Nashville News: June


Kathryn E. Darden
Jun 18, 2006

Gotee recording artist Liquid performed for over 100 inmates at Nashville’s CCA Metro Prison this past Friday, June 16th. As part of the Men of Valor program, Liquid performed a seven-song set and shared his personal testimony of growing up in North Philadelphia, an area known predominantly for an abundance of drugs, violence and poverty; an area simply called The Badlands. He also spent time with the inmates in a Q&A session after the performance.

6/11/6 Dove Award winner and Grammy nominee Phil Keaggy and National Finger Picking Guitar Champion Muriel Anderson will be joined by acoustic folk/rocker Jeremy Casella for an intimate evening of music entertainment. The June 10, 2006 concert will take place at Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant, 20 Fourth Avenue South in Franklin, Tenn. Doors open at 7 p.m. CST for dinner; the show begins at 8:30 p.m. CST. Reservations are required. Tickets are $29.95 for Dinner and Show or $15 for the concert only. The monies raised during the evening will go towards a Samford University student mission trip to Peru under the covering of Scripture Union, USA. For reservations or additional information contact 615-794-5527 or visit

6/10/6 Switchfoot is playing a free show in Cool Springs on Saturday, June 17th at Journey’s Backyard BBQ from 1:00-8:00 pm at Cool Springs Galleria (Northwest side of mall near Hechts).

6/4/6 DukesFest was the largest event ever to take place in Nashville with over 75,000 fans estimated to have been at the Nashville Fairgrounds over the weekend. Details at: DukesFest Delivers

6/2/6 DukesFest takes place at the Nashville Fairgrounds on June 3 and 4th, with Cowboy Church scheduled for 9:30 AM at the Trackside Stage.

6/1/6 The Original First Call's new CD called Rejoice: A Cappella Hymns is coming out May 16.