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NPT’s ‘DeFord Bailey: A Legend Lost’ documentary returns Sept. 19

Published on September 6, 2019 By MiChelle Jones

DeFord Bailey: A Legend Lost, NPT’s Emmy-winning original production about the pioneering African American harmonica virtuoso, returns to television on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 8 p.m. and will also be available to stream at wnpt.org/video. The half-hour documentary about the early star of the Grand Ole Opry features appearances by Bailey’s three children and was […]

Come to NPT’s ‘Country Music’ Premiere Party Sept. 15 at the Opry House

Published on August 22, 2019 By MiChelle Jones

Here at NPT we’ve been gearing up for Country Music, the Ken Burns documentary series coming to Nashville Public Television next month. It just gets better and better: Join NPT for a Country Music Premiere Party Sunday, Sept. 15, at the Grand Ole Opry House. Tickets are $75 and are available at wnpt.org/country-music/opry-event. Each event […]

NPT to air Ray Charles, Ed Temple & the Tigerbelles specials this month

Published on August 9, 2019 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville Public Television will air two special programs of local interest during the month of August: An Opry Salute to Ray Charles premieres Thursday, Aug. 15, at 8 p.m.; and Mr. Temple and the Tigerbelles airs Monday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. NPT is the national presenting station for An Opry Salute to Ray Charles, […]

NPT’s ‘Music Row’ Documentary Premieres Thursday, Aug. 17

Published on August 11, 2017 By MiChelle Jones

Nashville’s Music Row has given rise to epic successes and shaped the future of one of music’s most popular and populist genres. In Music Row: Nashville’s Most Famous Neighborhood, NPT tells the story of how a group of unremarkable bungalows became the heart of the country music industry and helped Nashville become known around the […]

Wanted: Your Visions of Nashville

Published on March 25, 2010 By Erin McInnis

Middle Tennesseans Encouraged To Send In Their Best Nashville Photo for “Visions of Nashville” Campaign  The Ryman. Opryland. 2nd Avenue. The Shelby Street Bridge. The Batman Building. Musica. What do all these have in common?  Every one of these locations is pictured in thousands of photos every year because they are Nashville. They are the […]