Music City Bowl Logo

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Meaning and history

Music City Bowl Logo history

1998 – 2001

Music City Bowl Logo-1998
The Music City Bowl logo, designed in 1998, featured a simple yet timeless and elegant combination of a red triangle pointing down, and a blue and white emblem with the banner placed over it. The emblem boasted a stylized image of a rugby ball, which was placed diagonally above the rectangular banner with a two-leveled inscription on it. The upper half of the banner was colored white, with the bold blue sans-serif uppercase “Music City” on it, while the bottom half was colored dark blue and had an ExtraBold white “Bowl” in a light gray outline on it.

2002 – 2003

Music City Bowl Logo-2004
The redesign of 2002 introduced a completely new concept of the Music City Bowl visual identity. It was a vertically oriented smooth rectangular crest in the blue and brown palette with white elements. The central part of the badge featured a stylized diagonally oriented rugby ball from the original version but was drawn in white and black. As for the lettering, it was set above and under the image, being written in white serif capitals on blue. The upper part of the screwy was taken by the sponsor’s logo — the “Gaylord Hotels” with a stylized half of the sun emblem above it.

2004 – 2007

Music City Bowl Logo-2004
The badge and all elements remained the same, except for the vertical orientation of the badge changed to a horizontal one. Now all inscriptions became more visible and the overall image — more elegant and stable at the same time. Another important thing about the badge was in the underline — the thin blue “Presented By” banner was glued to the bottom border of the crest and placed above the new sponsor’s logotype. The Bridgestone inscription was set under it in the corporate style and typeface, being underlined by thick black and thin brown lines.

2008 – 2009

Music City Bowl Logo-2008
The redesign of 2008 was about simplification. The main badge remained completely untouched, while the bottom sponsorship part — removed. This version of the badge stayed with the bowl for just a few months and became the last of the brown and blue Music City Bowl visual identity era.

2010 – Today

Music City Bowl Logo

The 2010 logo is a large shield featuring various shades of green. The color looks very natural, like in the forest. The natural feel is only reinforced by the green leaf, which can be seen on top of the logo, inside a gold pyramid.

The gray banner housing the lettering “Music City Bowl” goes through the center of the emblem, while the name of the sponsor is placed above. There is also a stylized football with a note symbol below the banner.