Commemorating Nashville's Music Heritage Anniversaries


For me, music heritage is usually a focal point on any given travel itinerary, whether it's professional or leisurely. Knowing the significance of 2017 for museums and institutions in Music City, my twin sister Sheryl and I planned a weekend spring break getaway in Nashville. We arrived in Music City on a beautiful spring day in early April. We walked Broadway and opted for a trolley. It was a Saturday, and the city was abuzz with activity, musical and otherwise, with events such as the annual Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival. The first live music to hit our ears was a cover of "Mama Tried" from the Legends Corner honky tonk. Singing, laughter and the scent of BBQ filled the air. Vanderbilt's campus was in fine form and the parks were busy with events and visitors. The Greek architecture afforded by the "Athens of the South" was even more radiant in springtime.

After giving the general cityscape some attention, including a drive by