The Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival was founded in 2015 over two days in Franklin, Tennessee. The music festival is held at Harlinsdale Farm, a nearly 200-acre horse farm from the 1900s. Kevin Griffin, a Franklin resident and musician from Better Than Ezra, is one of the founders. Two-day admission is around $200 while VIP admission is $1,000. The Musicians at … [Read more...] about A First Timer’s Guide to Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival
Located across the street from the famed Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville, Tennessee is the National Museum of African American Music. The state-of-the-art facility finally highlights the significant role the Black community played in what we consider to be American music. While the museum is in the Music City, known for its ties to country music, it actually spans … [Read more...] about Visiting the National Museum of African American Music
If you want to get into a war of words, get into the Nashville vs. Memphis debate. They have very different atmospheres for visitors and are set on opposite sides of the state. Both Tennessee cities played an important role in American music and are located on a large river. Both destinations are also known for their cuisines, notably dishes like ribs and hot chicken. If … [Read more...] about Nashville vs. Memphis: Who Does It Better?
Walk the Line tells the often-tragic story of music legend Johnny Cash, including his rise to fame, years of substance misuse, and love story with June Carter. The movie won an Academy Award for performances by Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon, both of whom led their vocal talents. It also used the real-life places where the "Man in Black" performed. Walk the … [Read more...] about Walk the Line Filming Locations to Visit
Nashville, Tennessee is one of the most popular destinations for travelers in the South. The Music City brings in visitors to see where country legends were made. There are hotels in most areas, some catering to business and conference crowds while others appeal to leisure travelers. Airbnb and other rental services have gained popularity, especially for sporting events and … [Read more...] about The Best Airbnb Rentals in Nashville