Convention Center Authority Approves $6M to NMAAM

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NASHVILLE, TN — The Convention Center Authority voted unanimously this morning to provide $6 million to the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM), which will include the Francis S. Guess Roots Theater presented by Music City Center. This is a natural extension of MCC’s commitment to the museum as it honors the vision of Francis S. Guess.

Guess, a dedicated business leader and civil rights activist, was a trailblazer for NMAAM. He joined the CCA in 2011 and remained on the board until the time of his death in 2015.

“Francis S. Guess was a tireless advocate for the m...