‘Nashville’ TV Show Tour in the Works?
Could ABC’s “Nashville” be coming to a city near you? There’s a strong possibility the TV show will be hitting the road. Series creator Callie Khouri recently revealed to The Hollywood Reporter that a possible tour hinges on which cast members would participate, adding, “If my guess is correct, they’re all going to want to. If we can get it together, we’re definitely going to do it.”
However, the show’s two leading ladies, Connie Britton (Rayna James) and Hayden Panettiere (Juliette Barnes) aren’t so sure. “I know a lot of these guys go out every weekend and perform but that’s not what I’m interested in right now,” Connie told the publication.
Hayden is a bit more specific regarding her hesitancy about a national tour. “I would need to get over my stage fright first,” she explained to THR. “My stage fright is pretty awful. But as you can see on the show, you never know what the heck is going to happen.”
While the network declined to comment, THR reports a “well-placed source” has confirmed that plans are being made to take the show’s Charles Esten (Deacon), Sam Palladio (Gunnar), Clare Bowen (Scarlett) and Jonathan Jackson (Avery) on the road.
“We’re not sure exactly what it’s going to be or what shape it’s going to take right now,” Charles admitted to the trade magazine. “I’m down to do the greatest version possible we can do of that. Hopefully ['Nashville' producer and husband to Khouri] T Bone Burnett would be involved in some way because all of this music comes from him and that T-Bone touch is on everything. What ever we do, I hope that always has that part of it.”
“It’d be great and I’d love to do it,” Sam adds. “The conversations are being had and possible venues are being talked about and discussed. They’re trying to get us all in one place because being individuals, we’re all off doing different projects. If we can find a couple weeks to do a tour, to see the fans and spread the music, we’d love to.”
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