Metro Parks Music is excited to return to the Event Shelter in Centennial Park (2500 West End Ave) this Summer for our Big Band Dance Series! The community is invited to come cut-a-rug and listen to over a dozen Nashville local big bands all through the months of June, July and August. The bands hit […]
Registration is now open for 2022 Metro Parks summer art classes at the Centennial Arts Center
Swing dance fans get their good dance floor back this summer when the Big Band Dance series returns to the Centennial Park event shelter.
December 3rd from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
People that shop at Kroger or Amazon can now have a portion of their purchase costs directed to CPN. Getting setup is a one-time process, very easy to do and will help us continue to support our music, theater and visual arts divisions! Instructions for AmazonSmile can be found here Instructions for Kroger Rewards are […]
This past weekend, Nashville Metro Parks Music presented the return of Big Band Dances! This FREE event will be held on Friday nights at Cumberland Park in July and run from 7:00 to 9:30 PM with live music and free group dance lessons before each set, provided by Nashville Ballroom & Company. Sponsors include the […]
Please join us for a night under the stars at the Historic Centennial Art Center with your Favorite
Middle Tennessee Artists
Help us continue to provide access to music, art and theater education to Middle Tennessee and the Nashville community by making a donation to Creative Parks Nashville during the Big Payback!
We’re working to be a good friend … How about you? What are friends for? It’s a question that gets asked often, usually when someone has helped another person. The person receiving the help expresses gratitude and the helper responds with, “Well, what are friends for?” And that really gets to the purpose of Creative […]
What does big band dancing look like in the tail end of the COVID-19 pandemic? That’s the thorny question Nashville’s Metro Parks Cultural Arts leadership are wrestling with today. Last year, the ever-popular Big Band Dance Series was cancelled due to the pandemic. Metro Parks staff, including Mike Teaney, Sam Frazee, and Sherry Hipps, would […]