Live on the Green

Here in Nashville, we love live music so much that we give it away for free! Nashville is lucky to have several free concert series, but our favorite one is Live on the Green. Independent radio station Lightning 100 started this music festival in 2009, and it instantly became a Nashville tradition. Showcasing Nashville’s emerging homegrown talent, along with nationally …

Favorite Theatres in Music City

Nashville is enriched by a fantastic and well-established live theatre scene. Live theatre has a rich history here, with many talented professional actors calling Nashville home. Check out some of our favorite places to be entertained. Tennessee Performing Arts Center Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) opened its doors in 1980 and today presents as many as 500 performances per year …

Nashville’s Craft Beer Scene

If you love locally made products, there’s a lot to be excited about in Nashville. One part of that boom is the craft beer scene. In fact, so many new craft breweries have popped up in town that SmarterTravel.com recently named Nashville one of America’s ’emerging beer cities.’ (Cheers to that!) Here’s a look at some of our favorite places …

Great weekend getaways

Nashville’s central location with easy access to three interstates makes weekend road-tripping very convenient. With the three-day Labor Day weekend coming up, we thought we’d take a look at some weekend getaways just a few hours’ drive from Music City. Great Smoky Mountains National ParkGet in touch with nature in the stunning surroundings of the Smoky Mountains, about three hours …

Interview with Clark Buckner

Clark BucknerOnline events manager, TechnologyAdvice Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: In 2009, I came to Nashville to attend Belmont University. I’m originally from East Tennessee, so I’ve always considered Tennessee my home. I knew I wanted to stay in Tennessee. Nashville was a natural and perfect fit for me to branch out on my own and …

WorkIT wins ACCE Best in Show

Our WorkIT Nashville campaign has reached some great milestones since we launched more than a year and a half ago — more than 116 impressions worldwide and more than 182,000 job searches conducted, just to name a few — but we’re beyond excited to announce that we’ve just won a national award! We learned last week that WorkIT Nashville has …

Nashville Originals

Nashville’s home-grown restaurant landscape is one of the things that sets our city apart as a hub for innovation and creativity. If you love to eat (and who doesn’t?), Nashville is a great place to live, because fantastic new restaurants are popping up on every corner! Nashville Originals is a group of local, independent restaurants that have joined forces to …

Nashville Public Library

With a beautiful, 300,000-square-foot main library and 22 branch libraries located in neighborhoods throughout the city, the Nashville Public Library system is a vital part of Nashville’s cultural life. The libraries offer a collection of 2 million items, as well as more than 1,000 public-use computers, online reference assistance, and a variety of free exhibits and programs! Here are our …

Interview with Todd Inman

Todd InmanDirector, IT, Emdeon Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: My department and I moved to the Nashville area in 2002. Emdeon consolidated its processing centers in the Nashville area due to its business-friendly environment and great labor force opportunities. Q: What is your favorite thing about Nashville? A: The Nashville area allows you to live in …

Tomato Art Festival

It’s not hard to find something fun to do in Nashville on any given weekend. But this weekend (Aug. 8-9) will be one of the most highly anticipated events of the summer: East Nashville’s Tomato Art Festival! Now in its 11th year, this signature community celebration of art, live music and food has become a Nashville tradition, having been voted …