Nashville, Tennessee: Microphone Bicycle RackMusic row public art of a giant old fashioned microphone was installed in 2010 to serve as an appropriately themed bike rack.
- Demonbruen St., Nashville, TN
- Demonbruen St. and Music Row on the outside of the roundabout.
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Located on the outside of the "Musica" round-about is a giant microphone that appears to double as a bike rack, and a life-size bronze sculpture of Owen Bradley sitting at a piano. Bradley built the first music business on Nashville's now-famous Music Row. He became an architect of the Nashville Sound through his work with country hit makers Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Brenda Lee and Kitty Wells.[Salty, 06/16/2011]
Installed in 2010 and created by artists Franne Lee, Keith Harmon and Mac Hill, "Microphone Rack" is intended for parking bicycles. A number of other conceptual bike racks were placed around the city at the same time. The lifesized Owen Bradley at piano sculpture dates from 1999 by sculptor Gary Ernest Smith.