The Music City Center is here!

Phresh & Professional

By Jer’Mykeal McCoy

Phresh & Professional

Yesterday, Nashville unveiled its newest and most expensive addition to the downtown area – The Music City Center.

The conclusion to $600 million dollar project was kicked off Sunday as apart of two days worth of festivities that ended with a Grand Opening Concert featuring Sheryl Crow, The Time Jumpers with Vince Gill, Fisk Jubilee Singers, and Mikky Ekk0.

The 2.1 million square foot Music City Center has: 13,500 light fixtures, 350,000 square feet of exhibit space, 845 solar panels, 11,000 dinner plates, and a 60-piece art collection, according to visitmusiccity.com.

The center’s conception came after a 2004 study by Metro Nashville recommending the construction of additional convention space, either through expansion of the existing Nashville Convention Center or development of a new downtown convention center, according to its website.

photo 2A committee was formed in 2006, but the movement picked up stream after…

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