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Teen Charged in Fatal Shooting of her Father

South Precinct detectives have charged Trynity Meadows, 18, with criminal homicide for this afternoon’s fatal shooting of her father, Otis Meadows, inside the family’s home in the 2800 block of Pinebrook Trail. Officers responded to shots fired at 1:40 p.m. after Trynity Meadows’ 29-year-old brother called police. He reported hearing...
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Barbara Mandrell Releases Remix Of “Sleeping Single In A Double Bed”

Barbara Mandrell released Dave Audé’s remix of her hit song “Sleeping Single In A Double Bed.”. Written by Kye Fleming and Dennis Morgan, the dance-infused remix premiered on Rolling Stone. The original song was released August 1, 1978 and was the first single from her album, Moods. “Sleeping Single In A Double Bed” would later reach No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Singles Chart, the first of her six No. 1 singles.
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Incognito Cartel Signs with Spin Doctors Music Group

Nashville based indie band veterans Incognito Cartel adds to the legacy their edgy Americana jangle pop roots by signing with Spin Doctors Music Group, releasing their 4th album on SMG Records. The 8 song album is slated for worldwide release on Saturday, June 27, along with a CD release party performance at 8:00 pm that evening at Twin Kegs II in Nashville, TN. The performance will be live streamed. In the event that a spike in COVID-19 ups the restrictions on the in-person show, the live stream will still take place.
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Taziki’s Highlights Special Father’s Day Package

Taziki’s is joining with those around the world to celebrate Father’s Day, to signify the contributions fathers make in our communities. On a day which highlights fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the efforts of male parents towards their family and society, Taziki’s is excited to launch a new exciting meal option that takes the mealtime stress off mom, too.
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The Raconteurs Team with Spotify for All-new EP, Love at Electric Lady

The Raconteurs – Jack White, Brendan Benson, Jack Lawrence, and Patrick Keeler – have announced today’s release of their new EP, LIVE AT ELECTRIC LADY, exclusively via Spotify. Recorded in late 2019, the EP includes seven explosive live tracks recorded at the legendary New York City studio, showcasing favorites like “Level” and “Old Enough” alongside songs from last year’s chart-topping HELP US STRANGER (Third Man Records). In addition, LIVE AT ELECTRIC LADY features a special introduction from famed filmmaker Jim Jarmusch as well as an electrifying bonus studio version of Richard Hell and the Voidoids’ seminal “Blank Generation,” recorded that day.
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Third Man Records Reissues Albert Ayler’s 1969 Album “New Grass”

Third Man Records is excited to announce their reissue of Albert Ayler’s groundbreaking 1969 album New Grass, to be released on 180-gram vinyl on June 26. This will mark the first pressing of the album in nearly 40 years. Limited edition Coke bottle clear vinyl with opaque green wisps will be available at Third Man storefronts and select indie shops throughout the US (full list of stores TBA). Pre-order the reissue HERE.
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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum In-Person Programming Canceled Through July

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum announced it has canceled in-person programming through Friday, July 31, 2020. This includes performances, film screenings, interviews and other programs originally scheduled in the museum’s Ford Theater, as well as family programs and activities in the Taylor Swift Education Center. The museum has also canceled its songwriting camps and internship program for this summer.
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Air Canada Announces New Service from Nashville to Montreal Next Summer

Air Canada today announced a new seasonal summer route between Nashville and Montreal, the only non-stop connection between these two cities, beginning in June. The new route will be operated by Air Canada Express on a 76-seat Embraer E175 aircraft featuring Business Class and Economy Class cabins. It complements existing year-round service from Nashville to Toronto.
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Predators Fire Coach Peter Laviolette

Nashville, Tenn. (January 6, 2020) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/GM David Poile announced Monday that the team has relieved Head Coach Peter Laviolette and Associate Coach Kevin McCarthy of their coaching responsibilities.
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Sony Music Nashville Announced as Billboard 2019 Top Country Label

Billboard has confirmed that Sony Music Nashville is the 2019 Top Country Label. As reported in the Dec. 9 issue of Billboard Country Update, currently posted on Billboard.com and soon to be in print in the Billboard 2019 Year In Music issue dated Dec. 21, below is the final list of No. 1 and Top 10 country chart year-end positions that SMN has achieved as compiled from Nov. 25, 2018 through Nov. 16, 2019 weekly charts. Top Country Label.
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Luke Combs Back in Nashville in Early 2020

ACM, CMA and CMT Award-winning artist Luke Combs wrapped his massive “Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour” with two sold-out shows at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Following the landmark performances, The Tennessean declared Combs “country music’s newest giant,” while The Boot asserted, “Combs’ Nashville concerts showed that his superstar trajectory is still only at its beginning.” In addition to openers Morgan Wallen and Jameson Rodgers, the Nashville shows also featured special guest performances from Thomas Rhett, Keith Urban and Old Crow Medicine Show. In celebration of the tour, fans can now experience one of Combs’ shows on-demand through MelodyVR.
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Tiger Crossroads Open at Nashville Zoo

Nashville Zoo recently opened its new Tiger Crossroads exhibit featuring four-year-old female Sumatran tigers. Originally built in 1989 as a black bear exhibit and then home to Bengal tigers until 2015, the Zoo’s tiger exhibit was in great need of renovation. Improvements to the exhibit enlarged the tigers’ habitat and night quarters, as well as added a new indoor viewing area for guests. The viewing building features reinforced glass panels for the closest possible view of these majestic cats, an interactive training window where guests can see keepers working with the tigers and interactive displays to engage and educate visitors about tiger conservation.
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Renee Blair Drops Acoustic Version of “Girlfriend”

Showcasing her versatility and vivacity, singer-songwriter Renee Blair drops a shimmering acoustic version of her knockout track “Girlfriend” (Matt McGinn/Schmidt/Blair). The silky but sassy original led CMT News to say that relative newcomer Renee “has one of those voices that makes her sound like she’s not a newcomer at all.” This silvertoned new version doubles down and shows you why you’re going to be hearing from her for a while to come.
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Live Arts And Attractions Signs Brady Seals for Nostalgic “Roots Run Deep” Tour

Lou Spoltore , Senior VP, Live On Stage/ Live Arts And Attractions , a Nashville-based talent agency focusing on selling live performances and attractions, is excited to announce their recent signing of multi-genre, award-winning, singer-songwriter, Brady Seals with his “ Roots Run Deep” tour set to hit the road in 2020. The production will celebrate the long line of iconic musicians in Seals’ talented and musical family in an intimate setting. “We are excited about the “Roots Run Deep” tour. Brady’s passion and talent will electrify this amazing family legacy,” commented Spoltore.
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