XO_PGxZKiUk
As The Voice judge Blake Shelton sings "this is God's country"...and charity organization Musicians on Call continues to go the extra mile to ensure evil stays away and that circumstances stay as well and good as possible for music lovers who just so happen to also find themselves in the hospital. Read on to find out how you can help (and maybe benefit yourself a bit in the process). -MC/TCC
MUSICIANS ON CALL OFFERS CHANCE TO WALK THE RED CARPET, SIT FRONT ROW, GET BACKSTAGE TOUR, ATTEND VIP RECEPTION AT 20th ANNIVERSARY KICKOFF CELEBRATION PRESENTED BY PEPSI
One lucky winner will get the VIP Treatment at the star-studded benefit
Musicians On Call (MOC), a nonprofit that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities, is hosting its 20th Anniversary Kick-Off Celebration in Nashville on Friday, May 31 at the CMA Theater. The event, presented by Pepsi, will celebrate the organization's 20th anniversary of delivering the healing power of music nationwide and will feature a headlining performance by Warner Music Nashville superstar Blake Shelton and an opening set from labelmate Cale Dodds. One lucky winner and a guest will get the opportunity to sit front-row, get an exclusive backstage tour, attend the invite-only VIP Reception, and get photographed on the red carpet. Fans can place their bid at www.charitybuzz.com/MOC. Proceeds from the auction will help deliver the healing power of music through Musicians On Call programs.
"Our 20th Anniversary Kickoff Celebration is going to be an epic show. Blake Shelton fans won't want to miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity," said Pete Griffin, President & CEO of Musicians On Call.
The event will honor MOC supporters: Shane Tarleton, SVP of Artist Development for Warner Music Nashville, will be recognized as the organization's first Lifetime Achievement Award recipient; Charlie Cook, VP/Country Formats, Cumulus Media, Operations Manager/Cumulus Media-Nashville, and Program Director/WSM-FM, will receive the Leadership in Music Golden Ukulele; Universal Music Group Nashville recording artist Lauren Alaina will receive the Music Heals award; and Matt Vrba and Maria Berry will receive the Volunteer Musician and Guide award. The night will include a special performance from MOC Volunteer Musician Emily Earle.
A limited number of tickets remain for purchase at www.musiciansoncall.org/MOC20.
For more information, visit www.musiciansoncall.org/MOC20.
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To reference Dierks himself, (and considering the amount of NFL draft activity converging upon Music City) you might have to "climb like hell through the brush and the bramble" to see his free outside stage show in downtown Nashville this weekend. But hey, if you're true a Dierks Bentley devotee we know you're a riser. This year marks the 20th for the "Rock N' Roll Marathon" (formerly Country Music Marathon, we might add) to raise funds for St. Jude and it's showing no signs of backing down. This year there will even be dogs dashing around! For more information visit www.RunRocknRoll.com.
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