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Mark the winter solstice with OZ Arts’ ‘The Longest Night,’ featuring the Portara Ensemble and over 40 Nashville performers

In celebration of the winter solstice, OZ Arts presents ‘The Longest Night,’ taking place on the actual longest nights of the year — Dec. 20 and 21 — and bringing together over 40 Nashville-based artists for this celebration.

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TPAC chats with Nashville-based, Mississippi-born Southern rockers ‘The Weeks’

For most rock bands, fame and success leads to change — and usually not the good kind. The Weeks haven’t forgotten where they come from, however. Their hair is still long, their clothes are still torn, and their sound still seems to be steeped in something smooth, sweet and distinctly Southern.

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Emmylou Harris, Sheryl Crow, Steve Earle and more benefit migrant families with the ‘Lantern Tour II’ concert Jan.11

Last year, Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Brandi Carlile and more went on “The Lantern Tour” benefiting migrant and refugee families. Well, the Women’s Refugee Commission is at it again with The Lantern tour II: Concerts for Migrant and Refugee Families, coming to TPAC’s War Memorial Auditorium on Jan. 11.

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First-ever ‘Cash Fest’, a Johnny Cash tribute concert coming to War Memorial Auditorium Nov. 10

The man who fell into a burnin’ ring of fire, shot a man in reno and coined the phrase “hello” well before Adele or Lionel Richie is certainly well-deserving of a concert in his honor. Well, that train’s finally comin’ around the bend. Nashville’s first-ever, all-star Cash Fest takes place Nov. 10 at War Memorial Auditorium.

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A dazzling display of Japanese artistry, TAO: Drum Heart comes to Nashville Jan. 28

When they’re not on international tour, Drum Tao performers are usually practicing on top of the isolated mountain in Japan where the group is based. “All day we practice, rehearse, and train. Japanese drum is very loud, [so] we can’t train in town,” said Taro Harasaki.

Kingdom Choir brings the gospel to Polk Theater Oct. 15

If they’re good enough for a prince of England and the Duchess of Sussex, they’re good enough for us Tennesseans, right? After Kingdom Choir captivated millions […]

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Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon partners with contemporary dance troupe TU Dance for ‘Come Through’ Feb. 25-26

Everybody knows Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon. Millions have mispronounced his band’s name before (which comes from the French phrase bon hiver, meaning “good winter”). The experimental multi-instrumentalist with a surprising falsetto has now teamed up with contemporary dance troupe TU Dance to present Bon Iver + TU Dance: Come Through for a limited two-evening engagement February 25 and 26 at TPAC’s Jackson Hall.

Tanya Tucker plays AmericanaFest Day Stage at War Memorial Auditorium

Country outlaw Tanya Tucker, who has made a career out of her charismatic sass, headlines the AmericanaFest Day Stage at War Memorial Auditorium today at 5 p.m., following Della Mae at 12 p.m., Rising Appalachia at 1 p.m., Che Apalache at 2 p.m., Aubrie Sellers at 3 p.m. and Molly Tuttle at 4 p.m.