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Nashville Sounds vs Texas Rangers Exhibition

Nashville Sounds vs Texas Rangers Exhibition

Join us for the first MLB Exhibition game in Nashville since 1999 as the Nashville Sounds face the Texas Rangers. The Nashville Sounds are the Triple-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers and are set to play at First Tennessee Park on Sunday, March 24 at 1:05 p.m. CST. According to MILB.com, a Major League Baseball…more

B6B: True Detective: S3E7 Review

B6B: True Detective: S3E7 Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – February 17, 2019) TRUE DETECTIVE: SEASON 3, EPISODE 7: THE FINAL COUNTRY It’s like 1980 isn’t it? A sudden act of violence, a dead man, and the case is closed. – Elisa Pro tip for aspiring detectives involved in sprawling, seedy murder cases that need to be solved: Don’t murder…more

SportsFest 2019: Everything You Need to Know

SportsFest 2019: Everything You Need to Know

WHO:                          Cumulus Nashville, Special Olympics Tennessee and Partners WHAT:                        Celebrate All Things Sports at 104-5 The Zone’s 10th Annual SportsFest featuring the Music City Blitz! WHEN:                        Saturday, March 30th, 2019 from 9am – 4pm WHERE:                     Nissan Stadium – 1 Titans Way, Nashville, TN 37213 ADMISSION:              FREE DETAILS: Enjoy an interactive family experience at the 10th…more

B6B: True Detective: S3E6 Review

B6B: True Detective: S3E6 Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – February 10, 2019) TRUE DETECTIVE: SEASON 3, EPISODE 6: HUNTERS IN THE DARK Nothing stays like it used to be. – Wayne Hays (2015) So, that was a doozy of an episode, now wasn’t it? Full disclosure, I’m not EXACTLY sure everything I was supposed to take from the hour,…more

B6B: True Detective: S3E5 Review

B6B: True Detective: S3E5 Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – February 6, 2019) TRUE DETECTIVE: SEASON 3: EPISODE 5: IF YOU HAVE GHOSTS “Roland? I don’t remember. I’m sorry. I’m sorry, but I just can’t remember. Can’t remember my life, man. I can’t remember my wife. I don’t know. If you tell me I did something wrong, well, OK. I’m…more

JUST ANNOUNCED: 104-5 The Zone’s 10th Annual SportsFest featuring the Music City Blitz is March 30th at Nissan Stadium!

JUST ANNOUNCED: 104-5 The Zone’s 10th Annual SportsFest featuring the Music City Blitz is March 30th at Nissan Stadium!

Celebrate all things sports at 104-5 The Zone’s 10th Annual SportsFest featuring the Music City Blitz on Saturday, March 30th at Nissan Stadium! Enjoy a day filled with fun for the whole family! Visit with representatives from teams around Middle Tennessee and new for 2019, we will feature the Music City Blitz, a 5 on 5 flag football tournament that will help benefit Special Olympics Tennessee!more

B6B: True Detective: S3E4 Review

B6B: True Detective: S3E4 Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – January 27, 2019) Just like the last time, we got to figure there’s a ticking clock. – Wayne Hays (1990) This week, The Pop 6 podcast launched here as the Big 6 brand expanded and I brought back my weekly audio pop culture show, and as part of it, I…more

B6B: True Detective S3E3 Review

B6B: True Detective S3E3 Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – January 22, 2019) TRUE DETECTIVE: SEASON 3, EPISODE 3: THE BIG NEVER It was just a case when I caught it. I didn’t know it’d be my last. – Wayne Hays First off, apologies for the timing of this piece, as I was out of town all weekend and did…more

B6B: Split (2016) Retro Review

B6B: Split (2016) Retro Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – January 15, 2019) We look at those that are shattered and different as less than. What if they’re more than us? – Karen Fletcher *This deep dive comes with the same disclaimer as the Unbreakable piece from last week. If you haven’t seen these films and want to, this is…more

B6B: True Detective – Season 3 Premiere Review (Eps 1-2)

B6B: True Detective – Season 3 Premiere Review (Eps 1-2)

