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Country Artist Granger Smith to Headline Talladega Superspeedway’s Saturday Night Infield Concert, April 27

Country Artist Granger Smith to Headline Talladega Superspeedway’s Saturday Night Infield Concert, April 27

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Country music chart-topper Granger Smith is set to headline Talladega Superspeedway’s traditional Saturday Night Infield Concert on April 27, during the track’s spring tripleheader weekend. Admission to the Saturday Night Infield Concert, located at the intersection of Eastaboga and Talladega Blvds., is FREE to all infield guests and anyone who purchases a ticket to the GEICO…more

Get Your Choose To Include T-Shirt at SportsFest!

Get Your Choose To Include T-Shirt at SportsFest!

1045 The Zone has teamed up with Project 615 this year for our 10th Annual SportsFest featuring Music City Blitz to help support Special Olympics Tennessee!

In honor of Special Olympics’ 50th Anniversary and the five-year Choose To Include Campaign, we will be selling these t-shirts to help raise money for our local friends at Special Olympics Tennessee.more

NFL Draft Q&A at SportsFest 2019

NFL Draft Q&A at SportsFest 2019

Nashville is set to host the 2019 NFL Draft! The draft begins on Thursday, April 25th and ends on Saturday, April 27th. Have questions about specifics on the draft? SportsFest is a great opportunity to get those questions answered! 104-5 The Zone will host a NFL Draft Q&A at SportsFest on Saturday, March 30th where…more

Former Tennessee Volunteers WR Jayson Swain to Speak at the 10th Annual SportsFest!

Former Tennessee Volunteers WR Jayson Swain to Speak at the 10th Annual SportsFest!

104-5 The Zone is excited to have former Tennessee Volunteers Wide Receiver and current host of “The Swain Event” Jayson Swain as a guest speaker at the 10th annual SportsFest at Nissan Stadium on Saturday, March 30th! Swain, a native of Chicago, Illinois, went to high school in Huntsville, Alabama, where he was widely considered…more

Titans RB Dion Lewis to Speak at the 10th Annual SportsFest!

Titans RB Dion Lewis to Speak at the 10th Annual SportsFest!

104-5 The Zone is excited to have Tennessee Titans Running Back Dion Lewis as a guest speaker at the 10th annual SportsFest at Nissan Stadium on Saturday, March 30th! Dion Lewis is entering his second season with the Titans. Early in the 2018 offseason, Titans signed unrestricted free agent, Lewis. Lewis was a fifth-round draft…more

Sports Fest 2019 Info and FAQs

Sports Fest 2019 Info and FAQs

Information What: Sports Fest 2019 When: Saturday, March 30th Where: Nissan Stadium – 1 Titans Way, Nashville, TN 37213 Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Tickets: FREE thanks to Coke Orange Vanilla FAQ’s What is Sports Fest? Sports Fest is an interactive family experience, where children and parents can play, explore and learn just about everything…more

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…more

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…more

#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…more

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B6B: Golden State Remains Steph’s Show

B6B: Golden State Remains Steph’s Show

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – May 17, 2019) There’s a difference between “better” and “more fun” or “favorite” in entertainment. Whereas Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof’s mystery, Lost, remains my personal number one show of all-time, I also recognize Breaking Bad and The Wire are probably the two BEST series of my lifetime, and both…

B6B: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum Review

B6B: John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – May 14, 2019) No big screen franchise, with the exception of the The Fast and the Furious films, has been more surprising in its longevity and success than the John Wick movies. Prior to the first movie’s release, it was largely seen as…well, something that most people wouldn’t see. And then, something…

B6B: Rockets Playoff Exit is a Recycled, Predictable Plot Line

B6B: Rockets Playoff Exit is a Recycled, Predictable Plot Line

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – May 11, 2019) “Narrative” can really become an albatross around the neck of someone’s life, whether it be in certain aspects or as an overall summation of that person’s perceived worth. That’s the problem with placing value on one particular thing, even if that thing happens to pay that individual…

Get to Know the Tennessee Titans 2019 NFL Draft Picks

Get to Know the Tennessee Titans 2019 NFL Draft Picks

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The 2019 NFL Draft is officially over and after three days, and 254 draft picks later… the Tennessee Titans have their rookies. 1st Round – Pick No. 19 – Jeffery Simmons, DT, Mississippi State Jeffery Simmons (6’4, 301) of LaSalle Parish, LA was considered a 5 start prospect coming out of high…

Lions, Packers, and Bears, Oh My……A Review of the NFL Draft in Nashville

Lions, Packers, and Bears, Oh My……A Review of the NFL Draft in Nashville

600,000.

Take a second to really think about that number.

600,000.

That’s how many people descended on Nashville last weekend. Between the NFL Draft, Music City Marathon and various other events being held in Nashville, it’s estimated that an extra 600,000 people were in Nashville between April 25-27.

Having an issue imaging that many people? No worries. I’ve got you covered.

B6B: Avengers: Endgame Review

B6B: Avengers: Endgame Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – April 24, 2019) First thing’s first: There will be zero spoilers here. This is a safe space. The last thing I’m interested in doing is ruining anything for you. You’re not reading to get the answers, because you know where you can find those relatively easily within the next day…

Titans 2019 Schedule Announced

Titans 2019 Schedule Announced

(photo courtesy of Tennessee Titans) The National Football League announced the 2019 NFL Schedule on Wednesday night and there is a lot to highlight in the Titans schedule. The Tennessee Titans are set to kick off the 2nd year of the Mike Vrabel era on the road vs the Cleveland Browns. The Titans home opener…

3rd Annual Ben Jones Celebrity Clay Shoot

3rd Annual Ben Jones Celebrity Clay Shoot

Tennessee Titans Center, Ben Jones, is set to host his 3rd Annual Ben
Jones Celebrity Clay Shoot charity event taking place from 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM on Friday, May
3rd, 2019 at the Nashville Gun Club! Come join Ben, his wife Alex, members of Tennessee Titans
team and other local celebrities & musicians as we have a clay shooting contest to raise funds
for The Jones Mission.

Shazam! Review

Shazam! Review

By JASON MARTIN (@JMartZone – April 4, 2019) DC certainly has a bit of a shaky big-screen history, particularly since Marvel stepped up its game in 2008 (or arguably with the first two Spider-Man films starring Tobey Maguire). While it’s not an improper thought to consider the biggest heroes to belong to the former, the…

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