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Concert at LP Field - Photo by the CVB
Concert at LP Field - Photo by the CVB
  • Sep162011
    Fri, Sep 16 13:11 PM EDT By Vernell Hackett NASHVILLE, Tenn (Reuters) - "Music City" school children will soon learn how to rap, rock and spin. Nashville Mayor Karl Dean used the city's famed Ryman auditorium on Friday to announce new offerings next year in songwriting, rock band and hip-hop performance, and recording and...
  • Sep162011
    Fri, Sep 16 13:11 PM EDT By Vernell Hackett NASHVILLE, Tenn (Reuters) - "Music City" school children will soon learn how to rap, rock and spin. Nashville Mayor Karl Dean used the city's famed Ryman auditorium on Friday to announce new offerings next year in songwriting, rock band and hip-hop performance, and recording and...
  • Sep132011
    Mayor Karl Dean announced Monday the Nashville Music Council has been renamed Music City Music Council (MC2) and streamlined to a 21-member body to place a greater focus on economic development in the music industry. In addition, Honey Hopkins has been named director of MC2. Hopkins, who had served as the liaison between the Nashville Area...
  • Sep132011
    The Nashville Music Council, a public-private coalition formed in 2009 to promote the city’s musical identity, has morphed into a smaller entity with a new name and a new focus. Renamed the Music City Music Council (MC2), the group will focus on economic development efforts, the Mayor’s Office said Monday. The change is...
  • Oct052011
      NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Karl Dean today joined the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency to break ground on Ryman Lofts, the city’s first affordable community designed specifically for artists, and to announce the future tenants of the Historic Trolley Barns. Representatives from Nashville’s arts, non-...
  • Sep162011
    Music Makes Us initiative to make music education in Nashville world-class NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Karl Dean today at the historic Ryman Auditorium unveiled a revolutionary new approach to music education, pledging to make the music education program at Metro Nashville schools the worldwide leader. Through a new initiative called...
  • Sep132011
    Council adds full-time staffer, restructures to focus on economic development NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Karl Dean today announced that Music City Music Council (MC2) is the new name for the Nashville Music Council. The organization also has restructured to a more streamlined 21-member body to place a greater focus on economic development...
  • Jul122011
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Karl Dean announced today that Music Row veteran Randy Goodman will serve as co-chairman of the Nashville Music Council. Goodman most recently was president of Lyric Street Records in Nashville. “Randy is the right person to promote our Music City brand and to help Nashville continue to attract and retain...