LIVE TAPINGS IN MUSIC CITY
Nashville is the place that music calls home. And we broadcast it out to the world via radio and television all the time. Here are just a few of those tapings that the public can attend. You can be a part of the audience that you've been listening to or watching. Broadcast Music City.
MUSIC CITY CONNECTION: HEROES BEHIND THE HITS
Taped before a live audience at various Nashville venues, the series presents songwriters of all genres during an informal in-the-round showcase - performing their hits, revealing their influences and sharing their personal stories of writing, recording and living in Music City. Since the series started in 2006, shows have included songwriters the likes of Tim Nichols, Lyle Lovett, Nanci Griffith, Jim Lauderdale, Gary Nicholson, Brett James, Pam Tillis, Rodney Crowell and so many others sharing their songs and your favorites. Created by the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp, the show airs on Sirius|XM Satellite Radio.
Check out visitmusiccity.com/radioshow for more information on the radio show series, learn about the songwriters and listen to the shows.
CMT HOT 20 COUNTDOWN - NEW!
NASHVILLE VISITOR CENTER & MARKETPLACE AT THE MUSIC CITY TOWER (at Bridgestone Arena)
The new CMT countdown show is hosted by Cody Alan, Alecia Davis, and Katie Cook. The 2.5-hour show counts down the 20 biggest music videos, feature news stories, in-studio performances, and candid interviews from country's biggest and newest artists.
The show is taped in front of a live audience. Get more information on how to be a part of it!
MUSIC CITY ROOTS
FACTORY AT FRANKLIN
Music City Roots, Live From The Factory is a weekly, two-hour radio show that revives the historic legacy of live musical production on the legendary WSM-AM. Broadcast on Wednesday nights from 7pm to 9pm, Music City Roots, Live From The Factory showcases Nashville's astonishing music scene, from country and Americana to more progressive interpreters of tradition -- a "roots and branches" format that brings together fans of different tastes and generations. Presented live from the stage of the Factory at Franklin, this show will showcase purveyors of authenticity across many genres.
The shows are open to the public. To purchase tickets, visit http://musiccityroots.com/buy-tickets.
Visit musiccityroots.com for more information and show lineup.
GRAND OLE OPRY
FRIDAYS, SATURDAYS AND TUESDAYS
What began as a simple radio broadcast in 1925 is today a live-entertainment phenomenon. Dedicated to honoring country music's rich history and dynamic present, the Grand Ole Opry showcases a mix of country legends and the contemporary chart- toppers who have followed in their footsteps. Each show is filled with legends of yesterday and superstars of today, performing the best in country, bluegrass, gospel and more.
The Grand Ole Opry can be found on 650 AM WSM, wsmonline.com, America's Opry Weekend syndicated radio show, Sirius channel 62, XM channel 10, opry.com, GAC, CMT Canada and on the Opry Live YouTube channel.
Visit opry.com for more information, to purchase tickets and to see the artist lineup.