All in the Family: July 2016

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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.  From classic pop/rock icons to their musical offspring, this month’s offerings are at once modern and timeless.  Here are the highlights:


7/2Mary Gauthier plays Bluebird Café

Acclaimed Americana singer/songwriter Mary Gauthier will share her stellar stories at the Bluebird, with special guest Sean Rowe.


7/9Daphne Willis plays The Basement

Roosty, soulful singer/songwriter Daphne Willis will perform, along with Them Vibes and Leopold and His Fiction.


7/11 – Sinclair plays 12th & Porter

Indie pop/rock songster Sinclair will grace the 12&P stage, as will NAWAS and Natalie Royal.


7/17Melissa Etheridge plays Ryman Auditorium

Grammy-Award-winning rocker Melissa Etheridge will appear at the legendary “Mother Church of Country Music.”


7/22Shelly Fairchild plays 3rd & Lindsley

Sassy, southern singer/songwriter Shelly Fairchild and her smokin’ hot band will serve up their country-fried rock-n-soul.


7/26Culture Club plays Schermerhorn Symphony Center

Back together again, Boy George and the original lineup will return to Nashville for the first time in two decades.


7/30 – Sonia Leigh, Sinclair & Daphne Willis play Mercy Lounge

These three songbirds will spread their wings in a “Kendrick vs. Drake” competition, along with Chancellor Warhol, Levi Ray, Sik Wit, Chance Walker, TEMPLAR, and Drupy Fli Musik.


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