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ON SALE NOW: A Night of Nashville Hip Hop II, May 27 at Cobra

It was only a few weeks ago that we delivered the news of A Night of Nashville Hip Hop II, the sequel to the blockbuster hip hop R&B showcase hosted by NashLive! last October at The Cobra.

Well, we have good news for you early birds: you can get your tickets for this one in advance!

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ON SALE NOW: Tickets for ‘Ten Year: The Musical’

Back in March, we featured a Crowdfunding Spotlight on ‘Ten Year,’ a new musical composed by friends Wesley King and Jacob Heinz.

Tickets are now on sale for the production, which will run June 2-4 at Nashville’s Darkhorse Theater.

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It’s Sunday Funday with Lord Goldie, Foundation Mecca, and Chaun Davis of ViB

“Sunday Funday” is more than just a country-hip hop crossover single. It’s a movement unto itself.

Today on The Quinn Spinn, we have the leaders of the movement joining us in a roundtable discussion. We go in-depth about the release, their big plans for 2022 (and beyond), and the ever-increasing presence of Nashville hip hop and R&B in the musical landscape.

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Crowdfunding Spotlight: ‘Ten Year’ is ‘A Queer Story Not Just for Queer People’

We’re back with another Crowdfunding Spotlight — and this time, we’re taking a turn into the realm of musical theatre.

We had a chance to chat with Wesley King, a singer-songwriter and composer who, together with writing partner Jacob Heinz, is part of the creative force behind Ten Year. Ten Year is a musical which followed the journey of a gay man as he approaches his 10-year high school reunion, while addressing the feelings we all encounter when we come to a crossroads in life.

Hit the button below to donate, and learn more about Ten Year after the jump!

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Songs You Should Hear: International Flavors; Spring Approaches

We felt it was important to highlight a couple of international artists this week, because we are all one, global community. That goes for music and everything else. We stand for peace and unity across countries and cultures here at UMC.

In tandem with that, we received some excellent, dynamic submissions from artists who originated on the other side of the Atlantic this week. So, let’s expand those horizons — before we bring it back home — with some Songs You Should Hear!

Hear What You Should

Here’s the Official 2021 Dark Masquerade Lineup!

A couple weeks ago, we told you about The Dark Masquerade, an inclusive Halloween-themed celebration of art, music, and community that we’re presenting alongside HOUSEQUAKE Productions and NashLive!

The day has come for us to announce the lineup — and like we said when we made the original announcement, this lineup is fire!

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