Matthew Leimkuehler, The Tennessean

Matthew Leimkuehler

The Tennessean

Nashville, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Matthew:

Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard postpone Nashville concert, summer stadium tour

Mötley Crüe, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett plan to return in 2021. → Read More

Country Music Hall of Fame: Nearly 175 employees laid off or furloughed

The cuts impact a workforce of roughly 400 at the museum across all departments. → Read More

Brooklyn Bowl Nashville opens this week to limited dining capacity

Those who dine this week receive a free bowling voucher for a future visit. → Read More

#TheShowMustBePaused: Music industry plans blackout Tuesday in response to George Floyd death

Many music groups plan to cease operations "to disconnect from work and reconnect with our community." → Read More

'Focused on the things we can do’: Nashville musicians corner creativity during COVID-19

From Americana songwriter Drew Holcomb to Christian act for KING & COUNTRY, musicians in Nashville discuss ways to create with social distance. → Read More

Brad Paisley, Kimberly Williams-Paisley open free grocery store: 'We needed to feed people more than ever'

The Store, a free grocery store, launched right before the need for food assistance rose due to the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Jordan Davis is 'making the most' of releasing new music during COVID-19 pandemic

The "Slow Dance In A Parking Lot" singer releases his self-titled EP this Friday. → Read More

Todd Snider delivers a virtual folk sermon on Sundays in East Nashville

"It's not a recording session, it's not a concert. It's a different kind of canvas. And I like that." → Read More

Margo Price surprises with a Ryman album and Keith Urban throws a drive-in concert

Plus Old Crow's new quarantine tune, $2 million from Oprah and a 4th of July update → Read More

Christian acts TobyMac and Newsboys United to embark on drive-in concert tour

"Drive-In Theater Tour" brings the Christian performers to rural outdoors cinemas in the South and Midwest. → Read More

Kristin Cavallari says she's 'decided not to continue' with Nashville reality show 'Very Cavallari'

"As I start this new chapter in my life, I have decided not to continue with ‘Very Cavallari,'" she shared Tuesday. → Read More

Tim McGraw and Faith Hill's daughter helps 'Feed the Front Line' with virtual concert

Maggie McGraw helped organize "Feed the Front Line LIVE," an all-star concert benefiting restaurants and front-line workers. → Read More

Chris Stapleton postpones October concerts in Nashville to 2021

Chris Stapleton plans to return to Nashville next year. → Read More

Concert In Your Car: Is drive-in music headed to Nashville?

A concert from the comfort of your car? Yes, it could happen in Nashville. → Read More

Old Crow Medicine Show releases "Quarantined," a love tune fit for a pandemic: Listen

"I'd like to kiss ya, but I'm quarantined," Old Crow band leader Ketch Secor sings. → Read More

Keith Urban played a drive-in concert for Vanderbilt medical workers

Popcorn with a little extra "Blue Ain't Your Color," anyone? → Read More

Kenny Chesney postpones 2020 tour, including Nashville stop at Nissan Stadium

The tour resumes in 2021, a news release said. → Read More

Remembering Little Richard and talking new tunes with Jason Isbell

Keith Urban at the Opry, a for KING & COUNTRY exclusive and more in this week's strum of music news. → Read More

Jason Isbell is throwing a virtual record release concert at Brooklyn Bowl Nashville

Jason Isbell takes the stage Friday at Brooklyn Bowl Nashville for a virtual concert coinciding with the release of his latest LP, "Reunions." → Read More

Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans to play the Grand Ole Opry this Saturday

Tune in Saturday for performances from Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini and Morgan Evans on the Grand Ole Opry. → Read More