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Nashville Is Going Back To Phase 2 As COVID-19 Cases Continue To Spike

There's also a mandatory mask mandate.

Today, July 2, Nashville Mayor John Cooper announced that the city will be reverting back to Phase 2 after only being in Phase 3 for 11 days.

Starting tomorrow, Friday, July 3, Nashville will officially return to Phase 2, but with some modifications.

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You Can Catch A Dazzling Meteor Shower Over Tennessee This August

No telescope needed.

It's no secret that Tennessee has some awesome places you can hit up to go stargazing. There are plenty of mountain towns and non-touristy areas where you can set out a blanket and stare up at the sky. Next month, you can get ready to see the Perseid meteor shower shoot across southern skies for a dazzling show.

This meteor shower is an annual thing, so you can catch it every summer. Time and Date reports that these shooting stars will be active from July 17 through August 24, though you'll get the best sights of the show during its peak.

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Bonnaroo's 2020 Festival In Tennessee Has Officially Been Canceled

Sorry fest fans, maybe next year!

Many music festivals have been canceling or rescheduling their annual gatherings left and right as the situation surrounding the pandemic continues to evolve across the US. While this fest had high hopes and rescheduled its summer event for the fall instead, it looks like the show won't go on after all. Bonnaroo's music festival in Tennessee is canceled officially until at least the summer of 2021.

"Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival will not take place this September 24-27, 2020 as originally rescheduled," the event organizers posted on Instagram. "Keep September 24-27, 2020 on your calendars for a very special virtual Bonnaroo weekend."

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Nashville's Officially In Phase 3 Of Reopening Today & Here's What That Means For You

Tons of openings and increased capacities!

Mayor John Cooper of Nashville held a press conference this morning, Monday, June 22, regarding moving forward with the city's reopening plans. Nashville and Davidson County enter phase 3 today. With it comes some changes, and here's what the new phase means for you.

"Starting today, we will begin Phase 3 of our roadmap for reopening Nashville. Our 14-day case average is trending upward, but our testing capacity continues to increase and more than 81,000 Nashvillians have received the COVID-19 test," Mayor Cooper stated

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Nashville's Big Bloody Mary Festival Is Officially Back On For This Summer (UPDATED)

Unlimited bloody mary samples at the brunchy party of the year!

Weekends are for brunching and that means many mimosas and incredible bloody marys galore! Whether you like your marys spicy or piled high with fried chicken and avocados, there are many spots around Nashville where you can indulge in your favorite type. And The Nashville Bloody Mary Festival next month will be completely centered around the drink.

*Festival organizers have confirmed that the event is being canceled. 

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Tennessee Has Officially Hit 25,000 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Phase 3 of reopening has been put on hold for some counties, too.

Tennessee coronavirus cases are still steadily rising as the weather warms up. New cases are reported daily, but the state's department of health has been keeping track of all the details to help keep the public in the loop.

Tennessee has surpassed 25,000 COVID-19 cases as of Thursday, June 4. This comes after more than 476,000 tests have been administered across the state, with 5,359 tests done yesterday.

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