The District’s 29th Annual Progressive Party, High Rises & Honky Tonks is a celebration of Downtown Nashville. This event serves as a fundraiser in support of The DISTRICT’S mission and is an incredible opportunity to showcase some of the unique venues that are part of downtown Nashville. Read More »I Am The District
At this year’s Progressive Party, The DISTRICT will recognize Steve Buchanan with the 2015 Spirit of The DISTRICT Award. The award is presented annually to a person or persons who have made a significant commitment to the vitality of Downtown Nashville Steve Buchanan is President of Opry Entertainment Group. Buchanan oversaw the renovation of the Ryman Auditorium, the Wildhorse Saloon and brought Opry Originals retail store to Broadway.
Saturday, June 20th, 2015 5-9pm Public Square Park Price: $55 per ticket | Ticket includes food samples, beer, wine, spirits and live music Portion of the Proceeds benefits The DISTRICT For more information and to purchase tickets: www.tasteofmusiccity.com
From the New York Times 5/23/2015: NASHVILLE — The pilgrims wandered among the relics of the honky-tonk hero George Jones, scrutinizing his bowling ball and his bowling shoes, his address book with its hand-scrawled numbers for Ray Charles and Johnny Cash, and his first guitar, a well-worn Gene Autry Melody Ranch acoustic. On Monday night, one priceless attraction at the new George Jones Museum was Nancy Jones, Mr. Jones’s fourth and final wife, who is credited with saving her famous husband from an equally famous addiction to alcohol and drugs. She was standing by a collection of his sequined suits, accompanied by Bandit, Mr. Jones’s Jack Russell terrier, and welcoming a few pleasantly bewildered patrons. Read the article