Upcoming Music Events in Music City

There is no place in the world where you can hear better music than in Nashville Tennessee. This city is full of the top performers, songwriters and musicians! Music events are held in large stadiums (like the Bridgstone Arena and Nissan Stadium) and small bars & pubs all over Nashville. It is not just country music either, you will hear Rock, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Bluegrass...from top performers on every stage. Everything you can imagine you can find it in Nashville and Middle Tennessee.

Music City - Says it All!

Nashville is known for the giant music events that bring fans here from all over the world. Nashville has huge major event buildings in downtown and many more all around the city to host any size event. All of the downtown honky-tonks feature live music all day long. You don't even have to go inside you can just walk up and down the streets to hear amazing music. Weekends are full of festivals all featuring music (and food) that drive in tourist and fans. Music, music, and more music - you will love it!

Upcoming Music Events

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Monday - Saturday 6 PM & 8:30 PM
Enjoy the best live music at The Listening Room Cafe in Nashville Tennessee. Purchase your tickets from their website.

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Live Music every day
We have live music every single day and our known for having the most talented musicians on Lower Broadway! We allow entry to all ages before 9 PM then everyone must be 21+ after 9 PM to be onsite.

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Monday, October 3, 2022

The Monday Night Jazz series returns at their new home in North Nashville, The Local Distro, March 1. The series began in 2015 at The Loft at Ella Jeans and has been serving up hot jazz ever since.

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Nosey Flynn is the preeminent Nashville-based Irish music group. With a repertoire of songs dating from the 13th century to the present, there isn’t a style of Celtic music Nosey Flynn cannot play.

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Friday, October 7, 2022

Enjoy a night of excitement and sensuality with a dynamic show featuring the art of burlesque, choreographed to country’s pop hits and classics. With gorgeous costumes covered in crystals that dazzle in the magnificient light show.

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Friday, October 7, 2022

See website to book tickets.

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Saturday, October 8, 2022

Join us for free live jazz and bluegrass bands every Saturday and Sunday – starting in April and continuing through November.

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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Enjoy Live Music at 3rd & Lindsley Nashville

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Monday, October 3, 2022

Come hang at Alley Taps for great food, drinks, and original live music! There are local craft brews and the venue is intimate. Hear writers swap stories about their songs and hear them live and in person.

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Sunday, October 16, 2022

Jazz on the Cumberland 2022

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Thursday, October 6, 2022

Thursday & Friday | 7 PM
Join Lee Rascone Sr & Lee Rascone Jr., when they host weekly songwriter's nights in Nashville, TN at Millennium Maxwell House.

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Thursday, October 6, 2022

October 6th-9th, 2022

The Oktoberfest is Nashville’s oldest running festival and a Tennessee tradition since 1980, and has grown to be the South’s largest Fall Festival.

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Friday, October 7, 2022

Crooked Rhythm Band Presents:
Explorations in Groove, October Edition
Featuring Eric Slick’s “Dragula”
October 7, 2022
The Blue Room
Nashville, TN
doors 7pm
music 8pm
$15
all ages

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Friday, October 7, 2022

Spend your weekend in Hillsboro Village at the Moxy Nashville Vanderbilt! Grab your friends and enjoy drink specials, board games and live music in the hotel’s lobby – every Friday and Saturday night from 8-10 p.m.

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Saturday, October 8, 2022

Cynthia Wilson with the Birdsong Quartet In Concert at the Jazz Cave at the Nashville Jazz Workshop on Saturday, October 8, 2022.

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Sunday, October 9, 2022

Go Electro 2 - Sunday October 9th at 7:30 at 404 Bar & Grill Nashville (404 Elysian Fields Rd. 37211.) Tickets: www.bit.ly/goelectro2

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Thursday, October 13, 2022

Vail and the Fusion Kings In Concert at the Jazz Cave at the Nashville Jazz Workshop on Thursday, October 13, 2022. Bandleader and bassist Vail Johnson is joined by Hans Zermuehlen (keys), Karl Wingruber (saxes), and Bruce Guttridge (drums).

