Joe Bonamassa Virtual Show Raises $32K For Artists Impacted by COVID-19
Blues guitar star Joe Bonamassa performed for at least seven times the capacity of the legendary Ryman Saturday, raising more than $32,000 along the way. While the in-person “crowd” consisted of custom cardboard cutouts dotting the 2,300 seat auditorium, more than 17,000 users from 44 countries paid to watch... Read more
Ryman Auditorium Doubles Capacity for Socially Distanced Concerts
With one socially distant performance under its belt, Tennessee’s famed Ryman Auditorium doubled its capacity, allowing as many as 250 for its second show over the weekend, which featured Brett Young. The historic venue had been capped at 125 for Scotty McCreery’s concert on September 4, its first since... Read more
Dierks Bentley, Darius Rucker To Headline Bahamas Hurricane Relief Show
Hurricane Dorian, a Category 5 storm, ripped through the Bahamas last week, and a handful of artists are now hoping to give back. Patrick Davis, a songwriter who oversees the annual Songwriters in Paradise concert in Hope Town on the Aboco Islands – an area that was damaged greatly... Read more
Brandi Carlile To Play Three Concerts at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium
The Grammy Award-winning indie-rock artist Brandi Carlile has announced a three-night stand at Nashville’s legendary Ryman Auditorium next year. The gigs will take place on January 14, 15, and 16 in 2020, joined by Kim Richey, Lucie Silvas, and Natalie Hemby, varying per show. Carlile announced the news in... Read more