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – January 13, 2019) EPISODE 1-2: THE GREAT WAR AND MODERN MEMORY / KISS TOMORROW GOODBYE Whether you loved it or hated it, I have a hard time believing anybody who watched the two episode Season 3 premiere of True Detective didn’t find it much more approachable and engaging than its…more

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Info for the Wilson Bank & Trust Kid Zone at SportsFest

Info for the Wilson Bank & Trust Kid Zone at SportsFest

Enjoy a family-filled day at the 10th Annual SportsFest on Saturday, March 30th at Nissan Stadium. The Wilson Bank & Trust Kid Zone is a perfect area for you and your kids to spend time together and enjoy fun activities. The Wilson Bank & Trust and Kid Zone will have numerous different activities for you…

104-5 The Zone’s Midday 180 Raises $32,510 for LLS

104-5 The Zone’s Midday 180 Raises $32,510 for LLS

Nashville Sports Radio Station WGFX-FM/104-5 The Zone’s Midday 180 Raises $32,510 for Tennessee Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society With Successful “Z-O-N-E” Charity Basketball Tournament NASHVILLE, TN, March 18, 2019  – Cumulus Media announces that Nashville sports radio station WGFX-FM/104-5 The Zone’s Midday 180 hosted a charity basketball tournament on Thursday, March 14th at…

#TeamHutton1045: Absolutely EVERYTHING You Need to Know

#TeamHutton1045: Absolutely EVERYTHING You Need to Know

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – March 13, 2019) To say the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is a worthy and necessary cause would be a massive understatement. Blood cancer continues to crush families and leave its victims dealing with heartache, exorbitant financial responsibilities, and often a crippling feeling of hopelessness that can only be calmed through…

Nashville SC Ian Ayre to Speak at SportsFest 2019

Nashville SC Ian Ayre to Speak at SportsFest 2019

Nashville SC’s Chief Executive Officer, Ian Ayre will be a part of our 10th Annual SportsFest Speaker Series presented by Busy Bee HVAC at Nissan Stadium on Saturday, March 30th. According to Nashville SC, as CEO Ayre, has been tasked with building the entire club from the ground up following the award of an MLS…

Admissions Now Available for the New Talladega Garage Experience!

Admissions Now Available for the New Talladega Garage Experience!

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Talladega Superspeedway announced today that admissions are AVAILABLE NOW to the new, much anticipated Talladega Garage Experience, where fans will be immersed into the sport of NASCAR like never before when it debuts at the 2.66-mile venue in October upon the completion of Transformation – The Talladega Infield Project presented by Graybar. Fans can simply call 1-877-Go2-DEGA to…

B6B: Captain Marvel Review

B6B: Captain Marvel Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – March 8, 2019) Here’s the shortest way I can describe Captain Marvel to you in case you’re pressed for time. You can do far worse, and the second half is worth sitting through the slog of the first half hour to 40 minutes. While it’s not a game changer, it’s…

Gary Smith Named as MLS Head Coach for Nashville Soccer Club

Gary Smith Named as MLS Head Coach for Nashville Soccer Club

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nashville Soccer Club announced on Wednesday that current head coach Gary Smith has been named the franchise’s first Major League Soccer head coach and will transition with the club in 2020. Smith has previous MLS experience as the head coach of the Colorado Rapids where he won an MLS Cup title in…

Tailgate in Champions Corner at Iroquois Steeplechase!

Tailgate in Champions Corner at Iroquois Steeplechase!

You know the race-day excitement of Steeplechase: the hats, the bowties, the horses, and the people! The running of the 78th Iroquois Steeplechase, presented by Bank of America, to benefit Monroe Carell Jr Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is Saturday, May 11th at Percy Warner Park, and it’s time to plan your race-day experience. Make tailgating…

B6B: True Detective: Season 3 Finale Review

B6B: True Detective: Season 3 Finale Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – February 24, 2019) TRUE DETECTIVE: SEASON 3, EPISODE 8: NOW AM FOUND We got an ending, I guess. But I don’t…do you feel like any kind of closure? I don’t. – Roland West It will be interesting to see what the response is to how Nic Pizzolatto chose to wrap…

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