Dropkick Murphys come out swinging with their 6th studio album "The Meanest Of Times" a collection of tales about family, loyalty and remembering where you came from. "The Meanest Of Times" contains all the best elements of the DKM sound: a complex distillation of classic punk rock, Celtic folk and American rock'n'roll, this album puts the band's diversity, intensity and sincerity on full display. Dropkick Murphys Old Man Markley and The Mahones
In his young career, ukulele wizard Jake Shimabukuro has already redefined a heretofore under-the-radar instrument, been declared a musical "hero" by Rolling Stone, won accolades from the disparate likes of Eddie Vedder, Perez Hilton and Dr. Sanjay Gupta, wowed audiences on TV (Jimmy Kimmel, Conan), earned comparisons to Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis, and even played in front of the Queen of England.
Friday, June 7 Sensuous Steel Film Series: The Great Gatsby 7:00 p.m. Frist Center Auditorium Gallery admission required; members free Seating is first come, first seated Americans love cars. We look to vintage vehicles with a sense of nostalgia. This film series highlights the glamorous decades of the '20s and '30s and the luxury rides that became an emblem of modern society, some of which are included in the exhibition Sensuous Steel: Art Deco Automobiles. Take a trip down memory lane as we revisit three great American classics and some even classier cars. Produced in 1974, The Great Gatsby depicts the beloved story of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel. Nick Carraway, a young Midwesterner, becomes captivated by the lavish lifestyle of his new neighbor, Long Island's infamous Jay Gatsby. We watch as Nick befriends Gatsby and narrates his tragic attempt to reclaim the love of married socialite Daisy Buchanan. Stars Robert Redford, Mia Farrow, Sam Watterson, and Bruce Dern. Directed by Jack Clayton, 1974. 144 minutes. 35 mm. Rated PG
The 2013 Free Fishing Day in Tennessee is Saturday, June 8th when anyone in the state may fish free without a license in Tennessee's public waters. There are several events scheduled specifically for that day. There are also a few other free days being held in Tennessee too.
Brandy will be at War Memorial Auditorium in Nashville, TN - June 8, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. The Mississippi-born daughter of a gospel singer father, Brandy became one of the most successful multimedia stars of the '90s, thanks to her constant presence on both the pop and R&B charts, as well as star turns on the hit sitcom Moesha and the classic made-for-TV movie phenomenon Cinderella, which attracted more than 60 million viewers and broke new ground with its multi-cultural cast. Since emerging with her 3x-platinum self-titled debut album in 1994 (released when Brandy was 15), this trailblazing pioneer has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide (including the 5x-platinum selling Never Say Never) and is ranked one of the best-selling female artists in American music history by the RIAA.
Best known as leader of the Drive-By Truckers, songwriter Patterson Hood was born into a musical family, with his father (David Hood) serving as the longtime bassist for studio legends the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section. Patterson began writing songs at the tender age of eight, and by the time he was 14 he was playing guitar in a local rock band.
Dawes with Shovels & Rope - While the city of Los Angeles has been both an inspiration and a home to the four members of Dawes, they found themselves traveling east last fall to record their third album in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina with newly enlisted producer Jacquire King. "Stories Don't End" is not so much a departure from the quartet's previous efforts as a distillation of them.
Grammy-award winning band Earth, Wind and Fire is set to perform at the Ryman June 12. The group's soulful, funky music has spanned the last four decades, capturing the hearts of a multitude of fans, including many current-day artists who cite Earth, Wind and Fire as musical inspiration.
Bluegrass power-pickers, multi-award-winning, Grammy-nominated group, The Grascals, have become one of the most acclaimed bands on today's bluegrass scene for their innovative mingling of bluegrass and country music. The Grascals' rare musical empathy gives just the right touch - whether they're digging into one of their original songs or reworking a bluegrass classic or pop standard. The Grascals With Donna Ulisse and The Poor Mountain Boys Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 7:30 PM A Benefit for the Martin Senior Center
She & Him with The Secret Sisters - Together and separately, the duo has sold over a million albums domestically -- a testament to their classic sonic arrangements, their rich, incomparable voices, and their ability to craft pitch-perfect, Brill Building-esque choruses around timeless, universal themes.