Holiday Concerts in Nashville

Take a glimpse at just some of the magical holiday concerts happening around Music City this winter season.

Ray Stevens CabaRay

Spend a night out with Ray Stevens as he performs his show CabaRay. Enjoy a delectable meal alongside dessert, beer, wine, and mixed drinks. Seating is available on the balcony, main floor, or VIP. 

November 2-3
Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas

Experience Tim Burton’s delightfully wicked tale on the big screen with the Nashville Symphony performing Danny Elfman’s score live. This seasonal classic follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, as he tries to hijack Christmas with his band of bats, ghouls, and goblins.

November 12
A Christmas Carol with Gerald Dickens

Get into the holiday spirit at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and spend time by the fireside with the beloved classic, A Christmas Carol. Performed by his great-great-grandson, Gerald Dickens, guests will enjoy a dramatic performance of Dickens’s most famous work. Using his own adaptation of Charles Dickens’s classic Christmas tale, Gerald plays more than 30 characters, using his vocal and physical talents to bring each scene vividly to life.

November 29-December 21
Amy Grant & Vince Gill

One of Music City’s most treasured traditions will return in 2024 with Amy Grant and Vince Gill’s beloved “Christmas at the Ryman” residency. The shows have been serving as the ultimate holiday tradition at the Ryman Auditorium for many years, with music fans from across the country and around the world flocking to the historic venue to take in the sweet sounds of two of Nashville’s most cherished performers. In years past, the husband-and-wife duo have filled the show with Christmas favorites such as “Let It Snow,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” “Tennessee Christmas,” “O Holy Night,” and “O Come All Ye Faithful.”

December 1-23
Opry Country Christmas

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with the must-see holiday show series that brings your favorite songs and country music artists together for eight nights of festive fun with special guests and big surprises. See the Grand Ole Opry House light up for the season and sing along to your favorite songs.

December 4
Girl Named Tom: One More Christmas

Girl Named Tom is set to bring a special holiday performance to the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Experience Christmas classics and original songs from their 2022 album "One More Christmas" alongside the magnificent Nashville Symphony, promising an unforgettable evening of music and celebration.

December 6-8
Home Alone in Concert

This hilarious and heartwarming holiday tradition is perfect for the whole family. Experience John Williams’ delightful score performed live by the Nashville Symphony while Kevin McCallister’s Christmas misadventures play on the big screen!

December 6-26
Nashville's Nutcracker

Experience the production that inspired the Emmy Award-winning film LIVE at Tennessee Performing Arts Center. The greatest gift to give or get, the holiday season isn’t complete without the magic of Nashville’s Nutcracker! Experience the joy and wonder of this classic tale reimagined by the Nashville Ballet, capturing the heart and spirit of Music City with live music by the Nashville Symphony and plenty of holiday magic for the whole family to enjoy!

December 11
Leslie Odom, Jr. The Christmas Tour

Be in the room where it happens as mega-talented singer, actor, and songwriter, Leslie Odom, Jr. joins the Nashville Symphony to deliver orchestrated versions of beloved Christmas, Broadway, and popular music hits.

December 17
Drew & Ellie Holcomb's Neighborly Christmas

Drew and Ellie Holcomb and their band The Neighbors return to the Schermerhorn Symphony Center for a celebration of holidays, family, friends, and music. Enjoy an evening of Christmas standards, and original holiday tunes, along with Holcomb favorites like “Fire & Dynamite,” “American Beauty” and more.

December 20-22
Handel's Messiah

Celebrate the season as the Nashville Symphony and Chorus perform one of the most inspiring works of music ever written at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Featuring the resounding Hallelujah Chorus, it’s Nashville's grandest Messiah – full of passion, drama, and passages of stunning beauty.

December 30-31
Old Crow Medicine Show

Old Crow Medicine Show has gone on to receive the honor of being inducted as a member of the Grand Ole Opry, and have won two Grammy Awards. This year, they're putting on a special New Year's show at the Ryman Auditorium.

December 31
BONUS EVENT: Jack Daniel's New Year's Eve Live: Nashville's Big Bash!

Spend the last night of the year with thousands of your closest friends, hours of live music, fireworks, and the signature midnight Music Note Drop.