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All in the Family: May 2015

A monthly calendar of LGBT events and entertainment

May 6, 2015 Amy E. Hall   Comments

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.  Among the offerings that May provides to Nashville-area folks, many are musical.  From roots to rock to boy band pop, Music City delivers this month.  Here are the highlights:


5/2Antigone Rising plays The Lipstick Lounge

The all-lesbian, alt-country rock band will bring its signature harmonies to The Lip.


5/8Daphne Willis plays The Listening Room

Nashville-based singer/songwriter Daphne Willis will round out the lineup alongside fellow songbirds Jenn Bostic, Emily Shackelton, and Kyshona Armstrong.


5/8 - 5/24Women’s Work 2015 runs at the Z. Alexander Looby Theater

The Tennessee Women’s Theater Project’s ninth annual Women’s Work festival will feature performing and visual arts created by women of all types and stripes.  See the roster for a complete listing of events.


5/11Joan Jett & The Blackhearts play Bridgestone Arena

The newly crowned Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will open for The Who’s 50th anniversary tour.


5/15Amelia White plays Douglas Corner Café

East Nashville-based singer/songwriter Amelia White will join Kevin Gordon, Sergio Webb and Jon Byrd in the round.


5/19Holly Miranda releases Holly Miranda

After touring the globe playing guitar for Karen O and touring Spain for the annual Voces Femininas festival, multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter Holly Miranda will release her self-titled album on the 19th.


5/26Rita Mae Brown releases Tail Gait: A Mrs. Murphy Mystery

Prolific author Rita Mae Brown will debut her latest book in the Mrs. Murphy mystery series on the 26th.


5/27New Kids on the Block play Bridgestone Arena

Jonathan and company will bring their Main Event tour to Music City.


For more information about the columnist, visit Amy’s blog at amyehall.blogspot.com.






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