Tag: musicians

Boston Globe: Snubbing Trump, Musicians Lead the Way

“Nobody wants to play with Donald Trump.” DEC 29, 2016 –  The Boston Globe has a great article up on how almost EVERY musician is snubbing President-Elect Donald Trump, and how he cannot find any musical acts, except for some b-list rejects, to play at his inauguration. Read the article at the link below. https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/editorials/2016/12/23/snubbing-trump-musicians-lead-resistance/xWpT8NEly1nmHOxsMAj4qM/story.html

Trump Having Problems Finding Musicians to Play at His Inauguration

Quartz Reports: “Trump is struggling to find musicians who don’t hate him” DEC 17, 2016 – With only weeks to go till his inauguration, President-Elect “He-Who-Cannot-Be-Mentioned” (Trump) is having difficulties finding A-List musicians to play at his inauguration. He and his team are even offering financial compensation, performers in the past have usually done it for […]

Musicians in Music City USA Nashville Helping Push Medical Marijuana Movement in Tennessee

Rep. State Lawmakers Introduce Medical Marijuana Bill to Tennessee State Legislature with Musicians and Patients Present DEC 15, 2016 – Medical marijuana took a huge step forward in Tennessee, with 2 state lawmakers, Rep. Jeremy Faison, R-Cosby, and Sen. Steve Dickerson, R-Nashville, introducing a bill to legalize cannabis use for medicinal uses through a doctor and a dispensary card. Similar […]

TheDailyTarHeel: Racial politics and the history of southern soul music are linked, says visiting lecturer

Charles L. Hughes, director of the Memphis Center at Rhodes College, gives lecture NOV 6, 2015 – Maria Mullis has a great article up on The Daily Tar Heel about Dr. Charles Hughes from Rhodes College who just gave a lecture about music, racism, and southern culture. This is a must read for anybody interested […]