Category Archives: Entertainment & Recreation

MyPro seeks to reverse engineer social media.

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Franklin-based entrepreneur Andrew McGarry is attracting some big names in sports and entertainment with his social media platform, MyPro. MyPro is a website and mobile app that provides ambitious content providers an opportunity to m ...

Regal Entertainment builds new HQ in Knoxville.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Regal Entertainment Group announced recently the company will locate its new corporate headquarters on Knoxville’s South Waterfront. Regal expects to create 75 new jobs. The Regal Entertainment headquarters will occupy a nine-story, ...

Franklin sisters open Luna Record Shop at The Factory.

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Luna Record Shop will open its doors in The Factory in Franklin in early November. Owners Calvert Gentry McMahan and Brenna Gentry have billed the enterprise as a “vinyl lifestyle store.” The Franklin-grown sisters plan to offer ne ...

NAMM summer show thrives at MCC.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) estimates a record 12,000 to 13,000 people attended the trade group’s summer show at the Music City Center last week. Based in San Diego, NAMM held a summer show in Nashville fro ...

CMA Fest brings big bucks to downtown Nashville.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – CMA Music Festival has become the city’s most successful tourism event. In 2014, the four-day festival brought in $39.3 million in direct spending. Concerts at the main stage at LP Field were sold out nearly a year ahead. This year ...

Music tech Dart takes aim at industry barriers.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Chris McMurty holds the perfect resume for a music tech entrepreneur, combining an education in classical music with eight years with Apple and experience starting his own record label. As a musician and composer of classical music, M ...