At 3 p.m. watch the parade on Music Row featuring Kerry Collins and his motorcycle gang, marching bands, antique Mini Coopers, and an array of stilt walkers, hula hoopers and Minnie Pearl look-a-likes. At 4 p.m. come to the after party at Major Bob Music (1111 17th Ave. S.).
Hosted by co-chairs Ree Buchanan and Tinti Moffat, the campaign honoring the iconic Minnie Pearl recognizes the connection between Nashville’s music industry and The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation and the impact cancer has had on the lives of so many along the Row.
Between 3 – 4 PM tomorrow, 16th and 17th Avenues will be closed for the parade. Northbound traffic will be closed on 16th Ave. S. between Horton Ave. and Music Circle N. Southbound traffic on 17th Ave. S will be closed between Division St. and Horton Ave. Music Circle North will also be closed between 15th and 16th Avenue.
Closures are planned for the following intersections during the parade:
17th Ave & Division Street
17th Ave & Chet Atkins Place
17th Ave & Grand Ave
17th Ave & Edgehill Ave
16th Ave & Edgehill Ave
17th Ave & Horton Ave
16th Ave & Horton Ave
16th Ave & Tremont Street
16th Ave & Grand Ave
16th Ave & South Street (east side of intersection)
16th Ave & South Street (west side of intersection)
16th Ave & Music Circle S
Music Circle North & 15th Ave
Music Circle South & 16th Ave
For more information and the latest news on MPCF’s year of celebration, please visit www.minniepearl.org.
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About the AuthorEric T. Parker oversees marketing initiatives and contributes editorial for MusicRow's print magazine, MusicRow.com, the RowFax tip sheet and the MusicRow CountryBreakout chart. He also facilitates annual events for the enterprise, including MusicRow Awards, CountryBreakout Awards and the Rising Women on the Row. [email protected] @EricTParker
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