All in the Family, Out & About Nashville’s monthly events and entertainment column, spotlights performances, productions and presentations by (inter)nationally recognized artists in our LGBTQ family. October offers Nashville-area folks a host of opportunities to experience and enjoy. From Brandi and Bob to Brothers and Brownstein, here are the highlights:
Nashville-based, folk singer/songwriter Mary Gauthier will facilitate an intimate songwriting workshop at the Scarritt Bennett Center – the last of her workshops this year. At press time, there was only one available slot remaining.
10/3 – Brandi Carlile plays Ryman Auditorium
Country-folk-rock singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile will headline her sold-out show at the remarkable Ryman Auditorium.
10/3 – Bob Mould plays City Winery
The former frontman of bands Husker Du and Sugar, guitarist/vocalist Bob Mould will rock the city’s winery.
10/8 - 10/10 – Level Ground Film + Art Festival
Jason and deMarco and Jennifer Knapp are among the artists scheduled to appear at Level Ground, an experience designed to create space for dialogue about faith, gender and sexuality through the arts. For a complete listing of events, click here.
Award-winning author Meagan Brothers will drop her third book on the 13th.
10/13 – Mary Oliver releases poetry collection Felicity
Prolific, best-selling poet Mary Oliver will celebrate the release of her latest book on the 13th – just weeks after reaching her 80th birthday.
10/27 – Carrie Brownstein releases memoir Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl
Perhaps best known for her punk band Sleater-Kinney and award-winning TV series Portlandia, Brownstein will reveal more of herstory in Hunger.
10/30 – Young Galaxy releases Falsework
Drummer Andrea Silver and her indie/dream pop bandmates will release their fifth album at the end of October.
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