NASHVILLE — Nissan Stadium joined more than 150 U.S. buildings by lighting up blue in appreciation of those on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Originating in the UK, the #LightItBlue volunteer effort was organized in the U.S. by leaders from the events and entertainment industry as a thank you to first responders, healthcare workers and essential staff battling the virus.
Among the buildings participating included One World Trade Center and Madison Square Garden in New York City, Millennium Monument in Chicago, L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles and many other iconic venues, including several NFL and professional sports stadiums.
Nissan Stadium lit up blue beginning at 7:30 p.m., with a special thank you graphic on its video boards until midnight. Other Nashville venues participating included BNA Airport, Bridgestone Arena, Metro Courthouse, Korean War Veterans Memorial Bridge and the AT&T Building.