Mayor to deliver “State of Nashville” address April 29

The Office of Mayor Megan Barry has filed a resolution with the Metro Council to announce that the 53rd Annual State of Metro Address will be held at Ascend Amphitheater on Friday, April 29 from 11:30am to 12:30pm.

“This is an exciting opportunity to highlight the priorities of my administration as expressed in my budget proposal and share my vision for the future of Metro Nashville,” said Mayor Barry. “I hope the public will come out and join me, along with the Metro Council and other Metro officials, in this momentous occasion that will help set the tone of our city for the year to come.”

The State of Metro Address will include important details about the Mayor’s budget proposal, which will be presented to the Metro Council following the event. In addition to remarks from Mayor Barry, the event will include performances by Metro high school marching bands, the city’s youth poet laureate, and a special musical guest.

WHO: Mayor Megan Barry, Vice Mayor David Briley, Metro Councilmembers and special invited guests

WHAT: 53rd Annual State of Metro Address

WHEN: Friday, April 29, 2016 at 11:30am

WHERE: Ascend Amphitheater

Members of the public are encouraged to attend. For counting purposes only, attendees can RSVP at 53som.eventbrite.com.  Seating will be on a first-come, first-serve basis on the stage of Ascend Amphitheater, with overflow seating available in the seats just beyond the stage. Local food trucks will be on hand outside of Ascend for attendees wishing to purchase lunch.

Anyone requesting accommodations due to disabilities should contact Jerry Hall, ADA Coordinator, at (615) 862-8960 or [email protected]