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Friday, October 14, 2022

The Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word is among the oldest literary festivals in the country, annually welcoming approximately 200 authors and 25,000 visitors each October.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Join Up N Country for a live showcase performance in Downtown Nashville! Five rising artists will take turns on the stage and have a mini interview with Up N Country host, Sue Bonzell.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2022

For the past 30 years, the Jakob Dylan-led act has stood as one of rock’s most dynamic bands, combining timeless songwriting and storytelling with a hard-hitting and decidedly modern musical approach.

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Wednesday, October 19, 2022

The Next Chapter Society presents Spooky Literary Trivia at Vinyl Tap!

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Thursday, October 20, 2022

John Petrucci — a Grammy award-winner, a Guitar World magazine Hall of Famer and multi-publication readers’ poll guitarist of the year — is touring as a headlining solo artist for the first time.

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Saturday, October 22, 2022

Saturday, October 22, 2022 | 1 - 3 PM

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Saturday, October 22, 2022

Visitors of all ages are invited to step back in time and take a night tour through the grounds of the Bowen Plantation Home and Historic Mansker's Station.

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Saturday, October 22, 2022

Jazzmania is the Jazz Party of the Year, with great food, fun, and of course live jazz from some of the city's finest musicians.

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Saturday, October 22, 2022

Jazzmania is the Jazz Party of the Year, with great food, fun, and of course live jazz from some of the city's finest musicians.

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Saturday, October 22, 2022

Jazzmania is the Nashville Jazz Workshop's Annual Jazz Party and Fundraiser, supporting the NJW's mission of enriching people's lives and building community through world class jazz education and performance.

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Friday, October 28, 2022

Get dressed up, grab your friends and head to 6th & Peabody for a Halloween experience like no other.

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Saturday, October 29, 2022

October 29 – October 30, 2022

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Saturday, October 29, 2022

The Heritage Foundation of Williamson County’s Pumpkinfest is Middle Tennessee’s largest family fall festival that returns on Saturday, October 29, 2022.

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Saturday, October 29, 2022

This special, FREE event is inspired by the beautiful memorial traditions of Mexico’s Día de los Muertos and is open to all people and all faiths.

We will be hosting virtual educational and altar-building sessions in October.

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Friday, November 4, 2022

Landon Pigg and Jesse Daniel Edwards: two friends, philosopher poets, anglers, tennis amateurs, and songsters met in Nashville in 2021 and immediately shared a love of books, red wine, and art- often meeting in dimly-lit East Nashville haunts to d

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Friday, November 18, 2022

Lindsey Buckingham’s instinct for melody and his singular fingerpicking guitar style are showcased on the seven studio and three live albums he has released as a solo artist, beginning with 1981’s Law and Order and continuing through 2021’s Lindse

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Come join us at the Ribbon Cutting Event for our Nashville Giving Machines!

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Friday, December 2, 2022

December 2 - 18, 2022

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Sunday, December 4, 2022

Grammy-winning artist, songwriter and musician Janis Ian will bring her tour to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s CMA Theater.

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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Drawing on a rich catalog of holiday classics and Christmas originals from the band’s two full-length holiday albums, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy brings its live show — a fun and quirky take on the holidays — to the museum’s CMA Theater.

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Saturday, December 10, 2022

Grammy winner Mike Farris lights up Music City each year with his acclaimed holiday show. For the past eight years, his Mike Farris Sings! The Soul of Christmas concert has sold out a two-night run in Nashville.

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Saturday, December 10, 2022

December 10, 2022 at 8:00 PM CST

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Monday, December 12, 2022

December 12 - 15, 17-18, 20-21, 2022
One of Music City’s most treasured traditions will return with Amy Grant and Vince Gill’s beloved “Christmas at the Ryman’ residency.

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Wednesday, December 21, 2022
December 21 , 2022 – January 1, 2023
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Saturday, December 31, 2022

December 31, 2022
New Years Eve at the Ryman with Old Crow Medicine Show!

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Thursday, March 30, 2023

March 30 - April 2, 2023

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