Every week throughout Bridgestone Arena's Anniversary Season, we will celebrate the Arena's 15 year partnership with the Middle Tennessee community.
15th Anniversary Reflections: Avenue of the Arts
Bridgetone Arena was a catalyst for the Country Music Hall of Fame's move from Music Row into downtown Nashville. The two buildings for the anchor for Nashville's "Avenue of the Arts" along 5th Avenue and feed off each other to provide "must see" attractions for Nashvillians and tourists alike. Last year the two buildings combined attendance was over 1.9 million fans, inclduing a record 507,510 visitors to the Hall of Fame. Additionally, the "All for the Hall" Benefit Concert is hosted annually at Bridgestone Arena featuring a star-studded lineup with the likes of Keith Urban and Vince Gill. This year's "All for the Hall" show (April 10, 2012) is expected to feature the likes of Alabama, Rascal Flatts, Lady Antebellum, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Pistol Annies, The Band Perry, The Oak Ridge Boys, Little Big Town, Thompson Square, Diamond Rio, Exile, Blue Sky Riders.
Kyle Young, Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum
Kyle Young is the Director of the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum, neighbors to Bridgetone Arena along Demonbreun Street and partners in the All for the Hall Benefit Concert.
Fact Of The Week:
- The "All for the Hall" Benefit Concerts in 2009 and 2010 raised over $600,000 in donations for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.