By now, you've seen the numerous news reports on the unprecedented floods that have affected parts of the Southeast, and most notably, Nashville, Tenn
. Now as the water recedes, the Music City is faced with the damage left behind.
While many of Nashville's attractions reopened during the first weekend in May, a few continue to stay closed until further notice, like Wildhorse Saloon
and many businesses along Music Valley Drive
On the hospitality end, Gaylord Opryland
, one of the largest convention centers and hotel resorts in the United States has suffered the most damage. Early reports have indicated that the property might be closed for a couple of months for clean-up and repairs.
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And you can always give during the live telethon
on May 16. Broadcasting from the Ryman Auditorium, the event features a handful of country music acts. A limited number of tickets are available, so if Nashville is on your radar for this weekend, this is the event to attend.