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Charles Starks on ‘What’s the 411’ on Fisk Radio’s Jazzy 88

Sharon Kay, host of “What’s the 411” recalls the citizens of Davidson County having discussions and conversations on making sure it [Music City Center] would meet the needs of our area and was built so that Nashville could host large, city-wide conventions in the downtown area.

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Bringing Business to Nashville with the Music City Center

Charles Starks, President and CEO of the convention center, explains how the development came to be and what it's brought to the city so far

Recently, Vanderbilt University's Dean M. Eric Johnson sat down with Charles Starks, President and CEO of the Music City Center, to discuss the...Read more

Music City Center announces fiscal year 2019 numbers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Music City Center announced that it generated over $439 million in direct economic impact during the fiscal year ending in June 2019. 

“This year marks a milestone in our six-year history with the greatest direct economic impact to date,” said Charles Starks,...Read more

Convention Center Authority approves $6 million to National Museum of African American Music

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Convention Center Authority voted unanimously this morning to provide $6 million to the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM), which will include the Francis S. Guess Roots Theater presented by Music City Center. This is a natural extension of MCC’s commitment...Read more

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