Music City, USA
The Tennessee Performing Arts Center is the major performing arts center of the city. Nashville is also home to the Tennessee Repertory Theatre, the Nashville Opera, and Nashville Ballet. In September 2006, the Schermerhorn Symphony Center opened as the home of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra. The most popular tourist sites involve country music, including the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Belcourt Theatre and Ryman Auditorium.
Long famous for country music and being the second largest music production center outside New York, Nashville has also experienced tremendous economic and business growth since the 1990s.
Nashville was founded on Christmas Day in 1779 on the banks of the Cumberland River.
During the economic boom of the 1990s, Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen, then Mayor of Nashville, fostered the construction or renovation of several city landmarks, including the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Nashville Public Library downtown, the Sommet Center and LP Field. An MTA bus hub was recently completed in downtown Nashville, as was the Music City Star pilot project.
Located on the Cumberland River in the north-central part of the state, Nashville is the capital of Tennessee and a major economic development hub for the health care, music, publishing, banking and transportation industries. The Adams and Reese Nashville office is located in the heart of downtown Nashville, which features a diverse assortment of entertainment, dining, cultural and architectural attractions, including the Broadway and 2nd Avenue entertainment venues, night clubs and an assortment of restaurants. North of Broadway lies Nashville's central business district, Legislative Plaza, Capitol Hill and the Tennessee Bicentennial Mall.
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The City of Nashville, Tennessee
Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
Country Music Hall of Fame
Schermerhorn Symphony Center
The Tennessean Newspaper
Nashville Business Journal
Nashville Scene Magazine
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