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  1. More informationRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Austin Monthly

    Tennessee singer-songwriter Anitra Jay brings her sweet and sultry acoustic soul to Austin. A native of New Orleans, Anitra effortlessly combines soul-catching melodies with real-life tales that leave the listener entertained and inspired.

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  2. Tennessee Tourism Round Up For July 24-Aug. 16Read the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... Raceway. Maryville - The Taming of the Shrew , one of William Shakespeare's comedy plays, will be performed by the Tennessee Stage Company 6:30 p.m. in the Reading Rotunda at Blount County Public Library. Ripley - Big Hero 6 will play to audiences ...

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  3. Singer set for 2 concerts SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | The Republic

    You'd be hard-pressed to find singer Russ Taff's six Grammys in his house in Bell Buckle, Tennessee, about an hour south of Nashville. They sit on a shelf out of the main view of most guests - and that's by design for the 61-year-old bluesy singer who was a staple in Christian pop-rock from the late 1970s to the early 2000s.

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  4. Concert preview: No thoughts of retiring, Hank Williams Jr. says he...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... home in Montana during the summer, "so it does make it easier to do shows from there versus traveling from Paris, Tennessee." During his career, the Grammy winner has had 20 gold and six platinum albums, been named Entertainer of the Year and been ...

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  5. Holly Herndon, Platform - Album ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | ContactMusic.com

    ... rivaled only by Factory's Peter Saville when it came to creating fabulously evocative, iconic sleeves. Raised in Tennessee, singer-composer Herndon feels like a flashback to the time when the imprint's then-supremo Ivo Watts valued art over ...

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  6. 5 thrilling moments at BonnarooRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Boston.com

    ... those without the ability to multitask as many sets overlap during the nonstop festival. Since we were already in Tennessee for CMA Fest , we decided to take the one-hour drive from Nashville and check out some of the Saturday and Sunday ...

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  7. Pilgrimage Festival Boosts Lineup With Chris Stapleton, DawesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | RollingStone

    Less than one week after the close of Bonnaroo 2015, another Tennessee-based festival is gearing up for its own music-filled weekend. The Pilgrimage Festival , which just announced its final round of performers, will take place September 26th and 27th in Franklin, Tennessee, armed with an A-list lineup whose headliners include Willie Nelson , Wilco and Sheryl Crow .

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  8. 7-year-old boy gives 2,392 high fives at BonnarooRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2015 | Newsday

    A 7-year-old boy reportedly beat the Guinness World Record for the most high fives in an hour at Bonnaroo, the music festival tweeted . The boy, known as "Squish" on social media, gave 2,392 high fives in an hour to other festival-goers on Friday at Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tennessee, according to Mashable .

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  9. FCM Artists Set Record Breaking PaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Christ Community Music

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Brentwood, Tennessee-based First Company Management , one of Christian music's leading full-service personal artist management firms, is celebrating multiple milestones this year.

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  10. Tennessee singer in the final six on The VoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Tennessee singer in the final six on The Voice Nashville native lands spot in the finals on The Voice.

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  11. New Bill Could Repeal Common Core In TennesseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    A newly-passed bill in Tennessee is being touted by some lawmakers as a repeal of Common Core education standards, but others insist it is simply a ruse that will keep them in place with a different name. Officially, House Bill 1035 ordains that Common Core be eliminated two years from now, and several of its backers are touting it as the successful completion of a long-running effort to replace the standards.

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  12. Palma Violets - 'Danger In The Club'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | NME

    ... just waiting to be trod on and tripped over. 'Sweet Violets' is a brief, bleary-eyed rendition of the 1951 hit by Tennessee singer and TV personality Dinah Shore, a bawdy knees-up delivered from a horizontal repose that raises the curtain on the 40 ...

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  13. Tennessee's Common Core Repeal Bill Is Weak, but an Encouraging StartRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | FreedomWorks

    ... current events, FreedomConnector is the place to start. See what's happening in your state today! It appears that Tennessee will be next state in line to repeal the increasingly unpopular Common Core education standards, joining South Carolina, ...

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  14. Richard Marx - HazardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | MusicEmissions

    ... . Hazard gets a name check in one of my favourite tracks, "Red Army Blues" by the Waterboys (at least Hazard, Tennessee does). And Richard Marx sings about Hazard Nebraska. Is it the place? Is it the general meaning of the name? Is the name Hazard ...

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  15. The Hebrew Hillbilly at Santa Monica Playhouse this Saturday 3/7Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... is filled with ups and downs, highs and lows. Born and raised in the heart of the Mississippi Delta in Memphis, Tennessee, home of rock 'n roll and the blues, Shelley comes by her love of music and entertainment naturally. After completing her ...

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  16. Jody Direen - TogetherRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | Scoop

    Together is the third single from Jody's highly anticipated album Jody Direen Breaks Out, reflecting her new pop-rock-country direction and is available on iTunes, Google Play and all leading digital download websites TODAY! Jody worked with award-winning producer Jay Tooke in Nashville, Tennessee on Together and she says it is a song that is both heartfelt and empowering. " Together is a very personal song to me," Jody explains.

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  17. On the Verge: Kelsea Ballerini means itRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | USA Today

    The 21-year-old Tennessee singer, currently climbing the country charts with 'Love Me Like You Mean It,' has the official Taylor Swift stamp of approval. On the Verge: Kelsea Ballerini means it The 21-year-old Tennessee singer, currently climbing the country charts with 'Love Me Like You Mean It,' has the official Taylor Swift stamp of approval.

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  18. Chad Bradford, "A Day Before Tomorrow [A Day After Yesterday]"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... click. For the past few years, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Chad Bradford, who hails from Dickson, Tennessee, has been taking advantage of our miraculous technology, and has pulled in a flurry of dedicated fans in the process. Chad's ...

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  19. The buzz at Duke? Cody Latimer at Peyton Manning's campRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Daily Camera

    ... Duke each spring to receive a tuneup from Duke coach David Cutcliffe, his longtime mentor and former assistant at Tennessee. Todd Helton, who also played under Cutcliffe, long ago convinced me of Cutcliffe's brilliance. Helton leaned on Cutcliffe ...

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  20. NCAA women's tournament: Maryland's balanced attack leads them back to Final FourRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Daily Camera

    ... took the reins against Duke with a 24-point performance, and Lexie Brown's 15-point effort on Monday night against Tennessee resulted in a net-cutting ceremony following a 58-48 win that earned Maryland (34-2) the Spokane Regional title and a shot ...

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