Matthew Leimkuehler, The Tennessean

Matthew Leimkuehler

The Tennessean

Nashville, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Matthew:

Big Machine Label Group donation funds new floor at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital

Sheryl Crow, Thomas Rhett and more joined Big Machine leadership in dedicating a new floor to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital in Nashville. → Read More

'The Lion King,' 'The Band's Visit' and 'Mean Girls' top upcoming TPAC Broadway season

Plus, Tony Award-winning "The Band's Visit," a reimagined "1776" and more. → Read More

Taylor Swift thanked Eric Church for getting fired from a tour with a gold record

Eric Church played a little too long and a little too loud during his brief time opening for Rascal Flatts. → Read More

Eric Church wrote and recorded 28 songs in 28 days for his next project

Eric Church confirmed his creative approach to a new project during a Q&A session at CRS in Nashville. → Read More

Is this the next country-rap hit? Listen now to 'My Truck'

A year after "Old Town Road" took the world by storm, a new country-rap song is catching waves. → Read More

Miranda Lambert just wants to play a good song for John Prine

We feel that, Miranda. → Read More

Wu-Tang Clan at Ryman (again!), plus 'Masked Singer' and a Rush tribute

Spin into The Pick with headlines from Foo Fighters, Morgan Wallen and country radio's continued gender imbalance. → Read More

The Weeknd brings 'The After Hours' tour to Nashville in August

Tickets to see The Weeknd in Nashville go on sale Feb. 28. → Read More

Women accounted for 10 percent of country radio airplay in 2019, new report says

Among other findings in a new airplay disparity study, country radio played Jason Aldean twice as much as Carrie Underwood in the past decade. → Read More

Nashville songwriter Avi Kaplan debuts soulful new folk tune, 'Sweet Adeline Pt. 2'

The Pentatonix alumnus, now living in Nashville, offers a spiritual new track off his upcoming EP, 'I'll Get By' → Read More

5 highlights from the Boudleaux and Felice Bryant celebration in Nashville

Jamey Johnson, The War and Treaty and more celebrated the historic Nashville songwriters Thursday with the Nashville Symphony. → Read More

What to do on Valentine's Day in Nashville? Go see a show, duh

Plus, a new East Nashville TV show, Rolling Stones tickets and more things to do this weekend. → Read More

Dave Chappelle and Joe Rogan bring co-headlining show to Bridgestone Arena

Dave Chappelle and Joe Rogan perform in Nashville this April. Tickets go on sale February 14 for their show at Bridgestone Arena. → Read More

Janet Jackson brings 'Black Diamond' world tour to Nashville in July

Janet Jackson performs this July at Bridgestone Arena as part of her 'Black Diamond' world tour. → Read More

Janet Jackson, Megadeth and Black Crowes announce upcoming Nashville concerts

Janet Jackson performs this July at Bridgestone Arena. Megadeth and Lamb of God are coming to Municipal Auditorium. Black Crowes to play Basement East. → Read More

An East Nashville country music drama called ‘East Nasty’ is in the works

The show, based on East Nashville’s “anti-establishment, vibrant music scene,” plans to run at a future date on Disney-owned cable channel Freeform. → Read More

The Pick: Yes, The Rolling Stones are headed back to Nashville

Plus, KFC's 'Beyond Chicken,' Slipknot in Nashville and Luke Combs on 'SNL.' → Read More

Nashville songwriter Brett James debuts 'True Believer,' his first single in 2 decades

Brett James, who has penned hits for Kenny Chesney and Carrie Underwood, returns with new music. → Read More

The Rolling Stones return to Nashville in May for stadium concert

Historic rock 'n' roll The Rolling Stones play Nashville in May. → Read More

The SteelDrivers had a lead singer question. They found the answer on YouTube

Once fronted by Chris Stapleton, the celebrated bluegrass band return with a new singer and album, 'Bad For You.' → Read More